Housing Maintenance Worker (one-month temporary contract)

Closing Date: November 28, 2021 11:59 pm
Type: Hourly
Pay: To be determined

Position Description:

Under the direct supervision of the FWFN Housing Manager, ensures the efficient and cost-effective maintenance for band housing, including existing Section 95 housing units.


Main Duties:

  • Perform inspections of homes/units covering annual roof inspections and repairs, maintenance on all doors, exits, etc. Make recommendations for repair to Housing Manager
  • Ability to perform maintenance on units that be both minor or complex to include plumbing, heating and cooling and electrical trouble shooting.
  • Install, repair and maintain domestic plumbing fixtures, hot water tanks, and some electrical fixtures.
  • May perform carpentry or other trade work during home repair or renovation activities 
  • Assist in routine maintenance and repair of equipment
  • Consult with housing inspector and liaise with building contractors 
  • Ensure quality control and inspections
  • Work with the Housing Manager towards resolving issues concerning the existing low rental units
  • Accompany prospective tenants on inspections of rental houses and collaborate with them on inspection finds
  • Prepare and submit a written biweekly activity report to the Housing Manager 
  • Perform other duties as deemed appropriate by Director of Lands & Properties
  • Willingness to undertake training relative to various residential construction and repair components, HVAC unit install and maintenance, plumbing install and troubleshooting of some electrical components.


  • Extensive experience in the residential construction, renovation and repair industry or experience as a general construction labourer
  • Knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical (small pumps, motors, etc.) and blueprint reading and Ontario Building Code.
  • Ability to perform physical/manual labour
  • Knowledge of working with a Purchase Order System and ability to prepare and manage an annual operating budget.
  • Ability to write reports and submit proposals for various funding sources. 
  • Good communication skills (oral and written)
  • Good organizational and supervisory skills
  • Good working knowledge of labour codes, particularly Occupational Health and Safety guidelines
  • Willingness to work on an On-Call Basis for emergency Housing Calls.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Valid Ontario Drivers License and use of personal vehicle.
  • Vulnerable Sector Security Clearance is required.


Hourly Wage:  To be determined.

Working Hours:  40 hours per week (flexible)

Job Posting Closing Date: Applications consisting of a cover letter and resume with three (3) references must be received by:  11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 28, 2021.  Please direct your application to the attention of:

Donna Mullen, Human Resources Assistant

Ph: 807-623-9543 ext. 806, Fax: 807-623-5190

Email: [email protected]