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General Handyworker 3

Job Classification TitleGENERAL HANDYWORKER 3
Job ID #2286203 X
Additional Location DetailsVarious
Job StreamConstruction/Trade
Job TypeSeasonal, Full-Time
Temporary DurationTBD
Salary/Rate$26.85 / Hour
Hours of Work (bi-weekly)80.00
Shift InformationN/A
AffiliationL416 Outside
On-Going Opportunities Description


Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as a General Handyworker 3.


Although there may not be current vacancies, resumes will be kept on file for 6 months and then deleted from our system. You must reapply after 6 months.




Please Note: 

  • Although there may not be current vacancies, your resume will be kept on file for six (6) months and then deleted from our system. You must reapply after six (6) months

Major Responsibilities:

  • Performs various tasks in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment, construction and in general building, park and grounds maintenance
  • Assists various Trade workers/Handyworkers 1 and 2 and others in their work and performs general construction, maintenance and repairs such as building repairs, setting up equipment, form and brick work, repair of furniture, equipment, etc.
  • Installs, operates, maintains and makes minor repairs to mechanical equipment
  • Drives a vehicle as required to perform primary functions and may operate a forklift, rubber tire loader or overhead hoisting device
  • Performs a variety of work not requiring the service of licensed trade
  • Performs general grounds keeping duties such as grass cutting and snow removal
  • Performs other related work as assigned

Key Qualifications:


Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Considerable experience performing a variety of semi-skilled work.
  2. Experience and knowledge of landscaping, building, construction practices and efficient operation and maintenance of associated equipment.
  3. Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License and must qualify for the City’s equipment operating permits and requirements.
  4. Must be familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations that apply to this work.
  5. Must be physically capable of performing required duties and must be able to work in all weather conditions.
  6. Must be available to work shift/weekend/overtime/on call duty.
  7. Must be able to report directly to various work locations across the City including Pickering and Maple.

You must also have:

  • Ability to operate hand tools, power tools, and equipment to perform the above tasks.
  • Ability to work at heights including on scaffolding and mobile aerial equipment.
  • With the appropriate safety precautions, must be able to tolerate dusty, noisy, odorous conditions and heights.
  • Must be able to work in and have knowledge of confined space entry regulation.
  • Must be able to use a computer.
  • Ability to read and interpret sketches.
  • Ability to deal courteously with the public.


We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


As you may be contacted via email, please ensure that your email address is kept up to date in your Candidate Profile.


Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants may receive written correspondence regarding this job posting directly to the email address provided on their resume or to the one used to set-up their Candidate Profile if applying on TalentFlow. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly.


The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment.  In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto's Accommodation Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the City's hiring process.


If you are invited to participate in an assessment process, kindly provide your accommodation needs in advance. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.


If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process, please email us at , quoting the job ID # and the job classification title.

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