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Job Number:  34239
Residential (Live In) Caretaker (or couple)
Job Posted: Thursday, 13 April 2017
Closing Date: Thursday, 1 June 2017
(50 days ago)
Chesterfield House Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: North Vancouver Salary: (not entered)


Residential (Live In) Caretaker (or couple)


Position Summary:


Responsibilities and Scope:  Provides security, janitorial, small repair and maintenance in a 24 unit residential apartment building and three houses (27 beds).  We are a charity who provides housing and support for individuals in recovery and living with mental health illnesses.  Availability most evenings and week-ends is required. We estimate this is a half time position with the ability to flex time as duties require and permit.  A non-smoking two bedroom apartment is available for the successful applicant in lieu of salary.   This position reports to a full time Manager of Supportive Housing.


General Duties


  1. Maintain clean, safe facilities and surrounding property conducting cleaning, regular maintenance and repairs as needed.
  2. Monitor safety of premises and quiet enjoyment of all tenants.
  3. Promote and maintain cordial relationships with each tenant.


Skills and Abilities:

  1. Two to three years’ experience as a caretaker. Training in Building Management/Maintenance or equivalent is an asset. Ability to use hand and power tools in a safe and responsible manner. Experience as a handyman: repairs, drywall, painting, minor plumbing and minor electrical repair required.
  2. Ability to communicate in English verbally and in writing. Other languages, such as Farsi, an asset.
  3. Ability to use cell phone, text, email and word processing.
  4. Excellent time management skills; diligent and completes work in a timely and thorough manner. Honest, trustworthy and possesses excellent cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  5. Ability to work independently, take initiative and demonstrate sound work ethics.
  6. Physically fit - may be required to move heavy furniture, equipment and supplies (up to 50 lbs.)
  7. Familiarity with the Residency tenancy act and regulations and WHIMS
  8. Thorough knowledge and compliance of agency policies and procedures including safety policies.
  9. Familiarity with mental health first aid and de- escalation techniques or willingness to develop skills.
  10. Access to a car/van an assist.



Please apply in writing with a resume and a cover letter to or by fax to 604-973-0249. Posting is until filled. Interviews planned week of May 8th with start of June 1, 2017.


Thank you to all the applicants for applying; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please apply in writing with a resume and a cover letter to or by fax to 604-973-0249
Contact Details:
Chesterfield House Society
#105 - 1415 Chesterfield Ave
North Vancouver, BC, V7M 2N2

Fax: 604-973-0249
www:   marineviewhousing.com

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