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Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries
Huronia Historical Parks
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
93010 - Mtce Foreman/Woman
$29.06 - $31.50 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Do you want to provide direction to maintenance staff and supervise construction and maintenance projects? If so, this role is for you! Join the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries where you will ensure that the modern/historic buildings and grounds at Discovery Harbour, Huronia Historical Parks (HHP) are maintained to high standards. You will also support historic program and special event delivery by providing maintenance assistance for the development, delivery and execution of activities for visitors, partners and stakeholders.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• Provide direction to maintenance crew and maintenance summer students including day-to-day supervision of work assignments
• Operate associated vehicles and equipment including but not limited to tractors, trucks, ATVs, snow removal equipment and lawn mowers
• Provide recommendations about and direction to outside contractors carrying out repairs at the attraction(s) and ensure work is performed in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act
• Inspect all buildings, structures, equipment, washrooms on a regular basis to ensure good working order at all times
• Ensure that all preventative vehicle and equipment maintenance is carried out as per schedules and safe operating practices
• Act as liaison with Infrastructure Ontario and any contracted supplier of services, resolving deficiencies and ensuring scheduled maintenance is complete (i.e. safety systems, fire systems/mechanical systems, etc.)
• Act as main point of contact with licensed partners for repairs to Ministry equipment and to ensure all pre-established maintenance standards are met in accordance with license agreements
• Work with site Manager to plan, design, schedule and implement all construction and/or repair projects
• support historic program and special event delivery by providing maintenance department assistance for the development, delivery and execution of activities for visitors, partners and stakeholders
• Obtain building permits as needed and maintain records/plans/drawings of work performed
• Maintain records and reconcile purchases according to Ministry guidelines
• Perform administrative functions such as managing work orders, maintenance schedules, assisting with maintenance procurements, maintaining maintenance records, using computer for e-mail communications and attendance
• Participate in meetings and training as required.

How do I qualify?


• You must possess a valid class 'G' driver's license or equivalent, as recognized by the Province of Ontario, to travel between the sites and perform errands

Business Knowledge

• You have knowledge of the construction industry and various trades in order to provide oversight and make recommendations on construction and maintenance projects at the attraction(s)
• You have knowledge of basic skills in various maintenance trades (i.e. carpentry, painting, drywall, plumbing, etc.) to assist the maintenance team in performing maintenance tasks
• You are able to safely operate maintenance vehicles and equipment

Group Leadership and Organizational Skills

• You have demonstrated group leadership skills to work effectively as a team leader with maintenance staff/students and represent HHP with contractors as needed
• You have proven organizational skills to schedule multiple projects without disruption to business
• You are able to prioritize work demands and to maintain various records for the organization related to the buildings, properties and systems

Technical Knowledge

• You have knowledge of relevant legislation, by-laws and codes associated with maintenance and construction work in order to ensure safety, compliance of maintenance projects and to make recommendations to management
• You have knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS, and requirements to ensure compliance and worker safety
• You have knowledge of requirements and processes to obtain various permits and assessments associated with construction work

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• You have proven communication skills to compose routine correspondence/e-mails, manage work orders and develop scope of work for maintenance projects
• You are able to effectively liaise with contractors and provide direction to maintenance staff, security guards and other stakeholders

Computer Skills

• You are proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and are able to use the internet for sourcing maintenance items and project research

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit theOPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive

Effective October 1, 2021, the OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive requires all Ontario Public Service employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to:COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario), including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated' under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program but must undergo regular rapid antigen testing.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Permanent, 93 Jury Dr, Penetanguishene, Central Region, Criminal Record Check
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
  • 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.
  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
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 Friday, December 31, 2021 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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