General Maintenance Person (Full-time Permanent)

Posted on July 23, 2022. Primary Region: Kenora, ON

Competition Number


Job Type

Full-time Permanent


1.00 FTE

May consist of days, evenings and weekends

Subject to change as per operational requirements




Facilities and Plant Service


$24.4552 to $25.0711 per hour

As per CUPE LOCAL 822 Collective Agreement

Closing Date

Friday, July 29, 2022


The General Maintenance Person is responsible for carrying out daily inspections of the hospital as outlined, reporting, and performing maintenance work that includes installation, repair, and troubleshooting of various equipment and systems. The successful individual will contribute to the operations of the hospital by ensuring safety in all practices and following procedures.

This position touches many areas including but not limited to plumbing, minor electrical, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and equipment, drywall, painting, carpentry, and others.


  • Post-Secondary education in building or technical trades an asset
  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years recent experience in minor carpentry, drywall repair and/or installation, painting, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical projects (including HVAC equipment and building control systems)
  • Class “G” Driver’s License (Ontario)
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics and drawings quickly and accurately
  • Mathematical aptitude to compute arithmetic calculations in testing, installing, and estimating
  • Knowledge of regulations regarding workplace safety practices and WHMIS
  • Familiar with the operation of boilers and boiler water treatment
  • Physically able to perform the essential duties of the job (stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, climb, stand for extended periods, and lift 20-50 lbs regularly, and up to 100 lbs on occasion
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and dexterity to ensure safe handling of all tools/equipment, colour vision to recognize coding, and hearing ability to recognize sounds for identification of malfunctions
  • Ability to handle a variety of changing duties resulting from the complexities of electrical apparatus and equipment, prioritize work assignments, and respond quickly in emergency situations
  • Adaptability to work in situations involving exposure to high voltage wiring, heights, environmental conditions such as heat, humidity and cold
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Reliable attendance record
  • Must be willing and able or participate in a standby schedule
  • Safety training in lockout procedures and hot works an asset

Please apply through the online application process via

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. First consideration will be given to current internal employees of LWDH.

Qualified applicants may be considered for other comparable positions or within the same classification other than this posted position.

Please prepare your application in accordance with the qualifications posted in the job advertisement. Applications will be screened based on the posted qualifications.

LWDH is committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and belongingness in our operations, throughout our workplace, and seeks to employ individuals who are committed to and value these principles.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as outlined in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this responsibility, LWDH will make appropriate accommodations, including alternative formats available. Please inform Human Resources of any accommodation(s) at any point throughout the recruitment and selection process to ensure your equal participation.

LWDH values the importance of creating a workplace that reflects the population it serves and promotes the representation of the Employment Equity groups as outlined by the Employment Equity Act (1993). Applicants are encouraged to self-declare at the time of application.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861 ext. 2393


21 Sylvan Street
Kenora, ON

Job type: Full-time

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Lake of the Woods District Hospital