Job Posting 102316

Building Maintenance
M'akola Housing Society
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Victoria, BC
closes in 17 days (Fri, 9 Aug)
full time  •  $25 per hour



Building Maintenance – Full-Time

M’akola Housing Society – Victoria, BC 


Position summary:

Under the supervision of the Property Manager, the Building Maintenance position, internally called the Caretaker, is responsible for regular building checks of each property in the regions to ensure they meet the quality standards M’akola sets. The focus of the role will be to pick up garbage around the buildings, posting notices if needed, maintaining basic building mechanical systems, assisting with unit turnovers and inspections, and participating in the on-call rotation for after hours calls. This role will also perform minor repairs in units and buildings that may include, but are not limited to, touch up painting, patching drywall, recalking plumbing fixtures well. The successful candidate will be aware and sensitive to the housing needs of the Indigenous and Non-Indigenous people. The Caretaker will ensure M’akola is represented in a professional, responsible, and respectful way at all times.

This position is permanent full-time, 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

M’akola offers the following:

  • Competitive wages and annual reviews
  • 3 weeks vacation to start
  • Extended health and dental
  • $250 /year toward Health & Wellness
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pension plan
  • Weekly on-call premium when scheduled


  • 3+ years of experience in building maintenance
  • Working knowledge of applied trades such as electrical, plumbing, or carpentry (no ticket required)
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Experience and skilled at using MS Office as well as an iPad
  • Ability to relay information in a calm, polite and respectful manner to community members
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities considered an asset


  • Must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License, Clean Driver’s Abstract
  • Have a reliable vehicle to carry tools and for hauling supplies
  • Provide clear Criminal Record Check prior to hiring, costs covered by M’akola
  • Willingness to follow M’akola policies and procedures
  • Available to take calls outside of regular work hours
  • Supply own tools of the trade
  • Completed First Aid – Level 1, costs covered by M’akola
  • Completed WHMIS certificate, costs covered by M’akola

To view the full job description and the list of responsibilities, click here.

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and hire employees of all cultures including Indigenous and non-Indigenous. Our Indigenous employees have diverse backgrounds including status, non-status, Metis, and Inuit. Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous ancestry (please self-identify) as per Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code. If you have any questions regarding this position or applying for the position, please contact us at: or 778-402-9263. We want to support all applicants during this process.

M'akola is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Please advise us if you require accommodation if we contact you for an employment opportunity. We deeply appreciate and thank all that apply but only applicants that are selected for this opportunity will be contacted.

Please submit your Resume HERE

Closing Date: Open until filled.

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