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Thresholds Homes and Supports: Maintenance Worker

Thresholds Homes and Supports

This is a Full-time position in Kitchener, ON posted April 5, 2021.

Thresholds Homes and Supports Inc.

is a community-based agency that promotes recovery and improved quality of life for people who experience mental health issues by providing affordable housing and individualized, flexible support services through our wide-ranging programs offered throughout Waterloo Region and Wellington County.Our staff are committed and passionate about what they do, and take pride in the difference they make in our community.


We also take time to recognize each other and have fun!

SUMMARY OF POSITION The maintenance worker will be responsible for performing general building, property maintenance, routine and emergency maintenance activities.

The maintenance worker will also be responsible for trouble shooting and performing minor repairs on plumbing systems, dry walling, carpentry and notifying management of needed repairs.HOURS OF WORKThe position will work 35hours a week, 8:30am – 4:30pm and on call one week every 5 weeks.

RESPONSIBILITIESRoutine maintenance and/or general handyman work including painting, minor drywall repair, ceiling tile installation, ceramic tiles repair/installation, minor carpentry, lock replacement/repair, basic plumbing and other duties.Coordination of repairs necessary upon unit change over as required, and in consultation with the Maintenance CoordinatorProvide emergency/unscheduled repairs of structures and ground on the properties.Residential installation and assembly including blinds, screen doors, etc.Help ensure a safe work environment is always maintained by committing to work safely.

Promptly reports/takes corrective action to address actual or potentially hazardous situations.Maintain good work habits and arrives at appointments punctually.Maintain a positive working relationship with all tenants.

Report tenant complaints promptly to the Maintenance Coordinator and/or Tenant Liaisons.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS High school diploma/GED preferred.3-5 years of maintenance experience preferred.Must be able to read and understand product assembly instructions and must have good communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills.First Aid certification and working knowledge of WHMIS are considered assets.Must have a valid Ontario driver’s license, relevant insurance and use of a reliable vehicle.Must have basic tools and be able to take direction wellAble to successfully complete and provide a current Police Vulnerable Sector Check.Comfortable working outdoors, indoors and on a ladderAble to lift up to 50lb (example softener salt)