Building Superintendent

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Community and Health Services Department
Branch: Housing Branch
Status: Casual/On-Call
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: October 11, 2018
Date Closing: October 24, 2018
Number Of Positions: 1

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision. We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence. We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Manager, Operations HYI, is responsible for maintaining the interior and/or exterior of one or more residential and/or emergency housing location including routine and preventative maintenance programs and strategies; promoting good tenant relations, making repairs and ensuring the safety of the residents by monitoring the building(s) and site(s); and providing site instructions to contractors and ensuring work is carried out appropriately.


•Secondary School Diploma and additional courses in building maintenance combined with 4 years recent experience
working in a multi-unit residential/commercial environment, performing a wide variety of maintenance and repair duties, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Demonstrated experience performing electrical, plumbing and carpentry repairs.
•Valid Class “G” drivers licence and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
•Satisfactory Police Criminal Background Check.
•Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management.
•Demonstration of Departmental competencies, including flexibility and adaptability, accountability, strategic thinking, innovation and creativity, and collaboration. Knowledge of applicable legislation such as the Residential Tenancies Act, Ontario Fire Code, WHMIS and Occupational Health & Safety Act.
•Computer literacy including but not limited to MS Office software in a Windows environment.
•Ability to complete mandatory annual training as required.
•Knowledge of appropriate cleaning materials and techniques.
•Ability to perform tasks such as repetitive bending, lifting, climbing ladders, and work outdoors in adverse weather conditions.
•Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a team environment.
•Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.

Scheduled Hours

As Required and Varied

Operational Hours

0830 - 1630

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by October 24, 2018, quoting competition #23011. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$30.84 - $33.54 per hour. This is a Union position.

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