• Maintenance Assistant

    St. John's Academy Shawnigan Lake
    Job Description
    St. John’s Academy Shawnigan Lake, situated on a pristine location between the shores of Shawnigan Lake and the base of Mt. Baldy, seeks an enthusiastic team member to join our Maintenance Team. Located in southern Vancouver Island, our 29-acre boarding school campus is surrounded by fresh air and natural beauty.
    Support staff enjoy being part of an environment of hard working and caring individuals that are united to make the world a better place, maintaining a learning environment for local and international students. This position is a continuous, permanent, year-round position.
    With the present health crisis in BC, solo work and safe distancing practices are in place.

    Title:     Maintenance Assistant
    Reports to: Facilities Manager
    Hourly rate: $17 to $18 based on experience; Extended Health plan after probation.
    • Provide support to maintenance needs, delivered in a timely manner and upheld to quality standards
    • Assist with any and all requirements which may arise during the day to day operations of the school
    • Assist with School events set up and take-down
    • Support various project work, as directed by facilities manager
    • Qualified painter with minimum of 3 years experience
    • Organized with attention to detail
    • Some experience with carpentry and maintenance
    • Ability to lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs.
    • Basic use of hand tools
    • Ability to take directions
    • Strong work ethic
    • Good people and communications skills
    • Work as a member of a team
    • Reliable and responsible, able to work unsupervised
    • Driver’s licence
    Staff are to model respectful behaviour amongst one another and with students. Harassment or any form of abuse will not be tolerated and may be subject to disciplinary action.

    To work at this school, you must have your own transportation, provide a current driver’s abstract and clear a Criminal Records Review.

    Applicants are to provide:
    • One page maximum cover letter
    • Resume
    • Three (3) references
    Send application package to careers@stjohnsacademy.ca
    Closing Date: This position will remain open until the hiring of a successful applicant.
    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their time and will only contact selected candidates
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