Grounds & Facility Support Representative

Bruce's Mill, 3291 Stouffville Road, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ontario, Canada Req #589
Thursday, January 5, 2023

Position Details:

Current Rate of Pay: Min = $15.99/hr, Max = $17.34/hr

Employment type: Seasonal

Duration of employment: 5 weeks

Hours of work: 40hrs/week

Work location: Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area

Division: Conservation Parks and Lands

Business unit: Conservation Parks

Travel: N/A

Remote Work: None.

 

Seasonal Hire TRCA – 2023

Seasonal job opportunities are plentiful at TRCA. If you are looking for seasonal job openings, we can provide great opportunities and seasonal perks. Apply now!

 

By working at TRCA you will:

  • Work outdoors in beautiful natural areas.
  • Gain valuable experience working at a conservation authority.
  • Get a free Conservation Ontario annual pass.
  • Get access to TRCA’s Reciprocal Program (discounts across various Ontario attractions).

How you will contribute as part of the TRCA team:

As part of the annual Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival the Grounds and Facility Support Representative is responsible for maintaining grounds, buildings, facilities and gate operations. The Grounds and Facility Support Representative will carry out various basic facility maintenance tasks such as daily event set up and tear down, cleaning of TRCA grounds and public buildings and facilities.

 

This position performs general customer service duties in support of providing an excellent customer service experience for all TRCA patrons.

Must be flexible to work all required shifts, including weekends, holidays and for the Maple Syrup Festival in March 2023.


Major Responsibilities:

Perform the following tasks under general supervision:

  • Carry out various facility maintenance tasks including but not limited to:
    • Cleaning of buildings, washrooms, work areas and other facility amenities.
    • Garbage collection and disposal.
    • Assembly and/or repair of benches, fencing, signs and other facility and ground assets.
    • Basic trail, roadway and walkway inspection and maintenance.
  • Perform the safe operation of hand tools and power tools.
  • Greet and engage with all visitors in a pleasant and helpful manner to provide exceptional visitor experiences; provide general guidance and resolve conflict as required/where possible.
  • Identify, manage, and report hazardous site conditions; ensures that staff and visitors do not encounter unsafe areas, materials, or equipment.
  • Assist with the parking control duties as required, adhering to all required safety protocols.
  • Understand and adhere to all legislated requirements, TRCA policies and procedures, emergency procedures and Health and Safety legislation and standards.
  • Understand and follow responsible cash handling procedures as required.

What will you need to succeed:

Education (degree/diploma/certifications)           

  • High school diploma an asset.
  • Active and current Standard First Aid and CPR certificate is considered an asset.
  • Previous training on maintenance and grounds equipment/tools is considered an asset.

Experience

  • Previous experience working in a general maintenance position an asset.

Knowledge/Skill/Ability

  • Strong health and safety aptitude.
  • Good customer service skills coupled with effective communication skills.
  • Experience handling and operation of small equipment is an asset.
  • Ability to multi-task and perform duties in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Conflict resolution and de-escalation skills.
  • General computer skills.
  • Valid Ontario Class G2 driver’s licence in good standing.
  • Required to lift or carry objects that could weigh up to 50 pounds.

To apply to this posting, click on the “Apply” icon. Please submit your resume and cover letter prior to midnight on February 2, 2023.

 

While the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised that successful incumbent(s) may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening and/or driver’s abstract check as a part of the final step in the hiring process.

 

TRCA is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to the TRCA. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.

 

Personal information you provide through the TRCA recruitment, selection and onboarding process is collected under the authority of the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27. Collection of this personal information is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with TRCA. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Any questions regarding this collection activity should be directed to the Supervisor of Records, 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5R6, (416) 661-6600 extension 5216. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Min Hiring Rate $15.99
  • Max Hiring Rate $17.34
  • Travel Required No
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  • Bruce's Mill, 3291 Stouffville Road, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ontario, Canada