Maintenance Assistant

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Maintenance Assistant

The Heights at Mt. View| Victoria | Full Time

The Opportunity

At Baptist Housing, every day is an opportunity for you to help our seniors experience life well in supportive communities. As a member of our team, you can pursue your career goals while working in a collaborative environment where your support is prioritized. In the role of Maintenance Assistant, you'll provide preventative maintenance, emergency repairs, and a timely response to routine maintenance and repair requests for buildings, grounds, and equipment.

About The Role

This is a Tuesday-Saturday 8 am – 4 pm work schedule.

  • Performs maintenance tasks, including:

    • Installing, maintaining, and repairing furniture, cupboards, countertops, walls, floors, ceilings, and windows

    • Applying paint and other finishes

    • Repairing plumbing fixtures such as sinks, toilets, and water supply lines.

    • Identifying and repairing equipment malfunctions, including electrical and mechanical equipment

    • Conducting electrical installation and repairs in compliance with codes and regulations

    • Performing preventative maintenance on equipment and recommending repairs or purchases as needed.

    • Providing grounds maintenance, such as power washing and repairing irrigation systems

  • Ensures timely resolution of maintenance concerns.

  • Monitors stock of repair parts, tools, and supplies and notifies the maintenance manager of purchasing needs.

  • Maintains cleanliness and organization of maintenance work and storage areas.

  • Conducts periodic inspections as directed.

  • Maintains records of all repairs and maintenance completed.

  • Takes responsibility for personal and professional development.

  • Attends conferences and seminars to promote and maintain professional growth.

  • Establishes, influences, and supports a culture of health and safety.

  • Demonstrates safe working practices and encourages team members to do the same.

  • Identifies and corrects hazards and unsafe work practices or reports them to a supervisor.

  • Performs other duties as assigned, leveraging individual strengths.


  • Minimum of two years related experience in building and systems maintenance or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Knowledgeable in maintenance best practices

  • Proficient in using tools and performing tasks for building and systems maintenance.

  • Working knowledge of computers and software for communication and word processing

  • Must be physically capable of performing job duties in the working environment.

About You

As a Maintenance Assistant, you possess exceptional interpersonal skills and a strong ability to build and maintain relationships with team members, residents, and external partners. You are highly service-oriented and enjoy working collaboratively with others while also being capable of independently carrying out your responsibilities. With your highly developed mechanical skills, you have a proven ability to maintain and repair a wide range of appliances, equipment, and systems. As a critical thinker and problem solver, you approach challenges with a detailed and organized mindset. Adaptability and flexibility are your strengths, allowing you to thrive in a dynamic environment. You effectively manage your time, workload, and conflicting priorities, ensuring tasks are completed efficiently. In the role of maintenance assistant, you contribute to the smooth operation of our facilities by providing essential support to create a safe and comfortable environment for our residents and team members. You embody our ministry values in every interaction, demonstrating compassion, honesty, respect, innovation, stewardship, teamwork, and fun!

About Us

Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to over 2700 seniors in British Columbia. We provide long term care, assisted living, independent living, and home support in our communities in Kelowna, Vancouver, and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring where we put the wellness of our residents first in a person centred approach. We live out a servant leadership model that collaborates in teams and builds strong relationships while exemplifying Christ-like values.  We're a committed group of people who bring their whole selves to work, and we're also FUN! We take what we do seriously, but not ourselves. We're affiliated with the Fellowship Pacific Baptist churches.

Compensation and Benefits

A wage of $26.31 per hour with a benefits package outlined by the HEU Collective Agreement.

How To Apply

To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply button', where you can submit your resume with cover letter and complete the necessary steps to apply for this opportunity. We look forward to reviewing your application.