Building Service Worker (On Call)

In this operational role, you will be a key member of the facility maintenance team!

Position Type: Auxiliary (On-Call), Unionized
Department: Operations
Direct Supervisor: Manager, Operations / Oval Team Leader
Applicant Closing Date: Sunday, June 18
Number of positions available: Multiple

Your core responsibilities include,
  • Responsible for custodial, maintenance and technical work in a sport, recreation & event complex.
  • Is a member of the facility maintenance team and is responsible for ensuring a safe environment for the community to enjoy.
  • Liaises with internal, external and partner stakeholders to ensure that their experience is positive.
  • Assists with maintaining and operating the building in an efficient manner.
  • Works under minimal supervision for routine matters and under guidance for new or complex assignments.

A day in the life of a Building Service Worker include,
  • Operates custodial equipment in a safe manner
  • Deals tactfully and courteously with the public
  • Keeps accurate records, including, but not limited to: daily log of activities, equipment usage reports and material usage reports
  • Performs janitorial duties and routine building maintenance
  • Establishes and maintains liaison with community groups, program partners and others to assess needs of the community and appropriate responses to the needs
  • Works / collaborates with staff to review and evaluate the effectiveness of maintenance routines
  • Assists in developing policy recommendations for the maintenance of the building
  • Ensures that Health and Safety policies are followed at all times
  • Uses computer applications as required
  • Responds to building issues in order to maintain a safe environment and positive experience for staff and users
  • Prioritizes the work that has been assigned for the day and taking into account the issues that can arise during the shift
  • Resolves customer complaints and inquiries in a satisfactory manner, e.g. a complaint that has been received about the cleanliness of the building
  • Resolves issues with equipment that are not operating correctly
  • Assists with event conversion tasks
  • Other duties as assigned.

The qualifications and skills you bring to this role include,
  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Valid BC Driver’s License
  • Building Service Worker Certificate is required
  • Must possess the ability and commitment to work in a fast-paced environment, set priorities and balance a number of tasks at the same time.
  • Proven experience in building and sustaining effective relationships
  • Sound knowledge of all aspects of janitorial and building maintenance equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse client base (youth, seniors, adults and special populations)
  • Physically capable of carrying out the duties of the position
  • Exhibits good judgement and discretion
  • Strong consensus building and conflict resolution skills
  • Team player, but also works well independently
  • Basic computer skills
  • Excellent oral & written communications skills
  • Accurate keeper of records and information
  • Must be able to complete a successful criminal record check.

Hours of Work:
  • The days and hours of work can vary and may include graveyard shifts
  • Should you apply to this position, we will ask that you clarify your availability

The Richmond Olympic Oval offers a dynamic and exciting work culture with a competitive wage rate to the successful candidate. If you are personable, have a great attitude, are passionate about delivering exceptional customer service and have a genuine interest in contributing to the greater good of our company and our community, we want to hear from you!

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Location: Richmond, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Customer Services,Facilities Maintenance
Posted: May 19, 2017, 10:00 am
Expires: June 18, 2017, 4:00 pm