Facility Maintenance

Employment Type:Full Time
Job Location:Muskoka, ON Canada P1H 2E8
Brief Description:


Deerhurst Resort is your host to the true Muskoka experience.

What is important to us…


We have FUN.


We believe in TOGETHERNESS.


Seasonal Position – 40 hours per week

Afternoon shifts available

Job Function:

Position Summary


The successful candidate will perform routine maintenance and repairs on guest rooms and throughout the Resort.   They are responsible for ensuring that the Resort is maintained in the best possible condition with the least inconvenience to guests.


Duties and responsibilities:  

  • Recognizes and greets all guests and team members first
    Provides exceptional and professional service to our guests and colleagues
  • Ensures the well-being of our guests and colleagues by being alert to and reporting potential hazards and malfunctioning equipment
  • Models all Deerhurst Resort Standards while caring for the guests, co-workers and owners
  • Performs basic repairs to air conditioners i.e. changing filters; cleaning coils, replacing blower motors etc.
  • Repairs/replaces tiles, grouting and caulking tile areas.
  • Repairs drapes and rods, replaces hooks, cords and slides.
  • Installs towel racks, toilet paper holders, shower curtain rods and doorstops.
  • Replaces TVs and cable boxes; programs movie channel boxes.
  • Replaces light switches; receptacles and light bulbs.
  • Performs basic furniture repairs and hangs pictures.
  • Maintains pools i.e. cleaning, vacuuming, adjusting chemical levels, changing pool valves, replacing filters, basic wall covering repair.
  • Performs minor plumbing repairs i.e. changing washers; seats; cartridges; handles; drain fittings, etc.
  • Replaces lavatories and toilets.
  • Completes all other duties as required
Job Requirement:


  • Some familiarity with hand and power tools; electrical test equipment; refrigeration equipment; plumbing equipment; audio-visual equipment; pipe cutting equipment; telephone; and office equipment.
  • Guest oriented with a sincere, helpful, caring and friendly personality
  • Able to work well with others
  • Able to take initiative within given guidelines
  • Pays precise attention to detail, order and cleanliness
  • Has effective communication skills (verbal, listening, writing)
  • Able to adapt in a fast pace, constant changing environment
  • Able to maintain composure and objectivity
  • Able to handle problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary
  • Able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately
  • Is flexible with their schedule, able to work long hours, shift work, evenings, weekends and holidays as business levels require
  • Able to exert in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects

Education & Experience

  • Experience in a related field or technical school.
  • Experience in one or more of the building trades (sheetrock, tile, carpentry, wallpaper, minor plumbing and electrical, etc.)   
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license with clean driving record required.
  • Clean criminal record

Visa Requirements: Must be eligible to work in Canada.

Benefits and Employee Perks are available