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Custodian and Maintenance Worker


Old Massett Village Council
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Job Description

Custodian and Maintenance Worker
Position Type: Permanent Full-Time Hours: 35 hours per week (flexible)
Starting Rate: $22.00 per hour Reports To: Band Administrator

Position Summary: 
The Custodian and Maitenance Worker will ensure a clean, safe environment by providing routine daily cleaing 
of the administration offices and community hall. The Custodian also undertakes major annual and spring 
cleaning activities and minor repairs throughout the year. Custodian will be responsible for arranging repairs 
outside of scope. Custodian is responsible for all janitorial supply orders. Custodian is required to attend all
Occupational Health and Safety meetings as part of their position.

Reporting Relationship:
The Custodian/ Maitenance Worker reports directly to the Band Administraotor and works closely with the 
Executive Assistant, Recreation Coordinator, and members of the Capital Works Department. 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities: 
1. Maintenance and Repairs
o Performs general maintenance and repairs 
o Assits staff with installation of shelves, whiteboards, picture hanging, and other minor repairs
o Reponsible for connecting with Capital Work staff for repairs outside of custodians scope.
o Oversees and conducts annual cleaning activities in both the interior and exterior building
o Ensure routine repairs, and broken/damaged items are repaired and preventative maintenance 
o Replace burnt out lights
2. Janitorial Duties:
o Sweep, wash floors
o Wash windows
o Empty Garbage & manage recycling
o Clean bathrooms daily and fully stock 
o Clean staff kitchens and mezzanine area
o Dust, Wash and clean walls as needed
o Changes and Cleans water dispensers
o Maintain grounds, and remove garbage and unsafe materials 
3. Administration Duties:
o Request Purchase Orders and submits receipts for approval of maintenance and repairs to
Executive Assistant
o Orders bulk supplies for all Administrative Buildings and maintain inventory
o Report major repairs and maintenance issues to Capital Works 
o Ensures building is secure at night, during holidays, and weekends
4. Other Duties:
o Raise and lower the flags as required
o Performs other duties as assigned by the Band Administrator
Qualifications and Skills/Experience:
o Knowledge and understanding of Haida Culture
o Ability to work flexible hours and respond to after hour emergency calls
o Physically capable of carrying out duties of the position which may include the moving of 
equipment, supplies, furniture, flile boxes, and other items
o Ability to properly operate equipment needed to provide the necessary cleaning and 
o Demonstrate a sound work ethic
o Ability to maintain public health and safety standards
o Knowledge and experience in providing general repair and maintenance functions
o Understanding of boiler and filter systems is an asset, training can be provided
o Ability to maintain confidentiality
o Grade 12 graduate and/or a minimum of five years related work experience in Janitorial and/or 
building construction and maintenance
o Must have a proficient level of communication skills, verbal and written.
o Must possess good organizational and time-management skills.
o Must possess a valid class 5 driver’s license, own transportation is required.
o Valid Level One first aid certification with transportation endorsement
o Work Safe Certification, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information system. (WHIMIS)
o Provide a current Drivers Abstract

Training Opportunities
OMVC and TriCorp will be putting on a building maintenance program. Applicant must be willing to 
attend training to obtain certification.

How to Apply: Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2024, at noon

Please submit cover letter and resume to: in-person at the Band Office. 
Preference will be given to qualified Haida applicants. Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. 

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