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Maintenance Staff

HI Ottawa Jail

Ottawa, Ontario

The Maintenance Worker is responsible for ensuring that all our building infrastructure systems are maintained and are operating in as efficiently and effectively as possible. They must be professional, friendly, helpful and able to solve problems as they arise in accordance with HI Canada - Quebec and Ontario Region, policies and procedures.  

Embrace new challenges

  • Maintain and  repair all of the infrastructure systems (heating, plumbing, air circulation, electrical and pest control) of the building as required;
  • Maintain and repair  the building doors, walls, locks and windows including basic repair, painting and occasionally carpentry;
  • When not possible, work with the appropriate contractor to ensure the system is repaired in a timely manner;
  • Implement the regularly scheduled maintenance plan in a timely manner
  • Ensure ongoing communication with Hostel Manager via use of reports, email, and staff meetings;
  • Provide feedback regarding customer complaints, suggestions, staff concerns, safety issues etc. to the Manager verbally, by voicemail, or email in an immediate fashion;
  • Other duties as they arise.

We want you if you have

  • A positive attitude and friendly, self-confident nature
  • Patience to deal calmly with continual demands of management
  • The ability to make quick, appropriate decisions
  • The ability to cope with stress and attention to detail
  • General understanding of building maintenance
  • Previous experience in hostels or experience in the tourism, service or hospitality

Work conditions

  • Part-time position starting at 16.00$/hour
  • A variety of shifts including weekends, evenings and holidays
  • Schedule of work can vary according to the season
  • Able to lift and move heavy objects from time to time without injury
  • Standing and moving for long periods of time
  • An annual 4% vacation entitlement
  • Eligibility to enroll in our Group Retirement Savings Plan*  
     

Interested?

If you think you're just the person we're looking for, then please send us your resume and cover letter today! (Please note this site uses pop-up windows)