Parks and Facilities Maintenance (TFT) (CUPE 45.24)

by Norfolk County

Position Type: Temporary
Location: Simcoe, Ontario
Date Posted: Jun 11, 2024
Norfolk County

Job Description

Basic Function:

  • To provide operational and maintenance services to Norfolk County recreational facilities including parks, pools, arenas, cemeteries, community centres and other corporate buildings
  • To maintain buildings and associated equipment in good repair and in attractive, clean condition for public service

Position Description:

  • Carry out a variety of operational and maintenance tasks related to pool operations including; start-up, backwashing, vacuuming, chemical testing and balancing, dealing with pool foulings, etc. Multi-purpose recreational floor operations including; board/bench/glass repairs, floor cleaning, running program, set-up and tear down of recreation equipment, etc. And other tasks relating to the Simcoe Seniors’ Centre, hall rentals, washroom and other building maintenance tasks.
  • Carry out a variety of operational and maintenance tasks which change seasonally. Assists with the installation, removal and daily maintenance of ice surface in the arena. Performs daily maintenance of ice surface in the arena, including operation of ice resurfacer, ice edger machines, scraping/cutting/flooding ice, painting lines and documents inspection of ice conditions
  • Perform general maintenance and repairs of arenas, libraries, museums, cemeteries, community centres and other municipal administration facilities
  • Follow generally accepted maintenance and repair standards, administrative policies and practices and the County’s program of preventative maintenance
  • Perform cleaning and operations in recreation facilities, ice maintenance in arenas and maintenance duties in parks and cemeteries (e.g., grass cutting, ball diamond grooming, tree and shrub maintenance, snow removal, etc.)
  • Perform a variety of preventative maintenance tasks and repairs in facilities, including monitoring of arena refrigeration equipment, minor carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical and scheduled cleaning of equipment
  • Provide assistance in the moving, relocation and set up of administrative office equipment and supplies as required by other departments
  • Assist with the operations of the cemeteries, ensuring compliance with municipal and/or provincial policies, procedures, by-laws
  • Completes initial grave site/foundation/niche preparation as well as performs final gravesite activities upon service completion
  • Operates/maneuvers backhoe into site and digs grave space to established standards within restricted space confines and with inches between grave spaces; dresses graves; levels site with compactor
  • Endeavour to provide safe facility maintenance procedures for all staff to follow in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety policies and modern building maintenance procedures


Knowledge and Experience:
  • Successfully completed Grade 12 or GED equivalent
  • Completion of Basic Arena Refrigeration course through Ontario Recreations Facilities Association.
  • Completion of NSPF Certified Pool/Spa Operator Course through Ontario Recreations Facilities Association considered an asset.
  • Over two years’ experience, to become familiar with scope of the position.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Willingness to work various hours including days, evenings, weekend and holidays, as required Valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Computer expertise in corporate standard software (Microsoft Office) and department specific software to data search and entry and to create and modify word processed documents
  • Must be aware of safe work practices as they relate to job responsibilities and work environment, and have the basic understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act


Posting #: CUPE 45.24

Position: Parks and Facilities Maintenance

Status: Temporary Full Time (date of hire, up to approximately September 25, 2025)

Employee Group: CUPE

Salary: $26.95 - $33.65 per hour

Division: Operations

Department: Parks

Reports To: Supervisor, Parks Operations

Location: Simcoe Recreation Center Arena, Simcoe ON

Posting Period: June 11, 2024 - June 18, 2024

How to Apply:

Follow the link below via Google Chrome for the application process:

·       Ensure the file extension for your resume document is .doc, .docx or .pdf

·       If you are electing to include a cover letter, the cover letter and resume must be uploaded as 1 file.

Find out more information about Norfolk County here: Employment at Norfolk County -

The Corporation of Norfolk County is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Successful applicants are required to provide the Employer with a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector where required and verification of education.

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   Norfolk County
Company Website:
Application URL: Click here to apply online