Housing Services Maintenance Worker


Housing Services Maintenance Worker

Reference Number: #SS2023-014
County of Lanark
Location: Perth, Ontario
Posted: September 15th 2023
Deadline: October 1st, 2023
Salary: $26.81-$30.82 per hour

Located west of the nation's capital, Lanark County is home to several thriving communities. We represent the best of both worlds, offering breathtaking architecture, rich history, a beautiful countryside and the relaxing atmosphere of a lakeside lifestyle.

Lanark County is currently recruiting for a Housing Services Maintenance Worker. This is a temporary, full-time position that includes on-call evenings and weekends. This role has a starting date of October 23, 2023 and will run until approximately April 5, 2024.

The Housing Services Maintenance Worker will maintain county-owned assets, specifically social housing, to standards that ensure safety and well-being for the tenants, guests, staff, and the general public. This position will follow all guidelines for employees as legislated under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and corporate/departmental policies and procedures.

  • Secondary school diploma
  • 1-2 years related experience in building or facilities maintenance or construction
  • Certifications or training in fall arrest, working at heights, water damage restoration, fire or smoke damage restoration, pest control certification, mold abatement or asbestos abatement are considered assets
  • Residential property maintenance experience is an asset
  • Ability to receive and respond to instructions and provide pertinent information
  • Able to complete forms and maintain records of work performed
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Prior customer service experience is an asset
Additional Information

This position is evaluated at Level 6 ($26.81-$30.82 per hour) of the 40-hour 2023 OPSEU salary grid.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Ontario Municipal Employers Retirement System (OMERS) pension plan
  • Employee assistance plan (EAP)
  • Wellness promotion account
  • Training and development opportunities

The Lanark County employee slogan is “working together to achieve greatness.”  If you embrace this ideal, we look forward to receiving a detailed resume, quoting posting number SS2023-001, no later than Sunday, October 1, 2023.

When emailing your application, please ensure your cover letter, résumé and any other related documents are submitted in one file preferably MSWord (.doc or .docx) or Adobe (.pdf).  The email subject line should include your name and job posting number SS2023-014; example: Jane Doe SS2023-014.

Lanark County is an organization that strives to embrace the spirit of inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment in which all individuals have access to the county's goods, services and facilities. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please let us know if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.

We would like to thank all who apply, but only those applicants selected for an interview will be acknowledged.  

Note: Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. Questions about the collection of Information should be directed to the human resources department at the address indicated below.

Contact Information
Human Resources, Lanark County Administration Building
County of Lanark
99 Christie Lake Road,
Perth, Ontario, Canada
K7H 3C6

Fax: 613-267-2539
Email: ssjobs@lanarkcounty.ca
Website: www.lanarkcounty.ca
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