Building Maintenance Worker
Regular Full Time (40 hrs. /week) includes evenings and weekends
YWCA Program Centre
Posting Period
Job Description

This position assists Building Engineers in maintaining the building systems and Building Service Workers in maintaining the cleaning standards of the facilities (Program Centre).


To ensure that all furniture, fixtures, fittings, ceilings, walls, floors, and landscaping areas are in good condition, and to assist Building Engineers in maintaining and operating the DDC and swimming pool systems at the Program Centre

  • Handle decorative repair and installation (e.g. Carpentry, masonry, painting wall and floor finishing)
  • Check the swimming pool systems and maintain water quality
  • Assist building engineers in maintaining functional operation of the building systems
  • Daily building repairs and maintenance
  • Maintain daily records and logs
  • Room set-up and janitorial service
  • Assisting co-workers with work orders and responding to guests’ request and building emergencies e.g., fire alarms
  • Able to work early morning, late night and weekends
  • Troubleshooting building and pool related issues
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Pool Operator level 1 Certificate preferred
  • One to two (1-2) years’ experience and skills in painting, building maintenance and repairs; carpentry, masonry, minor electrical repairs and custodial work.
  • Current Building Service Worker Certification and/or two – three years recent relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of mechanical & electrical building systems is an asset (e.g. DDC security, HVAC)
  • Experience in an aquatic environment operating and maintaining pool systems is an asset
  • Knowledge of chemicals and cleaning products, WHIMIS
  • Demonstrated communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with clients is essential.
  • Basic computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite products

The successful candidate will be required to work evenings and weekends.

This is an IUOE position

How to Apply

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an inclusive and rewarding workplace. Candidates are invited to send cover a Cover letter and Resume by March 14th, 2023 to:

Jeffrey Liu 
Facilities Manager
YWCA Metro Vancouver
535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 2E8

YWCA Metro Vancouver is committed to ensuring that the application and interview processes are accessible to all applicants; if you require accommodations in submitting your application, or have other questions, please contact the hiring manager as listed.  All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, transferrable skills, lived experience, and business need. We thank all who apply, but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. For more information about this and other YWCA Metro Vancouver career opportunities, please visit