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Maintenance Worker – Don Area Co-op

Full-Time Temporary Maintenance Worker

Don Area Co-op is a 75-unit property located in downtown Toronto. It consists of 33 century homes and 8 townhouses built in 1985, scattered on four streets in Cabbagetown. The houses are of varied structure and styles and require maintenance services on an ongoing basis.

Employment is for a two-month contract, with the possibility of renewal. The Maintenance Worker works an average of 37.5 hours per week, with some flexibility in scheduling relative to special projects and the co-op’s needs. Some weekend work may be required.

The Maintenance Worker:

  • Carries out minor electrical, plumbing, tub enclosure, carpentry, roofing, eavestrough, lock, painting and plastering repairs as assigned.
  • Provides general care of the co-op’s buildings and grounds.
  • Completes work orders and carries out tasks assigned by the Coordinator.
    • Ensures that work areas are left tidy.
    • Assists in the maintenance and repair of tools and equipment.
    • Advises the Coordinator when there is a need of specialized tradespeople.
    • Informs the Coordinator of work that is required.
  • Fills in work orders with the appropriate information as directed.
    • Purchases supplies approved by the Coordinator.
    • Picks up and receives delivery of supplies.
  • Advises the Coordinator when inventory items need restocking.
  • Follows emergency procedures when emergencies occur during work hours.
  • Moves appliances and other equipment.
  • Provides unit access to trades as assigned.


  • experience in residential maintenance, preferably in the co-operative or non-profit housing sector
  • skilled in communication with an ability to maintain confidentiality
  • skilled in time management and an ability to work independently
  • First Aid and WHIMIS certification is an asset

The successful applicant will be subject to a police check.

Rate of Pay: $24.38 per hour

Start Date: February 13, 2023

Deadline for resume submission: January 31, 2022

email:                    office@donarea.com

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Maintenance Worker – Don Area Co-op