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Housing Maintenance Technician

Closing date: January 28, 2022

Job Type:

Permanent Full-Time




$22.00 per hour


35 hours per week

Job Number:




Reports To:

Housing Manager

Division: Housing Department

Program: Dogwood Gardens

Number of Positions: 1

About the Position:

The Maintenance Technician performs building maintenance services within a portfolio of mixed commercial and residential properties in a non-smoking environment. This position is responsible for conducting general maintenance and repair duties including electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and other related general repair or preventative maintenance activities. The Maintenance Technician also supports the housing management team in tenant maintenance administration.

Reports to: Housing Manager

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the tools and parts inventory 
  • Ensures the maintenance area is clean and organized
  • Performs a variety of cleaning and maintenance tasks in and around the facilities
  • Conducts repairs and renovation works as necessary before and after tenant move in/move out 
  • Repairs and maintains common areas and equipment 
  • Monitors garbage removal and recycling activities 
  • Assists the housing team in maintaining functional operation of the building systems
  • Identifies and coordinates with the direct manager on repairs and maintenance of common areas  
  • Delivers roof maintenance work including checking and cleaning of drains and gutters 
  • Supervises outside tradespeople for scheduled maintenance and repairs and assesses quality of work for acceptance recommendation purposes
  • Carries out unit and property inspections as assigned and completes required reports
  • Carries out equipment inspections and services as assigned, and attests to results in the prescribed reporting formats 
  • Delivers and displays building management notices as required
  • Maintains daily records, logs, proper documentation of tasks accomplished, and software entries
  • Assists co-workers with work orders and data entry
  • Responds to tenant’s maintenance work requests and building emergencies which may occur during or beyond regular hours 
  • Manages elevator preparation for deliveries and Move ins/Move outs
  • Performs weekly security rounds of the building and maintenance inspections of common property and common area equipment
  • Supervises and maintains building and parking lot access to standards set by Management
  • Works with the Housing Team to maintain a preventative maintenance, inventory and record keeping system
  • Ensures all building maintenance work performed is in adherence to all building codes, WorkSafe BC regulations, and organizational policies and procedures 
  • Maintains and audits security camera systems, entry fob activating/deactivating, and fob tracking 
  • Assists on regular inspection of security systems including fire alarms and sprinkler system
  • Assists in coordinating access for third party service providers and shut down of building systems to accommodate installation of tenant improvements and/or modification to building systems
  • Provides excellent customer service by being responsive in a timely manner to all tenants
  • Other related duties as instructed by the Housing Manager  

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A Building Service Worker Certificate from a recognized institution
  • Minimum of 5 years’ related work experience
  • Experience in basic carpentry, plumbing, drywall repairs, painting and electrical work
  • Knowledge of residential building construction techniques and practices
  • Knowledge of maintenance and renovation methods, materials, and equipment
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and equipment used in maintenance work
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical building systems is an asset (e.g. DDC security, HVAC)
  • Knowledge of the Residential Tenancy Act
  • Knowledge of professional boundaries relating to tenancy, privacy and access to personal information
  • Knowledge of safe work practices
  • Knowledge of YARDI is an asset

Job Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Second language knowledge is an asset
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent relationship-building skills with trades and contractors
  • Ability to use MS Office suite
  • Ability to handle physical work such as lifting and maintenance activities 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team

Other Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check Required 
  • Able to work on weekends and evenings as required
  • Able to travel to different locations within Greater Vancouver as required


S.U.C.C.E.S.S. embraces diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Interested candidates please apply by emailing your application including the following e-mail subject line “Housing Maintenance Technician” by 5:00pm January 28, 2022 and submitting resumes to: [email protected]

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.