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MAINTENANCE WORKER (Part-Time) – Extendicare Peterborough

Requisition #2364465
Job LocationCanada-Ontario-Peterborough
Job StreamFood Service/Housekeeping/Maintenance~
Job TypePermanent, Part-Time
Number of Positions1
Start Date of Employment ASAP
Posting Date16-Nov-2021
Travel RequiredNot Required
Educational RequirementsCollege Diploma
Languages RequiredEnglish
Job Description

MAINTENANCE WORKER (Part-Time) – Extendicare Peterborough


Extendicare is a leading provider of care and services for seniors throughout Canada. Through our network of over 115 operated senior care and living centres, as well as our home health care operations, we are committed to delivering care throughout the health care continuum to meet the needs of a growing seniors’ population in Canada. Our qualified and highly trained workforce of 23,700 individuals is united by a dedication to quality care and by our vision of being the best provider of senior care and services in Canada.


Candidates are invited to apply for the permanent, part-time (30 hours bi-weekly) position of Maintenance Worker to work at our Extendicare Peterborough facility, a 174-bed long-term care home, located in Peterborough, Ontario.


Reporting to the Support Services Manager, the Maintenance Worker performs general, routine maintenance and servicing operations throughout the facility, reports unsafe conditions/situations in accordance with applicable codes and regulations and as directed.




  • Performs a variety of routine maintenance, servicing, and repair operations to maintain facility, equipment, furnishings, fixtures, and grounds in proper condition.
  • Performs mechanical maintenance and repairs to equipment such as replacing drive belts, lubricating motors and hinges, repairs to heating and ventilation systems, repairs to kitchen and laundry equipment, repairs to beds, chairs, tables etc.
  • Performs general maintenance and repairs to plumbing and electrical systems such as replacing water valves, clearing drains, and removing stoppages, repairing, or replacing fixtures, replacing switches, replacing fuses and light bulbs, repairing Emergency Nurse Call and Fire Alarm Systems
  • Following approval refers problems requiring specialized work such as electrical or plumbing, to outside contractors and monitors work performed; provides general assistance to skilled trade persons such as mechanics, electricians, carpenters, plumbers, etc. as required.
  • Observes and monitors all areas of the facility for ongoing maintenance requirements and carries out repairs as required. Documents and implements the preventative maintenance programs. Maintains adequate inventory of tools and spare parts.
  • Performs general carpentry work and repairs such as installing floor and wall tiles, repairing drywall, replacing doors and door hardware, repairing roof leaks, painting, installing wallpaper and other redecorating tasks.
  • Adheres to established policies and procedures regarding quality assurance, fire safety, environmental and infection control.



    • 3-5 years relevant experience and/or knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, plumbing, carpentry and heating and ventilation systems. Technical training/experience in building maintenance required.
    • Ability to read and interpret manuals related to equipment and systems
    • Ability to work safely, following established safety practices and procedures.
    • Ability to read and write English and understand moderately complex oral and written instructions
  • Must be available/on-call for emergency situations.



CLOSING DATE: December 16, 2021


Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of:


Harvey Fuller, Support Services Manager



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

Extendicare recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, patients, team members and visitors from COVID-19. As such, subject to medical exemptions, a condition of employment with Extendicare is requiring that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.