Competition #:490-01-23-2020    Casual  General Worker (Maintenance)       

R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, 64 Pleasant Street, Antigonish NS B2G 1W7

Competition #:490-01-23-2020               Job Title:              General Worker (Maintenance)

Dept.:   Environmental Services                                 Start Date:          Immediately

Posted Date: November 18, 2020                              Close Date:         open until filled

Reg./Temp: Temporary                                                 Full/Part:             Casual

 (Subject to change)

Applications accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs 267 staff in various Departments.

Qualifications/Skills Required:   Must have a valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License.  Good physical health, ability to work independently and with others, ability to follow verbal and written instructions, ability to learn the operation of equipment, ability to perform repetitive tasks, and ability to work in a warm congested area, ability to operate and run computerized maintenance monitoring system (Honeywell).  Must be willing to be on call, for maintenance issues after hrs.  Grade 12 education, carpentry, painting, and boilers preferred.  Any certificates in these areas are an asset.

Minimum 2-5 years’ experience in a large building complex required. Regular & consistent attendance is essential.

Training/Work Experience:  Experience in some of the following trades; plumbing, carpentry, painting, boiler maintenance, refrigeration, electronics, and phone and cable hook up with a recognized employer is required.  Anny certificates in these areas considered an asset.

Please: refer to General Worker (Maintenance) Job Description Complete listing on our website @

Hours of Work


Hours – Days/Evenings/Weekends (6-2 pm 7-3pm/8-4 pm, 12-8 pm) (subject to change).  Hours may vary as per project needs (i.e. (evening –nights) repair call- ins, etc.)


$21.1970-21.5574 per hour

Benefits/Pension Information

Comprehensive Benefits

Pension – (NA)

Vacation  % , Holiday pay  (as per Department of Labor Standards for Casual  employment)

Sick benefits- (NA)

Health Benefits (NA)

Closing Statement

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date.   The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity, and is representative, in all job positions, of the residents we serve.  Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form.  External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: Jacqueline Delorey HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting   A successful hire is dependent on submission of references checks, certifications, and Clear Police (Security) Check that includes a vulnerable sector check.