Maintenance Coodinator

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Job Title:
Maintenance Coodinator
Job Category:
Maintenance & Asset Management
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
Date Posted:
May 24, 2024
Closing Date:
June 28, 2024
Work Location:
Number of Positions:

Job Description

If you take pride in being compassionate, honest, professional and safe, consider an exciting and rewarding career at Shannex. Our communities offer more than a place to work – they welcome and celebrate Great People who inspire meaningful connections while Leading the Way to Better Living™.


We are searching for a Maintenance Coordinator to join our Parkstone Enhaced Care team based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. 

Meaningful Benefits

You will be surrounded by supportive and talented team members who make our communities great places to live, work and visit. As an established and respected organization in the healthcare sector, Shannex offers opportunities for growth, development and advancement. And at the end of every day, you will know you’ve made a measured difference in the lives of our residents. Additional benefits include:

  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits plan including an Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Access to virtual healthcare 24/7 for FREE through the group health benefit plan
  • RRSP program (with employer matching) 
  • Vacation accrual (begins immediately) and travel insurance
  • Free onsite parking
  • Paid breaks 
  • Access to thousands of vendors offering perks and discounts through our WorkPerks program
  • Access to continuing education and training through Shannex’s Centre of Excellence
  • Opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

About the Opportunity

  • Performs general maintenance duties and scheduled preventive maintenance work on physical facilities, equipment and grounds;
  • Assembles, moves, delivers, sets up and picks up furniture and equipment;
  • Performs general repair work on structures, patches & paints any damaged walls;
  • Assists the Plant, Building & Safety Manager in the inspection of buildings, grounds and equipment; carries out preventive maintenance program actions;
  • Accesses PM Worx program for Preventive Maintenance schedules and to process work orders;
  • Requests necessary materials, supplies, parts and tools required and maintains control of storage and use;
  • Takes every precaution that is reasonable in the circumstances to ensure the health and safety of employees, residents and all others in the workplace.

About You

In addition to placing high value on continuous improvement, collaboration and accountability, you bring:

  • High School Diploma or completion of equivalent education;
  • 1-2 years’ experience in construction or building maintenance;
  • Knowledge of WHMIS and Occupational Health and Safety legislation;
  • Advanced Proficiency in both the English and French language
  • You can provide a clear criminal record with vulnerable sector screening
  • A passion for the healthcare sector and/or ensuring seniors have access to quality accommodations, services and care.

About Us

It all began in 1988 when our Founder, Joseph Shannon, purchased a single nursing home in his hometown of Sydney, Cape Breton. For 35 years, Shannex has grown as a trusted provider of senior accommodations, services and care in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario. Our industry-leading services are inspired by residents and delivered by Parkland Retirement Living and Lifestyle Residences, Shannex Enhanced Care, Faubourg du Mascaret, and a home care division of team members who create an exceptional resident experience and a positive, fulfilling work environment where every voice matters.   

If you’re ready to join the Shannex team of Great People, apply today!

Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization.  Shannex believes equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging is about creating a culture that embraces the uniqueness of individuals, where every person is treated fairly and where racism and discrimination are not tolerated. At Shannex, every team member belongs.

All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.