City of Thunder Bay

  • Maintenance Person

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 6 days ago(12/7/2018 12:01 AM)
    Competition Number
    Corporate Services & Long Term Care
    Posting Category
    Pioneer Ridge
    Job Type
    Number of Positions
    Unifor Local 229
    CA-ON-Thunder Bay
    CAD $26.32/Hr.
    CAD $26.85/Hr.
    Pay Band
    Post End Date
    Effective Date
    Supersedes Date
  • General Information:


    As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.


    ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE:  It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.  Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics.  Do not include: 

    • Photos
    • Any certificates that have photo identification
    • Driver’s licences
    • Police records checks

    Note: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Division should you be the successful applicant.  If a Criminal Record Check is required it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.


    ACCOMMODATION:  Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.


    • Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources.

    Job Description

    POSITION SUMMARY:  Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor - Environmental Services, responsible for the preventive, routine and remedial maintenance of the building, its equipment and grounds. Participates in the Maintenance Services Total Quality Management Program of Pioneer Ridge



    1. Completes all required maintenance in the Home in accordance with all procedures, regulations and by utilizing and maintaining the electronic Home’s preventative maintenance program for the building operation and all equipment.
    2. Responsible for the preventative, routine and remedial ongoing building maintenance, its equipment and grounds, including repairs and upkeep, as well as checks and inspections.
    3. Monitors the   computerized building system to ensure that the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning program are functional, and completes all required daily reports.
    4. Participates in the maintenance of the grounds, parking lots, and sidewalks of the Home including grass cutting and snow removal.
    5. Transports heavy equipment, materials and furniture as required and ensures meeting room and program set ups are completed in a timely manner.
    6. Participates in the building security program under the direction of the Supervisor or designate.
    7. Participates in special projects, as assigned.
    8. Attends meeting and educational programs.
    9. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.




    • Secondary school graduation, or an equivalent combination of education, technical training, and experience in a skilled trade (i.e. refrigeration, heating, plumbing, etc)
    • Must have a minimum of two years maintenance experience in an institutional or industrial setting
    • Must have experience with pneumatic controls and hydronic heating
    • Working knowledge of H.V.A.C., control circuitry, boilers, electricity, carpentry, etc.


    • Must be highly motivated, work well in a team environment and be able to work with a minimal of supervision
    • Ability to converse and relate to residents, staff and the public in a courteous and tactful manner
    • Must be capable of issuing and accurately comprehending written/oral information and instructions
    • Must be capable of reporting, both in writing and verbally, on building mechanical system conditions and/or problems
    • Demonstrated ability to operate a computer and electronic mail software
    • Must possess and maintain a valid Class "G" Ontario Drivers Licence, or equivalent
    • Must meet the definition of a competent driver as defined by the Corporation
    • Must be competent within the meaning of the Occupational Health and Safety Act


    • Working knowledge of computerized preventative maintenance programs


    • May be required to travel to various work locations and provide own transportation
    • Must be physically able to perform the essential duties of the position
    • Must remain a competent driver as defined by the Corporation.
    • May be required to provide a successful driver’s abstract
    • Must have successfully undergone a "two step" tuberculosis skin test within the 12 months prior to employment
    • Must undergo a successful Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed