Maintenance Helper (Part-time)



Requisition ID: 9867 

Department: Rec, Cultural & Facility Services Dept. 

Service: Facility Operations Service 

Employment Type: Multiple Part-time Permanent

Work Hours: Up to 24.00 hours per week

Affiliation: CUPE 503 Inside/Outside

Salary Information: $22.388  - $26.203 per hour (2023 rates of pay)

Location: Various Locations  

City: Ottawa, ON 

Job Category: Recreation, Cultural & Facility Services

Application Close: 05/03/2024


The mandate of Facility Operations is to operate and maintain all City facilities and City-managed buildings, which represents approximately 900 buildings and includes police, fire, libraries, child care, paramedic posts, recreation, culture, public works, City Hall and other administrative buildings, long-term care facilities, and facility outdoor property. The Facility Operations units deliver facility management and maintenance services within assigned geographic and/or specialty areas.

You are responsible for performing duties associated with the operation and maintenance of all City facilities.


Completion of Grade 10

Up to one month of related experience


Current Standard First Aid, CPR and/or AED certificates are assets


  • General facility cleanliness and safe work practices
  • Cleaning chemicals and disinfectants and safe application/procedures
  • Effective cleaning techniques
  • Customer Service principles
  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.


  • Able to communicate effectively with the general public and staff
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Polite and punctual
  • Possess the physical capability to perform the ongoing duties of the position
  • Prepared to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
  • Presentable to the public


  • Language Requirement:English oral, reading, writing   
  • Police Record Check: The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Records and Judicial Matters Check with the Police Services detachment in their jurisdiction to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.; Note: Under the age of 18, requires a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters check in place of the Vulnerable Sector Check.; Police record checks completed by a third-party company will not be accepted.
  • You may initially be paid 95% of your starting rate of pay, in accordance with the collective agreement.; Must be able to work shifts, weekends and statutory holidays at a variety of locations.  
  • Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
  • Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 


The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from members of Indigenous, Black and other racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women and non-binary persons, persons of all ethnic origins, religions, sexual orientations, classes, gender identities and expressions. 
Candidates are encouraged to self-identify as a member of one or more designated employment equity groups in the self-identification questionnaire.


The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.



 Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.