Building Maintenance Worker – Contract

In by Melissa

Opokaa'sin Child Development Center
November 10, 2023
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
$42,250 Contract
  • Lethbridge



Building Maintenance Worker


The Building Maintenance Worker is contracted to ensure the safe and effective cleaning of Opokaa'sin Child Development Centre and performing general maintenance and repairs in the facility. The Building Maintenance Worker will primarily be required to perform tasks such as cleaning, sanitization, vacuuming, bin recycling, dusting, disinfecting, maintain playground, and inside/outside building clean up, completing general carpentry as required, and performing basic repairs and maintenance on the mechanical operating systems within the facility.

Core Competencies


Contract Salary




Critical Thinking

Reporting Line

Directly accountable Program Manager

Planning and Organizing

  • Problem Solving

Duties & Responsibilities

Primary - Cleaning & Sanitization

Clean and sanitize, ensuring proper disinfectant procedures are followed and cleaning materials are stored in a safe and orderly manner Clean all areas in the facility, including waiting rooms, lobbies, office areas, etc.

Replenish toilet tissue, hand towels and soap as needed Remove trash and recycling bins organized outside, check bottle recycle bin Wash and buff floors with floor polisher, vacuum all carpeted areas, dust furniture and fixtures Sanitize and disinfect drinking fountains, door handles, gates, railings, light switches Report damages and acts of vandalism Maintain/restock an adequate supply of cleaning materials and supplies Make note of the need for any equipment repairs Daily inside & outside building and fenced area cleanup of garbage/drug paraphernalia Outside building front entrance maintenance, sweeping, shoveling, ice melting, leaf raking/blowing Ensure compliance with WHMIS and any other required legislation regarding chemical products Complete logbooks as necessary Complete required training, including any required health and safety training • Any other duties as required Secondary - General Maintenance & Repairs • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines and equipment, set priorities for preventive maintenance • Perform a variety of general plumbing maintenance tasks and general carpentry functions Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas Ensure that any required maintenance and repairs are completed in a timely manner Prepare, paint interior and exterior surfaces as needed Perform minor carpentry work, e.g., cork boards, shelving, picture hanging, etc.

Perform basic maintenance and repairs on the various mechanical operating systems found at Opokaa'sin Early Intervention Society, including furnace systems, air conditioning systems, etc.


  • Post-secondary school diploma in a related field or completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent • 5 years of work experience in building maintenance considered an asset • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities Ability to perform minor repair work • Strong communication, problem solving skills and attention to detail • Ability to create alternative solutions to problems • Excellent time management and ability to work under pressure High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets Work Conditions • Day/Evening Shifts, flexible hours • Physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Safety equipment may be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
  • Overtime as required
  • Hazards associated with the trade
  • Work both indoors and outdoors

All potential applicants are required to submit a current (6 months) Criminal Records Check and Child Intervention Check, provide two (2) references, cover letter and resume as a part of their application package.

Screening Citeria: Please he edlised that in order to be considered for the position applicants must clearly indicate how they meet criteria, failure could result in elimination from hiring pool.

Submit complete package to:

Opokaa'sin Early Intervention Society

241 Stafford Drive North, Lethbridge AB T1H 2A5

ATTN: Human Resources


Ph: (403)380-2569 | Fx: (403)327-6775


Only registered members can apply for jobs.

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