Maintenance Worker Job Description
Reporting to the Assistant Manager Aquatics, the Maintenance worker is directly responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and appearance of the facility and grounds. This position must also ensure the safety and enjoyment of patrons at Wild Waterworks, through the promotion of facility rules and regulations, and providing information regarding the available activities and facilities at Wild Waterworks and the Hamilton Conservation Authority.
Other duties include:
- Knowledge of and compliance with Hamilton Conservation Authority personnel policy, safety and emergency procedures, and safe working procedures.
- Knowledge, understanding, and ability work with attention to relevant legislation including but not limited to Ontario Health Protection and Promotion Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Amusement Devices Act, Trespass to Property Act, Employment Standards Act, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and Human Rights Code.
- Demonstrate and facilitate a positive and professional attitude towards duties, customers, and coworkers to create a cohesive team atmosphere with all departments.
- Provide support during emergencies within the facility and Confederation Beach Park, communication, transportation, crowd and traffic control, and emergency maintenance.
- Refer occurrences of a serious or criminal nature to a Manager, Security, and/or Police.
- Maintain the organization and cleanliness of the Maintenance Room, Garbage Area, and Public Change Rooms Building.
- Keep tools and equipment properly cleaned, services, stored, and in safe working order.
- Remove from service and report equipment when due for service or in need of attention.
- Report low inventory of maintenance and cleaning supplies, cleaning supplies to a Supervisor.
- Remove from service and report broken or defective equipment to a Supervisor immediately
- Maintain building exterior facade and clean litter around buildings, empty/clean garbage and recycling bins within the facility, and around its outside perimeter.
- Paint, repair fences and tables, maintain equipment and buildings, prune trees and shrubs, planting, and other landscaping tasks.
- Maintain cleanliness of the facility. Tasks include but are not limited to; cleaning floors, vents, sinks, toilets, walls, stalls, showers, mirrors, fixtures, windows, sanitizing, emptying garbage.
- Replenish toilet paper and other paper products as needed or as requested.
- Operate assorted maintenance equipment including riding mowers, push mowers, cord trimmers, power tools, hand tools, and other small machinery.
- Occasionally assist in the operation of water attractions and maintaining water qualify by assisting with pool vacuuming, filter changes, backwashes, etc.
- Assist other departments as required.
- As part of the Hamilton Conservation Authority, you may be scheduled and asked to report to a different conservation area throughout the term of your employment to assist with special events, staffing shortages, etc.
- Any other duties as assigned to support the team effort at the HCA.
- Various physical abilities including but not limited to:
- Standing, walking, and sitting for up to 90 minutes continuously
- Pressure washing, lawn mowing, and other grounds maintenance duties
- Sweeping, mopping, cleaning mirrors, sinks, and toilets
- Climbing stairs and ramps while carrying equipment
- Climbing ladders
- Lifting up to 60lbs
- Any combination of the above requirements performed consecutively
Experience that may help you be successful in this role:
- Experience handling cleaning chemicals and janitorial duties
- Previous experience related to park or pool operations
- Experience operating equipment (hand held tools and small machinery)
- Ability to speak a second language
- Standard First Aid and CPR Certificate
- Ability to perform repetitive tasks with a high level of quality and consistency.
- A valid driver’s license and good driving record may be required for some positions
You will be a great fit for this role if you have:
- Ability to work outside in all types of weather, including heat and humidity
- Ability to work weekends and holidays
- Creativity, flexibility, and problem-solving capabilities
- Excellent attention to detail
The work location will be at Wild Waterworks, 680 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton, Ontario. Working hours will be an average of 35 hours per week. This position may be required to work in other Conservation Areas or on special projects for defined periods of time as directed by the Director of Conservation Area Services
To be considered for an interview, the candidate must meet the Province of Ontario’s definition of COVID-19 “fully vaccinated” or provide proof of Human Rights Code exemption in accordance with HCA’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
Interested applicants should email their resume to:
Attention: Wild Waterworks Manager
(please quote “ Maintenance Worker” in subject line and send resume in MS word or PDF format)
Although we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process; applicants are asked to inform Human Resources for any disability required accommodations in advance.