Job Details: Facility Maintenance I

Job Details
Open Date Jun 20 2022 - 02:43:00 PM Close Date Jul 11 2022 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Facility Maintenance I Posting Type Union CUPE
Posting Status Active Position Length Permanent Full-time
Department Group Community Facilities Hours per Week 40
Department Community Services Openings 3
Education High School Diploma Experience 2 years
Location Various Locations Competition 22-119P
Salary Range $28.74 per hour
Union Position No


The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Coordinator, Community Operations this role is responsible for maintaining the ice (if applicable), Class “A” swimming pools (if applicable), building grounds, and equipment at various Town of Caledon Recreation facilities.As the Facility Maintenance I, you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:

  • Clean and maintain the facility (sweep, wash/strip floors, vacuum, wash windows/doors, clean washrooms/change rooms, empty garbage, etc.)
  • Perform general carpentry and painting work (build shelves, paint rooms, etc.)
  • Maintain arena/ice facilities and equipment (if applicable), operate ice re-surfacer, install and remove ice, install and maintain nets, take compressor readings, edge, chip, and crosscut ice, paint lines, drain chiller, add oil to compressor. Perform minor repairs to arena refrigeration system.
  • Maintain the swimming pool (if applicable) which includes daily checks and refilling chemicals as needed, backwashing, and vacuuming. Perform minor repairs to swimming pool filtration system.
  • Check the electrical heating and air conditioning systems, perform preventative maintenance (e.g. changing filters, oiling, etc.) and perform minor repairs or notify Recreation Supervisor/Operations Co-ordinator to arrange repairs, as required
  • Maintain records and logbooks relating to the operation of refrigeration, pool filtration, HVAC and building equipment

The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking an enthusiastic professional with education, training and/or knowledge in the above, normally acquired from a high school diploma or closely related field as a skilled technician. The candidate must have minimum 2 years related experience in arenas, pools, and/or recreation centre as well as thorough working knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, and electrical system. The candidate must have a standard First Aid Certificate and a valid driver’s licence with no more than 3 demerit points and daily access to a vehicle.  ORFA training and fall arrest training are considered an asset.

The ideal candidate will be able to meet the physical demands of the position including strenuous movement requiring more effort, lifting to 50 lbs, and demonstrated ability to work at heights. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products would be an asset. Experience in maintenance of arena refrigeration systems: ice preparation; operation and maintenance of ice resurfacing and related equipment; operation/maintenance of swimming pool filtration systems and general swimming pool maintenance operations; maintenance of gas-powered mechanical equipment would also be considered an asset. The candidate must demonstrate customer service excellence that reflects Caledon’s quality standards: accurate, courteous, responsive and easy to navigate, as well as exceptional organizational skills with some attention to detail to avoid errors and the ability to meet deadlines.

This position offers a pay rate of $28.74 per hour plus a competitive benefit package.

Satisfactory passing of a vulnerable sector check and proof of qualifications will be required of any successful candidate(s) for this position.

New employees who commence employment on or after November 15, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as a condition of employment. Being fully vaccinated is determined as the status of having received the full series of approved vaccines (both doses of a two dose vaccine series, one dose of a single dose vaccine series) and any additional doses required and approved by Health Canada and having satisfied the full post vaccination period required to ensure vaccination efficacy. The Town of Caledon reserves the right to request proof of vaccination at any time. Acceptable proof includes an Ontario Ministry of Health COVID-19 vaccine receipt which you can obtain through the Provincial portal, or other government-issued vaccine passport or certification.  The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

The Town is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace.  If your application requires accommodation, please contact People Services at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.