Facilities Assistant/ Maintenance Worker

juin 22, 2022
Job Type
Competition #
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Vancouver Harbour Light
Salary Range:
Facilities Assistant: $21.2309 Probationary, $21.82 Post-Probationary Maintenance Worker: $18.38 Probationary, $18.98, Post-Probationary
119 E Cordova Street
Posting Expires:
June 28, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Attention: Surinder Khangura. E-mail: hr@harbourlightbc.com. Please mention the 'Job Title' in the subject line of your email.


The Facilities Assistant coordinates in-house linen distribution and supply. Assist housekeeping in inventory control and ordering supplies throughout the facility. Maintain client storage room for cleanliness.

The Maintenance Worker provides upkeep and regular maintenance of the building and various other holdings under the direction of the Director of Environmental Services.


  • Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM




  • Coordinate in-house linen distribution and supply. Ensure linens are being sent to the laundry and returned
  • Assist housekeeping in inventory control and ordering of supplies for the Harbour Light Centre
  • Checking first aid supply stations and ordering supplies through the Harbour Light facility
  • Maintain client storage room. (119 East Cordova Street)
  • Inspect areas of the centre (119 East Cordova Street) for cleanliness.
  • Report any damage or malfunctioning equipment in the centre (119 East Cordova Street) to the Facilities Manager
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Conducts minor troubleshooting of buildings, furniture and electrical and plumbing fixtures; reports safety concerns and major repair issues
  • Performs minor repairs in a variety of trades such as electrical, carpentry, dry walling, plumbing and painting
  • Ensures the general upkeep of the external property, including pressure-washing sidewalks, alleys and underground parking lot, keeping sidewalks clear of snow and ice, picking up litter, cleaning rooftops, sweeping sidewalks, and removing graffiti
  • Monitors and cleans or unplugs as necessary washroom fixtures, drains and exhaust fans
  • Monitors preventative maintenance procedures for related equipment, recommends repairs and purchases as required
  • Ensures donations and supplies are properly received, stored, and/or redistributed to the appropriate department; organizes storage spaces
  • Cleans all walk-in coolers and kitchen refrigerators
  • Inspects sleeping rooms, offices and common areas for bed bugs and cleans or disposes of furniture or other articles as required
  • Moves and sets up furniture as required
  • Changes ceiling tiles
  • Helps load trucks for delivery to the dump or transfer stations
  • Performs other duties as assigned


*NOTE: For some jobs, you may be required to provide validated educational documentation.


  • The successful job applicant will have completed High School, plus specialized courses of up to 6 months


  • Three months of prior related experience, including previous cleaning experience and familiarity with cleaning supplies and procedures
  • One year of prior related experience, including custodial and general repairs (i.e. electrical & plumbing) experience

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent.
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening.
  • A clean driver's abstract.
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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