Job Posting 71876

Facilities Assistant
Edmonton Humane Society
Edmonton area
closes in 9 days (Wed, 30 Jun)
full time - term / contract

Facilities Assistant

Temporary Fixed Term 3-Month Contract



The Edmonton Humane Society has been an animal welfare leader in the Edmonton community since 1907. We are more than a shelter and a safe haven for thousands of animals in our care each year, We play a key role in the Edmonton region by enriching the lives of people and their companion animals not only through our sheltering, but thorugh our programs, ssrevices and community engagement.

The Role

Reporting to Supervisor, Facilities and Maintenance, the Facilities Assistant supports the Facilities and Maintenance department in order to maintain a high level of service to the community. The Facilities Assistant helps oversee and manage the day-to-day operations of EHS and strives to provide high quality maintenance and service work to the Edmonton Humane Society.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

This position is responsible to assist and support the department with a variety of functions including :

  • Handling basic repairs and maintenance
  • Pick up, receive, and restock all areas with the required supplies
  • Day to day tasks
  • Conducting routine inspections of premises and equipment
  • Follow safe working practices and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required
  • Assist in monitoring inventory and order supplies
  • Operating a variety of standard power tools and equipment (lawn mower, electric hedge clipper, edger, tiller etc.)
  • Adjust, clean, and perform minor mechanical work on grounds equipment
  • Maintaining maintenance records, receipts and ensuring proper follow-up of all maintenance contracts as directed by Director, Administration


Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in building, maintenance, operations would be considered an asset
  • Experience with power and hand tools is required


Skills and Abilities

As the ideal candidate, you are a trusted, ability to multi-task with positive attitude, enthusiasm and energy. Independent, resourceful and proactive you are a compassionate problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced enviornment.


Compensation: EHS offers a competitive Not-For-Profit compensation, and a strong work-life balance.

Hours: 40 hours a week; however, is expected to work hours as required to fulfill department responsibilities. Some evenings and weekends may be required.

How to Apply:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an exciting fast paced enviornment, then we invite you to forward your resume and salary expectations, in confidence, by email to


The Edmonton Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer and we thank all applicants for submitting their resume. However, only those candidates considered for employment will be contacted.

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