Maintenance Technician I EX23-087

Posting date:  January 24, 2023

Job Title: Maintenance Technician I

Number of Vacancies: 1

Posting number: EX23-087

Status: Limited Position

Estimated Probable Duration: Up to twelve (12) months

Hours of Work: 80 hours bi-weekly

Shift Work Required: Yes – Days/Afternoons

Rate of Pay: $26.77 per hour

Start date: To follow selection process

Initial Reporting Location:  1052 Belfry Avenue

Section: Maintenance
Division: Housing Operations
Department: Community Development

Must be able to participate in after hours on call rotation for emergencies.

Preference will be given to those who live within a 10 km radius of 1052 Belfry Avenue

Duties:     Under the general supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor and Manager of Maintenance Services. 

1.    Janitorial:  minor cleaning when required includes; dusting, polishing, washing, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, shampooing, garbage collection, moving furniture, floor stripping, waxing vacant unit preparation, etc.
2.    Maintenance:  minor repairs including; plumbing, electrical, heating/venting, carpentry, painting, flooring, ceramic tiles, hardware, appliances, drywall, vacant unit preparation, assistance with contractor entries into units, etc.

3.    Groundskeeping:  maintenance including; mowing and trimming grass, pruning, planting, cultivating, watering, raking, sweeping, litter pick up, garbage collection, sanding, salting, clearing walks of snow and ice, etc.

4.    General:  participate including, moving furniture/appliances, waste management/recycling program, showing vacant units to prospective tenants, assisting staff and contractors, assisting emergency officials, responding to emergencies and call outs, other related duties.

5.    Location of Work:  primarily all buildings and properties within an assigned portfolio area and occasionally within all other portfolio areas, properties and buildings within the GSHC portfolio as assigned, including;

a.    Interior Building – space/areas and rooms including; public, apartment units, service, storage, equipment, vacant units, etc.
b.    Exterior Building – space/areas and rooms including; roof, balcony, wall, openings, garage, etc.
c.    Grounds – yard area including; stoops, walks, service drives, lawn(s), parking, etc.
d.    Other – assignments including; temporary redeployment to other areas.

6.    Recording and Accountability:

a.    Complete building systems reports including preventive maintenance logs, work logs, smoke detector tests, fire log book, work order forms, inventory logs, WHMIS, etc.
b.    Report to supervisor required maintenance repairs, progress reports, tenant disturbances.
c.    Log tenant requests, complete and log work orders.

7.    Will be required to participate in a standby rotation to perform after-hours emergency calls.

8.    Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS’s Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.

9.      Perform other related duties as required.


  • Successful completion of Secondary School (Grade XII) Education.
  • Over (1) year up to and including two and a half (2½) years of related experience.
  • A good working knowledge, skill and ability to complete janitorial cleaning methods, minor repair techniques, operation of equipment and hand tools, and grounds maintenance techniques.
  • Knowledge of occupational health and safety practices and use of materials.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet set deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision and to follow instructions exercising tact and diplomacy.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Satisfactory health, attendance and former employment history.
  • May require the use of a CGS vehicle on CGS business. Must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely, possess a valid driver’s licence, and have an acceptable driving record.
  • Provide, at own cost, a Vulnerable Sector Check.

Note: A Vulnerable Sector Check will be requested by the Hiring Manager should you be the candidate of choice.  Please do not submit your Vulnerable Sector Check with your application.

How to Apply:

Résumés quoting EX23-087 are invited and will be received by the City of Greater Sudbury’s Human Resources and Organizational Development Division, by e-mail at or fax at 705-688-3979, for the above noted position until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 6, 2023.  Any application received after this deadline will not be considered.

For further instructions on how to apply to this position, please visit our How to Apply section.

All City of Greater Sudbury employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City's mandatory Vaccination Policy. Please do not submit your proof of vaccination with your resume. This information will only be required if you are selected as the candidate of choice.

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  If contacted, and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process you must advise the Hiring Manager.

The City of Greater Sudbury is dedicated to maintaining an equitable, inclusive, diverse and accessible work environment. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. To find out if you’re eligible and for more information, visit our Applicants Living Outside of Canada web page. If you received your education from an educational institution outside of Canada, a copy of your Word Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS) document is required, along with your credentials. Personal information submitted will be used for the purpose of determining suitability for this competition only in accordance with The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.