Position: Grounds and Maintenance Worker
Organization: Canuck Place Children's Hospice
Location: Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Hospice, with potential occasional work at Abbotsford Hospice
Reporting to: Manager, Facilities
Job status: Permanent, part-time 0.8 FTE (60 hours bi-weekly, which equates to four days per week: Friday-Saturday, Monday and either Sunday or Tuesdays)
Anticipated Start Date: June 2021
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH) is British Columbia’s recognized pediatric palliative care provider. For over two decades, through the many programs and services we provide, we have made a significant difference in the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them. Be part of a talented and innovative team that takes pride in supporting and providing the highest quality pediatric palliative care.
HERE’S WHY IT’S SO GREAT TO WORK WITH US.
Aside from being surrounded by a friendly, inclusive, dedicated team, Canuck Place offers employees up to 16 days’ vacation (pro-rated to their full-time equivalency), an 100% employer-paid benefits package, Municipal Pension Plan (MPP), a Health Spending account that provides up to $400 annually to provide additional coverage for health and wellness activities/services, informative lunch n’ learns, as well as various learning opportunities. Canuck Place Children’s Hospice also has a ‘Care For the Caregiver’ committee who provides ongoing, creative activities to connect us with one another as a reminder that it’s ‘this’ moment that really counts.
Reporting to the Facilities Manager this position works year round maintaining our grounds and performing gardening and handy man type duties in a variety of areas related to the grounds, buildings and equipment. Prioritizes and performs preventative maintenance and repairs on assigned equipment and helps co-ordinates repairs by third party contractors. Seeking a collaborative personality with effective written and spoken communication and strong emotional intelligence. These core competencies are essential for the right candidate.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
What you bring to the role:
Note: Flexibility is necessary. This position requires weekend work and possible travel to our Abbotsford location.
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equality and diversity within its community and to a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We especially welcome applications from Indigenous persons, visible minority group members, persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.
Please submit your cover letter and your resume at https://www.canuckplace.org/about-us/careers/ by June 9th 2021. We recognize the importance of a diversified workforce, and we encourage First Nations, Inuit and Metis candidates, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 26 2021 ID: 60025