Employment Opportunities for Social Impact

To post a job, login or create an account |  Post a Job

Maintenance Worker

Boyle Street Community Services

This listing has expired

REPORTS TO: Offsite Lead Maintenance Worker               

HOURLY RANGE: $21.31-$25.07/hour

HOURS: 21 hours per week evenings and weekends and some on call requirements

JOB ID: 20-039BSCS

“Despite great challenges we believe unhealthy cycles can be broken, new opportunities created and, through healing, health restored.”

Would you like to be a part of an organization that works with some of Edmonton’s most vulnerable populations and counts on the professionalism, expertise, insight, and passion of its staff to develop programs and services for the clients they work with? Join us at Boyle Street Community Services.

“We stand with our clients, side by side, patiently and for as long as they want – a constant and consistent caring force”

Boyle Street Community Services (BSCS) is a values-driven organization that believes our clients are the experts in their own life. Your job will be to foster innovation with your team alongside our clients.  If your values are aligned with our values and beliefs listed at: https://www.boylestreet.org/mission-history, please consider joining our team.

Job Purpose:

The Maintenance worker actively work to ensure that our facilities and equipment are clean, functional and safe.  They also coordinate proactive maintenance of facilities and equipment.  This position will work for our offsite programs providing support to the Lead Maintenance worker in a part time capacity.


Working with the Lead Maintenance Coordinator this position will:

  • Respond to maintenance needs as they arise in a timely fashion.
  • Repair and maintain building equipment and appliances as needed and support Maintenance Lead to coordinate repairs with outside contractors as needed
  • Perform minor and major repair of all buildings and equipment. (Major repairs are performed under the supervision of licensed maintenance workers.)
  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly checklists on building equipment maintenance
  • procedures
  • Perform outside custodial duties such as snow removal as required
  • Understand and observe all safety procedures and practices in order to prevent injury to self or co- workers
  • Assist with planning and building smaller renovation projects on sites
  • Replace broken windows; repairs doors, door locks and closets; installs window blinds etc.
  • Assists with the renovation/remodeling of buildings; repairs plaster and drywall; painting, plumbing, yardwork minor electrical and carpentry work.
  • Other job duties as may be required



  • High school or trades school certification

Skills, Abilities and Attitudes:

  • Able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos, write simple correspondence and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization
  • Ability to solve problems quickly, creatively and ethically
  • Proven ability to work in a respectful and customer-centred manner
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Able to communicate effectively and have excellent oral communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to change

Experience and Requirements:

  • At least 1-2 years’ experience in building construction or renovation
  • Experience working in a customer-oriented environment
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s License
  • Current standard First aid and CPR prior to commencement of employment
  • Criminal Record and Child Intervention Checks (results will be reviewed on a case by case basis)

Physical working conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl; and talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.

Closing Date: June 17, 2020

Boyle Street Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of the communities we serve, and are committed to engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. Boyle Street Community Services welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, differently-abled, and LGBTQ2S communities.

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to: hr@careersforcommunity.ca. Please include 20-039BSCS Maintenance Worker in the Subject Line of the email. In the cover letter please state how you heard about this position and why you are suitable for the position.