Maintenance Assistant

Posted on February 14, 2017. Region: Moose Jaw, SK

is now accepting applications for the following position

Maintenance Assistant

The Western Development Museum (WDM) – Moose Jaw is accepting application for this 40 hour per week position. Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor and in consultation with other staff, the Maintenance Assistant is responsible for assisting with maintenance of the building and grounds and the set-up of special events, functions and exhibits.

* Assist the Maintenance Supervisor with all respective facility maintenance and operations
* Maintain Museum equipment and vehicles
* Clean and maintain the Museum buildings and grounds
* Ensure security for the facility, equipment and Museum collection
* Maintain WHMIS and Occupational Health & Safety standards
* Assist with any updates or renovations to existing facility building and grounds
* Assist with installation and maintenance of exhibits and displays, including routine artifact cleaning
* Set up for Museum programs, events and rentals
* Assist with construction of special Museum projects

* Certification in Powered Mobile Lifting Equipment, Fall Protections and Aerial Platform or willingness to do so
* Museums Association of Saskatchewan Care of Collections training or equivalent, or willingness to take training
* Ability to operate machinery and use small tools
* Ability to work at heights
* Valid driver’s licence
* Ability to work effectively independently or as a team member
* Have good customer service skills
* Proven record of responsible and reliable job performance

Wage is $14.00 per hour, 40 hours per week
Employee Benefits Plan as per WDM Employees’ Handbook including a pension plan, long term disability, health and dental benefits

Regular days: Tuesday through Saturday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
May require working a modified work week to accommodate some evenings and weekend work

Start Date: March 7, 2017

Application deadline: February 25, 2017

Apply to:
Maintenance Assistant Selection Committee
Western Development Museum – Moose Jaw
50 Diefenbaker Drive
Moose Jaw, SK S6J 1L9

By E-mail: [email protected]

Written or email applications only, please.
Only applications selected for an interview will be contacted.

The WDM will conduct a screening process that is fair and equitable.


50 Diefenbaker Drive
Moose Jaw, SK

Job type: Full-time