Maintenance Staff Associate

 Posted: Monday, October 26, 2020 | Administrative and Staff Positions

Tyndale University is a multi-denominational, evangelical postsecondary institution that prepares leaders for the ministry, marketplace and global mission of the church. Tyndale invites fully qualified candidates to apply for the following position; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Position Description

The Maintenance Staff Associate provides maintenance and upkeep to the Tyndale physical building, furnishings and grounds as a place for business, residence, and education in partnership with the Campus Facilities team. The Associate helps to ensure the day-to-day maintenance and operations of Tyndale’s campus.


Building Maintenance & Upkeep

  • Work with the Campus Facilities team to ensure the completion of maintenance projects and help desk requests in compliance with the department’s and health & safety’s policies and procedures, e.g. painting, electrical, plumbing, repairs of furniture & walls, minor projects, locks and doors, custodial, etc.
  • Assist supervisor with contractor liaison management on site.
  • Ensure workshop is organized and clean; maintain equipment & tools.
  • Complete Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) preventive maintenance requests.

Events, Setups & Office Moves

  • Assist with regular, internal setups & resets and major event setups.
  • Assist with crowd and parking control as necessary.
  • Assist supervisor with scheduled offices moves and indoor & outdoor public furniture moves and furniture requests.
  • Daily inspect and reset building furniture.

Exterior Maintenance

  • Ensure walkways and entrances are safe during snow and ice conditions; provide snow-shoveling and salting, as necessary.
  • Perform tree trimming and branch removal, as required.
  • Provide seasonal gardening, as needed.
  • Assist with property safety inspections.

Emergency Response

  • Assist in security and First Aid/CPR response, fire drills & alarms, floods, power outages, etc.



  • High School Diploma
  • College Diploma, preferred


  • 0–6 months related experience

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to use various hand tools
  • Ability to work in a fast- paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task

Personal Characteristics

  • Honest and dependable
  • Self-starter, strong work ethic
  • Positive and friendly
  • Conducts oneself with professionalism and tact
  • Flexible, with the ability to work with distractions and adjust to change

Physical and Mental Demands

  • General maintenance office environment and office equipment, as well as a general shop environment with various maintenance and mechanical tools
  • Exposure to heat and dust (boiler & mechanical rooms and workshop)
  • Noise level from mechanical equipment
  • Significant amount of hands-on work and walking with the ability to lift 50 lbs and move furniture and/or equipment as required
  • PPE – required to wear steel-toed boots; other PPE including gloves, protective clothing, safety vests, safety glasses, hearing protection, and hardhats as needed.

Duties and responsibilities that do not constitute a major change may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of the supervisor either orally or in writing.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to employment [at] tyndale [dot] ca. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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For general employment information send your resumé to:

Tyndale University, Human Resources
3377 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. M2M 3S4
1-416-226-6620 ext 2103 fax: 1-416-226-6746
or e-mail:

Tyndale University provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities; including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. Should you need assistance, please contact the Human Resources Department at

Applicants selected for an interview who require accommodation during the interview process are asked to advise accordingly upon the invitation for interview.