Maintenance Worker

Job Title: Maintenance Worker Competition #:
Department: Environmental Services Status/Position Type:
Compensation: START: $15.36/HR

YEAR 1: $17.01/HR

Unionized: Yes
Ministry Unit: London, Centre of Hope Address: 281 Wellington Street
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:
Email:  Humanresources@centreofhope.ca

Attention:  Barry Vaughan-Warford – Human Relations Manager

Mailing Address:  281 wellington St, London, ON   N6B 2L4

Attention:  Barry Vaughan-Warford – Human Relations Manager

Fax: 519-661-0245

 

Please, no phone calls. 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Flexibility in scheduling is required.  The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility.  Applicable shifts include a ½ hour paid meal break. The operational hours of this facility are 24/7.

Shifts:

Relief – Varies, As per Operational Requirements

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Mission, VISION and Values:
The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

 

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

 

Vision Statement

We are an innovative partner, mobilized to share hope wherever there is hardship, building communities that are just and know the love of Jesus.

 

Core Values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

Job Description:
Position Purpose summary: 

The Salvation Army London Centre of Hope Maintenance Worker is responsible to carry-out ongoing maintenance and repairs to the Centre of Hope, in cooperation with the Environmental Services Director and Maintenance Coordinator. As The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world, every position contributes to the spiritual and social services mission of The Salvation Army, ensuring that their work and interactions with clients and coworkers is done in a manner befitting Christian standards, attitudes, principles and goals.

 

Accountabilities:

1.       General

  • To complete all duties in accordance with the Standards and Policies & Procedures of The Salvation Army London Centre of Hope
  • Participate in regular staff meetings to review operational effectiveness, changes in policies and procedures, and in-service training
  • As required and as applicable, make suggestions that will improve efficiency, working conditions or procedures to the Environmental Services Director
  • Ensure all duties assigned to shift are completed*
  • Inspect washrooms for signs of damage and report to Environmental Services Director
  • Inspect building daily for burnt out lights and replace as required
  • Pressure wash walkways and patios on a rotating basis
  • Shovel and salt walkways as needed and requested
  • Perform repairs and maintenance as requested or assigned by Environmental Services Director
  • Assist Maintenance Coordinator as assigned by Environmental Services Director
  • To promote the mission, policies and objectives of The Salvation Army
  • To maintain confidentiality in all matters pertaining to clientele and coworkers of The Salvation Army London Centre of Hope
  • Participate as an active and responsible team member in all work groups through which position responsibilities are achieved
  • To treat the property of The Salvation Army with due care and caution
  • Represent the organization in a professional manner, acting in the best interest of the employer at all times
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and training

 

2.       Health and Safety

  • Responsible to work in compliance with the Ontario Health & Safety Acts and Regulations
  • Monitor and report regularly any concern regarding adherence to the acceptable health standards and that physical property is maintained, arranging for repairs as necessary
  • Responsible to use personal protective equipment and clothing as directed by the employer
  • Responsible to report workplace hazards and dangers
  • Responsible to work in a manner as required by the employer and use the prescribed safety equipment
  • Responsible to report workplace injuries or illness

 

Perform other position related duties as required.

This position description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities of the incumbent.

This position description will be reviewed by the employee and supervisor on a regular basis. Amendments can be made at any time at the discretion of the employer.

 

CRITICAL RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT:

MANAGERIAL/Technical Leadership RESPONSIBILITY:

  • This position reports directly to the Environmental Services Director or designate.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • The Supervisor will set the hours of work and work schedule.
  • Understanding of, support for and commitment to the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army and a willingness to adhere to them
  • Provide an original copy of a Criminal Records Check with vulnerable sector screening secured through either the national Canadian Police Information Centre or through a local police detachment; Note: A satisfactory criminal background check is required
  • Screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry

 

Normal hours of work – may vary as per operational requirements and responsibilities, and includes a ½ hour paid meal break where applicable.

education and experience Qualifications:

Education, Qualifications and Certifications:

  • Minimum Secondary School Diploma
  • Additional training in Facility Services preferred
  • Knowledge of building systems preferred
  • Valid Class G Driver’s License with clean driving record (Driver’s abstract is required)
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention

 

Experience and Skilled Knowledge Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment when making decisions
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to follow detailed instructions

 

Skills and Capabilities:

  • Demonstrates maintenance skills at a professional level (i.e., minor plumbing, electrical, carpentry and painting)
  • Capable of operating hand and power tools
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening.
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.

 

In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all employees in Canada.  The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial/territorial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.

 

The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.


 

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