Part Time Property Maintenance Worker

Posted 1 month ago

“FRAFCA is seeking a seeking a detail-oriented and proactive individual who takes pride in their work and contributes to the overall success of our organization. Join us in creating a workspace that reflects excellence and fosters a positive experience for all”

About Us:

The Fraser Region Aboriginal Friendship Centre Association is a non-profit organization that provides a diverse range of culturally safe and supportive services to Indigenous People residing in the Fraser Region. As a Friendship Center, we work to strengthen connections to culture, community and wellness and work from a decolonizing perspective. Our philosophy is to provide a culturally safe, collaborative wrap around model of care.

About Surrey:

The City of Surrey is one of 21 municipalities in Metro Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. We are located on the Lower Mainland on the south side of the Fraser River and share a border with the United States of America. Surrey is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Salish Peoples, including the q̓icəy̓ (Katzie), q̓ʷɑ:n̓ƛ̓ən̓ (Kwantlen), and Semiahma (Semiahmoo) land-based nations.

Position Summary:

As the FRAFCA Maintenance Worker (Part Time), you will play a crucial role in ensuring the overall functionality and appearance of our facilities. Your primary responsibilities will include conducting routine site inspections, maintenance tasks, addressing repairs, and contributing to a safe and well-maintained environment. From general maintenance and servicing to cleaning and repairs, you will be an essential part of our team dedicated to maintaining the safety, integrity and efficiency of our facilities.

Why FRAFCA:

  • Opportunity to work alongside cultural knowledge keepers & Elders
  • Holistic, culturally safe, approaches to serving our clients and community
  • Freedom to share and observe own cultural practices (i.e. smudging in the office)
  • Access WorkBC Employers Training grants and other bursaries to fund training & other professional development
  • Extended Health Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Travel) and Employee Assistance Plan after 3-months on continuous employment
  • Paid vacation days (up to 25 days based on years of service)
  • Offices located    along    main    transportation  routes (Main office closely location to the Skytrain station);
  • Parking available on-site

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The Part Time FRAFCA Property Manager job duties and responsibilities are:

  • Monthly FRAFCA site inspections
  • Maintenance & Repairs to all FRAFCA sites (via a ticket system-big or small)
  • Annual deep cleaning of owned buildings (pressure washing etc.)
  • Maintaining Yards/Arbour/Lawns
  • Vehicle repairs & maintenance & upkeeps
  • Moving & purchasing of furniture & desks; includes delivery, setting up & building
  • Understand and perform basic construction methods and materials, i.e., grading, masonry, carpentry, and demolition skills.
  • Perform repair and maintenance duties of minor electrical, plumbing, drywall, painting, carpentry, mechanical engineering service inquiries within the organization.
  • Snow removal and safety maintenance (salting)  of all office parking areas. 
  • Keep accurate records of assigned tasks and work completed, ensuring proper communication with management.
  • Make sure that storage areas and workshops are kept clean and organized.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager such as assisting maintenance associates as required in a team effort.
  • Supporting set up and take down of FRAFCA community events
  • Supporting all FRAFCA programming that may need heavy lifting or physical labour.
  • Must be able to replace toiles, sinks, paint, replace light fixtures, faucets, and install dishwashers.
  • When necessary, deal with emergencies on a 24hr basis during the workweek.
  • Upkeep of buildings including doors/locks (NOT FOB system), lighting, plumbing, painting, doors & shelves.
  • Identifying and reporting the needs for major and minor repairs.
  • Assisting repairs company with needed repairs, such as HVAC and others.

Qualifications and Experience Required for Maintenance Worker:

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience:
  • Proven experience as a maintenance worker or in a similar role.
  • Familiarity with basic maintenance tools and equipment.
  • Skills:
  • Proficiency in various maintenance tasks such as plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and general repairs.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot maintenance issues effectively.
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and the ability to adhere to them at all times.
  • Excellent time management skills to prioritize and complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Physical Fitness:
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects.
  • Stamina and physical dexterity to perform various manual tasks.
  • Attention to Detail: Thoroughness and attention to detail in completing maintenance tasks and identifying potential issues.
  • Communication: Effective communication skills to report issues, communicate with team members, and interact with other staff.
  • Team Player: Ability to work well in a team environment and collaborate with others to achieve common goals.
  • Initiative: Proactive attitude and ability to take initiative in identifying and addressing maintenance needs.
  • Adaptability: Willingness to adapt to changing priorities and work in a dynamic environment.
  • Technical Knowledge: Basic knowledge of building systems and structures.
  • Certifications (if applicable): Any relevant certifications in maintenance or a related field would be advantageous.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Candidates with a combination of relevant experience and the above qualifications are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will bring a strong work ethic, a commitment to safety, and a dedication to maintaining a high standard of quality in our facilities. 

 How to Apply:

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Open until suitable candidate is found.

*****Pursuant to S. 41 of the BC Human Rights code, preference may be given to Aboriginal Applicants.

“We are committed to the National Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action. FRAFCA is engaged primarily in promoting or serving the interests of Indigenous peoples, FRAFCA prioritizes employment to Indigenous peoples. Preference will be given to Indigenous applicants, unless that preference or employment would constitute a discriminatory practice under the Canadian Human Rights Act.”

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