The Corporation of the City of Markham Facility Operator III, Regular Full-Time Outside Union Grade 5B Temporary in Markham, ON

The Corporation of the City of Markham

Branch Markham ON CA

Facility Operator III, Regular Full-Time Outside Union Grade 5B
Markham, ON

Using Information Technology – Uses basic functionality of word processing, Internet, Intranet and Email. Applications are now being received for the Facility…

Applications are now being received for the Facility Operations III position in the Recreation Services Department, Community and Fire Services Commission. While all applications will be received, current members of CUPE 905 (Outside Workers) will be given first consideration. To apply forthis position, please submit your cover letter and resume on-line byFebruary 10, 2017.

Please note: The location of this vacancy may change. You are encouraged to apply if you are interested in a Facility Operator III position at any location. Please include in your cover letter the location(s) that you would consider.

Reporting to the Supervisor/Coordinator of Facility Operations, this position is responsible for facility operations maintenance and repair work related to arenas, community centres/halls, pools, change rooms (and cleaning of same) and any other assigned areas. This position oversees the facility to ensure programs/events run as scheduled and is responsible for the security and safety of the facility and its patrons.

Ensures that the facility is opened and closed at the scheduled times
Notifies Facility Supervisor or Facility Coordinator regarding any staff or facility related issues
Operates ice re-surfacer (Zamboni, etc.) and/or other specialized equipment (edger, scissor lift, swing machines, ride on scruber, etc.) and/or pool equipment (vacuums, etc.)
Performs general cleaning/maintenance (i.e. mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, window cleaning, washroom/ dressing room cleaning, snow shovelling, garbage pick up, detail cleaning, set-ups and breakdowns of tables and chairs)
Operates power tools, and cleaning and safety equipment
Responds to requests from patrons (general public) and other City of Markham staff on a general facility issues and/or maintenance requests
Patrols the building looking for facility problems, safety hazards, or improper departmental operations
Is responsible for the security of the building
Ensures that all policies and procedures are being followed by patrons and PT maintenance staff as applicable
Delegates and assigns job duties to part-time facility maintenance staff and follows-up, as required
Adheres to corporate initiatives (i.e. recycling, energy management)
Utilizes computer systems (i.e. CLASS, Outlook, etc.)
Operates and monitors facility operation systems and records readings
Assists in the required daily facility and equipment maintenance (i.e. painting, blade changes, etc.) with minimal supervision
Purchases supplies following department guidelines and submits AMEX expenses reports. Completes purchase orders as required
Ensures facility scheduling is ‘executed’ in a prompt and timely manner
Assists with hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of part-time staff
Assists with the training of full-time staff
Other duties as assigned. Hours
7 day operation – rotating shifts.

Required Skills and Competencies

Technical Skill – Demonstrates solid knowledge and ability, and can apply the competency, with minimal or no guidance, in the full range of typical situations. Would require guidance to handle novel or more complex situations
Teamwork – deals honestly and fairly with others, showing consideration and respect for individual differences; does own fair share of work; seeks assistance from other team members, as needed; assists other team members; and shares all relevant information with others. Initiates collaboration with others, assumes additional responsibilities to facilitate the achievement of team goals. Helps build consensus among team members
Enforcement – Detects and communicates non-compliance to appropriate level; deals with non-compliance issues requiring straightforward corrective action
Decision Making – Seeks guidance as needed when the situation is unclear; and applies guidelines and procedures that require some interpretation in dealing with exceptions
Problem Solving – Identifies the problem based on a range of factors, most of which are clear; identifies alternate solutions, based on precedent. Identifies an optimal solution based on weighing the advantages and disadvantages of alternative approaches
Planning and Organizing – Plans and organizes own activities to accomplish pre-determined standards or procedures; seeks clarity on priorities as needed; monitors the quality and timeliness of own work; responsibly uses the resources at one’s immediate disposal. Monitors progress and use of resources (people, supplies)
Client Focus – Responds to customer needs in a timely, professional, helpful and courteous manner, regardless of customer attitude; strives to consistently meet service standards; and follows up with customers during and after delivery of services to ensure that their needs have been met
Interactive Communication – Communicates with others honestly, respectfully and sensitively; checks own understanding of others’ communication (e.g. paraphrases, asks questions); and reads cues from diverse listeners to assess when and how to change planned communication approach to effectively deliver message
Concern for Safety – Promotes a safety conscious working environment; notices potentially hazardous situations that are not apparent to others and acts to correct the situation, consistently enforces safety procedures and demands compliance with health and safety regulations with part-time staff and contractors
Writing skills – Writes brief, factual material (e.g. notes, email, standard letters)
Using Information Technology – Uses basic functionality of word processing, Internet, Intranet and Email. Uses features of product, i.e. manipulates building automation system as needed
Leadership – Ability to assign work and ensure quality competition of tasks in a timely and effective manner. Initiative: Identifies and acts on issues and problems in own area of responsibility instead of waiting or hoping the problem will solve itself. Tries varied approaches and solutions to resolve a problem. Persists when marked difficulties arise. Suggests ways to achieve better results or add value beyond the current situation.


Secondary School Diploma
Refrigeration B License and Pool Operator Certificate
Five years experience in recreation facility operations and maintenance
Experience with associated materials, equipment operations, and maintenance procedures associated with a recreation facility environment including pool, arena, building automation systems, etc.
Ability to complete basic plumbing, electrical, IRU’s and carpentry
Certified Ice Technician/Certified Aquatic Technician an asset
Current certification in Standard First Aid with CPR, propane handling required
Must be physically able to perform the bona fide requirements of the job. This position involves occasional heavy lifting
Valid Ontario Drivers Licence an asset.

The City of Markham is committed to providingaccommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation,we will work with you to meet your needs. We thank all those applicants whohave applied however only those applications selected for an interview will becontacted.
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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Markham, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-11
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