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WEECHI-IT-TE-WIN FAMILY SERVICES
Invites applications for

FAMILY HEALING PROGRAM
– MAINTENANCE WORKER
PART-TIME POSITION
DESCRIPTION:
The Maintenance is a part-time, professional term position. The Maintenance
Worker will work within a culturally competent system of care and as such
will acknowledge and incorporate, at all levels, the importance of culture, the
expansion of cultural knowledge, and the overall vision of Weechi-It-Te-Win
Family Services.
The Maintenance Worker will develop culturally competent practice skills that
will enhance supports for children and youth in care with a focus on improving
outcomes. The Maintenance Worker is responsible for the overall maintenance
of the agency buildings and equipment.
RESPONSIBILITY:
The Maintenance Worker reports to the Building Facilities Manager.
DUTIES:

  • Maintains and repairs utilities and utility equipment at the Centre, including the

chlorinator and water systems, as well as heating and cooling systems;

  • Maintains and repairs vehicles assigned to the Centre, ensuring they are in good

running order and secure from weather and theft;

  • Maintains the building and grounds of the Family Healing Program, including

minor carpentry repairs, seasonal mowing grass and removing snow; inspects
buildings, grounds and equipment periodically for appearance and operating
condition, and schedules and conducts routine and periodic cleaning
and maintenance;

  • Maintains an inventory of equipment, machines and appliances of the Centre;
  • Ensures an adequate supply of wood and rocks for the sweat lodge;
  • Runs errands as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An understanding and appreciation of Anishinaabe cultural beliefs, values,

norms, ceremony, teachings and a commitment to continue learning,
participating and advocating during any opportunity provided by the Agency
or Community;

  • Working knowledge of the mechanics, maintenance and operation of

residential utilities, equipment and appliances;

  • Working knowledge of the mechanics, maintenance and operation of

motor vehicles;

  • Working knowledge of the mechanics, maintenance and operation of

household equipment and appliances such as lawn mowers, snow removal
equipment, fire and safety equipment;

  • A current First Aid Certificate; (Training must be completed in the first three

months of employment if the employee does not have)

  • Knowledge of native culture, values, and beliefs;
  • Ability to speak the Ojibway language preferred;
  • Must possess a valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and have access to a

personal vehicle.
APPLICATIONS TO INCLUDE:
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:
- Resume, Cover letter
Verna DeBungie
- 3 References and permission to contact
Weechi-it-te-win Family Services Inc.
- 1 to be current / past employer
P.O. Box 812
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3N1 OR
DEADLINE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9,
Fax: (807) 274-8435
2018 at 1:00 p.m.
Email to verna.debungie@weechi.ca
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.