Building Caretaker

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Our commitment to real estate has been steadfast since 1968. Over 55 years, we’ve realized that we’re not just shaping properties but actively contributing to communities and enriching lives. This spirit is evident in our developments, charitable work, and every team member at Porte. When individuals find fulfillment in their roles, incredible things happen.

Considering a career with Porte brings an abundance of opportunity. You become integral to a supportive and diverse team that encourages growth and beyond that, you’ll enjoy a variety of Porte Perks, including:

  • ‘Kickstart Mondays’ with coffee and weekend banter.
  • Weekly fitness training sessions.
  • Friday happy hour (rooftop edition, weather permitting!).
  • Regular training and educational events throughout the year.
  • A vibrant social committee ensures we have fun together.

Our commitment to community-building is embedded in our culture, and every Porte team member is invited to participate actively. From fundraising during the holiday season for the Food Bank to matching employee donations and running a charity, Cassie + Friends – make a difference. Each of our new developments contributes to the community by donating $100 per home built to the Breakfast Club of Canada, ensuring no child goes to school hungry.

Joining Porte means becoming a vital member of a second-generation, family-run company with a legacy of over 55 years of success and progressive leadership in the real estate industry. Our ambitious plans include expanding residential rental and commercial portfolios, reaching new markets across BC and Calgary, and providing homes for hundreds of homeowners annually.

Join a team where every role is an opportunity to make a meaningful impact. Welcome to Porte – where growth, community, and success are more than words; they’re a way of life.

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Job Summary:

Porte is seeking an experienced Building Caretaker to join our team for a 118-suite residential community in South Surrey. In this role, the Building Caretaker will oversee all operational and management aspects of the property. Daily responsibilities will be determined through ongoing consultation and mutual agreement with the Residential Property Manager. All tasks must be carried out following Porte Realty’s guidelines.


  • Personal relations; Maintain a good and equal relationship with Residents and Residential
  • Property Manager and Building Manager.
  • Carry out minor repair and maintenance issues in suites/buildings or arrange for Porte Realty Maintenance Team to repair.
  • Janitorial duties of both interior and exterior common areas of the building.
  • Keep exterior grounds clean by picking up any garbage and sweeping walkways and driveways. This includes salting and removing snow as required.
  • Clean suites during turnovers.
  • Respond to emergencies which occur during, and occasionally outside of regular work hours.
  • Assist with liaising and coordinating with trades and management teams.
  • Assist to direct and supervise approved repair and maintenance contractors as required.
  • Assist with suite rentals – show suites to prospective tenants as required.
  • Assist with move-in and move-out inspections as required.
  • Serve notices and documents as required in compliance with the Residential Tenancy Act.
  • Be accessible by cellular phone when out of the suite/office.
  • Process all maintenance requests through Yardi Maintenance Systems.
  • Other duties as required from time to time.


  • 2+ years building caretaker experience or related experience in a similar role.
  • Good working knowledge of building management and maintenance requirements.
  • Basic understanding of electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems.
  • Good working knowledge of computers and word processing, specifically Microsoft Office.
  • Basic understanding of the Residential Tenancy Act.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently, with limited direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member.
  • Proven handyman skills are an asset.
  • Ability to meet routine physical demands.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

We offer a competitive compensation package, including:

  • Salary Range: $48,000 – $58,000.
  • Referral bonus program.
  • Company’s perks/discounts (i.e. Goodlife Gym membership, perkopolis etc.).
  • RRSP contribution.
  • You will work within a dynamic, driven, high-achieving, close-knit, and fun-loving team.

At Porte we prioritize the well-being and satisfaction of our team, ensuring a comprehensive compensation package that goes beyond the numbers.

Job Category: Property Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Vancouver
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