Performing Arts Maintenance Operator

  • Full Time
  • Brampton
  • On site
  • $31

City of Brampton – Brampton, ON


JOB TITLE:  Performance Arts Maintenance Operator

DEPARTMENT:  Community Services



JOB STATUS & DURATION:  Full Time Permanent

HOURS OF WORK:  40 hour workweek / shift work / variable hours

LOCATION:  Various Venues including The Rose Brampton, Garden Square, LBP and Cyril Clark Theatres


STARTING SALARY:  $31.39 per hour

JOB TYPE:  Union

POSTING DATE:  April 12, 2024

CLOSING DATE:  April 25, 2024




Reporting to the Coordinator, Operations – Performing Arts, maintains indoor and outdoor performing arts properties, theatres, activity spaces, water features, lobbies and washrooms to ensure that the building is safely and efficiently operated.  Provides direction to part-time staff.

  • Clean and maintain facility, sweep, wash and strip floors, vacuum, wash windows and doors, clean washrooms, dressing rooms, elevators, office, parking lobbies, and empty garbage receptacles
  • Provide immediate outdoor maintenance services including litter picking, graffiti removal, gum removal, cigarette butt disposal, waste container cleaning and emptying, snow removal, and sanding and salting of walkways.
  • Set-up, take down or move lobby and patio furniture, tables, chairs, tents, and signage for indoor/outdoor events and meetings ensuring that the customer needs and service standards are met.
  • Perform specialty cleaning services and operate associated equipment to include; steam or shampoo carpets; cleans elevators and elevator tracks; vacuum, washes or shampoos performance seating; operate machine to scrub floors and buffing machine to strip and wax/diamond pad floors; dust ceilings, air diffusers and return air grills.
  • Maintain water features, check and refill chemicals as needed, backwash and clean water features.
  • Monitor consumable inventory to assist with ordering and assists in the development of recommendations for asset planning, including a preventative maintenance program and lifecycle planning.
  • Complete checks on electrical heating and air conditioning systems, repair or notify manager to arrange repair, as required.
  • Monitor and control building automation systems. Complete checks of systems and spaces, record in building logs (fire, walkway, AED, etc.)
  • Contact emergency personnel (e.g. police, ambulance) if required and act as on-site contact providing knowledge of facilities and systems.
  • Assume responsibility for the facility in the absence of the Manager including leading and directing part-time facility staff. Record incidents of injury, vandalism, etc.
  • Liaise with the public to provide information regarding the facility and its programs
  • Perform general carpentry/painting work e.g. build shelves, paint rooms, hallways, drywall repair, etc.
  • Assists Operations Coordinator as required; performs other similar and related duties as assigned.



  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Over two (2) years, up to and including four (4) years of maintenance experience in a performing arts, theatre, cultural or live event facility.
  • Valid, non-probationary Ontario Class G Driver’s Licence and ability to obtain a City of Brampton fleet permit
  • Possess or able to obtain certification in Fall Protection, Lift Operation, WHMIS and First-Aid (CPR-C & AED)
  • Must be able to wear and use appropriate personal safety equipment and clothing.
  • Ability to perform shift work on a rotating basis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Visio, Word, PowerPoint etc)
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team; good work and performance record.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.


**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.


Interview:  Our recruitment process may be completed with video conference technology.


As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation.  Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.


If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: quoting reference #105911 by April 25, 2024 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.


As part of the application process, applicants will be invited to complete a self-identification survey. The survey is voluntary. Participation in the survey will have no impact on hiring decisions.  Should you wish to opt out of completing the survey, please select “prefer not to answer” as a response to each question.  All information collected is confidential and will not be shared with the hiring manager. The surveys will be anonymized and will be kept separate from applicant or employee files, such that the individuals who completed the surveys will not be identifiable.  The results of the survey will assist in the analysis of disaggregated metrics for organizational planning purposes and our commitment to advance and foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. The City may use anonymized data to produce aggregate reports for internal or external use.


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The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected] or 905.874.2150 with your accommodation needs, quoting the job opening ID#, job title. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 

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