Painter | YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka
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DEPARTMENT: Plant & Facility Department

The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka currently serves over 125,000 people in Simcoe County and the Districts of Muskoka and Parry Sound in Central Ontario. The YMCA is one of the largest charities within our service area, providing over $1.1 million annually of support and access to our programs and services.

With a staff complement of 1200+ full and part-time staff, combined with over 1,000 volunteers and donors, and an operating budget of $39 million, the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka serves over 30,000 annual members and participants through its eight membership centres in Barrie, Collingwood, Gravenhurst, Innisfil, Midland, Orillia, Parry Sound, and Wasaga Beach; 3,000 Child Care families across a number of communities; registers 5,000 day campers in addition to 1000 overnight campers at YMCA Camp Kitchikewana on Beausoleil Island; over 15,000 people through leadership development, outdoor education and family programs at YMCA Geneva Park; and counsels over 20,000 people in several community development programs.

As our Mission Statement affirms, “My Y is dedicated to the growth of all persons in spirit, mind and body, and to their sense of belonging to each other and the global community.” Our Vision for the future is “My Y inspires people to reach their full potential.”

Working with the Plant & Facility department at YMCA Geneva Park, the primary function of the Painter will be the maintenance and improvement of the finished surfaces, inside and outside of the facility. Preparation of the surfaces, prior to painting/re-finishing is an important part of this process.

• Demonstrate strong support and commitment to the mission and core values of the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka and the YMCA in Canada.
• Demonstrate strong support and commitment to serving the membership, facility users and all program participants of the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka.
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) must be worn and is CSA Approved: Employee supplies green patch work boots and rubber boots- all other necessary PPE will be supplied by the employer and the employee will be trained on usage for each specific job that requires it. (Must wear and use the proper PPE at all times eg. green patch work boots, protective eyewear, ear protection, Personal Flotation Device, Vytex Suit, Rubber Boots, Full Face Respirator with shield, Full Body Harness, Chainsaw helmet and leg protection, hard-hat)
• Painting: interior and exterior
• Maintaining required inventory
• Maintaining equipment
• Keeping a safe and clean work environment
• Minor repairs as required
• Adherence to all provincial and federal legislation relevant to job description.
• Undertakes other reasonable tasks in support of YMCA Simcoe Muskoka which the Plant & Facility Manager may assign from time to time.

• Secondary School Education
• Prior experience as a Painter (1 year minimum)
• Must have ability to prepare and paint finished surfaces.
• Knowledge of paint types, using the proper materials for the job, is imperative.
• Basic woodworking and drywall skills are required. Knowledge of elementary plumbing and electrical are also needed.
• Certification in Scaffolding, Ladder, Fall Arrest & Respirator
• Child Protection orientation
• AODA training
• Health & Safety Awareness training
• Bill 168 (Violence & Harassment in the Workplace) training
• Must be able to work flexible hours based on client needs
• Clear Police Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening
• Mandated training (including AODA, Workplace Violence & Harassment, Health & Safety Awareness, Child Protection, etc.) is required before or shortly after commencement of work

Qualified candidates who wish to be considered are invited to send a resume and cover letter to:

Dave Frankum
Assistant Manager, Maintenance
YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka
Fax: (705)325-9633

Applications will remain open until July 17, 2017

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please be advised that all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a Police Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening.

The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Our goal is a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Individuals needing employment accommodation in the hiring process or job postings in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources department.