This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys landscaping, grounds maintenance and performing minor maintenance activities. If you possess a strong work ethic, the ability to manage multiple tasks and a commitment to teamwork, then this opportunity with the Ministry of Children and Youth Services at the Justice Ronald Lester Youth Centre is the job for you!What can I expect to do in this role?You will:- perform general maintenance to external buildings, fences and signs- provide general grounds-keeping and maintenance services on a seasonal basis- construct walls and repair locks- repair roadway, parking lots and walkways- perform routine cleaning duties - maintain and repair grounds-keeping equipment- provide semi-skilled maintenance services and general assistance to tradespersons - monitor safety equipment and systems- conduct and document fire drills- develop annual and monthly maintenance schedules- supervise, teach and engage youth in the completion of maintenance activitiesHow do I qualify?Mandatory- valid driver's licence required to drive youth to appointments and facilitate regular maintenance of fleet;- ability to meet the physical demands of the essential duties of the position.Specialized knowledge:- knowledge of safe operation, maintenance and basic repair of related equipment for grass cutting, snow removal as well as safe operations of hand tools and equipment;- demonstrated experience in performing general maintenance work such as repairs to building, painting, constructing walls, replacing locks and cleaning;- general knowledge of basic plumbing, electrical and carpentry principles and semi-skilled repairs using plans, diagrams and blueprints; - general knowledge of heating, ventilation and cooling systems;- general knowledge of safety equipment and security systems; - general knowledge of horticultural theories and practices such as flower, shrub and tree planting as well as maintenance and general groundskeeping.Other important skills:- well developed communication skills; - proven interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with tradespersons and develop positive relationships with youth;- basic computer skills and knowledge of a variety of software programs.
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