Facilities Attendant - [E-89]

Facilities Attendant - [E-89]

09 Sep
University of Ottawa

09 Sep

University of Ottawa


Job ID:


Job Type:



12 mois / months

Job Category:

Facilities and Logistics

Open Positions:


Faculty / Department:

Facilities / Integrated Facilities Management


Main campus (downtown)

Union Affiliation:

Support Staff (SSUO)

Date Posted:

September 9, 2021

Closing Date:

September 19, 2021

Hours per week:


Position Description

Salary (Grade: 05)

Hiring salary range


The University of Ottawa—A crossroads of cultures and ideas

The University of Ottawa is home to over 50,000 students, faculty and staff, who live, work and study in both French and English.

Our campus is a crossroads of cultures and ideas, where bold minds come together to inspire game-changing ideas. We are one of Canada’s top 10 research universities—our professors and researchers explore new approaches to today’s challenges. One of a handful of Canadian universities ranked among the top 200 in the world, we attract exceptional thinkers and welcome diverse perspectives from across the globe. Our employees come together around the shared purpose of constant improvement, personal development, service excellence, teamwork and a passion for learning with a desire to make uOttawa and the world a better place. Everyone's contributions are valued, we all play a part in making uOttawa a world-class institution. Most importantly, we make it possible for you to achieve your full potential. Because at uOttawa, you belong!

About the faculty/service: Facilities

Facilities services are characterized by a dynamic and creative growing team where the winds of change are blowing, offering people like you opportunities to use your leadership and innovation skills to contribute to the achievement of their inspiring mission: to deliver best in class research infrastructure, reshape campus life and student experience, and provide a sustainable environment for students, researchers, teachers and community.

Position Purpose:

Under the supervision of the Facilities Manager, the Facilities attendant supervises day-to-day operations of sports facilities. Ensures all facilities are functional and safe in order to create a positive experience for users. Acts as support person for all services involved running the programs taking place in sports facilities and for meeting users’ needs.

In this role you will:

Conduct ongoing site monitoring and documents the inspection of facilities and associated equipment to ensure compliance with the risk management plan.

Perform all minor repairs to equipment and materials and report to supervisor required information regarding major repairs or breakdowns.

Act as an emergency first responder.

Report to supervisor problems such as mechanical breakdowns, abnormal ice temperature changes, critical accidents/incidents, and any complaints regarding equipment, facilities, and personnel.

Install and secure sports equipment for activities identified by Sports Services.

What you will bring:

High school diploma

Knowledge of principles governing the protection of individuals and property

Valid first aid, CPR and AED certification issued by a recognized Canadian organization

Experience in sports-related field considered an asset

Experience using computer systems (Windows, word processing applications, email, Internet, databases)

Ability to work well independently and in a team; good interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to work outside regular business hours during busy periods (evenings and weekends), as needed by Sports Services

Ability to handle and lift loads up to 25 kilos

Initiative and resourcefulness

Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written)

Key Competencies at uOttawa:

Here are the required competencies for all or our employees at uOttawa:

Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to realise an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.

Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Is proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond whenever it is possible.

Client Service Orientation: Help or serve others to meet their needs. This implies anticipating and identifying the needs of internal and external clients and finding solutions on how to meet them.

Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal(s). Accept and give constructive feedback. Able to adjust own behaviour to reach the goals of the team.

Bilingualism: French and English (spoken and written); to be considered for this position, candidates must be rated at the Low Advanced proficiency level or higher for both oral comprehension and reading comprehension in their second official language. The rating is determined by a proficiency test designed by the Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute.

The University of Ottawa embraces diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are passionate about our people and committed to employment equity. We foster a culture of respect, teamwork and inclusion, where collaboration, innovation, and creativity fuel our quest for research and teaching excellence. While all qualified persons are invited to apply, we welcome applications from qualified Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA2S+ persons. The University is committed to creating and maintaining an accessible, barrier-free work environment. The University is also committed to working with applicants with disabilities requesting accommodation during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes. Applicants with disabilities may contact [email protected] to communicate the accommodation need. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Note: if this is a union position: The hiring process will be governed by the current collective agreement related to the union affiliation noted above; you can click here to find out more.

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