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Organization:    Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:    Central East Correctional Centre
City:    Lindsay
Job Term:    2 Temporary
Job Code:    93006 - Mtce Mechanic 3
Salary:    $24.56 - $26.64 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    51606
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Are you a skilled tradesperson, or a semi-skilled, hands-on and mechanically inclined individual?

Are you interested in having autonomy and working in a challenging environment? If so, then consider one of these two challenging positions, providing maintenance services in the Central East Correctional Centre.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Your role will include:

- Providing general/preventative maintenance/servicing/repairs to the institution including upkeep of buildings, grounds, vehicles and equipment.
- Performing general plumbing, electrical, carpentry and welding work.
- Assisting other skilled tradespeople and supervising offender-helpers for the majority of working time.

How do I qualify?

- Qualified in one or more of the skilled trades by proven skills or demonstrated experience, or as licensed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

Technical knowledge and maintenance expertise:
- Proven working knowledge of skilled trades (i.e. carpentry, plumbing, brick-laying, welding, etc) and semi-skilled trades in order to perform a variety of skilled maintenance, construction and preventative maintenance duties.
- Ability to complete work from blueprints, schematics, specifications, diagrams and drawings.
- Knowledge of operation/maintenance of heating, ventilation, air conditioning/fire systems, and associated instrumentation/control systems.
- Demonstrated knowledge of relevant legislation (Occupational Health & Safety Act, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System), municipal by-laws and building codes.
- Ability to estimate labour and materials costs.
- Knowledge of environmental waste management regulations for both garbage and hazardous waste.

Other Essential Skills:
- Communication, analytical and organizational skills to discuss work projects with other tradespeople, liaise with correctional staff and to train and instruct inmate helpers.
- Knowledge of computers and computer systems related to monitoring automated systems for mechanical and electrical equipment, electronic locking systems, building environmental controls and fence security monitors (CCTV).

Additional information:

  • 2 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 541 Hwy 36 RR 1, CENTRAL EAST CORR COMPLEX, Lindsay, East Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Thursday, February 14, 2013
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • The minimum salary rates identified in this posting are subject to revision as a result of the recently agreed to OPSEU collective agreement covering the period of January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, March 1, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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