Maintenance Worker

October 12, 2021
Job Type
Competition #
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Winnipeg Centre of Hope
Salary Range:
CBA $16.33 per hour
180 Henry Avenue
Posting Expires:
October 18, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
E-mail: - Attention: Kim De Vloo, HR Manager


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:
Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

The Maintenance Worker undertakes the general care and maintenance for the facility, building systems, security, monitoring systems and grounds and ensures government regulations are achieved.

35 hours/week – 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

The Salvation Army requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide proof of full vaccination. Requests for exemption from the policy due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by provincial human rights legislation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.



The incumbent is responsible for the following range of job duties characteristic, or typical of the job class:

  • Repairs and if required, install plumbing fixtures such as taps, sinks, and toilets.
  • Where possible, performs mechanical and electrical repairs to equipment such as kitchen equipment, clothes washers
    and dryers, dishwashers, light fixtures, etc.
  • Where applicable, performs plastering, painting, and decorating for repairs.
  • Ensures that maintenance materials are purchased or received, stored, and redistributed as necessary.
  • Establishes and monitors preventative maintenance procedures for related equipment, recommends repairs and
    purchases as required.
  • Monitors and adjusts heating, temperature controls for facility and water, ventilating and air conditioning systems by operating the facility’s control systems.
  • Ensures the maintenance of the building exterior and grounds as appropriate.
  • Maintains a safe living and working environment through compliance with policies and procedures, rules and regulations governing facility safety and safety in the workplace.
  • Contact various trades’ people for various contracts/quotes as required.
  • Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments, using hand tools.
  • Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.
  • Plan and lay out repair work using diagrams, drawings, blueprints, maintenance manuals.
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
  • Record maintenance and repair work performed using applicable forms.
  • Prioritize work load using maintenance request forms.
  • Reproduce keys using key cutting machine.
  • Supervises volunteers and community service orders
  • Monitors the inventory of Booth Centre tools and equipment and ensures that it is kept current; ensures that the annual inventory check is conducted
  • Performs other duties as assigned



The successful job applicant will have Grade 12 or equivalent or three years’ experience in a related environment


The incumbent must have three years’ experience in a related environment or be willing to be trained on site by supervisor in general repairs in Carpentry, Drywall, Electrical & Plumbing etc. as well as building systems, fire safety, water treatment, electrical systems, supervisory, statistics and reading legislation experience.

Various practical and related trade experiences would be an asset.

Valid Driver’s License in Good Standing

Criminal Record Check
Adult Abuse Registry Check
Child Abuse Registry Check

NOTE: An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable at the discretion of the Executive Director.


  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in English.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience of the following areas: electrical, mechanical, and general building maintenance.
  • Physical stamina and flexibility, and ability to work in adverse conditions.
  • A strong sense of initiative and responsibility in working alone.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Desire to work among a diverse group of people.
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, must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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