Building Service Worker

Vancouver Native Housing Society - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Building Service Worker (BSW)

The Vancouver Native Housing Society (VNHS) is seeking a full-time building service worker for our building located in downtown Vancouver. The building contains: 98 suites, a community kitchen, a large office area, underground parking, an amenity room, and outdoor court yard areas. This position will report to Building Manager and Property Manager.


  • General repairs – plumbing, electrical, drywall, and minor carpentry
  • Repairing leaky taps, replace and/or repair plugged toilets, drains etc.
  • Suite preparation at move out. Clean and paint suites as required.
  • Janitorial duties to include: mopping floors, washing windows, sweeping; waxing, and polishing floors, hallway and stairs; dusting furniture, counters and woodwork, washing hand basins, sinks, toilets and tile.
  • Respond to tenant requests and emergencies.
  • Maintain daily written journal.
  • Maintain the exterior of the building and surrounding property clean and free of debris.
  • Seasonal tasks such as landscaping, filter changes and snow removal.
  • Perform security rounds of the building.


  • Knowledge and experience in basic plumbing, drywall repairs, painting, electrical, etc. is required
  • Solid background in janitorial work, building maintenance, and security.
  • Requires excellent communication skills (inter-personal, written and verbal)
  • Knowledge of the Aboriginal Community and/or Aboriginal Ancestry is an asset.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Successful applicants will be required to submit to a criminal record check.

Job Type: Full-time


  • basic plumbing, electrical, painting, and drywall: 3 years (Required)