Employment Central - Maintenance Worker III

Maintenance Worker III

Parks Canada Agency

As part of our dynamic skilled and semi-skilled maintenance team in Dawson, you will be working on national historic sites located in and around Dawson, YT. 

The work will include performing routine maintenance procedures while troubleshooting and repairing building operating systems and equipment, groundskeeping, equipment repair and fleet management.   

  • In this position you will be working with a multi-disciplinary team in which you have the opportunity to work as part of a team and individually performing preventative maintenance tasks and implementing building system upgrades under the guidance of the Maintenance Supervisor.
What are we looking for?

  • Successful completion of secondary school, or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience. 

  • Experience in the safe and appropriate use and maintenance of power and hand tools and test equipment used in the building trades.
  • Experience in the operation and basic preventative maintenance of vehicles and equipment such as; small loaders, lawn tractors and utility vehicles.
  • Experience in preventative maintenance and repair of building systems equipment.

  • Knowledge of relevant safety regulations and procedures associated with the maintenance and use of building systems equipment.
  • Knowledge of tools, equipment and materials used in building maintenance.
  • Knowledge of semi-skilled repair and installation methods and practices related to plumbing, mechanical systems and general building systems equipment in historic and contemporary assets.

  • Ability to carry out semi-skilled trade functions related to building & equipment maintenance.
  • Ability to perform a variety of labour tasks in a safe manner.
  • Ability to provide leadership on the jobsite.

  • Inclusiveness 
  • Personally connects with people
  • Integrity and respect
  • Communicates effectively (written and oral) 

  • Experience working in and delivering services to a northern and/or isolated community.


This position requires the incumbent to: 
  • Wear a Parks Canada uniform.
  • Work weekends, shift work and irregular hours as required, with advance notice.
  • Use appropriate safety equipment and protective equipment at all times in the performance of duties.
  • Perform heavy lifting as well as working in cramped and awkward positions on occasion.
  • Successfully complete safety courses and training, as required (eg: Standard First Aid, Fall Arrest, WHMIS, CLC training, etc.).
  • Travel / work in a variety of weather conditions and terrain.

  • Obtain a Reliability Status security clearance.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Yukon class 5 Drivers’ Licence or equivalent.
  • Successfully pass and maintain pre-employment Occupational Health Assessment and periodic medical checks.

 How to apply:
The current posting is currently open to all individuals who have legal status to work in Canada. Preference for this position may be given to qualified Tr'ondek Hwech'in beneficiaries. We encourage applicants to self-identify.

Please submit a cover letter outlining your experience and how it fits the position, as well as your résumé and three references to Nirmolak Kang at hr-yukon@pc.gc.ca by Sunday February 5, 2023.

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