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Casual Maintenance Summer Student (Repost)

Requisition ID: 333805 

Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Golden Links Lodge Personal Care Home

Work Location:

Department / Unit: Maintenance 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: CUPE

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

FTE: 0 

Anticipated Shift: Days, Evenings, Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: TBD

Annual Base Hours: 2015


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Maintenance Worker – Summer Student



Manager of Maintenance and Maintenance Worker II



Under the direction of the Manager of Maintenance and/or the Maintenance Worker II, the Maintenance Assistant is responsible for the care of the grounds, plantings and landscaping of the facility, to perform planned maintenance tasks and to assist in daily outdoor maintenance routines within the Facility.

  • Works within the framework of the Golden Links Lodge’s Mission, Vision and Values, and in accordance with its policies and procedures.
  • Respects Residents Rights at all times.



1) Education and Experience

  • Student in Faculty of Agriculture or similar degree/diploma preferred
  • Required to have basic level of knowledge in drywall, painting and carpentry
  • Required to have a good knowledge of WHMIS and adheres to safety principles.
  • A grounds keeping or landscaping course is desirable, or relevant experience.
  • Valid Manitoba Driver’s Licence desirable.


2) Other

  • Ability to read, write, comprehend and speak fluent English is required.
  • Good physical dexterity and condition with no vertigo or balance problems.
  • Ability to climb ladders and work from same. Should not be afraid of heights.
  • Ability to learn and take direction.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Clean, neat appearance, in accordance with GLL dress code.
  • All hires require a Criminal Record and Adult Abuse Registry check.
  • Be available for regular scheduling of hours and occasional scheduling on evenings.









  • Required to maintain grounds, landscaping and plantings to a high level of care so that the exterior of the Facility has a pleasing, neat and well cared for appearance.  Duties include, but are not limited to: grass cutting, weeding, edging, trimming & pruning, watering, plant installation and care, use of insecticides and fertilizers, and other related care routines.
  • Required to keep areas such as the small garage, the large storage building, the paint storage room and to assist in keeping the crawlspaces, in a clean and organized manner.
  • Required to remove garbage from the garbage room on a daily basis according to established procedures.
  • Required to check the property and grounds on a daily basis for litter and garbage and remove same to the garbage bin.
  • Required to use and maintain departmental tools and equipment in a manner consistent with good tradesman-like practice. Grounds equipment is to be keep in a clean and well maintained condition. Tools and equipment are to be kept as secure as possible at all times to prevent loss.
  • May be required to assist with setting up rooms for Resident activities.
  • May be required to pressure wash exterior grounds.
  • Wash exterior and interior windows as assigned.
  • Presents a courteous, cooperative and professional manner and attitude to both Residents and Staff while performing required duties.



  • Decisions necessary to carry out duties and responsibilities within given direction.
  • Receives direction verbally and/or through written Work Request Forms, Work Orders, Preventative Maintenance Tasks, Established Routines, Policies, and Procedures.



The Maintenance Assistant will operate the following:

Lawn mower, hand tools, paint mixer, paint brushes/ rollers, power tools, hand dolly, moving cart, grounds equipment, and other equipment as required to perform duties.



  • Provides regular communication Manager of Maintenance and co-workers as it relates to daily departmental activities, projects and long-term goals of the Department.
  • Demonstrates respect for Residents, their family members/ visitors and belongings required at all times.
  • Works as part of the Golden Links Lodge interdisciplinary team.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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