About GWL Realty Advisors

GWLRA is a leader in both the commercial and multi-residential real estate industries. Driven by our values of Integrity, Ambition, Creativity, and Empathy, our vision is to be a sustainable company known for exceptional real estate management, trusted advice, and outstanding service by consistently fulfilling our mission to deliver strong, long-term results for our clients. 
 

Position Overview:  This role is responsible for repair and upkeep services in our multi-residential apartment buildings. With as many as 4-10 service requests per day, maintenance technicians must be prepared to respond to any of a variety of maintenance needs, often with very little advance notice and a selective degree of urgency expressed by the resident. The role is also responsible for construction or general contracting experience to complete minor suite renovations.


Duties:
  • Plumbing: includes the repair, replacement or installation of faucets, pipes, hot water tanks, toilets, garbage disposals, dishwashers, water-dispensing refrigerators, and washing machines
  • Electrical: includes the repair, replacement or installation of power switches, fuses, wall sockets, ceiling lights, ceiling fans, climate control systems, and garage doors openers
  • Drywall Repair: includes filling in small holes caused by nails and minor dings from normal wear and tear; most commonly performed between the time a tenant vacates a unit and a new renter assumes occupancy
  • Painting: includes minor touch-ups following damage repair and new coats of paint applied to unit walls between the time a tenant vacates a unit and a new renter assumes occupancy
  • Appliance Repair: includes the repair, replacement or installation of major household appliances, such as refrigerators, dishwashers, range ovens, washers and dryers, hot water tanks, and air conditioners
  • Grounds Keeping: includes watering lawns and plants, replacing light bulbs along pathways and parking areas, sweeping or raking leaves, and tidying up bark or other ground covering
  • Cleaning/Housekeeping: includes maintaining a tidy appearance in shared community locations, such as the leasing office lobby, clubhouses, and fitness or recreational areas and also includes cleaning fixtures, floors and other surfaces in vacated units before new renters assume occupancy
  • Snow Removal: includes shoveling, blowing or plowing snow away from covered walkways and driveways, and laying down rock salt atop icy surfaces to prevent slipping
  • Customer Service: includes professional, prompt and courteous correspondence with residents when scheduling and providing maintenance services, and with contracted vendors that provide additional facility services
  • Time Management: includes maintaining an organized scheduling and tracking system, usually by paper, to effectively complete all maintenance requests in a timely manner and in the order by which they were received or by level of urgency

Special Requirements:
  • Must be available for on-call duties which consists of a rotating weekly and weekend schedule for the Silver Maple Court Complex 

Requirements:
  • 2 years experience in a maintenance role
  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Property Management experience an asset
  • Must possess exceptional communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving, and follow-up is required
  • Must be a self-starter with high degree of initiative, flexibility, and professionalism
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people and interests while being culturally aware
  • Possess knowledge of health and safety practices
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and be able to maintain effective and cooperative working relationships
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual

What We Offer:
  • 3 Paid Personal Days per year
  • 3 Weeks Vacation per year
  • Flexible Benefits 
  • Annual Bonus Opportunity 
  • Pension Plan 
WHAT WE OFFER
 
  • 3 Paid Personal Days per year
  • 3 weeks of vacation per year
  • Up to $2,000 annual Education Allowance
  • Up to $5,000 annual Mental Health Coverage, plus other comprehensive benefits and savings programs
  • Up to $400 to use towards wellness annually to help support your financial, physical, and mental wellness
Our Business

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Our Commitment to Diversity

GWL Realty Advisors is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know


 

This is a full time position

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