The YWCA Metro Vancouver has 13 housing sites providing safe, affordable housing to women who are single mothers and their children, in various locations across Metro Vancouver.
The Assets Clerk ensures seamless processing of repair requests for YWCA Metro Vancouver housing sites. The Assets Clerk understands the impact of this position to other business functions that depend on their accuracy and efficiency. Maintaining positive relations with both tenants, residents and vendors is an essential function for this position. This is a part time, on-call position on Saturdays and Sundays.
- Prioritize and respond to tenant and resident repair requests
- Determine whether repair best suited to a YWCA Maintenance Worker or an external vendor (plumber, electrician…)
- Schedule vendors (plumbers, electricians…) and arrange for proper notice to tenants and residents impacted, as needed.
- Assist with move out and move in inspections when the last/first day of the month falls on a weekend
- Be available to respond to afterhours housing emergencies (fire, flood, no working toilet, no working fridge...) form midnight on Friday to midnight on Sunday.
- Use Arcori to maintain adequate records for reporting and tracking
- Use Safetyline to check in regularly during the work day
- Use ADP Workforce now to record hours
- Respond to daily emails on Outlook
- Use Zoom or Microsoft Teams to attend meetings
- Coordinate and/or facilitate access to sites by contractors and vendors
- Other duties as required
- Travel within Metro Vancouver may be required from time to time
- Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
- Overtime as required.
- Being on-call Saturday and Sunday
- Other duties as required
Skills & Qualifications:
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Strong time management skills
- Well organized
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Good computer skills including ability to use Outlook and Microsoft Teams
- Willingness to learn and use Arcori, Safetyline, ADP Workforce now, Outlook, Zoom and Microsoft Teams
- Experience in non-profit housing an asset.
- Some knowledge of building maintenance and repairs an asset
- A valid clear criminal record check (including working with vulnerable populations) is required.
- Successful applicants are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, exemption requests must be supported by valid, legal documents.
Help us make a difference
Established in 1897, YWCA’s vision is to achieve women’s equality and its mission is to touch lives and build better futures for women and their families through advocacy and integrated services that foster economic independence, wellness and equal opportunities. YWCA serves over 48,000 clients annually, with 66 programs and services in 75 locations.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and value our diverse workplace. Women, Black, Indigenous and People of Colour, LGBTQ2S+ individuals and people with disabilities, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an inclusive and rewarding workplace. Candidates are invited to send cover letters and resumes by December 1, 2021 to:
Jeannine O’Hara, Associate Director, Housing
We thank all who apply, but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. For more information about this and other YWCA Metro Vancouver career opportunities, please visit ywcavan.org.