General Maintenance Worker

Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation is hiring a General Maintenance Worker on a one-year term.

Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC) is an award-winning private non-profit housing company that values innovation, creativity and dynamism. We own and
manage over 1500 rental homes in 52 properties across downtown Ottawa.

General Maintenance Workers provide general labour support to the facilities management department by assisting the maintenance and cleaning crews and the office staff with their duties. Preference will be given to candidates with personal or professional experience with marginalized communities.

Compensation: Starting wage between $33,974 and $37,749, based on experience and qualifications. Maximum compensation for this position is $41,524.

Application deadline: Please provide both a cover letter and resume by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

All candidates must be over 25 years of age and meet CCOC vehicle insurance requirements.

This is a 1-year term position.

Reports to: Operations Manager


Workers in these positions will provide general labour support to the facilities management department by assisting the maintenance and cleaning crews and the office staff with their duties.

Responsibilities (This is not an exhaustive list)

Tasks performed by these workers will include:

  • delivery of materials, notices, equipment to various sites;
  • minor repairs and alterations as directed by the maintenance staff or supervisor;
  • grounds keeping and cleaning duties at CCOC properties;
  • maintaining and reporting inventory of CCOC equipment and materials;
  • cleaning of the apartments and fixtures;
  • assisting in a variety of repair activities - wallboard installation, drywall and plaster patching, painting, plumbing/electrical repairs, floor tiling, carpentry, etc.;
  • providing assistance to other staff to enable completion of work in a timely and secure manner; and
  • such other duties appropriate to the worker’s level of skill and responsibility as may be assigned by the supervisor.

This position supports the work of Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation, Centretown Citizens Housing Co-operative and Cahdco (Centretown Affordable Housing Development Corporation).

Skills and Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Secondary School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Some experience with property maintenance, or equivalent demonstrated work experience is expected (summer student work acceptable).
  • Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements,

Additional Competencies and Skills:

  • Valid Ontario Class G Driver’s License
  • Reasonable fluency in written and verbal English. Other language skills are an asset, and preference will be given to reasonable fluency in verbal French.


  • Mental fatigue resulting from balancing time demands.
  • Physical fatigue resulting from frequent driving, physical labour, walking, standing and lifting moderate weights.

Working Conditions:

Physical Environment: Interior and exterior work in all weather conditions; frequent exposure to driving in all weather conditions and being exposed to unsanitary conditions, noise, dust and fumes.

Social Environment: Occasional exposure to adverse conditions such as dealing with verbally abusive and potentially dangerous people.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $33,974.00 to $37,749.00 /year


  • English (Required)
  • French (Preferred)