Job Posting 86233

Maintenance Worker
M'akola Housing Society
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Langford, BC
closes in 22 days (Wed, 31 Aug)
full time  •  $23.99


Maintenance Worker – Full Time, Permanent

Jesken Aerie Assisted Living – Langford, BC


We honour our Indigenous roots as an Indigenous organization and strive to hire and train interested Indigenous people to work in all areas of our organization. We understand that there have been historical events that have affected the identity of Indigenous people.

We accept all self-identifying Indigenous employees including status, non-status, Metis, and Inuit pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code. We honour and understand Indigenous cultures and values and do our best to support our employees.

If you have any questions regarding this position or applying for the position, please reach out and email us at: or by phone: 778-402-9260. We want to support all applicants during this process.

Who We Are

M’akola Housing Society (MHS) is an Indigenous affordable housing provider committed to supporting vibrant, diverse communities in British Columbia. Our portfolio spans the entire province and involves property management, asset management, Assisted Living and providing professional consulting services to other service providers.

At MHS, we have energetic and engaged teams. Each member brings a unique approach and skillset, and together we are committed to delivering high-quality service to our tenants and their communities. We strive to create a welcoming and supportive environment where all team members take personal accountability for their work, have a passion for excellence, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential.

What We Offer

  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Matched Municipal Pension Plan (MPP)
  • Medical Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Health & Wellness Program includes $250/year
  • Professional Development Program

Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Assisted Living Manager, the Maintenance Worker is responsible for the overall maintenance of the Jesken Aerie Assisted Living building and grounds. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out preventive and routine maintenance duties according to schedules.

The shift is Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00am – 4:00pm, Tuesday and Friday 7:30am – 3:30pm. This position is compensated at $23.99 per hour.


  • Carry out all move in and move out tasks to prepare suites for the next resident; fix drywall, paint, clean light fixtures and baseboards
  • Complete work orders in a timely fashion that may include basic plumbing, electrical and carpentry, painting, drywall repairs and appliance repairs (calling contractors for technical work is encouraged)
  • Maintain and sanitize the garbage, recycling and compost room
  • Mop and buff hard wood floors in the dining room
  • Maintain the grounds and landscaping
  • Maintain an awareness of resident’s allergies and/or health conditions with respect to doing any repairs in their units and/or in common areas
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of all documentation assigned or required in the course of duties including documenting in the communication log and completing incident reports

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proven ability to operate maintenance tools and equipment and conduct maintenance tasks with limited direction
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and effective manner
  • Ability to deal effectively, tactfully and patiently with Elders, seniors and people living with disabilities
  • Demonstrate sound judgment and knowledge on how to respond effectively and calmly in crisis situations
  • Ability to work independently, yet contribute and co-operate in a team environment
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs regularly and 100lbs occasionally
  • Proven ability to be reliable and punctual
  • Capable of being socially sensitive to Indigenous issues and concerns
  • Ability to take direction and follow procedures


  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years maintenance experience
  • Completion of a maintenance training program is preferred but not required
  • Experience working with Elders, seniors and persons with disabilities in congregate/assisted living setting is an asset
  • Experience working in and with Indigenous communities is an asset
  • First Aid – Level 1 (can complete once hired and paid for by M’akola)
  • Clear Criminal Record Check required upon selection
  • Be fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus before start date

Come visit us! M'akola also accepts in-person applications. Please visit our Assisted Living facility add address with your resume and let us know what position you would like to apply to!

We hire employees of all cultures including Inuit, Metis, Indigenous, status, non-status, and non-Indigenous. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and cultures to join our diverse team.

Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous ancestry (please self-identify) as per Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code.






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