Property Maintenance Worker Position

Sioux Lookout First Nation Health Authority

Property Maintenance Worker Position

Internal/External Posting

Full Time Position     Location: Sioux Lookout, ON

Salary Range: $25.102 to $30.561 per hour


Job Summary:

The Property Maintenance Worker will be responsible for the general maintenance and upkeep of the SLFNHA properties (interior and exterior) that are owned, leased and rented as office and clinic space.


Who can apply: Persons of First Nations ancestry will be given preference (s.16 (1)CHRA)


Applicants must possess:

  • Minimum grade 12 education and/or 2 years’ experience in Maintenance
  • Education/experience as a journeyman in plumbing, electrical or heating would be an asset
  • Possess carpentry, drywall and painting skills
  • Must be physically fit and able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License.
  • Able to operate power tools and equipment
  • Work weekends and On-Call as required


Knowledge and Ability:

  • All season obligations including (but not limited to) snow removal for all building entrances, including sanding and salting as necessary, yard maintenance including grass cutting, general yard maintenance, garbage pick up, etc.
  • Empty garbage cans outside building and ensure the grounds are clean and uniform at all times, this includes hauling garbage to the landfill as necessary.
  • Responsible for moving (between sites), and at times disposing of office and clinic furniture as needed.
  • General Patchwork and painting
  • Responsible for minor plumbing and minor electrical repair
  • Responsible for monitoring HVAC system to ensure in working order and to report to Supervisor if any problems
  • Ensure all equipment is running and in good order; if required contact appropriate people for action
  • Monitoring of interior air flows and temperatures and report to Supervisor if there is any problem
  • Maintain records of equipment operations, maintenance and servicing schedules
  • Ensure all interior/exterior doors and windows operate properly
  • Assist in ordering and stocking supplies
  • Weekly, monthly and annual inspections of all interior/exterior building components
  • Inspect the facilities and report any findings regarding cleanliness, appearance and sanitary conditions
  • Perform minor carpentry work to stairs, floors, ceiling, windows, doors, roofs, gutters, locks, rails, ramps, shelving etc.
  • Report building deficiencies to Supervisor through the ticketing system
  • Respond promptly and accurately to job related questions and complaints
  • Assist in the delivery of supplies to the building and ensure that supplies are put into appropriate storage areas
  • Assist specialized trades such as electricians, elevator operators, plumbers, etc.
  • Be willing and able to provide coverage during the absence of other Maintenance staff and/or Manager

As per policy, applicants should note that COVID-19 immunization is a condition of employment.


Please send cover letter, resume, three most recent employment references and an up-to-date Criminal Reference Check with a Vulnerable Person’s Sector Check to:


Human Resource Department

Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority

P.O. Box 1300, 61 Queen Street

Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8

Phone: (807) 737-1802

Fax: (807) 737-2969

Email: or apply online


Closing Date: December 3, 2021 @ 4:30pm


The Health Authority wishes to thank all applicants in advance.

However, only those granted an interview will be contacted.


For additional information regarding the Health Authority, please visit our Web-site at


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