• Full Time
  • Ohsweken, ON
  • Applications have closed

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MAINTENANCE LEAD 105R4-21-1

ADMINISTRATION, SOCIAL SERVICES

Full-Time

Applications will be received by Six Nations of the Grand River and Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT) up until 4:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, November 10, 2021, for the Maintenance Lead with Administration, Social Services Department.  The Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form, Job Posting and Job Description are available for printing from the www.greatsn.com website.  Online applications accepted through https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/.  NO LATE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.

 

Applicants from Six Nations and other First Nations will be given preference to deliver programs and services in a First Nations community.

JOB SUMMARY: The Maintenance Lead reports to and works under the direction and supervision of the Social Services Executive Administrator. The Social Services Maintenance Lead is responsible for supervising the Maintenance Team who manage the cleaning and general maintenance of the buildings, equipment, grounds and facilities under the umbrella of the Social Services Administration Department.  The position requires full-time hours from 8 am to 4:30 pm or flexible as required to meet seasonal demands and staff coverage.

Type Full Time
Closing Date  November 10, 2021
Hours of Work  35 hours weekly
Wage TBD

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Community College Diploma in a skilled trade such as carpentry, HVAC,  maintenance or building and grounds field with 2 years maintenance/custodial experience or Grade 12  Secondary School Education or GED with 5 years maintenance/custodial experience;
  • Computer skills: experience spreadsheet and word programs.
  • Must have a valid class G Ontario driver’s license with access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Must pass a criminal record check.
  • Certification in Health and Safety, WHMIS and heights training considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of security and fire alarm systems an asset.
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking are key in this line of work to diagnose issues and develop effective solutions.
  • Basic understanding and skill in small engine repair, vehicle repair, electrical, painting, carpentry and plumbing.
  • Expertise in a variety of systems, equipment and tools to effectively complete some of the more complex projects.
  • Up to date immunization is required

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: (Choose one method ONLY):

 

Method #1:  Online

  1. Please visit: https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/ to access our job board and follow the directions to apply.
  2. Please ensure all required documents are provided/uploaded with your application package, which include:
    1. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
    2. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
    3. Copy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  3. If you have any questions or need assistance please reach out to Melissa Stefureak, Staffing Officer at 519-445-2223 ext 5727 or via email at recruitment@sixnations.ca.

 

Method #2: GREAT – Applications must include all of the following:

  1. Printed, filled in and authorized Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form.
  2. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
  3. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
  4. Photocopy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  5. Place all documents listed above in a sealed envelope and mail to or drop off at:

 

Maintenance Lead – Full Time – 105R4-21-1

c/o Reception Desk

Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT)

P.O. Box 69, 16 Sunrise Court

Ohsweken, Ontario  N0A 1M0

SOCIAL SERVICES MAINTENANCE LEAD

SOCIAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

 

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to and works under the direction and supervision of the Social Services Executive Administrator.

PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE POSITION

The Social Services Maintenance Lead  is responsible for supervising the Maintenance Team who manage the cleaning and general maintenance of the buildings, equipment, grounds and facilities under the umbrella of the Social Services Administration Department.

The position requires full-time hours from 8 am to 4:30 pm or flexible as required to meet seasonal demands and staff coverage.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:

  1. TECHNICAL:
  • Coordinates the Maintenance Team, plan, supervise, inspect and schedule preventive/predictive maintenance work to ensure reliability of all facility assets (mechanical, grounds, equipment, and vehicles).
  • Develop maintenance schedules using work order system, and monitor all information on building assets and vehicles.
  • Prepare reports as required to meet proper health and safety measures and occupational health and safety standards;
  • Assist with projecting facility needs for capital forecast.
  • Vehicle maintenance reports and service records.
  1. ADMINISTRATIVE:
  • Must take into consideration cost effectiveness of maintaining a schedule of repair.
  • Manage daily departmental administrative functions including preparation of work schedules for staff.
  • Ensuring proper coverage during staff absences.
  • Conduct performance evaluations when required.
  • Seek training for maintenance staff as appropriate.
  • Maintains documentation according to organization policies and professional standards.
  • Assist clients with lawn maintenance needs where identified and approved.
  • Prepare information for contracts to be used for the maintenance of equipment, vehicles, refrigeration, grounds maintenance, mechanical, electrical and HVAC in accordance with appropriate warranty. Oversee outside contractors performing facility and vehicle maintenance work.  Maintain accurate records regarding equipment and servicing using maintenance logs and work orders.
  1. COMMUNICATIONS & LIAISON:
  • Supervise and develop the maintenance team to ensure effective communication between shifts and facilities. Build team work and promote adherence to specific facility policies to ensure consistent compliance with Health and Safety procedures at all facilities. Identify safety, productivity and quality issues which may arise.
  • Supports set up and tear down for events, activities as required; Must have good writing, documentation and computer skills;
  • Interaction with others must be clear and friendly;
  • Ability to manage daily tasks and long-term projects;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, create schedules and develop timelines for completing the work and organizing their time.

 

  1. OTHER RELATED DUTIES:
  • Provides leadership to the team to achieve results using safety, reliability, cost and quality.
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Executive Administrator which includes, but is not limited to involvement with the Six Nations Community Emergency plan.

  WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work involves a high degree of physical both indoors and outdoors, interaction with the public; subject to deadlines, interruptions and some unscheduled hours; flexibility of working hours; ability to take direction, prioritize and work independently.
  • May involve some travel in/outside of the community as required using own transportation and could include air travel.
  • Must respect the Privacy Act and adhere to confidentiality.
  • Must be in good physical health and up to date with immunization;
  •  This job can be physically demanding, requiring workers to adjust heavy equipment, squeeze through tight spaces, climb tall ladders and carry heavy objects.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

With the Executive Administrator

Receives direction and guidance.  Discusses plans, priorities and interacts to ensure tasks

are done efficiently and effectively; receives instruction and supervision.

Works in a diplomatic, objective and cooperative manner, with due regard for administrative authority

With the Directors, Supervisors and Managers

Works in a diplomatic, objective and cooperative manner with the appropriate degree of firmness, as required by the situation, and with due regard for confidentiality and process.

 

With the Community

  • Represents and promotes Six Nations Council and the Social Services Department in a courteous, cooperative and professional manne
  • Works with staff/other Six Nations agencies with courtesy, cooperation and teamwork.
  • Develops sound professional working relationships.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Community College Diploma in a skilled trade such as carpentry, HVAC,  maintenance or building and grounds field with 2 years maintenance/custodial experience or Grade 12  Secondary School Education or GED with 5 years maintenance/custodial experience;
  • Computer skills: experience spreadsheet and word programs.
  • Must have a valid class G Ontario driver’s license with access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Must pass a criminal record check.
  • Certification in Health and Safety, WHMIS and heights training considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of security and fire alarm systems an asset.
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking are key in this line of work to diagnose issues and develop effective solutions.
  • Basic understanding and skill in small engine repair, vehicle repair, electrical, painting, carpentry and plumbing.
  • Expertise in a variety of systems, equipment and tools to effectively complete some of the more complex projects.
  • Up to date immunization is required

Other Preferred Qualifications

  • Supervisory experience considered an asset or willing to take Supervision training;
  • Sound analytical (reasoning) skills.
  • Effective planning and organizational skills.
  • High degree of initiative, accountability, objectivity and creativity.
  • Excellent relational, mediation and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills; verbal and written.
  • Familiar with Six Nations’ Social Services principles and mission statement.
  • Will be knowledgeable about Haudenosaunee culture and the contemporary characteristics of the Six Nations’ social structure.
  • Be familiar with relevant Six Nations’ policies (i.e. employment, financial) and governing structures and processes.
  • A working knowledge of the Social Services program’s relevant legislation, regulations and guidelines.
  • Will be Native in preference to other applicants.

IMPACT OF ERROR:

Errors in judgment/decisions could result in vicarious liabilities to Council and both direct and vicarious liability to the Senior Administrative Officer and to the Director of Social Services and staff.  Errors in conduct of duties could result in the jeopardizing or loss of program funding, poor staff relations, poor client/public relations, public confusion, and loss of credibility.

CONTROL:

Works within the organizational structure and administrative policy and procedures established by the Six Nations of the Grand River.

Works within the Six Nations Social Services values, principles, and mission statement.

Works within the policies and procedures established through service contracts by the Six Nations Council and the funding agencies.

 

Interested applicants: Please be sure to include SNGREC’s Employment Application Form with your submission