Facility Maintenance Attendant I - City Wide

March 23 2023
Industries Public administration
Categories Maintenance, Service, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist,
Markham, ON • Part time

The City of Markham is proud to be recognized for the 3rd consecutive year as one of Canada’s Best Employers, and ranked in the top three for Government Services by Forbes and Statista Inc! The City of Markham is a dynamic and change-oriented leader that stands out from other Canadian municipalities. The recipient of multiple environmental awards, we are recognized for our innovative sustainability and urban planning initiatives as much as for our fiscal accountability. More than 353,000 residents call Markham home and benefit from our rich heritage, culturally diverse environment, vibrant local economy and focus on quality of life.

Applications are now being received for the Facility Maintenance Attendant I positions in the Recreation Services Department, Community Services Commission. To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume online. Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis as positions are available.

Join us and make a lasting difference!

Contract Period: Temporary part time

Hours of Work: Varies by shift. Shifts will be mostly weeknights and weekends.

Markham West - Thornhill Community Centre and Clatworthy Arena
Markham East - Centennial Community Centre, Mount Joy Community Centre, Cornell Community Centre, and Markham Seniors Centre
Markham North - Angus Glen Community Centre, Crosby Arena and Pan Am Centre
Markham South – Aaniin Community Centre, Milliken Mills Community Centre, and Armadale Community Centre


Reporting to the Supervisor/Coordinator of Facility Operations, this position is responsible for assisting with facility operations maintenance, cleaning and repair work related to arenas, community centres/halls, outdoor/indoor pools, change rooms, and other assigned areas.


  • Performs general cleaning/maintenance i.e. mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, window cleaning, washroom cleaning, snow shoveling and salting, garbage pick up, detail cleaning, set ups and break downs of tables, chair or other equipment.
  • Operates power tools, cleaning and safety equipment
  • Responds to request from general public and other City staff on general facility issues and/or maintenance requests.
  • Patrols the facility, assess and mitigate facility problems, safety hazards and/or improper departmental operations
  • Ensures policy and procedures are followed according to the standards of City of Markham,
  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to work well with other staff.
  • Various administrative duties as required
  • Follows and ensures adherence of policies and procedures working closely with other City staff to ensure consistency. This includes COVID-19 health and safety protocols such as donning personal protective equipment (PPE) i.e. facemasks, goggles etc.


  • Minimum 15 years of age at the start of training
  • Experience in general maintenance
  • Ability and fitness level to perform general maintenance skills safely
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and customer service skills and sensitivity to interact with diverse groups
  • Required qualifications (must be current and valid during work term):
    • Standard First Aid with CPR C with Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Follows City of Markham’s policy, procedures and COVID-19 health and safety protocols such as donning personal protective equipment (PPE) i.e. facemasks, goggles etc.
  • Valid Vulnerable Sector Check


  • Service Excellence: Meets or exceeds service standards when interacting with customers in the community and in the organization.
  • Change & Innovation: Responds positively and professionally to change and helps others through change.
  • Teamwork & Relationship Building: Interacts with others in an inclusive, collaborative and respectful way that creates effective working relationships.
  • Communication: Communicates in a clear, professional and respectful way; demonstrates active listening.
  • Accountable & Results Oriented: Demonstrates ethical behaviour and accountability, aligns with City values, and abides by relevant policies and legislation.
  • Management & Leadership: Demonstrates self-management, professionalism and engagement; leads by example.

*Please include your Lifesaving ID number on your resume. Certifications that will expire during your work term must be re-certified prior to your start date. If you are registered for an applicable course, please list it on your resume along with the registration dates.

The City of Markham is committed to inclusive, accessible and barrier free employment practices and to creating a workplace that reflects and supports the diversity of the community we serve. Please let us know if you require an accommodation and we will work with you to ensure a barrier free hiring process.

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