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Timbercreek Communities
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December 31, 2017

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Job Description

About the Company:

Timbercreek Asset Management Inc. (“TAMI”) is a privately owned investment firm who actively owns and manages our multi-family residential buildings with experienced professionals. Our roots started in 1999 with our founding partners managing the day-to-day operations of the buildings themselves. Since then Timbercreek has expanded across Canada. Today we are a $6 billion multi-faceted investment management company focused on both domestic and international real estate investment. Over the past few years TAMI has been ranked multiple times by PROFIT Magazine as one of Canada’s fastest growing companies.

Timbercreek Communities (“TCOM”), a division of TAMI, currently manages a quality portfolio of over 200 multi-family residential buildings totaling over 20,000 residential suites well located in thirty cities and six provinces across Canada, including throughout Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.


We are the leading owner and operator of multi-family residential communities across Canada. Timbercreek takes pride in ownership and an active hands-on approach to how we manage our communities. We are committed to working together collaboratively with our team and community members to create better living experiences.

About the Position:

Building Maintenance Associates contribute to the successful operations of our apartment complexes and to the overall success of Timbercreek. This role is primarily responsible for the general, preventative and repair maintenance of a single complex or a portfolio of buildings as well as, apartment units and grounds. This role responds to emergency situations during and after hours to resolve immediate safety concerns. In addition, this role supports a variety of maintenance activities including: minor carpentry, electrical, plumbing and painting to ensure service and support is provided to Residents thereby promoting Timbercreek as the preferred landlord of choice.

Please note this is a live-in position.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensure that a superior level of co-operation, service and support is provided to residents
Promptly respond to service requests
Inspect grounds, facilities, and equipment to determine if repairs or preventative maintenance is required
Comply with health & safety procedures ensuring the use of required safety equipment and identifying unsafe practices and conditions while maintaining a clean and safe working environment
Perform general and specialized maintenance and repairs to site properties and surrounding properties under the direction of the Regional Manager or Building Manager
Maintain regular and timely documentation of maintenance activities

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience:

Completion of High School or general education degree (GED)
2+ years of maintenance or related experience
Exposure to the multi-residential or other related industry asset class would be considered an asset
WHMIS certified
Certification/license from one of the trade professions would be a definite asset
Building/Property Maintenance experience
Basic knowledge of plumbing, electrical, drywall, carpentry, painting, etc.
Proficient with use of basic handheld and electrical tools


A commitment to “Best in Class” Customer Service
A professional demeanor with strong communication skills
Ability to accurately listen, understand and respond appropriately
Ability to work and act independently using good judgment when assessing difficult situations
Self-motivated individual who has a “can-do” and “no task is too big or too small” attitude
Superior organization and time management skills with the ability to multitask/prioritize and work under tight timelines
Flexibility to work on-call on a rotating schedule (evenings & weekends)

Timbercreek Asset Management Inc. is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer. If you require a disability–related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process please email us. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. While we appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their submissions.