Job Description: 

This position is full time temporary employment opportunities and runs from July 4 - August 23, 2018, and is open to Snuneymuxw students, who are currently attending school and will be returning to school in September, 2019.

The Maintenance Worker reports to and is accountable to the Education Director, and is responsible for performing general maintenance duties for the Snuneymuxw First Nation including maintenance and servicing of land, housing and other buildings, and equipment on reserve.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Job Type: 
Contract (Full Time)
Job Responsibilities: 

• Performs maintenance and general upkeep such as painting, mowing lawns, hauling garbage, and brush cutting properties;
• Operates, and maintains equipment such as brush cutters, lawn mowers and hand tools; and ensures the proper storage of such items;
• Maintains yard work around reserve properties;
• Presents a professional, positive and helpful attitude at all times when interacting with members of the Nation, the general public, and co-workers;
• Promotes a safe work place and ensures that all established safety procedures are followed;
• Carries out other duties essential to the position as directed by the Education Director.

• Lifting (approximately 50 lbs);
• Climbing (ladders, stairs, etc.);
• Bending or stooping;
• Extended periods of standing or walking;
• Regular exposure to weather conditions.

• Operates power and hand tools;

• Works in inclement weather conditions;
• Travels throughout the Nation to perform various maintenance duties;

Desired Experience: 

• Basic understanding of general maintenance ion practices;
• Sound problem-solving, troubleshooting, and work-planning skills;
• Working knowledge of the culture, protocol and traditions of Aboriginal people to ensure respect, diplomacy, and tact to honour established and new relationships;
• Ability to provide and obtain clear, concise and complete oral and written information verbally and in writing with employees and the public;
• Ability to take direction and follow instructions from their supervisor;
• Ability to work with little supervision;
• Ability to effectively manage a workload with multiple priorities and demands and produce results within projecUduty parameters;
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and to exercise sound judgment and discretion when dealing with sensitive issues.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with a variety of individuals to meet the Snuneymuxw First Nations objectives.

Desired Education: 

• Must currently be attending school or university and returning to school in September, 2019.

Additional Info: 

Please submit your current resume and cover letter to: Snuneymuxw First Nation
668 Centre Street, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 424
Fax: 250-753-3492

Deadline Date: THURSDAY, JUNE 27@4:00   P.M.

For more information contact Nancy Seward at 250 740-2300 Please note only those applicants who are short-listed will be contacted. Preference will be given to members of the Snuneymuxw Nation.