City of Thunder Bay

  • Student - Maintenance Person

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(12/14/2018 12:01 AM)
    Competition Number
    Corporate Services & Long Term Care
    Posting Category
    Pioneer Ridge
    Job Type
    Number of Positions
    CA-ON-Thunder Bay
    CAD $0.00/Hr.
    CAD $0.00/Hr.
    Pay Band
    Post End Date
    Effective Date
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  • 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 & Corporate Safety 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.


    If you are offered a position as a summer student, you will be required to show proof of completing a full-time academic year (September to April) in 2018-2019 at a school, college, university or other educational institution. You may also be required to show proof of validity of my driver’s licence, professional licences, and/or education when such certification constitutes a job requirement or corporate program requirement.






    Job Description

    Position Summary:

    Under the supervision of the Supervisor performs general maintenance on the grounds.


    Major Responsibilities:

    1. Cuts grass, waters plants, pulls weeds, and fertilizes
    2. Assists staff with daily duties such as patching, touch-ups, painting, moving furniture and cleaning vents, etc
    3. Other duties as assigned





    • Secondary school education or an equivalent combination of training and experience

    Skills & Abilities:

    • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely in English, both orally and in writing
    • Must be highly motivated and able to work well in a team environment
    • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
    • Able to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing
    • Superior customer service skills and the ability to deal with the public, residents, families, staff and suppliers in a courteous and tactful manner
    • Must be reliable, dependable, and punctual
    • Must possess and maintain a valid Class “G” Ontario Driver’s Licence, or equivalent
    • Must meet the definition of a competent driver as defined by the Corporation

    Physical Demands:

    • This position requires constant standing/walking; frequent squatting/kneeling and lifting (varying amounts)
    • Must be able to bend, stretch and twist freely
    • Must be able to operate riding lawnmower, gas trimmer and air compressor


    • Has a keen interest in working with the elderly
    • Previous experience in taking direction from others
    • Previous grounds work, painting, and minor appliance repair experience


    Conditions of Employment:

    • 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)


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