Job Posting 77285

Maintenance Assistant
Hope Mission
Edmonton area
closes in 11 days (Fri, 10 Dec)
full time - term / contract  •  $18 per hour +4% vacation pay (during the first 3 months of employment)





Job Title                             :             Maintenance Assistant


Based at                             :             Main Building (downtown)

Reports to                          :             Maintenance and Food Services Manager

Hours of work                    :             Full Time, 40 hrs per week.  6 months contract, renewable








Hope Mission has a vision that men, women, youth and children who come to our doors

would come to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Saviour.  

This vision can be fulfilled only if all staff is diligent

in serving, strengthening and uplifting people in the name of Jesus Christ. 






  • Responsible to assist the Maintenance Supervisor with maintenance, in tandem or alone, depending on need and skill set; to substitute as driver on the truck route


  • Contribute to the maintenance and repair of all machinery, equipment and building systems of all Hope Mission Edmonton facilities. 
  • Work with building manager or Maintenance Supervisor and contractors on any renovation or maintenance projects as required. 
  • Have background and experience in construction, maintenance and procedures related to facility maintenance. 
  • Contributes to cleaning, snow removal and landscaping operations. 
  • Repairs and other preparations to rooms and suites of Housing program 
  • Meet and escort service persons, utility readers, etc within buildings 
  • Fill in for truck driver when necessary, Assist with shipping and receiving, and loading/unloading of truck 
  • To provide transportation of donations in-kind 
  • Special projects/events as per request eg. Spring Banquet  
  • To be respectful and honouring in all personal interactions, whether with staff, clients, or visitors. 
  • To work with and provide leadership to clients who are assigned to the work service program 
  • To observe and report upon conditions in need of repair 
  • Keeping areas free of all potential hazards 
  • Work safely, considering common sense, overt instructions, and best practices  
  • To engage in productive work throughout the day, guided by priorities and self-monitoring quality 
  • Maintain building security at all times 
  • To work towards unity, camaraderie, and excellence within the workgroup 
  • Attend staff meetings, training sessions as well as staff functions 
  • To be capable of lifting/moving 50lbs/23kg or more 
  • Miscellaneous duties as required.  


  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Must be physically fit, no issues with standing and able to lift average of 30-50 lbs.
  • Completion of high school.
  • Related training or work experience in maintenance.
  • Knowledge in plumbing, renovations, paint, electrical, etc is required.
  • Comfortable working in the inner city.
  • Ability to Communicate effectively with other employees.
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Administrative and organizational abilities.
  • Self-management skills     



  • Being a Christian Organization we require our employees to be in agreement and sign the Hope Mission Statement of Faith  (
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada on a full-time basis.
  • Able to provide Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search
  • A letter of reference from a ministry or church is an asset
  • Adherence Hope Mission’s Policies and Procedures.



HOURS:     40 hours per week,

                   Weekly Schedule determined by the Food Services Manager.



START:      Immediately






1.   Resume,  and

2.   Cover letter stating why you would like to work in a Christian Ministry 


TO:  People and Culture, Hope Mission




 We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.




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