Capital Works and Services – Maintenance Worker

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  • Post Date: September 11, 2022
Job Description

Capital Works and Services – Maintenance Worker


Core Functions

The Maintenance Worker is responsible for the general maintenance of the Cree Nation Government’s premises and equipment located in the Cree communities.


Functional Responsibilities:


  • Maintain all Cree Nation Government’s buildings and housing units in adequate and expected conditions.
  • Install, repair and maintain all mechanical equipment, structural components and building fixtures (such as but not limited to windows, frames, doors, etc.).
  • Maintain Cree Nation Government’s grounds (e.g. lawn mowing, snow removal and any other applicable tasks).
  • Inspect housing units and report the results for maintenance purposes.
  • Maintain an inventory of supplies and stock.
  • Move furniture and equipment.
  • Complete the weekly activity log sheet.
  • Ensure that the maintenance of Cree Nation Government’s vehicles is done annually.
  • Complete record of Cree Nation Government’s vehicles logbook (mileage, repairs, fuel and others).
  • Work closely with the Operations and Maintenance Technician and ensure that maintenance requests from clients are answered.
  • Respond to emergency maintenance.


Other Responsibilities:


  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
  • Perform other duties as required.





  • High School Diploma.
  • Vocational training in Northern Building Maintenance.



  • One to three years of relevant work experience




  • Fluency in verbal Cree.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Fluency in French is an asset. 


Knowledge and Abilities:


  • Knowledge of general and preventative maintenance procedures aimed at handling both building and ground maintenance.
  • Proven ability to work for long hours in standing position.
  • Agility to perform physical tasks constantly.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards safety rules.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Judgment and ability to problem-solve.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to adapt to a changing environment.


Additional Requirements:


  • Willingness to work in both an office and outside setting, including exposure to extreme weather conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, and uneven terrain of construction sites.
  • Willingness to undertake work that may require high physical effort.
  • Must agree to undergo a background check.


The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.