Job Posting 98192

Facilities Maintenance Worker
Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre
Toronto Metro area
1229 Queen Street West.
closes in 37 days (Sun, 14 Jan 2024)
full time  •  $42,132 to $50,600 per annum plus benefits and HOOPP

Facilities Maintenance Worker

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Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre (PQWCHC) is a dynamic, community-based health care organization serving mid-west downtown Toronto. Offering a broad range of services, including primary health care, dental care, harm reduction, health promotion, counselling, and community development programming, we are also committed to serving people who face barriers to health care, and we strive to reduce these barriers. PQWCHC is a multi-sited organization.


How We Work With Each Other At PQWCHC one of our key values is to remove barriers for our clients, we aim to accomplish this with our internal clients. For operations this means ensuring providing a safe and secure space for people to work. We do this by valuing and respecting people and communicating collaboratively to build supportive relationships. We nurture diverse skills and experiences and welcome alternate perspectives.

General Responsibilities: The facilities maintenance worker provides a high standard of building maintenance, provides quality experiences, and ensures the safety of staff, clients, and visitors. Working as an integral part of the centre staff team in relationship building and connecting with clients, ensures excellent client relations and rapport in daily interactions. The facilities maintenance worker provides skilled work in maintenance, repair and general upkeep of centre buildings, grounds, and fixtures.

In this role the facilities worker will be accountable to the Supervisor, Facilities. The job requires that the successful candidate work regular and extended hours as required by the Centre’s operations and may occasionally be required to travel to one of the other sites and provide back-up support and coverage across sites.


Reporting Manager: Supervisor, Facilities

Experience and Qualifications:

  • High school or post-secondary diploma
  • Minimum of 3-5 years related experience in skilled trades and/or building maintenance, experience, and aptitude in multiple areas: Electrical/Plumbing/Carpentry, preferably in health or not for profit settings.
  • Building Maintenance Certificate or Skills and Trades Certificate an asset
  • Current certification in Standard First Aid and CPR level C an asset
  • WHMIS and related health and safety training an asset
  • Computer Skills an asset
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced physically demanding environment and to work collaboratively with staff and teams
  • Able to work with minimum supervision as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to lift 25 kilograms
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills to respond effectively to staff issues requests, and vendors inquiries
  • Highly flexible, consistently positive, and team-oriented outlook
  • Experience working in a community health centre is an asset.


  • Compensation: $42,132 to $50,600 per annum, plus Group Benefits and HOOPP (Health Care of Ontario Pension Plan)

If you are interested in joining in a creative and dedicated team to, we want to hear from you! Applicants please send your resume and cover letter in a single document (MS Word or PDF format only). Please apply using the form at the bottom of the PQWCHC employment page:


Job ID: 2023-033


We truly appreciate your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please also note that the successful candidate will be required to provide a police vulnerable sector check as a condition of employment, however strong consideration is made to the type of offense. Employment is conditional upon having had a full series of COVID-19 vaccinations (2 doses, plus a booster within the past 6-12 months) 14 days before starting employment.

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