20-44 Building Service Worker

POSITION:                                            Building Service Worker

DEPARTMENT:                                     Mental Health Housing – Multiple Locations

AFFILIATION:                                       HEU

POSTING NUMBER:                              20-44

SALARY:                                               $20.08 – $22.16

GRID:                                                     7

DURATION:                                           Ongoing

STATUS:                                                Regular Full-time: Monday to Friday 9:00am -5:00pm

START:                                                   ASAP




Working with initiative and independence, the Building Services Worker is responsible for performing a variety of skilled labor related to building service work for the upkeep of a safe, clean and healthy living and working environment. This role is responsible for the maintenance, janitorial and security functions of the facility.



  • Grade 12
  • Building Service Worker Certificate plus two years of commensurate experience preferred
  • Certificate in Occupational First Aid Level 1
  • Valid BC  Driver’s License
  • Must be available to complete Non Violence Crisis Intervention Training
  • H.M.I.S. Awareness Training
  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience or other qualifications determined to be reasonable and relevant to the level of work may be considered.



  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to deal with others effectively
  • Physical capabilities  to carry out the duties of the position
  • Ability to operate related equipment
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize while working independently.
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations
  • Working knowledge of proper painting techniques
  • Working knowledge of minor carpentry repairs, door hardware repairs and building maintenance
  • Working knowledge of materials, methods and complex equipment used in custodial work.
  • Working knowledge of applicable safety regulations
  • Working knowledge of business communication technologies such as Windows and Microsoft Office software applications.
  • Working knowledge of Asbestos Management Plan and procedures to minimize the risk of worker exposure  when an asbestos containing material disturbance occurs
  • Demonstrates care in handling cleaning equipment and undertakes minor repairs
  • Demonstrates independence of judgment, discretion  and initiative in performing duties of the position
  • General knowledge of applicable department policies, procedures and standards
  • Must be able to wear and use personal protective equipment as necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse resident / customer base (youth, seniors, adults and special populations)  and with people who may have experienced trauma, abuse, poverty, grief and loss, oppression, violence, mental health challenges, and/or addiction issues, and/or those who may be living  with HIV/AIDS or other life-limiting of life-threatening conditions.



The Bloom Group is actively recruiting through the current Covid-19 pandemic. Successful candidates will be provided with the training and equipment to safely carry out their duties, ensuring the best protection for our staff and clients.


Date Posted: August 19, 2020

Submission Deadline: Vacant until filled

Open to: Internal and External Applicants


Thank you for your interest in a career with The Bloom Group.
Should your application be selected for further consideration we will be in contact with you shortly.

Please apply for this position by completing and submitting the below online application form
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