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The Town of Stratford is looking for an individual to fill the position of Maintenance Person at the Stratford Community Seniors Complex, located at 26 Mutch Drive. The salary for this position is $23.03 per hour for 25 hours per month.

Duties include: 

  • Be the first point of contact for any repairs that are needed at the Complex by tenants;
  • Visit the premise on a weekly basis to do a visual inspection of exterior and interior of the complex;
  • Complete general repairs for tenants such as replace hinges on doors, change lights in globes, fix window and door locks, replace knob on oven, seal windows, replace towel racks, exterior fences, etc.;
  • Remove snow from garbage cans, dumpster and blue bag boxes as required for safe access;
  • Ensure garbage is being sorted properly and ensure that bins are being used properly, and sort where required to ensure timely pickup and removal;
  • Have the ability to get to the complex within minutes for fire alarms, power/generator outages, and other emergency calls that come through as the primary point of contact;
  • Provide overall notice to the Town regarding condition of flowers, bushes, grass cutting, snow clearing, salting, flags, etc. for property maintenance;
  • Maintain a contact list of reliable repair people/businesses (furnace, plumber, electrician, oil delivery, carpet cleaners, flood restoration, etc);
  • Coordinate with required repair people/businesses and tenants on getting access to premise(s) that require repairs;
  • Assist with advising the Town on capital items needed and obtaining quotes from businesses able to do the work as approved (washers, dryers, fridges, stoves, replacement of windows, roof, patio stones, stairways, etc.)
  • Prepare annual inspection reports upon annual inspection for each individual unit;
  • Schedule and meet on site all required annual inspections such as fire alarm maintenance, government inspections, carpet cleaning, vent cleaning, furnace and generator maintenance, etc.;
  • Prepare typed monthly reports via email on interior and exterior of building for management committee meetings, and attend bi-monthly management committee meetings;
  • Clean furnace room and around garbage areas as needed;
  • Advise the Town if, on the rare occasions, you have someone else fill in for a day or more during your absence.

The successful candidate should be empathetic, polite and courteous at all times when dealing with the tenants. Phone calls need to be responded to promptly, including evenings and weekends. This position does not have regular monthly working hours but does offer some flexibility to the individual for routine work. 

The salary for this position is $23.03 per hour based on 25 hours per month. Applications will be accepted until Friday, January 20, 2023 at 12 noon.

Please apply by email to [email protected] or by mail to:
Town of Stratford
Attn: Kim O'Connell
234 Shakespeare Drive
Stratford, PE  C1B 2V8