Apply By: Monday, June 28, 2021 11:59 pm EDT

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (ON-CALL CONTRACT)

Organization:
Ministry of the Solicitor General
Division:
Central East Correctional Centre
City:
Lindsay
Job Term:
10 Temporary (on-call contract, up to 24 months)
Job Code:
C93004 - Facilities Mechanic/Facilities Technician 2 (COR)
Salary:
$24.32 - $26.96 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
165191
Are you a maintenance professional? Bring your skills to the Central East Correctional Centre to perform a variety of maintenance and construction duties.

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What can I expect to do in this role?

• Performs general maintenance and assists in project work
• Provides assistance to skilled tradesperson in repairs, renovations, and general upkeep
• Operate and maintain various systems and equipment within the facility
• Perform routine and preventative maintenance
• Ensure safety and security of staff and work area
• Other duties, as assigned
(Click on the "View Job Description" button for details)

Please note:
• This position requires you to work on an on-call basis. The hours of work are 0 to 40 hours per week, including weekends and statutory holidays, based on operational requirements and with no guaranteed hours.
• This position conducts work on-site at the Central East Correctional Centre, located at 541 Hwy 36 RR 1 (Lindsay, Ontario)
• This position will be working in the secure parts of the institution and may be in the vicinity of or around inmates

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

• You are qualified in one or more of the skilled trades and licensed in Ontario OR possess equivalent acceptable experience in the maintenance field
• You have valid First Aid and Heartsaver certificates OR ability to obtain upon hire

Specialized Knowledge and Experience

• You have demonstrated maintenance knowledge, skills, and experience (i.e. carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electrical, painting, welding, repair, etc.) to assist in construction/renovation projects
• You are able to understand and follow blueprints, schematics, and specification diagrams/drawings
• You have experience in the use of a variety of tools and equipment to perform maintenance work
• You have knowledge of workplace health and safety as well as municipal by-laws and building codes to ensure the safety of the work area and integrity of installations

Communication Skills

• You can discuss and assist other trades professionals or staff on work projects
• You have writing skills to complete reports and logs

Problem-Solving Skills

• You can determine the most appropriate method to complete assigned work
• You can recognize and report issues or hazards

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 10 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 24 months, 541 Hwy 36 RR 1, Lindsay, East Region, Vulnerable Sector Check, Credit History Check, Local Police Databases Search, PIP/NICHE/RMS
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
4-7
Category:
Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:
Monday, June 7, 2021
Note:
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

How to apply:

  1. You must apply online.
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
  4. Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
  5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
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Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, June 28, 2021 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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