Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your attentiveness to our cause! Our staff are fundamental to our ministry and play an integral role in leading people experiencing homelessness to wholeness.

maintenance & janitorial technician

Temporary 30 hours/wk (position ending June 30 with the possibility of extension)

Come join our team and help shape a better tomorrow. For over 40 years Kelowna’s Gospel Mission has been providing food, clothing, and shelter to the most fragile and at-risk persons in our community.

We are a faith-based, values-driven organization looking to hire committed caring people who want to make a difference. Maintenance/Janitorial is essential as we provide a clean, safe, efficient and attractive environment. This position is 6 hours/day at 30 hours per week.

 Job Summary Reporting to the Facilities Manager, the primary purpose of this position is to oversee the maintenance/ janitorial and repair of both the inside and outside of KGM’s Doyle Ave Shelter. Responsibilities include:

  • maintenance of equipment inside the building (office, kitchen, camera, …)
  • maintenance of building systems (plumbing, electrical systems, lighting, fire safety, …)
  • assist in taking care of the building infrastructure itself (roofing, windows, doors and door locks, exterior and interior painting…)
  • assist in taking care of the space around the building (landscaping and grounds maintenance, pest control, snow removal…)
  • Sweep, vacuum, wax, and mop the floor
  • Sanitize restrooms
  • Empty trash, recycling, and compost
  • Clear snow in the winter and tend to grass in summer
  • Wash windows, inside and outside
  • Maintain ventilation system and complete minor repairs as needed
  • Make sure the establishment is clean and meets all safety requirements
  • Wash walls, ceilings, and light fixtures regularly

 Skill Set The ideal candidate will have the following skills: Ability to problem solve

  • Ability to work well with volunteers and provide direction
  • High degree of comfort in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work independently
  • All around knowledge and experience in property maintenance.
  • Proficiency in janitorial services
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows environment and record-keeping
  • Valid driver’s licence required

The applicant must be in support of the Mission, Vision, and Values of Kelowna’s Gospel Mission (www.kelownagospelmission.ca).  Must be fully vaccinated.Come join a great organization! We provide support for professional development. We welcome your cover letter and résumé at humanresources@kelownagospelmission.ca.

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