The Grounds and Facilities Worker is assigned to multiple duties related to the maintenance, repair, and upkeep of TWN facilities, housing, and grounds. Their role includes setup/teardown of equipment, landscaping is the primary job and a variety of construction/maintenance tasks, and various custodial duties. Varying work schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Custodial and minor maintenance duties on buildings, houses, equipment, and facilities
- Grounds keeping duties, such as collecting and removing garbage, cutting and trimming grass and other plants, maintaining trails, planning, watering and weeding, pressure washing, sweeping, leaf collection, and snow removal
- Safely operate and maintain small equipment such as lawnmowers, weed eaters, saws, drills, etc.
- Minor electrical and plumbing assessments, carpentry and miscellaneous repairs and maintenance
- Move and arrange furniture and equipment
- Design and arrange furniture and equipment set up/take down for miscellaneous events
- Provide labour assistance to trades persons and others
- Work independently and as part of the Public Works Department team
- Perform other duties as required
- Completion of Grade 12, or willingness to complete within an agreed period of time
- Formal training in custodial or construction training would be an asset
- 3 years of experience in grounds keeping, landscaping, construction or another occupation related to the position would be an asset
- Previous experience with min or electrical, plumbing, flooring, roofing, carpentry, mechanical or other related repairs would be an asset
- Must be available to work flexible days and hours, including weekends, evenings and holidays
- Must be willing to complete job-related training, including Level 1 First Aid/CPR certification and WHMIS certification
- Valid BC Driver’s License required
- Previous experience working in a First Nations community and/or organization is preferred
- Must be able to successfully pass a Criminal Records Check
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Able to safely operate light duty equipment and tools related to position
- Able to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and maintain records as required
- Able to build and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers
- Able to deal courteously with the public
- Able to work independently and to show initiative and independent judgment.
- Knowledge of Tsleil-Waututh Nation traditional territory an asset.
- Basic working knowledge of Micros oft Office programs, or willingness to learn within an agreed period of time.
- Work in g know ledge of basic practices, methods, materials and tools used in construction, custodial and grounds keeping duties.
- Physical Demands
- While performing duties of the job, the individual is required to stand, walk, lift and reach for extended periods
- Mental Focus
- Stress may be cause d by the nee d to complete tasks within tight deadlines.
- Environmental Conditions
- Work environment may be loud at times.
- Interacts with management, employees, com muni ty members and the general public.
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We appreciate everyone’s interest in the role, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No Phone calls please. Thank you.