Job Posting 88249

Maintenance Personnel - OPSEU Elgin
CMHA Thames Valley Addiction & Mental Health Services
London area
Elgin County catchment areas
closes in 9 days (Thu, 6 Oct)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $23.10 per hr.

Maintenance Personnel

Maintenance Worker (OPSEU, Elgin)

Full-Time Contract for up to 6 months, with possibility of extension

Multi-Site Accountability; Elgin County Catchment Area 

- Application Deadline: October 6, 2022 -


At CMHA Thames Valley Addiction and Mental Health Services, we’re working to ignite hope and foster change for those in our community who are experiencing mental illness or addictions. 

As a Maintenance Worker at our Elgin site, you’ll support this work through various maintenance tasks to assist with smooth and efficient operations of our housing units and programs sites. 

Consider revitalizing your career and making a difference in your community by joining our team!

Successful candidates must have a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) completed within the last six months. In order to avoid delays in beginning a position, interested applicants who are in need of a PVSC are encouraged to apply for one as soon as possible.


  • What you'll be making - $23.10 per hour
  • When you'll work -  70 hours over a two week period, Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Your pension plan –  Immediately eligible for optional enrollment in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
  • PSLRTA Notice - This posting characterizes this position as being in an OPSEU bargaining unit.  However, please be aware that the organization has filed an Application under the Public Service Labour Relations Transition Act to determine whether (a) OPSEU will have bargaining rights for all its employees; or (b) OPSEU will lose its bargaining rights, with the result that all employees will become non-union


  • To work flexible hours in conjunction with other maintenance staff
  • General repairs, maintenance of CMHA Housing units and program sites
  • Garbage to curb for CMHA locations as required
  • Domestic cleaning, readying residential units for re-rental
  • Assisting tenants in domestic maintenance when help is requested (i.e. showing tenant how to use vacuum, how to slide windows in to clean, etc.)
  • Decorating activities, plaster repair, painting, wallpapering, carpet shampooing
  • Assist with annual inspections for repair inventory; tool and equipment inventory
  • Seasonal maintenance (re: eaves troughs, siding, windows, air conditioners)
  • Facilitate equipment or furniture moves from site to site
  • Recommend contracting of more specialized repairs
  • Participation in various employment related committees.
  • Recording of hours spent per job with comments on each work order
  • Other duties as may be assigned


Vaccination Requirements

CMHA Thames Valley Addiction & Mental Health Services requires that all staff members be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the rare exemption of those individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to approved exemptions (medical reasons or religious grounds as recognized in the Ontario Human Rights Code). Proof of full vaccination or approval of exemption will be required; further details will be provided to those candidates moving forward in the recruitment process. 

Police Vulnerable Sector Check

Successful candidates must have a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) completed within the last six months. In order to avoid delays in beginning a position, interested applicants who are in need of a PVSC are encouraged to apply for one as soon as possible.

We require the following qualifications:

  • Education and/or experience in areas of general maintenance 
  • Previous experience in a maintenance related position
  • Strong problem solving and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with clients, program teams and representatives
  • The ability to use technology including computers, smartphones and related software like Microsoft Office
  • Valid Driver’s Licence 
  • Vehicle insurance in compliance with CMHA TVAMHS policy
  • Current, clear Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work regularly

We prefer the following qualifications:

  • Experience working in an organization providing community-based mental health and/or addictions services;  
  • Current certifications in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI), Standard CPR / First Aid, and/or ASIST
  • Bilingual both official languages, preferred; préférence sera accordée aux candidats qui sont compétents dans les deux langues officielles du Canada

Get your application in by – October 6, 2022:

Our recruitment process allows us to learn about your previous work experience, your qualifications and your commitment to fulfilling our vision. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those individuals being considered for a position will be personally contacted by someone from the interview team. 

We welcome and encourage applications from all members of our community including persons of any gender, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and members of visible minorities. If you require accommodations related to a disability at any point during the recruitment process, please contact Human.R  

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