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Job Details

Job Number:  56951
Maintenance Worker-Kettle on Burrard (KOB)
Job Posted: Thursday, 22 August 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 20 September 2019
(in 4 days)
The Kettle
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: 18.87 to 20.83

Position: Maintenance Worker - Kettle on Burrard (KOB)


Organization: The Kettle Friendship Society


Address: Kettle on Burrard (1134 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y7)


Status: Permanent, Full-Time


Hours & Days: 37.5 hours each week: Tuesday to Saturday 9 am to 5 pm


Salary & Compensation: $18.87 to $20.83per hour. 100% employer paid benefits package.

3 weeks vacation for Full-Time.



The Kettle Society supports people with mental illness to lead healthier lives by providing support services, advocacy, employment and mentoring and housing. We work to raise awareness of mental health issues, break down stigma and reduce barriers for people with mental illness. Our goal is to promote the inclusion of people living with mental illness in all aspects of society.

Kettle on Burrard has 140 units, located on Burrard Street across from St. Paul’s Hospital. This is a 16- story affordable housing project that includes community and commercial space. Easily accessible by transit.



The Maintenance Worker performs maintenance and repairs related to building, grounds and equipment. Duties include carpentry, electrical, painting, mechanical and plumbing maintenance and repairs. Performs administrative duties related to maintenance requests and inventory, performs grounds keeping and landscaping duties as part of the Environmental Services team.



  • Completion of Grade 12.
  • Two years recent related experience. Or an equivalent combination of education training and experience (electrical, plumbing, mechanical, carpentry or painting consistent with applicable codes and regulations).
  • Valid Occupational First Aid Level 1, WHMIS 2015 and Mental Health First Aid


  • Knowledge of basic carpentry, electrical, painting, mechanical and plumbing maintenance and repair
  • Ability to track receipts and maintain a balanced petty cash float
  • Ability to appropriately complete work orders
  • Ability to maintain a clean and organized work environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work with people with a mental illness
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others
  • Ability to organize and prioritize
  • Ability to operate related equipment
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position

We offer competitive wages, a comprehensive employer-paid benefit plan for full-time and part-time staff including Extended Medical and Dental coverage, and to those who are eligible, the Municipal Pension Plan (MPP).


If this sounds like the right job for you, please email us your resume and cover letter!

Check us out at www.thekettle.ca

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