Job Posting 90231

Building Maintenance
M'akola Housing Society
North Coast / Nechako / North East
Prince Rupert
closes in 23 days (Tue, 28 Feb)
part time  •  $24 per hour


Building Maintenance – Part-Time
M’akola Housing Society – Prince Rupert, 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. 

Position summary: 

Under the supervision of the Property Manager, the Building Maintenance position, internally called the Caretaker, is responsible for conducting regular building checks of each property in the regions to ensure they meet the quality standards M’akola sets. The focus of the role will be to pick up garbage around the buildings, posting notices if needed and participating in the on-call rotation for after hours calls. If able, this role will assist in the minor maintenance tasks as well. The successful candidate will be aware and sensitive to the housing needs of the Indigenous and Non-Indigenous people. The Caretaker will ensure MHS is represented in a professional, responsible, and respectful way at all times. 

This position is part-time, up to 28 hours/week, schedule to be discussed and agreed to with the Property Manager.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus.

M’akola offers the following: 

  • Competitive wages and annual reviews
  • Weekly on-call premium when scheduled
  • Health & Dental Benefits


  • Conduct weekly building checks for the region and respond according to policies with any issues
  • Maintain cleanliness at sites such as picking up garbage and cleaning up debris
  • Serve various notices to tenants
  • Respond to tenant requests for repairs and maintenance by creating work orders
  • Troubleshoot and preform minor repairs and maintenance such as patching drywall, recalk plumbing fixtures, fix light fixtures, etc.
  • Participate in inspections as required
  • Assist with unit turnover by cleaning and conducting light repairs and maintenance
  • Work with outside trades contractors on general maintenance
  • Complete paperwork, inspection forms, work orders, and other documentation as required
  • Participate in the on-call schedule and responding to emergency calls in the evenings and weekends
  • Other related duties as required from time to time


  • 3+ years of experience in building maintenance
  • Working knowledge of applied trades such as electrical, plumbing, or carpentry (no ticket required)
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Experience and skilled at using MS Office as well as an iPad;
  • Ability to relay information in a calm, polite and respectful manner to community members
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities considered an asset


  • Must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License, Clean Driver’s Abstract
  • Have a reliable vehicle to carry tools and for hauling supplies
  • Provide clear Criminal Record Check prior to hiring, costs covered by M’akola
  • Willingness to follow M’akola policies and procedures
  • Available to take calls outside of regular work hours
  • Supply own tools of the trade;
  • Completed First Aid – Level 1 (can complete once hired and paid for by M’akola)
  • Fully vaccinated from Covid 19, as per M’akola policy

We hire employees of all cultures including Indigenous and non-Indigenous. Our Indigenous employees have diverse backgrounds including status, non-status, Metis and Inuit. 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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