Maintenance Team Lead ID: 66172

Deadline Date: 2021/04/19

Location:  Kakabeka Falls

Are you a skilled tradesperson with proven leadership skills? If so, than consider this great opportunity with Ontario Parks. Beautiful Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park gets its name from the 40 metre high Kakabeka Falls within the park limits. The falls are the second highest waterfall in Ontario with year round access for viewing. The park allows for excellent views of the falls and gorge from the boardwalk that wraps around the top of the falls.

Posting Date:
 Kakabeka Falls
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Trades, Transport, and Equipment, Natural Resources, Agriculture
What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• perform a variety of skilled trades duties associated with construction, repair, maintenance and operation of the park
• provide monitoring, training and group leadership duties for the park maintenance program, staff and students
• ensure park operating/capital maintenance standards are maintained
• purchase materials and stock, maintain inventory levels, obtain quotes and estimates

How do I qualify?


  • ability to obtain a valid Emergency First Aid Certificate
    • must have a valid class 'G' Driver's Licence or equivalent, as recognized by the Province of Ontario
    • ability to obtain a Water Treatment Certificate
    • ability to work shifts, weekend and statutory holidays, as required

Technical knowledge and skills:

  • knowledge of semi-skilled tasks associated with skilled trades such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, automotive and HVAC
    • knowledge of the operation and maintenance of provincial park facilities and support services, such as campsites, comfort stations, hydro, gas, solar electric generation and propane appliances
    • knowledge of water and sewage systems operation and maintenance as per Ministry of the Environment and Health standards
    • knowledge of the operation and maintenance of a variety of powered equipment, such as chainsaws, brush cutters, tractors, chlorinating systems, lawnmowers, boats and small hand tools
    • ability to work from simple blueprints, specifications, wiring diagrams, shop drawings, operating and code (i.e. electrical, plumbing, building) manuals

Group leadership and interpersonal skills:

  • ability to provide training and group leadership to a seasonal workforce of fixed-term staff and students
    • interpersonal skills to work as part of a team and lead staff and students

Specific knowledge:

  • knowledge of parks programs, services and operating regulations
    • knowledge of purchasing and accounting policies, procedures and best business practices
    • knowledge of park emergency plans, evacuation plans, and procedures

Computer proficiency:

  • ability to use personal computers including word processing, record keeping, electronic mail and internet software applications
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
How to apply:
  1. You must apply online at Ontario Public Service Careers - Job Preview (
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
  4. Read the job descriptionto make sure you understand this job.
  5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
  6. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Usto provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Gobika Liberman
Position Title:
 Talent Specialist
Company Name:
 Ontario Government
 5700 Yonge Street
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