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Job Summary: To assist facility/recreation staff with overall building operation and in providing a safe recreational environment for permit holders, participants and the public.
Machines and Equipment Used: Various office, maintenance, communications, and recreation equipment, first aid kit, pool test kit.
Season(s): All
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  • Assists facility/recreation staff with overall building operation and providing a safe recreational environment for permit holders, participants and the public.
  • Opens and closes facility including arming and disarming security systems.
  • Responds to inquiries from facility tenants, users, and staff and provides facility information.
  • Ensures public compliance with Divisional policies.
  • Performs general cleaning duties: Pool tasks; cleaning pool areas, pool tests, backwashing, pool fowling clean-up. Clearing entrances and pathways of snow/ice during inclement weather. Set-up and take down of rooms for programs and permits. Janitorial duties and use of cleaning equipment.
  • Ensures the set up is in place for permit holders and participants and monitors use.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Acts as a member of the on-site emergency response team.
  • Completes shift summary in the facility logbook ensuring that critical information is recorded and shared with co-workers.
  • Assists facility maintenance staff during the annual maintenance break.
  • Adheres to all safety guidelines in accordance with the Ontario Health and Safety Act.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies and comply with Divisional/City Policies and Procedures.
  • Attends and takes part in meetings and training sessions.


  • Experience in performing janitorial duties
  • Demonstrated ability in the safe operation of related janitorial equipment (i.e. broom, mop, vacuum, ladder, hand tools, cleaning products, personal protective wear, shovel, etc.)
  • Must be physically fit
  • Able to complete shift work including nights and weekends
  • Good knowledge & understanding of all relevant regulations, policies and procedures
  • Must attend and successfully complete related mandatory training sessions (Neo/Reo, WHMIS, CLASS Program Registration, etc.)
  • Must produce original current Emergency First Aid certification as recognized by the WSIB.
  • You must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
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