In-House Painter
Ferguslea Properties
Ottawa, ON
Ferguslea Properties is the proud owner and operator of Accora Village, Canada’s largest privately owned rental community. Accora Village is comprised of over 2,400 homes and over 9,000 residents in the west-end of Ottawa. The community is 150 acres of tree lined streets, ideal for people interested in an active and healthy lifestyle.

Ferguslea Properties is committed to providing our residents and community with a best-in-class experience.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Reporting to the Senior Maintenance Manager, the In-House Painter will provide general painting labour support to the Maintenance Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1) Painting & Drywalling
The In-House Painter will perform various painting & drywall repairs in residential units and common areas of buildings, including but not limited to:
  • Drywall, plaster and wallpaper repairs, touch-ups and alterations at various Accora Village properties in interior and exterior common areas and in occupied and unoccupied tenant units as directed by the Senior Maintenance Manager or designated Maintenance Supervisors.
  • Painting, including touch-ups and alterations at various Accora Village properties in interior and exterior common areas and in occupied and unoccupied tenant units as directed by the Senior Maintenance Manager or designated Maintenance Supervisors.
  • Minor capital projects painting at various Accora Village properties as directed by the Senior Maintenance Manager or designated Maintenance Supervisors.
2) Item maintenance & Inventory
The In-House painter will be responsible for maintaining and reporting inventory of Accora Village painting equipment and materials. They will be responsible for the maintenance and care of any painting equipment and materials.
3) Additional duties
The In-House Painter may perform such other duties as may from time to time be assigned by the Maintenance Supervisors, Maintenance Experience Representatives, or Senior Maintenance Manager. They may be responsible for providing assistances to other staff to enable completion of work in a timely and secure manner, and such other duties as appropriate to the worker’s level of skill and responsibility. They will work with hand held technology to track daily tasks and payroll, and may perform such other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Maintenance Supervisors and Senior Maintenance Manager.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
  • 5 years relevant experience with building operations
  • Secondary School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with commercial painting, property maintenance or equivalent demonstrated work experience is expected
  • WHMIS and Fall Protection Training would be an asset
  • Completion of training for both Mold & Asbestos Remediation pursuant to current provincial & federal health & safety legislation would be an asset
  • Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements
  • Valid Ontario Class G Driver’s License and a reliable vehicle
  • Reasonable fluency in written and verbal English. Other language skills are an asset.
  • As a condition of employment, must have a valid criminal background check
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Interior and exterior work in all weather conditions
  • Exposure to unsanitary conditions, noise, dust and fumes
  • The job description implies the performance of repetitive tasks
  • Entry into resident’s homes
  • Frequent travel between buildings to visit properties and inspect equipment
  • Competing demands may create stress
  • Occasional lifting and carrying tools or equipment up to 50 pounds may be required
Ferguslea Properties is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Recruitment related accommodations will be provided upon request.

We review and assess all applications and will contact candidates whose background and experience most closely fit the needs of the position.