Mishewah Maintenance Team Lead

Reports To: Mishewah Managing Directors

Type: Summer Full Time

Dates: May 13–Sept. 15, 2024

Work Schedule: 35 hours per week.

Effective Date: April 2024



Job Purpose

The Mishewah Maintenance Team Lead is responsible for performing hands-on duties to ensure the overall upkeep of our facility in a healthy, safe, and sanitary manner. The position is primarily responsible for operation and maintenance of the physical property, building systems and vehicles, keeping the buildings neat, clean, and well-maintained by performing daily cleaning, sanitization, waste management, maintenance duties and groundskeeping duties.

The Maintenance Team Lead also performs relevant administrative duties and performs or assists with operational duties such as spills response, general system failures, seasonal/annual maintenance, and special projects.

Key Responsibilities

Specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Testing drinking water supply system as required, making sure everything in pumphouse is operating properly as well assisting with annual opening and closing of the system
  • Responsible for keeping all buildings and grounds clean, neat, safe, and presentable 
  • Responsible for making sure housekeeping duties such as sweeping, mopping, cleaning bathrooms, collecting garbage, etc. are completed 
  • Responsible for monitoring and cleaning facilities as required by dusting, polishing, and disinfecting equipment and other hand-touched surfaces, vacuuming, sweeping, steam cleaning and/or mopping floors, wiping ceilings, walls and windows, and collecting trash (replacing bags) and recycling items from receptacles.
  • Responsible for ensuring restrooms are cleaned regularly by wiping down and disinfecting all surfaces with the appropriate products, washing/unclogging toilet bowls and urinals, sweeping and mopping floors, and refilling paper/soap supplies.
  • Sanitizing all equipment and all touch points within the facility.
  • Keep lakeside suites, lodge, kitchen, and washrooms stocked with supplies 
  • Keep inventory and place orders for supplies when needed
  • Mowing, weeding, raking of the grounds and trimming, cutting and removing of trees and limbs, as required
  • Disposing of collected solid waste in an environmentally appropriate and safe manner by placing it in the applicable outdoor bin(s).
  • Maintain buildings (preventative, remedial and upgrades) and conduct condition asset planning
  • Performing minor repairs to heating, cooling, ventilating, plumbing and electrical systems, and contacting tradespersons for major repairs.
  • Performing other routine maintenance jobs such as painting and drywall repairs.
  • Ensuring safety and security measures are in place and operational.
  • Reporting needs and concerns to relevant staff through work orders or other appropriate/approved means of communication.
  • Safely and properly operating, maintaining, and storing of various motorized and non-motorized equipment.
  • Lawn cutting, wood chopping, painting, and other general maintenance tasks 
  • Special projects may change on a weekly basis and are decided upon with Managing Directors 
  • Oversee summer maintenance team and work with them, teaching and training them in new skills as necessary 
  • Respond to emergencies when necessary, such as power outages, storm damage, etc. 
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies

  • Champions a healthy and safe work environment by following all workplace regulations, policies, and initiatives.
  • Motivated self-starter, proactive, confident, and able to navigate through change.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Possesses analytical, troubleshooting, problem-solving and technical skills in order to perform maintenance.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

Key Qualifications

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Is certified or willing to be certified under “O. Reg. 128/04: CERTIFICATION OF DRINKING WATER SYSTEM OPERATORS AND WATER QUALITY ANALYSTS” (https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/040128)
  • Good understanding of safety procedures including hazardous materials and how to handle them safely (WHMIS etc.).
  • Experience preferred in a general building maintenance role, construction, cleaning and/or janitorial.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions with limited supervision.
  • Able to obtain and maintain a clear Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • First Aid with CPR is an asset

Working Conditions

  • May 13 – Sept 15 Work Schedule: 35 hours per week.
  • Overtime or shift work (including weekends and holidays) may be required.
  • Routine physical activities include standing, walking, climbing, bending, crouching, reaching, lifting, and carrying light (up to 5kg or 11lb), medium (5 to 20kg or 11 to 44lb), and heavy (over 20kg or 44lb) objects, pushing, pulling, working in an awkward position and maintaining one position for a long period.
  • Work is performed outdoors and indoors in a Seasonal Summer Camp environment with exposure to noise; occasional work alone outdoors.
  • Exposure to hazardous workplace materials (chemical cleaning products, paint, etc.) and powered/non-powered equipment and tools (chainsaws, tractors, mowing equipment, vacuum cleaners, floor scrubbers, drills, hammers, etc.).
  • Potential exposure to biohazardous materials (bodily fluids, etc.).
  • Adherence to COVID-19 protocols, as required.

To apply, please email your resume to [email protected]