We will be accepting applications until Friday July 31st, 2020
Permanent, Full time, 37.5 hours per week, with some evening and weekend work required.
OWN Housing Co-operative Inc. (OWN Co-op Housing) is a 142-unit housing co-op in downtown Toronto. It is a non-profit housing co-operative, whose mandate is to provide safe affordable, well maintained housing for the members of this community.
We are a non-profit work place with a small staffing component, provide a competitive salary, benefit package and support for professional development.
Reporting to the Housing Manager, the Maintenance Supervisor provides support to the Housing Manager and works as a member of a two person maintenance team to perform minor repairs and preventative maintenance.
The Maintenance Supervisor provides support to the Housing Manager by maintaining service records, tracking costs and allocating expenses, working with contractors, including obtaining estimates and supervising them on-site. You will work with the maintenance worker/live in caretaker to ensure proactive care to all exterior and interior areas, while maintaining high standards of security and safety.
You must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds and climb heights using an extension ladder with a spotter present. The work includes repairs to the building, units and two offices as well as minor plumbing and electrical repairs, carpentry, painting, drywall repairs, conducting inspections and other related ad hoc maintenance projects.
We’re seeking a self – motivated individual who demonstrates initiative, can work independently with minimal supervision to prioritize repair requirements, and uses good judgement to make appropriate decisions. You are organized, able to receive, understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
You have the ability to inspect, assess and determine repair requirements; perform minor repairs with skills in plumbing and electrical systems. You have a good knowledge of painting, dry -wall repair and the basics of carpentry. You have knowledge of relevant WCB regulations and are familiar with building fire and safety regulations and procedures. You have some familiarity of building code requirements for repairs.
Knowledge of key access systems and security is an asset. Some administrative knowledge is required. You must have a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office environment and other software. Training will be provided on specialized software for daily data entry of work orders.
You will be required to prepare a written monthly maintenance report. Presentation capabilities, with strong oral and written skills are necessary as you will attend one maintenance meeting per month. You will work with the manager when preparing both annual operating and capital budgets.
You must speak, read and write English and be able to communicate in a professional personable manner with fellow employees, members of diverse backgrounds and abilities, outside contractors and government agencies as required.
Our ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent and have a minimum of at least 5 years of related experience. Experience with electrical, mechanical and/or plumbing trade is an asset.
Please send your resume and cover letter in MS Word or PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for applicants is Friday, July 31st 5:00 p.m.
OWN Housing Co-operative is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all the applicants, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.