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Maintenance

MacLeod Annapolis Royal Nursing Home

Casual

About This Job

Reporting to the Support Services Manager, as a Maintenance Worker, you are accountable to perform a variety of work in the general maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, equipment, and grounds.

Core Competencies

  • Service Orientation
  • Communication
  • Respect
  • Team Work
  • Quality Assurance
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Ethical
  • Integrity

Job Duties

  • Perform general maintenance and clean-up of Home and grounds which include but are not limited to the following:
    • Perform minor repairs on windows, doors, desks, tables, equipment, appliances, sinks, toilets, blinds etc.
    • Prepare, paint and decorate interior and exterior surfaces, as required.
    • Perform regular preventive maintenance inspections on common areas, building exterior, equipment and landscape.
    • Within scope of employment and skill level, maintain heating and air conditioning systems, boilers, pumps, fan units, control panels, thermostats, fire alarms, extinguishers, etc.
    • Maintain working knowledge of environmental safeguards and alarm systems.
    • Perform floor maintenance that could include polishing, refinish floors, shampoo rugs as required
    • Collect and dispose of all garbage and recyclables as required
    • Prepare and set up rooms for meetings, parties, or various other activities and clean up afterwards as required
    • Maintain outside grounds that include lawn mowing, removal of snow, ice, and debris, spray and remove weeds, sweep and clean gutters, etc.
    • Proactively detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper manager.
    • Assists is with resident moves and moving furniture as required  
  • Required to complete tasks with little supervision
  • Respond to resident and staff requests for maintenance.
  • Establish and employ practices for the economical use of supplies and the care/use of equipment.
  • Comply with Health and Safety and WHMIS requirements for Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, voltage meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Assist in the orientation and training of new Maintenance Department employees
  • Comply with all provincial regulations/standards and established department policies and procedures
  • Be aware of the Resident Rights & Responsibilities and endeavour to respect and promote it
  • Attend in-service training as required in order to better serve the needs of the residents
  • Attend resident meetings as required to be aware of changes
  • Perform all other duties as assigned or needed.

Requirements

  • High school diploma/GED.
  • 3 years of maintenance experience.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in the operation and maintenance of buildings.
  • WHMIS Certificate 
  • Possess a clear Vulnerable Sector Criminal Records Check
  • Hold a valid Drivers License
  • Ability to perform small repairs (e.g. dry walling and painting, caulking, replacing washers, and replacing light fixtures).
  • Ability to follow oral and written communication

Working Conditions

  • Various indoor and outdoor weather conditions.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Preform tasks despite frequent interruptions
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, and move up to of 35 pounds.
  • May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc.
  • Interacts with residents, family members, staff, visitors, government agencies/personnel under all circumstances, which may be traumatic situations.

Overtime as required.

Additional Information

At MacLeod Cares, we pride ourselves of offering a competitive and comprehensive wage and benefit package. MacLeod Cares is also an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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