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Company Name:
Trinity Place Foundation of Alberta
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent

General Maintenance Worker

Trinity Place Foundation of Alberta (TPFA) is seeking a General Maintenance Worker in Calgary, with some experience or understanding of the work involved in the not-for-profit senior sector.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the General Maintenance Worker will assume primary responsibility for completing maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting activities, as well as cleaning and verifying that tools and equipment are working correctly.

This excellent opportunity allows the successful applicant to be part of a supportive leadership team, who enjoy providing a secure home and a sense of community to our tenants.

Company Overview

Trinity Place Foundation of Alberta is Calgary’s largest provider of self-contained seniors’ housing, managing 10 properties and 1170 suites. Our properties include subsidized and affordable housing options, including one community that offers both affordable and market rental units.

TPFA believes seniors deserve access to affordable housing that is clean, safe and secure and supports their independence. These supports may include helping residents get the financial aid they’re entitled to, providing grief support or linking them with community resources. These beliefs are at the root of TPFA’s "more than housing" philosophy.

Key Responsibilities

Building Maintenance

  • respond to daily work orders and perform general repairs as needed, including but not limited to, basic carpentry, wall patching, minor plumbing, electrical and window repairs
  • work with, and assist as necessary, building caretakers and cleaning staff
  • monitor access to restricted areas and ensure that they are kept safe, clean, functional and accessible
  • oversee grounds-keeping work
  • maintain an inventory of supplies and equipment, and make recommendations regarding the purchase of new equipment

Preventative Maintenance

  • routinely inspect interior and exterior spaces and equipment, including building suites, as part of the Preventative Maintenance Program
  • monitor and maintain building systems, including heating, air conditioning, electrical, mechanical and security systems and record appropriately
  • report problems and recommend changes to improve efficiency, reduce operating costs or comply with environmental, building and safety codes
  • Participate in, and promote the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Program



  • High School Diploma
  • WHMIS (Workplace Hazards Management Information System) certificate


  • 2-5 years general building maintenance
  • Safety in the Workplace certificate from Alberta Human Services
  • Valid driver’s license

Skills and Abilities

  • Basic accounting and computer skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Above average problem solving
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Accept responsibility and manage crises effectively
  • Strong organization skills
  • Receptive understanding of individual needs/abilities and a genuine concern for all people

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.  An offer of employment is conditional on the candidate’s successful completion of a police security check.

Please note that those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.