Facilities Maintenance Worker

Job No: TSAW8
Location: Tsawwassen

The Tsawwassen First Nation Lands Department is seeking to add an enthusiastic, hardworking Facilities Maintenance Worker. The Facilities Maintenance Worker will be under the supervision of the Projects and Facilities Supervisor and will report directly to the Facilities Foreperson.  The Facilities Worker will be responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks and assisting the Facilities team with the performance of building construction, maintenance, and remodeling tasks in Member rentals and TFN Government buildings.


Essential Functions:


  • Performs minor and major repair of the building and associated equipment, including, but not limited to, Mechanical, Plumbing, Drywall & Millwork repairs, Access Control, etc.
  • Proficiency in painting and drywall repair required
  • Perform work in accordance with preventive maintenance program
  • Perform basic HVAC + Controls, Electrical, Plumbing, Carpentry, Painting and Preventive Maintenance work orders
  • Performs daily review and readings (where applicable) on Mechanical & Electrical Equipment
  • Completes daily rounds of property ensuring general cleanliness, sweeping, pressure washing
  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly checklists on building equipment maintenance procedures and maintains records of scheduled maintenance procedures
  • Report maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; and properly store flammable materials
  • Respond to emergency situations/events and maintenance requests as required
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the work area(s) which includes inventories, requisition (receipt and storage), trash removal and clean up
  • Maintain complete records of scheduled maintenance procedures and complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies, service procedures, and standards
  • Perform outside custodial duties such as snow removal as required
  • Conduct and complete other works relevant and required of the position
  • Effectively read and translate Building Drawings and Operations & Maintenance Manuals
  • Proven ability to drywall, paint and repair millwork
  • Must be self-directed, motivated and demonstrates exceptional service, interpersonal and analytical skills



  • Exceptional organizational abilities and natural skill for multitasking and prioritizing in a fast-paced work environment
  • Outstanding ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and openly in all interactions, both verbal and written
  • Basic working knowledge of building maintenance, electrical, plumbing and HVAC + controls, and IT equipment


Qualifications or Experience:


  • Grade 12 education plus a minimum of six months job related experience.
  • The correct selection and safe use of various applicable hand and power tools.
  • Sound knowledge of routine building maintenance and minor repairs
  • Awareness of work safe practices
  • Requires any combination of related education and apprentice, trades helper or equivalent experience in building construction, maintenance and repair to total two (2) years
  • Allowable education includes technical training in a field related to building maintenance through an accredited college or university.
  • Sufficient physical strength, stamina, and coordination to permit the performance of heavy manual outdoor work in all weather conditions.
  • Possession of a valid BC Class 5 drivers license and Level 1 First Aid (TFN will pay for first aid training)


Working Conditions


  • Monday to Friday 8:00 to 4:30
  • Office and on site
  • Works outdoors in all types of weather
  • Enters and works effectively in confined spaces, crawl spaces and attic spaces
  • Climbs on roofs and works comfortably and effectively and confidently in high places (e.g., ladders, boom lifts, scissor lifts, scaffolding)



Wages:  Competitive pay commensurate with qualifications with excellent benefits including enrolment in the BC Municipal Pension Plan

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About Tsawwassen First Nation

Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) is a proud Coast Salish nation with our land base situated in Tsawwassen, B.C. In 2009, the Tsawwassen First Nation Final Agreement came into effect – this treaty was the first modern urban treaty in BC and the first treaty to be successfully negotiated through the BC Treaty Commission process. The Treaty provides us municipal, provincial, and federal types of jurisdiction over a land base of 724 hectares