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Job Description

Facilities Housekeeping & Maintenance Attendant

Casual Part Time

Job Posting #: 2022-43 – Re-Post


The City of Owen Sound is seeking a dedicated individual to fill the Casual Part Time Facilities Housekeeping and Maintenance Attendant position. The position will perform a variety of duties relating to the day-to-day cleaning and general maintenance of the City’s two recreation centres as well as assist in set up and take down for events and providing general customer service to facility users. While there is no minimum guarantee of hours for this position, it is expected the position will work between 16 and 20 hours per week.



The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent. Work experience in a similar facility would be considered an asset, in particular in a municipal recreation arena facility or other public building.


Skill / Competencies Required:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to deal with members of the public, community

partners, and all levels of staff

  • Demonstrated responsibility for independent work, and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Provincial Legislation pertaining to the operation of facilities (e.g. Occupational Health and Safety, TSSA) and experience in ensuring compliance with applicable standards
  • Holds a valid Class “G” driver’s license with clean driver’s abstract
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting between a variety of duties
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under minimal supervision
  • Demonstrate courtesy, patience, and effective listening in all interactions
  • A working knowledge and ability to perform basic carpentry, plumbing, basic electrical and mechanical
  • Ability to complete daily maintenance/housekeeping logs
  • Ability to complete incident reports if required
  • Possess or work to complete standard First Aid Certificate, CPR, Public Access Defibrillator and WHMIS
  • Fire extinguisher training
  • Successful completion of a criminal record and vulnerable sector background check
  • Ability to work varying shifts required


Please note the City is currently undergoing a Corporate-Wide Service Level Review, therefore potential reporting alignment or the duties and accountabilities are subject to modification.


The wage rate for this position is $18.05/hr. To explore this opportunity further, we invite applicants to forward their resume and cover letter by October 3, 2022 at 4:30pm to:


Human Resources Manager

City of Owen Sound

E-mail: hrjobposting@owensound.ca


The City of Owen Sound is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, valuing and respecting diversity. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. We will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians Disabilities Act, in all aspects of the hiring process, upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, and will only be used for candidate selection.

How to Apply

By Email: hrjobposting@owensound.ca

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