The Riverbend Community Association (RCA) is seeking a a part-time (approx. 10-15 hrs/week) Facility & Grounds Maintenance Worker to join our team.


We are seeking self-motivated individual to join our team as a Facility & Grounds Maintenance Worker. If you have a commitment to hard work, good interpersonal skills, proven track record of high quality work, and demonstrated experience with a variety of repair techniques and tool operation, this may be the opportunity for you. You will be responsible for ensuring that our facility is well maintained and free from hazards. This position works on a variety of tasks making each day unique and interesting. One or more years of experience in maintenance work is required.

HOURS: 10-15 hours per week

SCHEDULE: To be confirmed, subject to operational needs, flexibility is required


  • Working knowledge of facility maintenance and operations

  • Ability to use all tools and operate all equipment necessary to perform work of the position.

  • Physical strength and ability to perform moderate to heavy manual labor and lift heavy objects

  • Current and valid driver's license.

  • Clean criminal record check with vulnerable sector search (current within the last six months)

  • Current First Aid, CPR and AED Certificate or ability to obtain a first-aid/CPR certification

  • Basic computer skills including regular use of email, online forms and calendar to communicate, schedule, log and track work

  • Ability to write correspondence, emails, complete timesheets and expense reports

  • Ability to plan, schedule, and coordinate their work in consultation with others as appropriate.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills to interact with volunteers, renters, tenants, contractors and other clients, partners and stakeholders

  • Ability to read and interpret technical journals, manuals and other materials pertaining to facility maintenance, equipment, systems and repair

  • Flexibility to be available for emergency call-outs


Overall responsibility for maintaining the building and grounds in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner. Detailed weekly and monthly Maintenance Checklist will be provided outlining tasks that must be completed.

These may include the following:

  • Walk around the exterior of the property to check for cleanliness and pick up litter, debris and garden waste; note any damages or repairs required

  • Check all room interiors, corridors and stairways to ensure cleanliness; report any damages, cleaning or repairs required

  • Address any LOGGED facilities requests

  • Snow clearing (winter) and sidewalk/ parking lot salting/ sanding as required to ensure safety

  • Lawn mowing (summer)

  • Ensure all equipment is in good and safe working order

  • Check plumbing to ensure there are no blockages; repair as needed/approved

  • Test/Inspect fire emergency lighting

  • Check lighting; replace lightbulbs as required

  • Report any graffiti or damages to property - fix when possible

  • Check all outside doors to ensure building security and mechanisms are all functioning properly

  • Ensure the furnaces are working to full capacity and replace filters as required

  • Check fire extinguishers for pressure and expiry dates