Maintenance Worker

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  • Post Date: October 29, 2021
Job Description

Department: Capital Works and Services
Location: Mistissini
Salary Grade 3: (Min. $40,698.00 – Max. $54,331.00)
Status: Permanent 

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. 

Application Period 

From October 25, 2021 to November 9, 2021 


Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CWSD-211005-2 

Valerie Mianscum 

Recruitment Specialist 


Tel.: 819-673-2600