Location: Renfrew and area
Status: 1.0 FTE
Hours: 8.0 hrs/day – 40 hrs/week
Date required: Immediately
Salary range: $18.37 per hour
Union affiliation: CUPE, Local 1202
Reporting to the Manager of Plant Services or designate, the Assistant Tradesperson works under the guidance and coordination of the Lead Tradesperson on a day to day basis, and provides support to Tradespersons in the maintenance and construction of the Board’s buildings and sites, and in the repair of furniture and equipment. The duties include, but are not limited to the following:
- Furniture repair for Board schools/sites;
- Rough and finish carpentry;
- Painting with brush, roller and spray equipment;
- Drywall and masonry installation, finishing and repair;
- Installation, maintenance and repair of interior and exterior building surfaces;
- Millwork construction, equipment repair;
- Tackboard and chalkboard assembly and installation;
- Curtain and drapery installation and repairs;
- Installation, repair and maintenance of playground equipment, fences and other exterior fixtures;
- Hardware installation and repairs;
- Running wire for data and communication systems;
- Record keeping of time, materials and travel;
- Grounds maintenance and building cleaning;
- Bulky and/or heavy lifting and other physical duties such as carrying, reaching/bending, pushing/pulling, climbing, etc.;
- Other duties as assigned.
- High School Diploma;
- 2-3 years working experience in general building, maintenance, renovations and repair;
- Skilled in the use of hand-held and power tools;
- Ability to interpret miscellaneous drawings and schematics;
- Strong interpersonal and excellent organizational skills;
- Strong mathematical skills and a good command of verbal and written English;
- Ability to handle multiple priorities efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision;
- Ability to perform physically demanding, strenuous duties;
- Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle, as required. Driver’s abstract will be required at time of hire;
- Demonstrated ability in computer software applications, i.e., Email, Excel and databases;
- Good understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act as it applies to construction and maintenance, including WHMIS and the safe handling and use of all supplies, tools and safety equipment;
- Must have a license in carpentry or in process of obtaining such license;
- Education, training and/or experience that demonstrates knowledge of general playground maintenance practices;
- Knowledge of proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.
Closing: All applicants must submit an updated cover letter and resume including details of qualifications and experience.
Please apply through applytoeducation.com no later than 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Applications sent directly to the schools or to Human Resources will not be considered.
It is imperative that all new applicants to the Board submit an original current, satisfactory Vulnerable Screening Criminal Background Check prior to commencement of employment.
We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
RCCDSB is committed to barrier-free selection processes and therefore if contacted for this position or testing, you should advise the HR Department in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures required to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.