Full Time Maintenance Worker – more than 1 required (union position)

May 3, 2021
Job Type
Competition #
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Ottawa Booth Centre
Salary Range:
$14.62 per hour
171 George Street
Posting Expires:
May 10, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
Human Relations Department: jobs@saobc.org, fax: 613 241-2818


To provide maintenance services at the request of the management team of the Ottawa Booth Centre so as to maintain all premises for which the Ottawa Booth Centre is responsible, in as safe and secure condition as possible.



Property Maintenance

  • Ensuring that the interior and exterior of the buildings and the equipment are kept in good repair
  • Following preventative maintenance schedules
  • Responding to Maintenance Requests from management
  • Carrying out or arranging for necessary repair work
  • Ensuring that the grounds of properties for which the Ottawa Booth Centre is responsible are kept clean, tidy, and safe and secure with easy access to entrances in all seasons

Vehicle Maintenance

  • Ensure that the vehicles for which the Ottawa Booth Centre is responsible are maintained in a safe and secure manner according to the manufacturer’s recommendations and any warranty conditions
  • Performs daily vehicle checks and completes forms

Safety and Security

  • Ensure that any systems put in place for safety and security of the clients and staffs are maintained properly
  • This includes all fire detection systems, fire extinguishers appropriate to the location, smoke detectors, security systems and anything of similar function

Health and Safety

  • Adheres to all health and safety policies and procedures in place; complies with all instructions from the employer concerning health and safety as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act and WSIB
  • Ensures all procedures, rules and guidelines for the safety and security of clients and staff are enforced and respected

Physical Effort:

  • Climbing up and down ladders, working at ladder height
  • Significant amount of walking
  • Pushing and pulling skids weighing up to and over 100 pounds with the assistance of a jigger
  • Lifting up to 30 pounds without assistance and over 30 pounds with assistance
  • Bending, twisting, crouching, reaching above and below shoulder height, kneeling
  • Able to spend long periods of time on feet

Working Conditions:

  • May deal with angry and abusive clients
  • May encounter verbal abuse
  • Working outside through all seasons



  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience and Skilled Knowledge Requirements:

  • 1 to 3 years recent general maintenance experience preferably with an organization that works with the marginalized population
  • Working knowledge of basic carpentry, plumbing and painting
  • Knowledge of health & safety regulations, fire codes and emergency procedures

Skills and Capabilities:

  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Current WHMIS training
  • Nonskid CSA approved Safety shoes are required


  • Bilingual (English and French) is an asset

Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring:

  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • Participate in our online Armatus Abuse Training and Health and Safety training required upon hiring, as well as updated annually

HOURS:40 hours per week. Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm




The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

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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