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General Service Person

Req ID: 1147
Vacancy Type: Permanent 
Number of Positions: 3  
Closing Date: 12/15/2018

Job Summary

Working for the City means you are part of something big, something special!! You will be part or a team of engaging, enthusiastic and dedicated people that are committed to collaborating with one another to deliver on our commitment to the residents, visitors and businesses of Mississauga.

Duties and Responsibilities

Be a part of an exclusive team committed to providing excellence in Transit Services! Under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor(s) in the Vehicle Service Section, Transit Division the successful candidate:

  • Must be able to perform, throughout the assigned shift, driving, fuelling, sweeping, litter/trash pickup, vacuuming, checking fluid levels (oil, coolant, windshield washer, diesel exhaust fluid etc.), check tires, removing / dumping fare boxes that may weigh up to approximately 50 lbs., and detailed interior cleaning on all Transit vehicles (buses, cars and trucks/vans) at Central Parkway and/or Malton facilities
  • Will be required to use a variety of cleaning and detergent products to perform interior and exterior cleaning on buses and other transit vehicles
  • Will be required to meet reasonable time expectancy in performing assigned duties
  • Will be required to complete work related/incident reports as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Operate city vehicles include transit buses within city facility


Skills and Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of Grade 12 education or equivalent  
  • Experience in automotive vehicle / commercial cleaning an asset
  • Experience in interior vehicle cleaning / detailing experience in the Transportation / Automotive industry is a strong asset
  • Knowledge of the O.H. & S. Act and WHMIS legislation requirements are an asset
  • Must demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills along with strong customer service and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work in a team environment, self-motivated and cooperative
  • Dependability and reliability factors are a requirement of this job due to shift work
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Must be physically able of carrying out the essential duties of the job in inclement weather conditions 
  • Must possess a valid Class “G” Ontario Driver’s License in good standing with no more than 3 demerit points. “Z” endorsement is an asset or must be able to obtain “Z” endorsement
  • CSA approved green patch safety boots in good condition are required and must be worn upon hiring
  • Working experience in a Unionized environment is an asset


NOTE:  This is a bargaining unit position. Each candidate should seriously consider the work environment and the nature of the work being performed.  The environment is conducive to cleaning and maintaining buses.  The work itself is physically demanding, repetitive in nature with continuous monitoring of production levels and quality standards.

All shifts are assigned according to seniority.  New hires should expect to work various shifts which include afternoons, nights, weekends, holiday and relief shifts. There is a nine (9) month probationary period for this position.


Hourly Rate/Salary: 28.55 
Hours of Work: 40 
Work Location: Mississauga Transit 
Department/Division/Section: T&W/Transportation&Works Dept , T&W/Mississauga Transit , MT Maintenance 
Non-Union/Union: Transit 


A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.


We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. 


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.     



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