Maintenance Worker II (Idlewyld Manor)

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Idlewyld Manor is an accredited, not-for-profit, charitable long-term care facility situated on Hamilton’s west mountain.  Their mission is to enrich the lives of Idlewyld residents by providing excellence in health and personal care in a safe home-like environment.  Idlewyld is home to 192 residents, on a picturesque 13-acre corner lot, dotted with trees and gardens. Idlewyld is steep in a rich history of community service, and celebrated its sesquicentennial anniversary (150 years) in 1996. Idlewyld believes in the uniqueness, value, and dignity of each individual; values the contributions of staff and volunteers and believes in ongoing education and development; and supports the residents’ rights to independence.  Idlewyld strives to be the Community's first choice in Long Term Care. If this sounds like an organization you are interested in being a part of, we’d like to hear from you.


Reporting to the Manager of Environmental Services is responsible:

  •  for the general maintenance and upkeep of Idlewyld property, performing preventative maintenance and routine inspections
  • fulfills the role of fire marshal conducting/assisting with fire drills as required and is knowledgeable with all life safety/emergency situtations
  • Other responsibilities include, but are not all inclusive are:  snow removal, yard work, carpet care, furniture set-up, painting and mechanical repairs of equipment within the building, and relevant committee participation


  • Mechanical aptitude, training/experience in plumbing, electrical, painting, and decorating
  • Able to make general repairs to building and equipment
  • Good physical and mental health with no physical condition that would preclude lifting and other heavy work as per the physical demands analysis
  •  Must be able to read, write English as well as be able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must be reliable, conscientious, and demonstrate tact and courtesy in dealing with others
  • Must be flexible and able to adhere to time deadlines
  • High school diploma or equivalent experience
  • Post-secondary education / training desirable

Submit resume and cover letter, in confidence by using the Apply Now feature below, or send your resume by fax to 905-383-0796 

Please reference: Maintenance Worker II - Idlewyld

Idlewyld Manor welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation in the completion of this application please contact the Thrive Group HR Department at 289-309-8477 ext. 530.