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Maintenance Worker

Plant and Operations
Job Competition Closed

Location: Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: #2012-255
Closing Date: Dec 05, 2012

Classification/Level: L04 PSAC
Pay Rate: $24.74 to $31.31 per hour
Employment Status: Term Full Time
Monthly/weekly hours: 75 hours bi-weekly

Term: December 2012 – December 2013

Reporting to the Facility Manager, the Maintenance Worker maintains Yukon Hospital Corporation facilities and equipment; installs, maintains and repairs property and equipment throughout the facilities; provides light carpentry and plumbing services; and performs other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Knowledge of principals of operation, control and maintenance of specialized hospital equipment;
  • Knowledge of safety and health regulations and guidelines;
  • Knowledge of plumbing, heating, welding and electrical practices;
  • Knowledge of carpentry and locksmithing;
  • Knowledge of techniques and proper, safe and effective use and maintenance of mechanical repair tools;
  • Good communications skills both written and oral;
  • Good computer skills;
  • Ability to organize, schedule, prioritize job tasks and adapt to workload variances and determine parts that are required;
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare comprehensive and concise reports;
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interpret technical and numerical information;
  • Excellent decision making, problem solving and organizational skills;
  • Cross cultural awareness;
  • Ability to deal with constant interruptions, distractions, time pressures, concurrent demands and staff pressure;
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
The successful applicant will have 3-5 year experience in general maintenance, repair, plumbing experience and carpentry work, WHMIS training and a valid driver’s license. First Aid/CPR Certification, a Journeyman Plumbing and/or Carpentry ticket is considered desirable for this position


Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority consideration. We thank all those who apply and advise that only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Quoting competition #2012-255, email your resume by 4:00 p.m. by Wednesday, December 5, 2012.

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