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Maintenance Worker

Biidaaban Healing Lodge

Biidaaban Healing Lodge Employment Opportunity
Maintenance Worker
Temporary 6-month contract

The Biidaaban Healing Lodge is a 12-unit residential treatment program located on the Biigtigong Nishnaabeg formerly Pic River First Nation, which is approximately 25 kilometers from Marathon, ON. We are mandated to provide quality treatment to all Indigenous and Metis people residing in the Robinson Superior Treaty area. We provide treatment for unresolved trauma stemming from sexual abuse, family violence, adult children of trauma, grief and abandonment and anger solutions.

Primary Responsibilities:
Working as a team member within the Healing Lodge and in conjunction with the First Nation communities in the area and under the direction of the Executive Coordinator, the Maintenance Worker is responsible for:
❖ Repair and Maintenance of the building, grounds and equipment
❖ Maintain Ultra Violet Water Maintenance system
❖ Conduct routine inspections of premises and equipment.
❖ Performing preventative maintenance.
❖ Preform minor carpentry, plumbing, painting and maintenance work
❖ Handling basic repairs and maintenance.
❖ Overseeing contractors when professional repairs are necessary.
❖ Diagnosing and reporting building and repair issues
❖ Repairing and or schedule the repairs to machines, equipment, or structures as necessary.
❖ A job description is available upon request.

Qualifications:
❖ A college or university degree in Maintenance related field (Combinations of education and work experience will be considered.)
❖ 3-5 years previous experience in a Maintenance related position
❖ Experience with or certification with Ultra Violet water systems would be an asset.
❖ Experience working with First Nation’s individuals, families and communities, and a working knowledge of healing and recovery from a Native perspective.
❖ Ability to work independently and as part of a team with strong communication skills, a working knowledge of computer programs such as word, excel, outlook.

Salary: Wages will be negotiated commensurate with experience

Interested people are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and three work related references by 4:30 pm on Friday May 27thth, to Angela Desmoulin, Executive Director at the address listed below or by email at angela@biidaaban.com. Applications can also be faxed to 807-229-0308. We would like to thank you for expressing an interest in joining our team: however only those candidates who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

This project has received funding from the Ministry of Community and Social Services.

To apply for this job email your details to angela@biidaaban.com.

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