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Building Maintenance

is responsible for conducting regular building checks of each property in the regions to ensure they meet the quality standards M’akola sets.

Prince Rupert
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Full-time$28 an hour


  • Extended health care
  • Wellness program
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program



  • Class 5 Licence
  • Maintenance
  • Microsoft Office
  • First Aid Certification
  • Plumbing
  • Time management


Full job description

Building Maintenance – Full-Time
M’akola Housing Society – Prince Rupert, BC

Under the supervision of the Property Manager, the Building Maintenance position, internally called the Caretaker, is responsible for conducting regular building checks of each property in the regions to ensure they meet the quality standards M’akola sets. The focus of the role will be to pick up garbage around the buildings, posting notices if needed, and participating in the on-call rotation for after hours calls. If able, this role will assist in the minor maintenance tasks as well. The successful candidate will be aware and sensitive to the housing needs of the Indigenous and Non-Indigenous people. The Caretaker will ensure MHS is represented in a professional, responsible, and respectful way at all times.

Living accommodation and relocation may be negotiated for the right candidate.

This position is full-time, 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus.

M’akola offers the following:

  • Competitive wages and annual reviews
  • 3 weeks vacation to start
  • Extended health and dental
  • $250 /year toward Health & Wellness
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pension plan
  • Weekly on-call premium when scheduled


  • 3+ years of experience in building maintenance
  • Working knowledge of applied trades such as electrical, plumbing, or carpentry (no ticket required)
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Experience and skilled at using MS Office as well as an iPad;
  • Ability to relay information in a calm, polite and respectful manner to community members
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities considered an asset


  • Must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License, Clean Driver’s Abstract
  • Have a reliable vehicle to carry tools and for hauling supplies
  • Provide clear Criminal Record Check prior to hiring, costs covered by M’akola
  • Willingness to follow M’akola policies and procedures
  • Available to take calls outside of regular work hours
  • Supply own tools of the trade;
  • Completed First Aid – Level 1 (can complete once hired and paid for by M’akola)
  • Be vaccinated from Covid 19, as per M’akola policy

We hire employees of all cultures including Indigenous and non-Indigenous. Our Indigenous employees have diverse backgrounds including status, non-status, Metis and Inuit. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and cultures to join our diverse team.

Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous ancestry (please self-identify) as per Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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