Join us as a Maintenance Worker

Facility: Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
Location: Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia
Job Category: Maintenance, Building Services, Trades, Construction, Facility Maintenance
Position Available: Full-Time (1.0 FTE)

Facility Description:

Ocean View is a Charitable organization that has been operating since the early 1960’s. We provide a variety of services, predominately for seniors and others folks that need a little extra help in day to day living. Between in care living and community supports, we proudly serve over 500 individuals each year through our 320+ staff and 100+ volunteers. Our vision is to be the “community of choice” for Nova Scotians needing support in a place they call home. We are committed to the highest standards of support and services and we promote a healthy workplace for staff. We foster a healthy work-life balance and use the latest best practice information at all levels. Fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1974, our commitment to excellence and safety is unsurpassed.

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Facility Support Manager, conducts general maintenance work, preventative maintenance and repairs, to interior and exterior of the building and equipment.  Must be able to work independently and be able to plan and request materials for related jobs.

General Duties:

  • Carries out minor repairs to plumbing, electrical, carpentry, etc.
  • Maintains and repairs boilers, compressors, pumps and motors, etc.
  • Carries out garbage disposal
  • Carries out ground’s maintenance (snow removal, salting, lawn maintenance)
  • Assists with moving and lifting heavy furniture and equipment
  • Responsible to maintain the basic operation of all equipment in the facility and can use all work-related equipment

Qualifications:

  • Minimum completion of Grade twelve (12) required
  • Community College graduate in a related field preferred
  • Certified trade in a related field an asset
  • Must demonstrate good written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and building systems software
  • Minimum three (3) years working in general maintenance, equipment and building systems
  • Ability to attend work on a regular and consistent basis
  • Must be comfortable working around seniors
  • Must have access to reliable transportation during off hours for on-call

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre Offers:

  • Free Parking & on Bus Route
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • A Supportive work environment

Salary Range: In accordance with the Collective Agreement between Ocean View and the Ocean View Local of the Canadian Union of Public Employees.

Rotation: Must be available for rotation weekends, holidays, on-call coverage and occasional overnight shifts

Please be aware that OVCCC is a pet friendly environment that is home to several animals including cats, birds, and rabbits.

Please direct all applications to:
Human Resources
Email: hr@oceanv.ca
Or Fax to: 902-465-4929