General Painter – Licensed
City : Toronto
Industry : Public Transportation
Employer : Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)
Requisition ID: 7260
Number of Vacancies: Future Vacancies
Department: Plant Maintenance
Salary Information: $40.33 - Plus a $1.25 per hour Skilled Trade Premium for all regular hours worked
Pay Scale Group: Wage Group 9
Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent
Weekly Hours: 40, Off Days: Saturday and Sunday Shift: Various
Posted On: August 10, 2023
Last Day to Apply: October 31, 2023
Reports to: Various
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 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 the 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 programme
-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. Please contact Talent Management at (416) 393-4570. Any information received related to an accommodation will be addressed confidentially.
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.
We thank all applicants for their interest but advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted.