Maintenance Worker

Application deadline date has been passed for this Job.
This job has been Expired
  • Post Date: February 3, 2020
Job Description

Department: Capital Works and Services
Location: Wemindji
Salary Grade 3: (Min. $39,009.00 – Max. $58,514.00)
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 log book (mileage, repairs, fuel and others).
  • Work closely with the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Clerk 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.

Education and Certification

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


  • One to three 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 buildings and grounds’ 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 February 3, 2020 to February 18, 2020

Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: CWSD-200206-1

Valerie Mianscum
Recruitment Officer
Tel.: 819-673-2600