Casual Building Maintenance Technician

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Location: Elmsdale, NS

The Municipality of East Hants is recruiting for a Casual Building Maintenance Technician to join our team. Hours will be flexible on an as-needed basis.

• Municipal Buildings and property maintenance: Carry out minor repairs and maintenance, monitoring of heat and ventilation related systems, coordinate outside contractors, coordinate property maintenance.
• Aquatic Centre Maintenance: Water balancing and pool maintenance, mechanical and preventative maintenance, assess and manage building repairs, de-humidification unit monitoring and servicing.
• Administrative duties: Maintain daily/weekly/monthly building inspection checklists as well as preventative maintenance record keeping.
• Inventory: Manage inventory of tools, chemicals, reagents and other necessary supplies required for effective and efficient operations municipal buildings.
• Safety Management: Maintain MSDS/SDS as applicable, develop and maintain updated Safe Work Procedures (SWPs) and hazard assessments for Building Maintenance work tasks.
• On Call – Prepared to be on call after hours for unanticipated maintenance and/or security requirements.

• High school diploma or equivalent plus one (1) year certificate in a related field such as mechanical, facilities management, building systems or electronics
• Minimum one (1) year experience in a related field such as mechanical, electrical or construction
• Relevant technical experience in building maintenance, heating, ventilations or air conditioning (HVAC) an asset
• Pool Operator’s Certificate or willing to take course.
• Current OH&S courses such as WHMIS, First Aid, Confined Space Entry and Fall Protection are an asset.
• Must be able to obtain RCMP security clearance.
• Valid Class 5 Nova Scotia Driver's license; Must provide a current driver's abstract.
• Equivalent combination of education and experience will be given consideration.
• Hours could be weekdays, weekends, during or after business hours, depending on the work requirements

Hourly rate: $28.00/hr - $35.00/hr, dependant on experience

Deadline to apply: June 24, 2022

If you require an accommodation to assist in the application process, please contact Human Resources at or (902) 883-6203

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