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Facility Maintenance Worker – Permanent Full Time

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Reports to Facilities Management Supervisor [City of Hamilton]; Performs planned and on demand maintenance duties at Library branch locations as required; Makes repairs to; plumbing fixtures, relamping electrical fixtures, flooring, drywall, doors, door operators, and other facility elements. Assembles, repairs and adjusts library furniture, fixtures and equipment; Fabrication of items from wood, metal and plastic for all manner of repairs; Prepare walls, furniture, fixtures and apply paints, stains and other treatments. Act as a backup to the cleaners including the management of treatment of biohazards. Responsible for providing a clean, healthy and safe environment for staff and public at Library Facilities in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation and corporate policies. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience / Education: High School Graduation equivalent to an Ontario Secondary school diploma (academic) and/or a combination of education and practical experience related to the specific job duties listed. Eg; Trade school, workshops or apprenticeships Past experience (minimum 1 year) in a facility maintenance role servicing large institutional commercial assets. Experience with industrial / commercial cleaning and following WHMIS and biohazard guidelines Minimum class G driver’s license with a clear abstract Skills / Competencies: Mechanically inclined and demonstrates good working knowledge of hand and power tools, their operation and safety precautions Effectively relates to and works cooperatively with other maintenance team members and demonstrates credibility, flexibility and good humour in the working environment Prioritizes activities and works effectively independently and as part of a team; sets and achieves or surpasses goals Maintains good working knowledge of the Ontario Health and Safety Act and practices safe work habits Demonstrates skill in communicating, presenting information, writing and active listening Displays a strong commitment to service excellence, understands service objectives, recognizes diverse customer and work group needs and provides excellent customer service Analyzes and evaluates situations and issues, recognizes problems, anticipates consequences and develops and presents appropriate courses of action Displays a commitment to continuous learning in order to remain current with the library’s policies and procedures, relevant legislation, best practices and related general and job-specific knowledge Physical Requirements: Physical ability and stamina to operate relevant equipment, to retrieve materials and to perform tasks involving the lifting (up to 50lbs) and movement of library materials, furniture and equipment. Legislative Requirements: Works in accordance with all applicable Ontario Public Library, Privacy, Occupational Health and Safety, Employment Standards, Human Rights, Labour Relations and Pay Equity legislation and all other relevant legislation Organizational Requirements: Adheres to policy and procedures identified in the Hamilton Public Library Manuals The Hamilton Public Library is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation. Vaccine Verification – As a condition of employment you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or provide proof of valid exemption satisfactory to the employer prior to your start date. You must acknowledge and agree to comply with any future vaccine policy requirements as an ongoing condition of employment at the City of Hamilton. For more information, please review our Mandatory Workplace COVID-19 Vaccination Certification Policy. Please be aware the selection process may involve any of interviews, test, and presentations or any combination thereof. Applying : The deadline for this application is 11:59 p.m. on January 31, 2023. Please visit www.hpl.ca and proceed to Jobs at HPL to apply through City of Hamilton recruiting site. Candidates proceeding to the formal interview process will also be required to submit a minimum of three (3) references as well as copies of proof of key qualifications (i.e. degrees, certifications, licences, driving abstract) Submission of references also stands as consent to obtain reference checks, personal or background checks and personnel file information as the Hamilton Public Library may require in connection with your employment. We respect the confidentiality of applicants and check references near the final stages of the selection process. The successful candidate will have to provide original proof of a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check. It is understood that the various checks referred are for employment purposes only and you agree that you will not hold any party liable for the information given or received. By submitting a resume, you are declaring that the information contained is true and complete to your knowledge. You understand that a false statement may disqualify you from employment or cause your dismissal. We thank all applicants who apply and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Terms The Hamilton Public Library is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation. We invite you to visit our website to obtain further information on a career at The Hamilton Public Library. The incumbent shall comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Practices for this position and the workplace. It is the responsibility of applicants to provide qualifications, licences and related experience relevant to the qualifications outlined on their application for this competition and ensure that their application is received by the closing date or they may not be considered. On the basis of the criteria set out above, this posting is open to qualified applicants. The statements made by me are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any falsification of statements, misrepresentations, deliberate omission or concealment of information may be considered just cause for dismissal. We thank you for your interest in employment with Hamilton Public Library, however, only those applications/resumes under consideration will be contacted.

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