The Corporation of the City of Markham Summer Student – General Maintenance I Internship in Markham, ON

The Corporation of the City of Markham

Branch Markham ON CA

Summer Student – General Maintenance I
Markham, ON

Applications are now being accepted for the temproary full-time summer student position of General Maintenance I at the Museum in the Culture Services…

Job Description
Applications are now being accepted for the temproary full-time summer student position of General Maintenance I at the Museum in the Culture Services Department, Community and Fire Services Commission. To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume online by February 26, 2017.

This is a contract position for four months – May 2017 to August 2017.

The Markham Museum is a 25 acre site with 32 modern and historical built structures. Our extensive demonstration gardens, orchards and landscape features complement the buildings and aid our interpretation of local history along the themes of settlement, and the use of technology to adapt to our changing environment. The Museum is host to 50,000 visitors annually, including booked programs, summer camps, special events and casual groups. We also host private rental events for weddings and corporate functions.

This position assists with general and specialized maintenance throughout the property during our busy summer season. Daily duties will support externally booked events and our large summer camp program, in addition to overall stewardship of the facilities and gardens of the Museum for the enjoyment of general visitors. This is a full time student position with a variable schedule. Employees will be required to work some weekends and evenings.

• Assists with the interior cleaning of the Museum buildings. Working around objects, artifacts following specific guidelines and practices for artifact handling and moving.
• Performs general cleaning/maintenance (i.e. mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, window cleaning, washroom cleaning, painting, scraping, garbage pick- up, detail cleaning, set-ups and breakdowns of tables and chairs).
• Cleaning inside artifact storage and exhibition areas while managing the risk of damage to the storage & display units and artifacts.
• May operate power tools such as a sander, cleaning & safety equipment.
• Responds and directs requests from colleagues, patrons (general public) and other City of Markham staff on general issues and/or maintenance requests.
• Patrols the building looking for facility problems, safety hazards, or improper departmental operations.
• Ensures that all policies and procedures are being followed by patrons.
• Assists in ensuring a safe and organized work environment.
• Other duties as assigned

•As a General Maintenance 1, strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, and customer service skills and sensitivity to interact with a diversity of user groups, general public, and program participants in a courteous and efficient manner are required.
•Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
•Ability to work independently
•Must have excellent attention to detail
•Must be flexible to work in a dynamic and changing environment
•Must be physically capable of performing all duties including lifting while being safety conscious at all times

Education: Completion of high school. Studies in applied sciences, architecture, building management, landscaping or trades is an asset.

Experience: Experience in the safe operation and use of hand tools, power tools, gardening and grass cutting equipment is required (such as golf carts, push mower, cord trimmers, power washer, drills and sanders). An interest in general maintenance, landscaping, carpentry and care of heritage properties is an asset; Experience working with volunteers.
Licenses/Certifications: G Drivers License is an asset. Completion of a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening check as determined by the City of Markham.

The City of Markham iscommitted to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If yourequire accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact the HRDepartment with your requirements.

We thank all applicantswho have applied, however only those selected for an interview will becontacted. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by email.

Please respect our scent free area by notwearing scented products when visiting the office.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Internship
Location: Markham, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-07
Posted by: