Property Maintenance Worker

Charlee Gerrior

Location: Highland Square Mall and Surrounding Properties

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Type: On-site

Headquartered in New Glasgow, NS, Crombie is an integrity-driven, caring, and purpose-built organization. It’s why we’ve been voted one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers year after year. Here are a few more reasons why we all love where we work:

  • An on-site fitness facility, or subsidized fitness centre memberships;
  • Corporate discount rates;
  • Professional development programs to help you grow and succeed; and
  • A strong, diverse culture that promotes thought leadership and interdepartmental collaboration.

There’s no such thing as a perfect candidate. You don’t need 100% of the listed qualifications to add incredible value to our team. If you feel energized thinking about what you could accomplish here, we would love to hear from you.

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Who we are

As one of Canada’s leading REITs, we build spaces that will shape communities and have a lasting impact for generations. Supported by a solid foundation and focused value creation, Crombie is positioned to deliver consistent results and generate long-term sustainable growth.

You’ll join a team of values-driven, caring colleagues. We collaborate, find solutions, and cheer each other on. Our winning culture is rooted in our values: outperform expectations, embody integrity, care passionately, deliver excellence together, and empower one another.

We care for our employees, we support flexible work, compensate with great benefits, and work with you to help meet your career goals. Learn more about us at

Position Summary

Based out of Highland Square Mall, the Property Maintenance Worker is responsible for contributes to Crombie REIT’s success by representing the organization with respect to the efficient and effective maintenance and service of the Highland Square Mall. Service oriented and acting with a sense of urgency, under general supervision, this role is responsible for custodial duties, and a variety of routine and non-routine, semi-skilled maintenance duties. Additional duties of the Property Maintenance Worker include but are not limited to:

  • Providing excellent customer service, address tenant concerns and work with tenants and members of the public in a positive and respectful manner.
  • Day-to-day operations, service and maintenance of all areas of the site and surrounding properties both internally and externally.
  • Removal of snow and ice from sidewalks, doorways and canopies using shovels, snow blowers and/or small tractor. Salting of walkways and parking areas as required.
  • Lawn cutting and landscape maintenance using gas trimmer, whipper snipper, rake, push mower and ride on mower. Plant, water and tend to flowers, shrubs and beds. Rake and bag leaves. Shovel gravel.
  • Exterior and interior painting; cold patching holes in the parking areas; vacuuming; assembling and taking down seasonal décor; clearing roof drains and catch basins; monitoring building systems; pressure washing; cleaning maintenance equipment.
  • Washing windows, interior walls and ceilings; cleaning and disinfecting bathrooms and fixtures; sweeping, mopping, scrubbing (using walk behind cleaning unit); emptying trash cans and other waste containers.
  • Effectively communicating issues to the Property Manager and/or Maintenance Supervisor;
  • Meeting with contractors for service calls; providing supervised access to mechanical rooms if required.
  • Performing monthly water meter readings and monthly property tenant inspections at sites where required.
  • Monitoring contractors to ensure duties are performed properly and communicating issues to Maintenance Supervisor for resolution.
  • Understanding the importance of safety in the workplace and following all health and safety procedures.
  • Responding to emergency situations, including but not limited to fire alarms, security issues, floods, vehicular and pedestrian accidents.
  • Engages across all levels of the organization to create and promote a safe and respectful work environment.
  • Other special projects and tasks as assigned.

The profile we are looking for

  • 1-2 (one to two) years of maintenance-related experience.
  • Knowledge of building operations is considered an asset.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean drivers record.
  • Strong communication, time management and organizational skills.
  • Dedication to the safety and security of our customers, tenants and fellow employees.
  • Clear criminal record check.
  • Physical demands may include:
    • Capability to meet the role’s medium physical demand level – lifting and/or carrying: occasional 26-50 pounds; frequent 11-25 pounds, and constantly 1-10 pounds, including:
    • Bilateral lifting/lowering from floor to shoulder – 10-50 pounds
    • Bilateral lifting/lowering above shoulder – five pounds
    • Unilateral lifting/lowering from floor to shoulder – 5-20 pounds
    • Unilateral lifting/lowering above should – five pounds

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume.

Subject:                Highland Square Mall, Property Maintenance Worker

Crombie offers competitive compensation packages tailored to each role. External salary estimate websites are not affiliated with us and are not monitored for accuracy. Specific compensation details will be discussed with selected candidates during the recruitment process. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Crombie thanks all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.