Employment Opportunity – SUPPORT FOR WOMEN AND YOUTH

Employment Opportunity – SUPPORT FOR WOMEN AND YOUTH


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Employment Opportunity – SUPPORT FOR WOMEN AND YOUTH

Reports
to:
Housing
Manager
Status: Full-time,
37.5 Hours/Week
Wage
Range:
$35,000
– $40,000
Posting
Date:
August
13, 2019
Closing
Date:
August
26, 2019
Start
Date:
September
3, 2019

The Kamloops & District Elizabeth Fry Society is
a non-profit society providing services to people who are, or could be,
criminalized, with an emphasis on the needs of women and families.  The society provides education, advocacy,
capacity building and safe, secure, affordable housing within an environment of
respect for each person’s right to self-determination and freedom from
discrimination.

Established
in 1974, the Society is a member of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry
Societies.  Staff, volunteers, and the
board of directors are committed to compassionate program delivery with
community collaboration and respect for diversity. The Elizabeth Fry Society,
with skilled and motivated staff and volunteers, provides a fair and equitable
work environment focused on health, mutual respect and teamwork. 

Job Summary:        

The Building Caretaker is responsible for the
day-to-day maintenance of housing buildings, minor suite repairs, and routine
tenant interactions.  The Building
Caretaker works with the Housing Manager to ensure overall building upkeep is
maintained, performs periodic inspections and prepares suites
for rental as expediently as possible.  

Duties
& Responsibilities:

  • Clean and maintain the interior and exterior of the
    Society’s residential buildings in cooperation with the other Housing Program
    staff.
  • Enforce the rules and regulations regarding the
    premises.
  • Perform minor repairs and maintenance as required and
    pick up supplies as needed.
  • Be available and set appointments to show suites to
    prospective tenants during reasonable viewing hours (8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.).
  • Report regularly to the Housing Manager and liaise
    with the Society staff on matters affecting the upkeep of the property and well
    being of the tenants.
  • Serve eviction and other such notices as may be
    required from time to time.
  • Be on call (via emergency cell phone) on a rotating
    basis, shared equally for Hilltop, Cornerhouse, Family Stepping Stones and
    Elizabeth Court and as needed to assist with holiday coverage.
  • Make arrangements for necessary repairs with an
    approved contractor.

Job Skills and
Abilities

  • Ability to select and use appropriate equipment and
    cleaning tools
  • Ability to troubleshoot maintenance problems
  • Ability to identify an emergency and respond
    appropriately
  • Ability to deal appropriately with a variety of
    individuals and groups including tenants, tenant associations and health
    services
  • Ability to provide services to individuals from
    diverse backgrounds in a sensitive and reasonable manner
  • Clear understandable written and oral communication
    skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively with staff and
    contractors
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage work with minimal
    supervision
  • Knowledge of WHMIS principles and safety protocols

Education and/or Experience

  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent
  • Building service worker/janitorial training
  • One-year experience as a building caretaker or manager
    an asset
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and
    experience

Additional Information

  • Computer literacy, preferably in Windows, MS Word,
    Excel and Outlook is desirable
  • Caretaker must be physically capable of using the
    necessary tools and equipment
  • Must possess a valid BC Driver’s Licence and a
    reliable vehicle
  • A criminal record check and search under the Criminal
    Record Review Act is required
  • Comprehensive benefits package and matching RRSP
    program

To
apply for this position please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Thank
you for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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