Job Posting 79544

Maintenance Technician
Catholic Social Services
Central Alberta
Camrose, Wetaskiwin, Wainwright, and Red Deer
closes in 16 days (Sun, 13 Feb)
full time - term / contract  •  $22.55 to $25.38 per hour

Are you looking for an inviting and exciting career opportunity? Do you enjoy conducting repairs and maintenance work? If the answer is “Yes!”, this is the job for you! 

Catholic Social Services is currently recruiting for a contract, up to 24 month position working 40 hours per week as a Maintenance Technician, with possibility of becoming permanent. This position supports our programs in Central Region located in Camrose, Wetaskiwin, Wainwright, and Red Deer, AB. Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

You will be joining an established Agency that is guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1800 staff, and hundreds of volunteers delivering 130+ programs throughout Central Alberta. 

“As a Catholic social services agency, we are guided by faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect.” 

Our values are at the core of everything we do!

  • Humility: We acknowledge with gratitude our human abilities and limitations. We demonstrate humility by doing the best that we can with the resources that we have.
  • Compassion: We respond to people in need with love. We demonstrate our compassion by caring for people without judgment and without condition.
  • Respect: We demonstrate our respect by being personally present, open and attentive to those we care for and by honouring their dignity and freedom.

The Meaningful Work You'll Do: 

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing general maintenance and repair for Catholic Social Services. This position completes general carpentry and electrical repair and maintenance work as required. The Maintenance Technician also performs basic repairs and maintenance on the mechanical operating systems found within our Agency.

Primary job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Perform maintenance tasks of a complex nature in areas of carpentry, plumbing, heating, etc. as assigned
  • Coordinate entire process from assessing the work to be done, determining what materials are need, ordering the necessary material, picking up or arranging for delivery of materials, completing the job and cleanup of work site.
  • Complete requested information reports, job completion reports, billing information and other required documentation in a timely manner
  • Operate Agency vehicle(s) in a safe and courteous manner, including regular service and repair of the vehicle(s)
  • Represent the Agency in a professional and courteous manner
  • Provide service and information in a courteous manner
  • Establish positive working relationships with external suppliers and vendors

Education and Experience:

  • Completed Grade twelve (12) or equivalent
  • Three (3) years experience in general maintenance work preferred
  • Basic knowledge, skill and work experience in: 
    • Carpentry
    • Electrical work
    • Plumbing
    • Simple cement work
  • Physical ability to lift up to 75lbs
  • Valid Alberta Class five (5) vehicle operating license
  • Drivers Abstract showing six (6) or less demerits
  • Travel to the site, and off-site locations will be required

Skills and Abilities:

  • Highly motivated and able to work independently
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate detailed instructions orally and in writing
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
  • Ability to maintain organization of maintenance schedule and files in a changing environment
  • Exhibit initiative, responsibility, flexibility and leadership
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of contract administration and office procedures
  • Ability to perform small repairs (e.g. caulking, replacing washers, and replacing light fixtures)
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times

What We Offer:

  • The compensation for this position is $22.55 to $25.38 per hour, based on qualifications and experience
  • Flexible benefit options will be offered after 3 months 
  • Work within a highly collaborative, team-oriented organization, where your ideas are heard, and you can see your impact daily
  • Growth Opportunities: Apply and grow your skills within a dynamic, innovative and expanding Agency that is taking a leadership role in our industry
  • Company vehicle and gas cards are provided
  • Candidates living around the Camrose/Wetaskiwin/Wainwright/Red Deer area are encouraged to apply

This requisition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Please apply online at to competition number 2578.

COVID-19 Notice: Catholic Social Services has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Disclosure Policy effective October 6, 2021. Employees must disclose their vaccination status and, if they have received COVID-19 vaccination(s), provide proof of vaccination. Please note that this policy applies to all employees, including new hires. If your application is successful and you have been vaccinated, you will be asked to provide proof of vaccination no later than your start date.

We thank all applicants. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
We offer flexibility, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive working environment.
We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity and people of faith or no faith 

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