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New Job General Handyworker 2 In Ontario



Company : City of Toronto
Salary : $29.75 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

    Job Category: Operations & Maintenance
    Division & Section: Parks, Forestry & Recreation, PFR Parks
    Work Location: See below
    Job Type & Duration: 13 Permanent vacancies
    Hourly Rate: $29.75
    Hours & Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week
    Number of Positions Open: 13
    Posting Period: 02-Aug-2022 to 16-Aug-2022
    Location and Shift Information:

    # of positions

    Work Location

    Shift Information


    Nashdene Yard, 70 Nashdene Rd

    Monday to Friday, 7:00am-3:00pm


    Booth Yard, 50 Booth Ave

    Monday to Friday, 6:30am-2:30pm


    Emery Yard, 27 Toryork Dr.

    Monday to Friday, 6:30am-2:30pm


    Alness Yard, 21 Alness St

    Monday to Friday, 6:30am-2:30pm


    Kipling Yard, 441 Kipling Ave

    Monday to Friday, 7:00am-3:00pm


    Rockcliffe Yard, 301 Rockcliffe Blvd

    Monday to Friday, 7:00am-3:00pm

Major Responsibilities:

  • Performs various semi-skilled tasks in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment, construction and in general building and grounds maintenance (i.e.irrigation systems, plumbing, splash pads, water services, dry wall, ceramic tiles, concrete, timber, rubber flooring, and masonry).
  • Assists various Trade workers and other Handyworkers in their work.
  • Performs general construction, maintenance, and repairs such as building repairs, setting up equipment, form and brick work, asphalt, concrete, plant materials, repair of furniture, equipment, etc.
  • Performs general grounds keeping duties such as landscaping, snow removal, laying of sod, installation of precast and timber retaining walls, plant material, park furnishings, flooring materials, etc.
  • Drives vehicles to designated areas and operates various mechanical equipment as assigned(e.g. tractor/loader, trencher, forklift, rototiller etc.).
  • Performs inspections and makes adjustments and repairs to equipment.
  • Performs a variety of work not requiring the services of a licensed trade.
  • May be required to provide work direction and training to other staff.
  • Performs other related work, as assigned.

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

1. Experience in general mechanical maintenance and repairs with a practical knowledge of landscaping, building, and equipment, maintenance and construction work.

2. Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario, Class “D” Driver's License with “Z” endorsement and must qualify for the City’s equipment operating permits and requirements.

You must also have:

  • Ability to properly and safely handle and operate all power and hand tools required to perform building and landscape maintenance and construction.
  • Ability to accurately follow verbal and written instructions and sketches, read plans, and estimate quantities.
  • Must be physically capable of performing required duties.
  • Ability to deal courteously with the public.
  • Must be available to work shift/weekend/overtime/on call duty.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to provide work direction to other employees and communicate clearly.
  • Must be skilled in the use of a wide range of tools.
  • Must be familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations that apply to this work.

Please Note

  • Your updated resume and cover letter must be received before midnight on the posting period end date noted above.
  • Please include your employee number, name and address on your resume and cover letter when faxing your application.
  • Ensure your contact information is up to date on the City's payroll system.

Note: All City of Toronto employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City's Mandatory Vaccination Policy. Candidates will be required to show proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve. Learn more about the City’s commitment to employment equity.


The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request. Learn more about the City’s Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process.