Position: Building Maintenance Lead Closing: Posting will remain open until position is filled
Term: Up to 1- year contract (35 hours/week)
Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services (OAHS) provides safe and affordable housing for First Nation, Métis, and Inuit people living in urban and rural areas of Ontario. Our Vision is “to lead the design, development and delivery of sustainable and culturally appropriate housing that promotes excellence in the Indigenous community and organizational infrastructures”.
Housing Services are provided throughout the province by over 75 Team Members as well as a wide range of Partners including Indigenous Organizations, Community Organizations, Governments (Municipal, Provincial, Federal), and Private Sector. Our Main Office and Service Centre is located in Sault Ste. Marie and we have Satellite Service Centres in Dryden, Peterborough, and Hamilton. Services provided include:
Founded in 1994, OAHS provides housing services to both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. OAHS is governed by representatives from three Indigenous organizations in Ontario – the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres, Ontario Native Women’s Association, and the Métis Nation of Ontario. Learn more at www.OntarioAboriginalHousing.ca
We are currently seeking a Building Maintenance Lead for our office located in Dryden, Ontario.
As the Building Maintenance Lead, As the Maintenance Lead, you will be an integral member of the Technical Services & Maintenance Team responsible for, but not limited to, all aspects of property inspection, maintenance and repairs of our existing housing stock consisting of both detached and multi-unit residences. You will also play an integral part in guiding, training and on-site supervision of our maintenance team, which will consist of 2-4 individuals.
The successful candidate will be a goal oriented, organized, enthusiastic individual who understands and appreciates how safe, affordable housing contributes to quality of life and serves as a stable foundation.
Duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:
Conditions of employment:
Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities:
Please note that you are encouraged to apply early as interviews will be scheduled as applications are received.
Human Resources Intern
Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services Corporation
Attn: Human Resources
500 Bay Street, Sault Ste. Marie ON P6A 1X5
In meeting the objectives and vision of the organization, preference will be given to qualified individuals of First Nation, Métis, or Inuit ancestry, and are asked to self-identify on their cover letter.
This competition is open to internal and external candidates with the possibility of Secondment for internal candidates. The continuation of this position is subject to funding renewal.
Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services also welcomes and supports diversity including people who identify as LGBTQ2S+.
We thank all candidates who choose to apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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