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Job Number: J0717-0280
Job Title: Senior Maintenance
Position Status: Full Time
Union: UNIFOR 65
Division: Cultural Services
Facility: Sarnia Library
City: Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions: 1
Wage Rate: $22.22 - $24.43/Hour
Date Posted: July 17, 2017
Closing Date: July 26, 2017
Starting Date: August 21, 2017

Hours of work

Monday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The County of Lambton is an urban-rural area in southwestern Ontario that is home to over 126,000 residents. The Corporation's seven divisions operate programs and services for the residents of Lambton County such as land ambulance, provincial offences court, three Long-Term Care Homes, 26 library branches, two museums, an art gallery, archives, local roadways, public health services, housing services, social services, building services and planning and development services. Lambton County is a community dedicated to economic growth, environmental stewardship and an enhanced quality of life through the provision of responsive and efficient services and collaborative efforts with its municipal and community partners.

Position Overview

Provide maintenance of the Sarnia Library, property, grounds and associated equipment within the facility, in cooperation with the property owner, the City of Sarnia. Monitor and repair (when appropriate) all building systems to maintain safe, operable condition.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Secure and maintain the Sarnia Library, including the Sarnia Library Theatre
• Respond to emergencies on a call-in basis after hours
• Oversee and provide general maintenance of the building (electrical, plumbing, carpentry) and equipment including minor repairs
• Conduct inspections and audits at the Sarnia Library and Sarnia Library Theatre Oversee the day-to-day work and the training of the maintenance staff in appropriate policies and procedures
• Set up event rooms and the theatre ensuring all necessary equipment is in place for the appropriate event(s)
• Collect daily cash and receipts and make the bank deposits
• Purchase materials and supplies for maintenance and carpentry needs under the direction of the Manager / Supervisor
• Maintain library furniture and equipment
• Keep the Manager / Supervisor informed on building issues and maintenance needs of the Sarnia Library and Sarnia Library Theatre
• Liaise with municipal staff on maintenance issues at Sarnia Library
• Ensure that the maintenance staff follows all health and safety policies and procedures
• Provide necessary snow clearing and other grounds keeping duties including tidying the immediate external environment, assisting in landscaping needs, etc.
• Provide coverage for the Maintenance II or Maintenance Helper positions, when necessary

• Incumbents must keep up-to-date on all relevant legislation, collective bargaining agreements, County Policies and Procedures, etc. ensuring that these are implemented as prescribed
• Incumbents must possess the physical ability to meet the duties and responsibilities of the job description and/or the requirements identified within the position's Physical Demands Analysis

These describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents in this classification. They are not an exhaustive list of all job duties in the classification. Other duties may be assigned.

Supervision Requirements
Direct Supervision: None
Indirect Supervision: Indirect supervision including branch maintenance staff, cleaners, volunteers
Functional Authority: None


Minimum Formal Education:
• Secondary school diploma
• Certification as a Building Environmental Systems Operator, Class 2.

• 6 months to 1 year experience in a maintenance role or equivalent
• Incumbents must have a solid understanding of new media, lighting, sound and equipment and new technologies related to the operation of the Sarnia Library Theatre. Incumbents must also have a good understanding of computer equipment and software packages to serve the clients of the theatre.

A valid Ontario Driver’s Licence and use of a vehicle.

The County of Lambton is an equal opportunity employer servicing our diverse communities. The County of Lambton is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. This information is available in an alternative format upon request, to accommodate individuals with a disability. Although we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information required by this posting/advertisement is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended. The treatment, storage and handling of personal information is governed by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended and will be used in reviewing applications. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Corporate Manager, Human Resources, County of Lambton, 789 Broadway Street, Box 3000, Wyoming, Ontario N0N 1T0. Phone 519-845-0801 or Toll-free at 1-866-324-6912.