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Maintenance Person

Start date Now
Workplace Saintlo Ottawa Jail
Position type Permanent full-time position

Hello, we’re Saintlo

We’re a collective of hostels with super local character. A social economy business. We help everybody explore our neck of the woods like a local. From the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula to the Great Lakes of Ontario, we offer social accommodation. A place to meet up with people who come from all over the world.

Together, we help grow the nomad community.

You are the right person for the job if:

You like to work with your hands? You like to fix things? You’d like to work in an historic building that’s just been renovated and that used to be a jail? Then Saintlo Ottawa Jail Hostel just might have the job for you!

Who are we?

We’re a collective of hostels with super local character. A social economy business. We help everybody explore our neck of the woods like a local. From the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula to the Great Lakes of Ontario, we offer social accommodation. A place to meet up with people who come from all over the world.

Together, we help grow the nomad community.

Your responsibilities:

As a Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that the rooms and the common areas of the hostel are maintained and are operating as efficiently and effectively as possible. You will work closely with our Housekeeping Manager to make sure that the hostel is ready to welcome our travellers.

More specifically, you will be called to:

  • Maintain and repair when necessary, the building doors, walls, locks and windows including basic repair, painting and occasionally carpentry;
  • Maintain, adjust and conduct minor repairs to plumbing and electrical facilities;
  • Keep the outside grounds, roadways and parking areas free of ice, dust, dirt and garbage.
  • Manage or work with the appropriate contractor to ensure the system is repaired in a timely manner;
  • Help the housekeeping team with housekeeping duties;
  • Implement the regularly scheduled maintenance plan in a timely manner;
  • Plan and implement special projects as required;
  • Assist in the development and when necessary the implementation of emergency maintenance plans and procedures;
  • Ensure ongoing communication with Hostel Manager via use of reports, email, and staff meetings;
  • Proactively evaluate and ensure the hostel’s maintenance is running smoothly through use of the maintenance log and/or communication with the Manager, Assistant Manager, Housekeeping Manager and the Front Desk Associates;
  • Provide feedback regarding customer complaints, suggestions, staff concerns, safety issues etc. to the Manager verbally, by voicemail, or email in an immediate fashion;
  • Other duties as needed.

you are the perfect candidate if:

  • You have experience in maintenance or handywork;
  • You have excellent organisational skills and problem solving skills;
  • You are a team player;
  • You understand the needs of guests and staff in a hostel;
  • You have the ability to operate in both official languages, an asset;

What we offer:

    • Permanent full-time position;
    • Flexible schedule;
    • Salary of 22$/h;
    • Access to free breakfasts;
    • 11 statutory holidays;
    • Free or discounted nights in our beautiful collective;
    • Pension plan with employer contribution at 5%;
    • Work environment that fosters a culture of work-life balance;
    • A human and passionate team;
    • Unique and historic workplace;
    • Starting date: As soon as possible

If you feel this position is for you, send us your resume a motivation letter explaining why you’d like to join our team. Email us at [email protected]

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