General Maintenance

  • Initiative: Investing in Neighbourhoods 
  • Requisition ID: 949 
  • Job Location: Canada (CA) 
  • Additional Location Details: The Queensway and the East Mall 
  • Job Stream: Cleaning/Maintenance/Housekeeping  
  • Job Type: Contract, Full-Time 
  • Temporary Duration: Up to 12 Months 
  • Wage:  $15.00 per hour  
  • Number of Positions Open:
  • Posting End Date: 09/24/2021 
  • Travel Required: None 
  • Educational Requirements:Some High School 


Investing In Neighbourhoods - Eligibility Criteria:

To apply for job opportunities through the Investing in Neighbourhoods Program, interested candidates must be OW participants living in Toronto. Investing in Neighbourhoods job opportunities are in not for profit community organizations and enable OW participants to: increase their skill level, develop contacts with employers, and obtain references with the goal of securing permanent employment.


Job Description

  • * At the time of this posting, the position is on-site.  The employer may change this arrangement in order to comply with Public Health Guidelines.
  • Arranges furniture and equipment for the purpose of providing adequate preparations for events/programs.
  • Cleans building and grounds areas as needed for the purpose of providing an effective working and public service environment.
  • Cleans and fills with gasoline all vehicles.
  • Maintains tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition.
  • Performs a wide variety of general and semiskilled maintenance activities (e.g. carpentry, painting, electrical).
  • Assists skilled maintenance workers with projects (e.g. transporting and securing materials, completing specific tasks) for the purpose of completing projects in a safe, efficient manner.
  • Coordinates with skilled tradesmen and or Property Manager for the purpose of completing projects.
  • Responds to emergency situations during and after hours if requested, for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
  • When requested, assists in fundraiser and/or events.
  • Responsible to pick-up or deliver food bank donations at the request of supervisors. Assist volunteers unloading the food truck. 
  • Work alongside of the Food Bank Committee to ensure smooth process of order filling.


Skills Required

  • General knowledge of routine maintenance and cleaning duties.
  • Some vehicle maintenance knowledge.
  • Driver's License required.
  • Food Handling Certificate will be required, however training will be provided by employer.


How to Apply:

If you meet the qualifications above and are interested in applying to this position, please click "Apply now" to upload your resume and cover letter. We thank you for your interest; however only those Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  For further assistance, please contact:  wfdteam@toronto.ca.


Notice of Collection Statement

Toronto Employment and Social Services collects personal information through the Employment Opportunities System (EOS) under the legal authority of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, SO 2006, Chapter 11, Schedule A, s 136(c), the Ontario Works Act, 1997, SO 1997, Chapter 25, Schedule A, ss 3, 4 and 6, the Ontario Works Act, 1997, Ontario Regulation 134/98, General, Part III and the City of Toronto By-law No 1319-2008.  The personal information is used for the purpose of determining your suitability or eligibility for employment opportunities or for placement in volunteer opportunities at the City of Toronto. The personal information may be shared as deemed necessary with a specific Employer and may be used for reporting purposes. In addition, Ontario Works recipient's (including Ontario Disability Support Program recipient) SAMS ID is collected for the purposes of determining suitability for Ontario Works specific opportunities.  Questions about this collection can be directed to the Manager, Community Labour Market, Toronto Employment and Social Services, Metro Hall, 11th Floor, 55 John Street, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3C6, or by telephone at 416-397-5627.