Job Summary

The General Maintenance II is responsible for: Public relations; Minor and temporary preventative maintenance and repairs; Building site maintenance; Facility maintenance; Work as or backfill for Pool Operator; Preventative maintenance and/or repair of small engines; Maintenance of the refrigeration system in arenas; Electrical trouble shooting and repairs; Plumbing repairs; and repair and/or maintenance of buildings and facilities.


  • Refrigeration B Ticket or Fourth Class Operating Engineer Certificate or Third Class Stationary Engineer Certificate required;
  • Combination of education, training, and experience in an arena setting;
  • Valid Class “D” Driver’s Licence (“Z” endorsement as required);
  • Demonstrated competencies in preventative maintenance and the repair of small engines; maintenance of arena refrigeration systems; electrical and plumbing troubleshooting and repair; general maintenance and repair of buildings and facilities;
  • Lift Truck Certification, as required;
  • Propane Certification, as required;
  • Certified Pool Operator an asset.

Additional Details

This position is represented by CUPE Local 2713 and offers an hourly rate of $28.34 (2020 rates), along with a competitive benefits package complete with extended health and dental benefits, and enrollment in OMERS (Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System) pension plan.

Candidates are invited to submit a resume in confidence to indicating “2021-20 – General Maintenance II”. This posting will remain open until the vacancy is filled.

The health, safety and well-being of City of Sarnia employees is paramount, and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, additional measures have been implemented throughout the corporation to protect our employees and ensure their continued health and safety.

The City of Sarnia is an inclusive and equitable Corporation that encourages applications from qualified individuals of all genders, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons. Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process as required by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Information received relating to accommodation and diversity will be addressed confidentially.

Personal information is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy Act and will be used for employment assessment purposes only.