Job Summary

Reporting to the Supervisor, Arenas and Pools, the General Maintenance II is responsible for the following duties: public relations; minor and temporary preventative maintenance and repairs; building site and facility maintenance; work as or backfill for Pool Operator; preventative maintenance and/or repair of small engines; maintenance of refrigeration system in arenas; electrical troubleshooting and repairs; plumbing repairs; repair and/or maintenance of Community Services buildings and facilities; arena ice flooding and performing ice maintenance duties as required.


  • Refrigeration B Ticket or Fourth Class Operating Engineer Certificate required (or higher);
  • Combination of education, training, and experience in an arena setting;
  • Lift Truck Certification, as required;
  • Propane Certification, as required;
  • Certified Pool Operator an asset;
  • Valid Class “D” Driver’s Licence an asset.

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.

Additional Details:

This position is represented by CUPE Local 2713 and offers an hourly rate of $29.25, 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 “2022-45 – 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 me 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. On September 13, 2021, the City of Sarnia implemented a Mandatory Vaccination Policy, which states that new employees to the City are required to be fully vaccinated on their first day of employment.

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.