Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority

Sandy Lake, ON

$24.45 an hour

Under the supervision of the Team Leader, the Maintenance Worker is primarily responsible for the general maintenance of the Hostel Facility and the Hostel grounds. This position is based on a Monday to Sunday schedule (Rotating weekends)
Starting salary rate at $24.45 per hour

Who can apply:

Persons of First Nations ancestry will be given preference (s.16 (1)CHRA)

Applicants must possess:

  • Minimum grade 12 education and/or 2 years’ experience in Maintenance
  • Education/experience as a Journeyman in plumbing, electrical or heating would be an asset
  • Possess carpentry, drywall and painting skills
  • Must be physically fit and able to lift 50 lbs
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License
  • Able to operate power tools and equipment


  • Snow Removal for all building entrances
  • Sanding and salting icy Walkways
  • Grass cutting- general yard maintenance
  • Empty garbage cans outside the building
  • Responsible for disposal of old Hostel furniture and equipment
  • Moving furniture in and around the building
  • General Patchwork and painting
  • Responsible for minor plumbing and minor electrical repair
  • Responsible for monitoring HVAC system to ensure in working order and to report to Supervisor if any problems
  • Ensure all equipment is running and in good order; if required contact appropriate people for action
  • Monitoring of interior air flows and temperatures and report to Supervisor if there is any problem
  • Check Barcol Control computerized control systems and report to Supervisor of any problems
  • Investigate Guestroom complaints
  • Maintain daily log sheets and record of equipment operations
  • Ensure all interior/exterior doors and windows operate properly
  • Assist in ordering and stocking supplies
  • Weekly, monthly and annually inspections of all interior/exterior building components
  • Inspect facility for cleanliness, appearance and sanitary conditions
  • Perform minor carpentry work to stairs, floors, ceiling. Windows, doors, roofs, gutters, locks, rails, ramps, shelving etc.
  • Report building deficiencies to Supervisor
  • Respond promptly and accurately to job related questions and complaints
  • Assist in the delivery of supplies to the building and ensure that supplies are put into appropriate storage areas
  • Assist specialized trades such as electricians, elevator operators, plumbers, etc.
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