Building Superintendent
Maintenance Assistant
Maintenance Inspector and Specification Writer



BUILDING SUPERINTENDENT

Wigwamen Incorporated is a non-profit housing provider, in operation since 1972. We’re looking for a capable, dependable, self-motivated person to work in our growing portfolio of buildings. The ideal Superintendent will be intent on helping to make our buildings a secure and welcoming place to live.

This is a live-in position in a 60-unit building. The Superintendent will be responsible, under the guidance of the Property Manager, to ensure the cleanliness and effective functioning of the building, in accordance with all company policies and procedures.

The preferred candidate will have:

  • Strong communication and tenant relation skills
  • A courteous and helpful demeanour
  • Proven ability to work harmoniously with a diverse tenant population
  • Two or more years of property maintenance work experience
  • Computer literacy, including effective use of Microsoft Office
  • Appropriate knowledge of the building envelope, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, carpentry and fire safety systems
  • Competence in the use of hand and power tools
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds, and use an 8’ step ladder
  • A current, valid, Ontario driver’s license
  • A clean criminal record check
  • The physical and technical capabilities to perform the duties of the position
  • Knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act, The Building Code and/or Fire Code is an asset
  • Familiarity with building automation systems (BAS) is an asset


Responsibilities will include:

Property Cleaning and Maintenance:

  • Ensure both the interior and exterior of the property are kept clean and orderly
  • Perform minor electrical and plumbing work; drywall repairs; painting; carpentry, grounds maintenance and other work as required
  • Respond in a prompt and effective manner to tenants’ requests for repair work in units
  • Prepare units for turnover
  • Regularly organize and prepare garbage and recycling for disposal
  • Report to the Property Manager regarding persistent maintenance problems
  • In conjunction with the Property Manager, conduct move-in, move-out, and annual unit inspections
  • Monitor and purchase maintenance and cleaning supplies
  • Monitor building automation systems
  • Provide access to sub-contractors, as required
  • Maintain unit and common area maintenance records
  • Be available for on-call response during evenings/weekends for emergencies


Tenant Relations:

  • Maintain confidentiality, tact and diplomacy in dealings with tenants
  • Receive and respond to tenant concerns in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Assist the Property Manager with the collection of rents
  • Serve notices to tenants as requested by the Property Manager


Safety:

  • Monitor building activities
  • Ensure tenant safety and security
  • Evaluate and respond to emergencies in an appropriate manner
  • Perform fire safety checks and maintain all required logs
  • Review security camera footage as needed


This is a full-time, live-in, salaried position with a benefits package. The Superintendent will be provided with an apartment on-site, which includes utilities.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by 12:00 noon on Friday, May 29, 2020.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT

Wigwamen Incorporated is a non-profit housing provider, in operation since 1972. We’re looking for a self-motivated, highly-organized Maintenance Assistant to join our team and work throughout our scattered housing portfolio. The properties are located throughout Toronto and include singles, semis, duplexes, triplexes and other types of multi-unit dwellings.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager and the General Manager, the Maintenance Assistant will be responsible for ensuring the timely completion of tenant related maintenance services, including unit turnovers, service calls and emergency response for maintenance issues, as well as providing 24 hour emergency service on a rotation basis.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure the timely completion of tenant-related maintenance services
  • Evaluate and respond to emergencies in an appropriate manner
  • Perform minor electrical and plumbing work; drywall repairs; painting; carpentry and other work as assigned
  • Maintain records, in accordance with company policy
  • Report to management regarding persistent maintenance problems
  • Inspect units, prepare specifications for repairs and follow up with contractors
  • Ensure the company’s portfolio of properties is kept in an optimal state of repair



The preferred candidate will have:

  • Minimum three years’ practical experience in building maintenance
  • Diploma, degree or a licensed trade in a related field
  • Appropriate knowledge of the building envelope, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, carpentry and fire safety systems
  • Access to a vehicle for work purposes; a valid G driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office
  • A clear criminal record check
  • Proven ability to work productively with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication and tenant relations skills
  • A willingness to take continuing education courses for professional development
  • The ability to lift 25 pounds, and use an 8′ step ladder
  • The physical and technical capabilities to perform the duties of the position
  • Knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act, the Building Code and/or Fire Code is an asset



This is a full-time, salaried position with a benefits package.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by 12:00 noon on Friday, February 28.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.  No phone calls, please.



MAINTENANCE – HOME INSPECTOR / SPECIFICATION WRITER

Wigwamen Incorporated is a non-profit housing provider, in operation since 1972. We’re looking for a self-motivated, highly-organized Maintenance Assistant to join our team and work throughout our scattered housing portfolio. The properties are located throughout Toronto and include singles, semis, duplexes, triplexes and other types of multi-unit dwellings.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager and the General Manager, the Maintenance Inspector & Specification Writer will be responsible for inspecting, on an annual basis, all Wigwamen units, preparing specifications for work to be done as a result of annual home visits and tenants’ surveys, tendering out specifications to various contractors, conducting site visits to observe work in progress, performing final deficiency reviews and approving contractors’ invoices for payment.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Perform annual home visits to all of Wigwamen’s scattered houses and buildings
  • Prepare specifications for work to be done as a result of annual home visits and tenants’ surveys
  • Tender out specifications to various contractors
  • Perform site visits to observe work in progress
  • Perform final deficiencies review and approve contractors’ invoice for payment
  • Assign work arising from home visits and maintenance surveys to maintenance staff
  • Maintain records, in accordance with company policy
  • Report to management regarding persistent maintenance problems
  • Ensure the company’s portfolio of properties is kept in an optimal state of repair



The preferred candidate will have:

  • Minimum three years’ practical experience in building maintenance
  • Diploma, degree or a licensed trade in a related field
  • Architectural technology diploma or home inspector certification would be a strong asset
  • Appropriate knowledge of the building envelope, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, carpentry and fire safety systems
  • Access to a vehicle for work purposes; a valid G driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office
  • A clear criminal record check
  • Proven ability to work productively with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication and tenant relations skills
  • A willingness to take continuing education courses for professional development
  • The ability to lift 25 pounds, and use an 8′ step ladder
  • The physical and technical capabilities to perform the duties of the position
  • Knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act, the Building Code and/or Fire Code is an asset



This is a full-time, salaried position with a benefits package.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.  No phone calls, please.

Wigwamen Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise us in advance to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.