Job Posting 101265

Maintenance Custodial Worker
John Howard Society
Thompson & Okanagan
Kelowna, BC
closes in 10 days (Tue, 4 Jun)
full time  •  $22.20-$26.19/hr

Under the direction of the Building Operations Director, the Maintenance Custodial Worker is responsible for ensuring the proper care and cleaning of the program buildings, grounds & property. They provide a clean and safe environment through planning, organizing, coordinating, and performing custodial operations to maintain quality standards. In addition, the Maintenance Worker liaises with the Building Operations Director regarding building inspections, significant maintenance repairs or site modifications. Additionally, the Maintenance Worker is responsible for managing inventory and ordering of maintenance and custodial-related supplies.


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out maintenance duties such as: drywall repair, painting, replacing light bulbs, waste disposal, yardwork, etc.,
  • Performing minor fixes, general carpentry, minor plumbing and electrical tasks,
  • Installing appliances and equipment, troubleshooting their operation,
  • Assisting with move-in/move-out inspections and annual inspections,
  • Reporting major repairs, property damage or vandalism to the Manager,
  • Performing cleaning/sanitizing duties in accordance with operating procedures, health and safety standards, and as directed by the Manager,
  • Maintaining inventory of equipment and supplies, keeping proper records of repairs,
  • Working collaboratively with other team members and management.

Job Requirements:

  • Relevant work experience in maintenance, janitorial or similar role.
  • Valid First Aid and WHMIS or ability to obtain prior to commencing work.
  • Basic knowledge of HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems is an asset.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of safe work practices.
  • Strong sense of integrity and accountability, attention to detail.
  • Physically capable of lifting and moving objects up to 30 pounds as necessary.
  • Comfortable working with/around persons who may solicit and/or display inappropriate social or physical behaviour including inappropriate language or violence.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism, boundaries, and confidentiality.
  • BC class 5 DL, clean driver’s abstract, use of personal vehicle for business travel around Kelowna.
  • Proof of Covid vaccination.
  • Clear criminal record check with vulnerable sector search. 

Hours of work: Mon- Fri, 8:30am - 4:30pm, with some on-call and after-hours work to be expected.


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