Job Posting 88595

Maintenance Worker
The Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
119 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1K8
closes in 15 days (Fri, 16 Dec)
full time  •  $20.25 per hour probationary and $21.00 per hour post-probationary

Position Purpose Summary:

The Maintenance Worker provides upkeep and regular maintenance of the building and various other holdings under the direction of the Director of Environmental Services.


  • Conducts minor troubleshooting of buildings, furniture and electrical and plumbing fixtures; reports safety concerns and major repair issues
  • Performs minor repairs in a variety of trades such as electrical, carpentry, dry walling, plumbing and painting
  • Ensures the general upkeep of external property, including pressure-washing sidewalks, alleys and underground parking lot, keeping sidewalks clear of snow and ice, picking up litter, cleaning rooftops, sweeping sidewalks, and removing graffiti
  • Monitors and cleans or unplugs as necessary washroom fixtures, drains and exhaust fans
  • Monitors preventative maintenance procedures for related equipment, recommends repairs and purchases as required
  • Ensures donations and supplies are properly received, stored, and/or redistributed to the appropriate department; organizes storage spaces
  • Cleans all walk-in coolers and kitchen refrigerators
  • Inspects sleeping rooms, offices and common areas for bed bugs and cleans or disposes furniture or other articles as required
  • Moves and sets up furniture as required
  • Changes ceiling tiles
  • Helps load trucks for delivery to the dump or transfer stations
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education requirements:

*NOTE: For some jobs, you may be required to provide validated educational documentation.


  • The successful job applicant will have completed High School, plus specialized courses of up to 6 months


  • One year of prior related experience, including custodial and general repairs (i.e. electrical & plumbing) experience

HOURS:  Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent.
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening.
  • A clean drivers abstract.
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training.

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