City of Oshawa Facility Attendant Level 1 Full Time in Oshawa, ON

City of Oshawa

Branch Oshawa ON CA

Facility Attendant Level 1
Oshawa, ON

Able to perform rotating shift work necessary to fulfill the requirements of a seven-day operation. Under the direction of the Manager and or designate, perform…

Under the direction of the Manager and or designate, perform general maintenance, custodial duties and program requirements as assigned, in the operation and maintenance of assigned facilities in the Recreation and Culture Services Branch. Facilities may include arenas, pools and spas (hot tubs), entertainment facilities, libraries, seniors’ centres, conventional stadiums, fields, playgrounds, skateboard parks, outdoor pools, outdoor splash pads and any other associated facilities that fall under the Branch. The City of Oshawa strives to provide an environment that cultivates and supports the following core values: Authenticity, Courage, and Trust (ACT).

Job Responsibilities Perform pool/spa (hot tub) maintenance duties such as vacuuming and backwashing the pool; washing the deck; monitoring, maintaining and recording the condition of pool water chemistry and equipment.

Perform arena maintenance duties in the operation of refrigeration ice plant and associated equipment by performing preventative maintenance functions and ice making functions including operating motorized ice resurfacing machine and ice edger.

Perform duties related to the operation of the building HVAC equipment, carrying out preventative maintenance functions such as adding or draining fuel and oil; adding chemicals to the water and testing the water; inspecting, adjusting and replacing belts, filters, etc.; monitoring and recording periodic equipment readings.

Maintain washrooms and change/dressing rooms in a sanitary condition including cleaning; disinfecting; removing garbage and replenishing supplies of toilet paper, soap, etc.

Perform general caretaking duties such as cleaning floors; wet mopping; operating power cleaning equipment; cleaning glass; collecting and disposing of garbage; moving furniture, setting up and taking down equipment and cleaning and clearing the building entranceway areas. Remove snow from entrance and emergency exits.

Perform general maintenance duties such as painting, replacing light bulbs, and making minor carpentry and plumbing repairs.

Perform outside litter pickup and general grounds maintenance including the lining of playing fields.

Perform established preventative maintenance inspections and functions. Notify supervisor and, where appropriate, other staff of any maintenance requirements.

Work in accordance with City of Oshawa safe work standards and the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act including but not limited to section 217.1 in the criminal code of Canada (Bill 165).

Maintain work records including incident and accident reports, time sheets, duty sheets and other documentation and sign off as required.

Assist with new staff orientation to the building and its operations.

Ensure that facility users and members of the public on the premises act in an orderly fashion and take appropriate action as required, reporting problems to the supervisor; respond to routine inquiries related to the use of the facility. Maintain good public relations with customers, user groups and colleagues.

Respond to and assist in building emergency evacuation procedures.

Drive to offsite locations to pick up supplies, electrical and or mechanical parts on a routine as well as emergency basis.

Perform other related duties as required.

Job Requirements Must possess a Certified Ice Technician (CIT) with ORFA and a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or equivalent, plus one (1) year previous experience in each of the arena and pool building operations.

Possession of a TSSA Refrigeration “B” Certificate is an asset. Must be willing to obtain per the Department’s training schedule if B-ticket is, or becomes, a bona fide qualification for the placement facility.

Demonstrated experience using major cleaning equipment, methods and materials. Demonstrated knowledge of refrigeration and pool/spa (hot tub) maintenance principles, and physical plant maintenance; demonstrated mechanical aptitude,

Physically able to perform all activities in this area of work (i.e., work from heights, stretch, lift and move heavy items (50 lbs.; approx. 23 kgs.), stand, bend and walk for extended periods); capable of performing the work assigned in a safe manner.

Good communication skills (reading, written and oral). Able to understand, express and apply concepts and instructions of a somewhat technical nature. Able to complete forms and records relevant to the job. Able to read, record and comprehend mechanical gauges related to all facility equipment.

Must be competent within a computerized environment to perform the duties of the job. Experience in Building Automation Systems, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Class system.

Proven ability to deal co-operatively, efficiently and effectively, and provide quality customer service to City staff, members of the public and external agencies. Neat in appearance and work habits, wearing City-issued uniform and safety equipment.

Able to perform rotating shift work necessary to fulfill the requirements of a seven-day operation. Able to work overtime on short notice.

Able to work with minimal supervision; able to work constructively in a team environment or act independently as required, exercising good judgment and safe and appropriate practices and procedures. Able to work in a physically changing environment.

Knowledge and understanding of, and ability to apply safety policies, standards, and legislation (Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act and WHMIS), and able to use appropriate safety apparatus.

Possess and maintain a valid unrestricted Ontario Driver’s Licence, minimum Class “G” and be able to pass the Corporation’s tests for motor vehicle operation.
First Aid, CPR, Public Access Defibrillator (PAD), Accessibility and WHMIS certificates/training or ability to obtain same per the Department’s training schedule. Provide proof of working from heights training. Must be able to swim.

Certificates in Building and Environmental Systems (BES), UV Systems, Risk Management and/or Legal Awareness, Scissor Lift, Confined Space, Electrical Safety, Sensitivity Training, Customer Service Training and Asbestos Awareness, Utility Vehicle with Snow Removal Equipment are considered assets.

Please be advised that position location as noted is at the time of posting and is subject to change, as required due to operational needs.

We would like to thank all applicants however, please note that only those selected to attend an interview will be contacted and all other applicants will be kept on file. Applicants are advised that written, oral and practical testing may form part of the selection process.

All applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Please ensure that you check your email regularly to receive any correspondence.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). The City of Oshawa will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities and/or needs related to the OHRC. Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Oshawa, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-24
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