Job Posting 66483

Facilities Technician
The Salvation Army Community Services Calgary
Calgary area
closes in 9 days (Wed, 2 Dec)
full time

For more than 130 years, The Salvation Army has had the privilege of serving vulnerable people in communities across Canada. Last year, we helped over 1.7 million people. The Salvation Army not only provides the necessities of life such as food, clothing and shelter, but our programs address needs such as addictions, language barriers, loneliness, unemployment and family challenges. Our services continually adapt to meet emerging needs.

At work in more than 400 communities across the country, The Salvation Army has grown to become one of Canada’s largest non-governmental providers of social services. An organization that has people at the core of its mission, they have taken unprecedented measures during COVID-19—altered their programs and service delivery—to ensure that those who rely on them for help stay healthy and safe.


Mission and Core Values

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Our values underpin all that we do:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.

Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.

Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.


Position Summary

The Facilities Technician will be responsible for various maintenance, grounds-keeping and custodial duties such as; providing assistance with the maintenance and repair of the building exterior and interior, physical plant and all building systems of the Family Resource Centre and the surrounding grounds, as well as other CS(C) sites.


We are seeking people who have a passion for helping others, despite the pandemic



Full Time – 40 hours per week. Interested candidates must be able to work evenings and weekends.

Key Responsibilities

  • Completes repairs, maintenance and preventative tasks
  • Assists supervisor with regular review of the condition of the facilities
  • Provides daily log and required records as directed by the supervisor
  • Resolves minor troubleshooting of building systems and completes adjustments/required repairs as assigned
  • Cleans, maintains, and services equipment and tools
  • Organizes and maintains supplies required for site operation, takes inventory count
  • Ensures external property is in a safe and clean condition in all seasons for pedestrians and vehicles by removing snow/ice from sidewalks and parking lots, cleaning sidewalks, and removing litter
  • Maintains the grounds in a tidy and clean condition by mowing lawns, raking and weeding, pruning shrubs and trees, watering plants
  • Completes adjustments and required repairs to The Salvation Army standards and in accordance with maintenance procedures
  • Safely operates all assigned company vehicles and related equipment
  • Performs custodial tasks in accordance with Custodial Standard Operation and Safety Manual

Required Competencies

  • Completed High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Class 5 Driver's License and proof of excellent driving record
  • Standard First Aid/CPR Certification (can be obtained after hire)
  • WHMIS Certificate (can be obtained after hire)
  • Vertical Mast Lift Training
  • Minimum one (1) year related experience in building operations, including heat plant, HVAC and general repairs
  • One (1) year experience in year-round grounds-keeping
  • At least six months experience in custodial duties
  • Experience in performing a wide range of mechanical maintenance tasks and building repairs
  • Able to pass a Police Information Check
  • Desire to support the mission and core values of The Salvation Army


Position will remain posted until the right candidate is found

Please apply by sending a resume via email and in the subject line, include Competition #FAC111820.

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In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.


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