Job Posting 

January 2023  


Full-Time Temporary Maintenance Worker  

Don Area Co-op is a 75-unit property located in downtown Toronto. It consists of 33 century homes and 8 townhouses built in 1985, scattered on four streets in Cabbagetown. The houses  are of varied structure and styles and require maintenance services on an ongoing basis. 

Employment is for a two-month contract, with the possibility of renewal. The Maintenance  Worker works an average of 37.5 hours per week, with some flexibility in scheduling relative to  special projects and the co-op’s needs. Some weekend work may be required. 

The Maintenance Worker: 

  • Carries out minor electrical, plumbing, tub enclosure, carpentry, roofing, eavestrough, lock,  painting and plastering repairs as assigned. 
  • Provides general care of the co-op’s buildings and grounds. 
  • Completes work orders and carries out tasks assigned by the Coordinator. • Ensures that work areas are left tidy. 
  • Assists in the maintenance and repair of tools and equipment. 
  • Advises the Coordinator when there is a need of specialized tradespeople. • Informs the Coordinator of work that is required. 
  • Fills in work orders with the appropriate information as directed. 
  • Purchases supplies approved by the Coordinator. 
  • Picks up and receives delivery of supplies. 
  • Advises the Coordinator when inventory items need restocking. 
  • Follows emergency procedures when emergencies occur during work hours. • Moves appliances and other equipment. 
  • Provides unit access to trades as assigned. 


  • experience in residential maintenance, preferably in the co-operative or non-profit housing  sector 
  • skilled in communication with an ability to maintain confidentiality 
  • skilled in time management and an ability to work independently  
  • First Aid and WHIMIS certification is an asset 

The successful applicant will be subject to a police check. 

Rate of Pay: $24.38 per hour 

Start Date: February 13, 2023 

Deadline for resume submission: January 31, 2022 


We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.