Permanent Full Time

July 11, 2019

Public Works


Note: This role is only open to TWN Community Members and TWN Employees.

PlaceGrounds Facilities Workerin the subject line.

Deadline: July 11, 2019 4:00pm

(Any resumes & cover letters that come in after the deadline will not be accepted)



The Grounds and Facilities Worker II is assigned to multiple duties related to the maintenance, repair and upkeep of TWN facilities, housing and grounds; setup/teardown of equipment; a variety of construction/maintenance tasks and various custodial duties. Varying work schedule may include evenings, weekends and holidays.


1)      Custodial and minor maintenance duties on buildings, houses, equipment and facilities.

2)      Grounds keeping duties, such as collecting and removing garbage; cutting and trimming grass and other plants; maintaining trails; planting, watering and weeding; pressure washing; sweeping; leaf collection; and snow removal.

3)      Safely operate and maintain small equipment, such as lawnmowers, weed eaters, saws, drills, etc.

4)      Minor electrical & plumbing assessments, carpentry and miscellaneous repairs and maintenance

5)      Move and arrange furniture and equipment.

6)      Design and arrange furniture and equipment set up/take down for miscellaneous events.

7)      Provide labour assistance to tradespersons and others.

8)      Work independently and as part of the Public Works Department team.

9)      Perform other related duties as required.


  • Completion of Grade 12, or willingness to complete within an agreed period of time.
  • Formal training in custodial or construction training considered an asset.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in grounds keeping, landscaping, construction or another occupation related to the position.
  • Previous experience with minor electrical, plumbing, flooring, roofing, carpentry, mechanical or other related repairs.
  • 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 an asset.
  • Previous experience working in a First Nations community and/or organization is preferred.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a Criminal Records Check.


  • 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 Microsoft Office programs, or willingness to learn within an agreed period of time.
  • Working knowledge of basic practices, methods, materials and tools used in construction, custodial and grounds keeping duties.


  1. a) Physical Demands
  • While performing duties of the job, the individual is required to stand, walk, lift and reach for extended periods
  1. b) Mental Focus
  • Stress may be caused by the need to complete tasks within tight deadlines.
  1. c) Environmental Conditions


  • Work environment may be loud at times.
  • Interacts with management, employees, community members and the general public.




Training and career development

Business casual office

Community fitness & gym access

Comprehensive group benefits plan & pension plan


Apply by email with your cover letter and resume to: or

Mail or drop off your Resume to:

Tsleil-Waututh Nation Human Resources

3178 Alder Court, North Vancouver, BC V7H 2V6


Please also indicate if you are a TWN Member, or “Self-Identified”,

and if you are voluntarily identifying yourself as First Nations or Aboriginal.

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