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Capital Works and Services - Maintenance Worker

Whapmagoostui, QC J0M 1G0, Canada Req #40
Wednesday, September 7, 2022


Core Functions

The Maintenance Worker is responsible for the general maintenance of the Cree Nation Government’s premises and equipment located in the Cree communities.


Functional Responsibilities:

  • Maintain all Cree Nation Government’s buildings and housing units in adequate and expected conditions.
  • Install, repair and maintain all mechanical equipment, structural components and building fixtures (such as but not limited to windows, frames, doors, etc.).
  • Maintain Cree Nation Government’s grounds (e.g. lawn mowing, snow removal and any other applicable tasks).
  • Inspect housing units and report the results for maintenance purposes.
  • Maintain an inventory of supplies and stock.
  • Move furniture and equipment.
  • Complete the weekly activity log sheet.
  • Ensure that the maintenance of Cree Nation Government’s vehicles is done annually.
  • Complete record of Cree Nation Government’s vehicles logbook (mileage, repairs, fuel and others).
  • Work closely with the Operations and Maintenance Technician and ensure that maintenance requests from clients are answered.
  • Respond to emergency maintenance. 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility.
  • Perform other duties as required.



  • High School Diploma.
  • Vocational training in Northern Building Maintenance.


  • One to three years of relevant work experience


  • Fluency in verbal Cree.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Fluency in French is an asset. 

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of general and preventative maintenance procedures aimed at handling both building and ground maintenance.
  • Proven ability to work for long hours in standing position.
  • Agility to perform physical tasks constantly.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards safety rules.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Judgment and ability to problem-solve.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to adapt to a changing environment. 

Additional Requirements:

  • Willingness to work in both an office and outside setting, including exposure to extreme weather conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, and uneven terrain of construction sites.
  • Willingness to undertake work that may require high physical effort.
  • Must agree to undergo a background check.

The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $24.51
  • Max Hiring Rate $32.72
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  • Whapmagoostui, QC J0M 1G0, Canada