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Facilities staff at Elim Village Garrison Crossing

Facilities Generalist


Who We Are

Elim Village operates two exceptional aging in place communities for older adults. Our retirement villages are located in Surrey and Chilliwack, B.C., where over 1,000 seniors call Elim Village ‘home’. We’re looking for new talent to join us as we continue to be at the leading edge of seniors living. We offer a unique opportunity to be part of a not-for-profit organization founded on Christian principles and beliefs, which pursues the highest standards of professionalism. Join our diverse team of more than 500 employees in making a daily difference in the lives of residents.

Job Summary

The Facilities Generalist (Garrison Crossing) will be responsible for performing general building and property maintenance. The Facilities Generalist is also responsible for installing, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining equipment in accordance with safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes.  The role will also be responsible for keeping buildings in clean and orderly condition, and will occasionally perform heavy cleaning duties, and assist with winter snow removal.  A personal commitment to Elim’s Philosophy of Care is required.


  • High school diploma / GED. A building trades certificate, or equivalent, is considered an asset
  • Minimum three years of experience in the operation and maintenance of buildings
  • Ability to perform small repairs (e.g. drywall, caulking, light fixtures, and painting)
  • Must have considerable working knowledge, skill, manual dexterity, and mechanical knowledge in the use of power tools and repair equipment
  • Ability to use power hand tools (e.g. power washer, skill saw, drills, etc.)
  • Ability to drive utility vehicles (e.g. golf carts, utility tractor and / or skid steer)
  • Basic working knowledge of MS Office software, (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, & OneDrive)
  • Good knowledge of building systems
  • Knowledge of The Worx Hub work order request program, or equivalent, would be an asset
  • Knowledge of cablevision and internet systems would be an asset
  • Basic knowledge of electrical repairs would be an asset
  • Experience with irrigation systems would be an asset
  • Possession of Class 4 driver’s license would be an asset

Skills and Abilities

  • Desire to be a daily difference maker in the lives of older adults
  • Must have empathy towards residents and be able to work professionally with and around them
  • Must have working knowledge of proper safety practices and the demonstrated ability to work in a manner that recognizes personal safety and the safety of others
  • Able to make decisions and use appropriate judgment staying within the scope of scheduled tasks
  • Must be able to work well independently or in a team setting
  • Exhibit initiative, responsibility, flexibility and leadership
  • Able to develop creative or alternative solutions to problems
  • High level of sound independent judgment and reasoning


  • The wage range for this position is $27.17 – $30.75 hourly
  • This is a casual position
  • This role participates in a rotational on-call schedule


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