Job Category: Trades
Division & Section: Parks, Forestry & Recreation Division; Parks
Work Location: Rockcliffe Yard, 301 Rockcliffe Blvd, Nashdene Yard, 70 Nashdene Rd, Booth Yard, 50 Booth Ave, Alness Yard, 21 Alness St/ Emery Yard, 27 Toryork Dr
Job Type: Permanent
Hourly Rate: $29.46
Hours & Shift Information: Various - See Below
Affiliation: Local 416
Selection Process: Senior Qualified Process
Number of Positions Open: 10
Posting Period: 24-Feb-2021 to 09-Mar-2021
Performs various semi-skilled tasks in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment, construction and in general building and grounds maintenance (i.e. irrigation systems, plumbing, splash pads, water services, dry wall, ceramic tiles, concrete, timber, rubber flooring and masonry).
Assists various Trade workers and other Handyworkers in their work.
Performs general construction, maintenance and repairs such as building repairs, setting up equipment, form and brick work, asphalt, concrete, plant materials, repair of furniture, equipment, etc.
Performs general groundskeeping duties such as landscaping, snow removal, laying of sod, installation of precast and timber retaining walls, plant material, parks furnishings, flooring materials, etc.
Drives vehicles to designated areas and operates various mechanical equipment as assigned (e.g. tractor/loader, trencher, fork lift, rototiller etc.).
Performs inspections and makes adjustments and repairs to equipment.
Performs a variety of work not requiring the services of a licensed trade.
May be required to provide work direction and training to other staff.
Performs other related work, as assigned.
Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:
Experience in general mechanical maintenance and repairs with a practical knowledge of landscaping, building and equipment, maintenance and construction work.
Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario, Class “D” Driver's License with “Z” endorsement and must qualify for the City’s equipment operating permits and requirements.
You will also be required to demonstrate:
Ability to properly and safely handle and operate all power and hand tools required to perform building and landscape maintenance and construction.
Ability to accurately follow verbal and written instructions and sketches, read plans, and estimate quantities.
Must be physically capable of performing required duties.
Ability to deal courteously with the public.
Must be available to work shift/weekend/overtime/on call duty.
Must be able to work in all weather conditions.
Ability to provide work direction to other employees and communicate clearly.
Must be skilled in the use of a wide range of tools.
Must be familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations that apply to this work.
Locations and Shift Information:
50 Booth Ave. - Booth Yard: Monday to Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (3 positions)
70 Nashdene Road - Nashdene Yard: Monday to Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (3 positions)
301 Rockcliffe Ave. - Rockcliffe Yard: Monday to Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (3 positions)
Alness Yard, 21 Alness St/ Emery Yard, 27 Toryork Dr: Monday to Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (1 position)
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