Job ID:
Job Status:
Temporary Part Time
Job Level:
Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Canada
Principle Work Location:
Chatham Cultural Centre
Eligible for Working Remotely Consideration:
Number of Positions:
Reports to:
Supervisor, Technical and Facility Services
Date Posted:
October 1, 2022
Closing Date:
December 31, 2022
$15.000 - $15.500 / Hourly

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent is accepting applications for future temporary part-time Maintenance in the Arts & Culture division.

About the external job registry

Resumes will be kept on file until December 31, 2022. You are encouraged to re-apply each time a new registry is made available to be considered for future openings.

Job description

The Maintenance person is responsible for maintaining areas of the Chatham Cultural Centre and Capitol Theatre.

Essential responsibilities

  • Demonstrate Chatham-Kent’s core values and competencies
  • Clean and maintain all public and staff areas of the Chatham Cultural Centre and Capitol Theatre including washrooms, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning windows and doors
  • General maintenance of the facility (i.e. painting, general repairs, outdoor lawn care etc.)
  • Assist in the preparation of set-up and clean-up for rentals in the Cultural Centre and  Capitol Theatre by erecting tables and chairs, setting up projection equipment and ensuring the room ready for renters and programs
  • Act as staff on duty during evening rentals and programs where full-time staff are not required or are otherwise occupied by another duty

Essential qualifications

  • Secondary school diploma with related experience; or a combination of related education and experience
  • Preference given to candidates with related maintenance and/or stagehand experience
  • Experience with setting-up special events
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email and internet (or other similar software programs)

Other qualifications

  • Related post-secondary education an asset
  • Experience with maintenance/small tools and maintenance equipment in a business/industrial environment an asset

Work environment/hours of work

  • This position works both indoors and outdoors
  • This position works weekend and evening hours

Driver’s licence/vehicle requirements

Because this position would be required to travel, a valid Province of Ontario driver's license with a reliable motor vehicle is preferred.

Background check requirements

Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check prior to commencement of employment. A background check may include the following: education/certification verification and employment reference check.  

Essential physical and/or safety requirements

  • Physical strength and ability to perform moderate to heavy lifting, up to 200 pounds (90.72 kg) with team assistance
  • Bending: frequent stooping (up to 9.09 kgs or 20 lbs) (vacuuming, lifting and setting up chairs tables, bags of trash)
  • Walking: frequent walking on level surface (up to 4.55 kgs or 10 lbs) (cutting grass, carrying boxes, carrying chairs, carrying garbage bags)
  • Reaching:  frequent reaching below shoulder, forward (filling mop pails, boxes off shelves, cleaning)
  • Standing: frequent standing inside (on feet most of shift)
  • Hands: frequent gripping (mopping, pruning, vacuuming)


This temporary full-time position will receive vacation and statutory benefits in accordance with Employment Standards Act.


The Municipality of Chatham-Kent is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fair and accessible employment practices that attract and retain talented employees in a workplace that is inclusive, supportive, and reflective of the diverse community we serve.

Should you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources & Organizational Development (HROD) at 519-360-1998. Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and will be used strictly for the purpose of candidate selection.