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Building Attendant #1616 - Lookout Housing and Health Society

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Building Attendant #1616
Deadline: July 16, 2024
Posted: July 9, 2024

Job Description / Duties


POSITION: Building Attendant (Grid 15) 1 Part Time – Sakura So, Vancouver


• Friday and Saturday
• Shift times will be 16:00 – 00:00 Hours
• Shifts are 7.5 hours in length
• Days of rest shall be consecutive. Schedule may change with two weeks’ notice
• Probationary/qualifying period will be 488 hours with mid and end point reviews


The Building Attendant (BA) reports to the Site Manager and works in accordance with the mission and philosophy of Lookout Housing and Health Society, including following Lookout’s Code of Ethics. Building Attendants perform a variety of administrative, maintenance, and security functions within the residence managed by Lookout.

JOB DUTIES (In Brief):

• Administrative tasks related to property management such as: rent collection, security deposits, petty cash
• Maintenance work and repair duties such as repairing furniture, installing switches, replacing plugs, and other basic appliance repairs
• Prepares estimates of maintenance and repair costs for management
• Performs a variety of cleaning duties, garbage removal, and monitors disposal services
• Monitors condition and cleanliness of client rooms, and ensures a safe and secure environment
• Will assist new staff, oversee volunteers, and work with all staff to ensure facilities meet the needs of guests
• Maintains manual and computerized reports and records on an ongoing basis
• Responsible for complying with and contributing to all aspects of health and safety program
• Job duties may have a few disagreeable factors

Qualifications / Required Skills


• Minimum Grade 12 education plus two (2) years of recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
• Must have current Occupational First Aid Level 1 Certificate
• Must have two doses of COVID 19 Vaccine
• Crisis Intervention Skills Training is an asset
• Ability to work independently or in a team setting
• Strong ability to manage stress and organize workload
• Excellent communication, writing, documentation, and organizational skills
• Understands and maintains clientele/worker boundaries
• Ability to work with disadvantaged and challenging adults in a diverse environment
• Strong physical and mental ability to perform work tasks and operate job related equipment
• A minimum of two (2) years of sobriety if you have had concerns related to alcohol and/or drug use
• Criminal Record Clearance – Vulnerable Sector

Additional Information

Lookout Housing and Health Society is committed to empowering people from different races, gender, age, religion, identities and unique experiences. We welcome everyone from diverse backgrounds and encourage them to apply in order to foster an inclusive environment.

Salary: $26.92 (as per the Collective Agreement)

Contact Information

TO APPLY: Submit cover letter and resume, and quote Job Posting # in the subject line to:

CLOSING DATE: Applications will be accepted until July 16, 2024 at 5:00pm

“All employees, including laid off and displaced employees, are entitled to apply on the vacancy and be considered pursuant to the provisions of Article 12.9.” Internal applicants must notify manager of intent to apply. External applicants will be reviewed after Internal.

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Employer Profile

Lookout Housing and Health Society is a charitable organization and social safety net that provides housing and a range of support services to adults with low or no income, who have few, if any, housing or support options. As the people we serve have challenges meeting basic needs and goals, we place minimal barriers between them and our services. We believe that helping people help themselves is essential in addressing homelessness and all the issues that surround it. Securing appropriate housing is the first and most essential step in achieving responsible and independent individuals. For more information about Lookout, please visit