|Hiring Organization||Toronto Transit Commission|
|Post Name||General Painter|
|Qualification||High School Diploma|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Work Hours||8 Hours|
|Salary||CAD 40 Per Hour|
|Location||Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1R 0E9|
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is North America’s third largest transit system and has been recognized as one of the top places to work in the GTA. Guided by a forward-thinking strategic plan, the TTC’s vision is to be a transit system that makes Toronto proud.
The TTC’s recruitment efforts are directly aligned to its mission of providing “a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service, and courtesy.”
We are currently seeking a General Painter. This position is a 40-hour work week, with Saturday and Sunday as off days.
- Preparation and application of paint, wall covering, or other finishes to a wide variety of interior and exterior surfaces such as plaster, drywall, wood, or metal using a variety of techniques including scraping, sanding, brushing, spraying
- Glazing of windows and skylights and the making of engraved signs
- Set up and operate a computerized engraving machine and a bevelling machine in the manufacture of signs; may install signs upon completion
- Drive Commission vehicle to transport crew and equipment to work locations; operate a forklift for loading and unloading materials
- Responsible for treating passengers and/or employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers and/or employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed (within your area of responsibility) in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE
- Require up to 3.5 years of experience which will include 1 year as a Painter’s Improver to become proficient in all aspects of the work
- Must hold a certificate of qualification as a Commercial and Residential Painter and Decorator issued by the Ontario Ministry of Skills Development. This is normally obtained through Grade 12 education and the successful completion of the apprenticeship training program
- Must have a valid class “G” Ontario Driver’s Licence
- Must take instruction and pass the written and driving tests set by the Operations Training Centre for the required operation of Commission vehicles; also for forklift operation;
- Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees
The TTC is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, anti-racism, and inclusion in the delivery of its services and in its workplaces.
The TTC is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities it serves at all levels of the organization, and supports an inclusive environment where diverse employee and community perspectives and experiences bring value to the organization.
The TTC encourages applications from all applicants, including members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including but not limited to, Indigenous, Black, and racialized groups, people with disabilities, women, and people from the LGBTQ(IA+) community.
The TTC values and supports an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Accommodations for applicants are available upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process, including for those who identify as having a disability.
The TTC’s policy prohibits relatives of current TTC employees from being hired, assigned, transferred, or promoted into positions, where there is a conflict of interest due to a relationship. Should you be selected for an interview, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship, and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee.