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Capital Works and Services - Maintenance Worker

Whapmagoostui, QC J0M 1G0, Canada Req #10
Thursday, May 18, 2023
Location of Work: Whapmagoostui
Closing Date: June 2, 2023 

Core Functions

The Maintenance Worker is responsible for the general maintenance of the Cree Nation Government’s premises and equipment located in the Cree communities.


Functional Responsibilities:

·  Maintain all Cree Nation Government’s buildings and housing units in adequate and expected conditions.

·  Install, repair and maintain all mechanical equipment, structural components and building fixtures (such as but not limited to windows, frames, doors, etc.).

·  Maintain Cree Nation Government’s grounds (e.g. lawn mowing, snow removal and any other applicable tasks).

·   Inspect housing units and report the results for maintenance purposes.

·   Maintain an inventory of supplies and stock.

·   Move furniture and equipment.

·   Complete the weekly activity log sheet.

·  Ensure that the maintenance of Cree Nation Government’s vehicles is done annually.

·  Complete record of Cree Nation Government’s vehicles logbook (mileage, repairs, fuel and others).

·    Work closely with the Operations and Maintenance Technician and ensure that maintenance requests from clients are answered.

·    Respond to emergency maintenance.


Other Responsibilities:

·       Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.

·       Perform other duties as required.




·       High School Diploma.

·       Vocational training in Northern Building Maintenance.



·       One to three years of relevant work experience.



·       Fluency in verbal Cree.

·       Fluency in English.

·       Fluency in French is an asset.


Knowledge and Abilities:

·    Knowledge of general and preventative maintenance procedures aimed at       handling both building     and ground maintenance.

·       Proven ability to work for long hours in standing position.

·       Agility to perform physical tasks constantly.

·       Knowledge of occupational hazards safety rules.

·       Proven ability to communicate effectively.

·       Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.

·       Judgment and ability to problem-solve.

·       Ability to work under pressure and to adapt to a changing environment.

Additional Requirements:

·     Willingness to work in both an office and outside setting, including exposure to   extreme weather    conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, and uneven   terrain of construction sites.

·       Willingness to undertake work that may require high physical effort.

·       Must agree to undergo a background check.


The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $27.08
  • Max Hiring Rate $36.15
  • Required Education Some College
Location on Google Maps
  • Whapmagoostui, QC J0M 1G0, Canada