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City of Toronto CUSTODIAN 1 in Toronto, Ontario


Job ID: 42232

  • Job Category: Building, Property Operations & Real Estate

  • Division & Section: Seniors Services & Long Term Care, LTC Regional Services

  • Work Locations: Various, please see chart below

  • Job Type & Duration: 2 Permanent, Full-Time vacancies

  • Hourly Rate: $32.97

  • Hours & Shift Information: 40 hours per week, Monday to Sunday, varied shifts

  • Affiliation: L416 Outside

  • Number of Positions Open: 2

  • Posting Period: 20-NOV-2023 to 04-DEC-2023

  • Location and Shift Information:

# of PositionsWork LocationShift Information


Seven Oaks Senior Home and Child Care Centre 9 Neilson Rd, Toronto

40 hours per week, Wednesday to Sunday, 8:00am - 4:30pm,

Shifts subject to change


Carefree Lodge 306 Finch Ave E, Toronto

40 hours per week, Wednesday to Sunday, 8:30am - 5pm,

Shifts subject to change

Major Responsibilities:

  • Performs skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the physical and mechanical maintenance of a building/facility such as a Long-Term Care Home.

  • Monitors and maintains the environment, mechanical and structural integrity of building/facility.

  • Provides direction and training to staff.

  • Monitors and evaluates the work assignments of directed staff.

  • Initiates building maintenance work orders and purchase requests.

  • Spends funds within approved budget limits for defined building/facility maintenance expenditure categories.

  • Provides input into a defined portion of the building/facility-operating budget.

  • Provides information regarding major work including the planning and implementation of major work and site specific contracts.

  • Maintains all building/facility security and safety systems.

  • Performs fire safety and life safety tests, inspections and checks according to legislated requirements and facility standards.

  • Works with tenants, users, police, fire, officials and security contractors to keep the building/facility safe and secure.

  • Checks systems and reports malfunctions.

  • Maintains logs/records.

  • Monitors and evaluates the work of outside contractors and in house tradespeople and maintenance staff.

  • Initiates charges to user accounts for damages and chargeable services.

  • May be required to travel to various work locations.

  • Performs a variety of skilled work not requiring the services of other licensed trades.

  • Performs other related work as assigned.

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Post-secondary education in building and/or facility operations or the approved equivalent combination of education and experience.

  2. Experience in general mechanical maintenance, repairs, testing and adjustments of all types of mechanical, electrical and lifesaving equipment and systems.

  3. Experience of construction and maintenance of all types of complex buildings such as a long- term care facility.

  4. Experience in the repair and maintenance of buildings, heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment, instruments and meters.

You must also have:

  • Familiarity with and ability to use necessary tools and equipment.

  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations that apply to this work.

  • Knowledge of the Ontario Fire Code and applicable building regulations.

  • Ability to read drawings, make sketches and maintain neat legible records.

  • Ability to provide effective work direction to other employees as required.

  • Ability to maintain sites with multiple buildings and with significant exterior spaces/grounds.

  • May be required to possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario Class "G" Driver’s License and qualify for the City’s equipment operating permits and requirements.

  • Ability to operate, lift and move various equipment, supplies and other heavy items.

  • Ability to work shift/weekend/overtime and/or on call duty as required.

Please Note:

As a condition of employment with the Long-Term Care Homes & Services Division, selected candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory Police Reference Check (PRC) with vulnerable sector screening, tuberculosis screening and proof of immunization in accordance with the Long-Term Care Homes Act (O.Reg.79/10).

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 toemployment equity (https://jobs.toronto.ca/jobsatcity/content/Hiring-Policies-and-Statements/?locale=en_US) .


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’sHiring Policies and Accommodation Process (https://jobs.toronto.ca/jobsatcity/content/Hiring-Policies-and-Statements/?locale=en_US) .