Facilities Attendant - Closing August 5, 2024

Port Hope, ON, Canada
Part Time
Entry Level
The Facilities Attendant is responsible to assist with the maintenance of the facilities at the Jack Burger Sports Complex, including but not limited to general building custodial and maintenance duties.  Responsible to address and respond to inquiries from the public and facility users and to ensure compliance with health and safety requirements in all aspects of their work.

Benefits and Perks

  • Optional OMERS Pension Plan from the date of hire
  • Work-life Balance Initiatives
  • Wellness, Social and Staff Ambassador Committees
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan
  • Perks and Savings Partnerships


$16.80 per hour, eligible for annual wage step increase and minimum wage adjustments.

  • High School Diploma would be preferred.
  • Training in Emergency Procedures, First Aid, WHMIS and/or willingness to attain training on the job.
  • Janitorial, arena or pool experience would be preferred.
Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to handle physical requirements of responsibilities. 
  • Verbal communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work co-operatively in a team oriented environment.
  • Availability and flexibility to work evenings and weekends.
  • Valid and satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check
Working Conditions
  • Primarily work indoors with varied temperatures from cold in the arena in the winter season to warm temperatures in the pool area.
  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals and fumes.
  • Required to push, pull and lift heavy objects on a regular basis.
  • Variety of walking, sitting and standing required.
  • Assist the Facilities Operator with ice flooding by moving nets, sweeping and shoveling snow and cleaning and filling ice resurfacer with water.
  • Provide general housekeeping duties for the facility including but not limited to sweeping and mopping of floors, cleaning of washrooms and change rooms, cleaning of walls and glass and other maintenance duties as required.
  • Receive and respond to inquiries from the public and users of the facilities and assist with resolution of the query or direct them accordingly. 
  • Comply with all Health and Safety regulations, procedures and security measures while undertaking their duties and shall ensure the public are aware of guidelines where infractions are observed or as required to follow emergency procedures.
  • Supervise the conduct of all participants during public skating and/or shinny to ensure their safety and enforce all rules as outlined by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture.
  • Adhere to high standards of ethical behaviour and demonstrate their understanding that their personal actions impact the public’s perception of the Municipality.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor, Facilities, Facilities Operator or designate.

Submit an Application

Please submit your cover letter and resume online at Careers - Municipality of Port Hope by Monday August 5, 2024. 

Recruitment Process

The Municipality of Port Hope is a progressive employer who believes a diverse and inclusive workplace strengthens the team and fosters an environment where everyone feels as though they belong and their dignity, beliefs and identity are respected.

We are committed to creating and sustaining an environment that provides a supportive workplace and equal opportunity for all employees. Accommodations can be requested throughout the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Applications will be reviewed, and interviews may be scheduled prior to the job posting closing date. All applicants will receive an automated email confirming the submission of their application, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be further contacted by Human Resources.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Municipal Act, as amended.


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