Caretaker - Town Hall - Nov 2019
Town of Halton Hills
Come join our team! We are looking for a candidate that shares our corporate values of Honesty,

Excellence, Team, Fun, Creativity and Respect. These values are second nature for the successful

candidate and are demonstrated in their work and interactions with colleagues and the community.

Under the supervision of the Maintenance Coordinator, this full-time position will provide high quality
maintenance of Town facilities to which the successful candidate is assigned. The public nature of this
position requires strong customer service skills to support the public, visitors and staff in the use of the
facility and allocated resources. As an integral part of the maintenance staff team, this position will
oversee designated part-time support staff in their efforts to provide a high standard facility in a clean,
safe and organized environment.

  • Maintaining an awareness of all scheduled activities and events; staff needs to ensure
appropriate spaces are ready for use and maintenance supports are in place as needed

  • Being knowledgeable about the features of assigned facilities, assist the members and public
or direct them to appropriate locations or appropriate staff for further information as required

  • Providing the highest standard of customer service for both the internal and external
customers in compliance with Town standards

  • Overseeing and supporting part-time facility maintenance staff and contractors when on-site
  • Performing cleaning functions as defined and scheduled including washrooms, floor
cleaning/mopping, garbage disposal, winter maintenance, window cleaning, etc.

  • Performing mechanical system operations as defined and scheduled
  • Performing building maintenance functions as required (winter control; grounds maintenance)
  • The use/care of all facility resources (including supplies/equipment)
  • Maintaining health and safety standards at all times with regard to the regulations as outlined
in the Occupational Health & Safety Act for all members, visitors, staff and self

  • Facility security as assigned
  • Facility use preparations, set-ups and take-downs as scheduled
  • Providing a safe environment for the public and staff while performing maintenance duties
  • Proper use and storage of all required chemicals, cleaning materials and equipment on-site, in
a safe manner including compliance with WHMIS procedures and other authorities with

  • Maintaining a pro-active awareness of program and event staff needs relative to facility
maintenance. Completes regular communication with staff to ensure appropriate maintenance
supports are in place as needed

  • Recommending operational improvements, cost and work efficiencies (ordering of supplies)
  • Working effectively to support the members, general public, contract services and other
municipal staff in their use of the facility

  • Completing and filing of all daily/monthly maintenance records and log books as assigned
  • Performing other job related duties
You possess:
  • Secondary School Diploma, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in performing building cleaning and maintenance
  • Proven high level of customer service skills; ability to work in cooperation with others
  • Skills in carpentry and plumbing and have basic experience with mechanical and electrical
equipment and systems

  • Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence (Class ‘G’) with access to personal vehicle for Town business –
mileage provided

  • Demonstrated expertise in performing cleaning and maintenance functions
  • Physically fit and able to lift 20 kg consistently
  • Current CPR/ First Aid certifications/ AED training and WHMIS training are assets
  • Ability to perform work functions with minimal supervision and a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to determine when external service contractors are required
The rate for this full-time position (35 hours per week) is $27.85 - $33.15 per hour.

This position will have an irregular work week; you must be available to work scheduled programs as

required (may include evenings and weekends) for program management purposes at Town or non-

Town facilities and/or outdoor environments.

Qualified candidates may submit a detailed cover letter and resume in confidence to the Town by
4:30 p.m., November 22, 2019. Please quote Posting No. 201952 on your cover letter. Please apply
using only one method of application below.

Email: (preferred)

Attn: Human Resources
Town of Halton Hills
1 Halton Hills Drive
Halton Hills, ON L7G 5G2
Posting No. 201945

We thank all those who apply, but advise that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Town of Halton Hills is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the

recruitment process. If contacted for an interview, please advise the Human Resources staff of any measures

you feel you need to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating

to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001, c.25) and will be

used to select a candidate. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager of Human


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