Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport – Electrician


Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, is seeking an experienced Electrician to perform electrical maintenance, repair and installation services for the facilities and grounds. The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment. We offer:

  • a defined benefit pension plan
  • maternity and parental leave top-up benefits, which include adoptive parents
  • comprehensive health plan
  • life and disability insurance
  • flexible work arrangements
  • a collegial and professional work culture
  • career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
  • on-the-job training to support your success in the role

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism: We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful, and equitable workplace. We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions. Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy < > and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint < > pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service. We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code < >. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation. What can I expect to do in this role? In this role, you will:

  • install, service, replace and upgrade electrical equipment required for the facilities, grounds and control systems
  • perform minor repairs to electronic components of the HVAC electrical equipment
  • inspect, test, troubleshoot and assess wiring systems and equipment, identify safety concerns and conduct repair or replacement of electrical parts
  • perform electrical safety inspections to ensure compliance with ESA safety standards and code
  • review drawings, blueprints, schematics and technical manuals to carry out modifications, repair work, maintenance and upgrades
  • use hand power tools and equipment to perform maintenance repairs and modifications, and operate motorized vehicles

Location: Toronto How do I qualify? Mandatory:

  • You possess a valid Certificate of Apprenticeship
  • You possess a valid Certificate of Qualification as a Maintenance Electrician (309A)
  • You possess a Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) certificate – ARC Flash Certificate
  • You have a valid class G driver’s licence
  • You have the ability to acquire the following during employment: Forklift certificate, Confined Space Entry certificate, High Lift certificate, Cable Locator certificate, Propane Handling certificate and Fall Arrest certificate

Technical skills:

  • You can install electrical equipment and devices, control panels and systems, fixtures, machines and wiring to meet ESA specifications and building codes.
  • You can perform electrical repairs and maintenance work, and operate tools and equipment safely.
  • You can review drawings, schematics and specifications to carry out repairs, maintenance and upgrades.

Analytical skills:

  • You can assess and resolve problems, and develop options and recommendations.
  • You can determine the correct tools, equipment and work methods to be used for repairs and maintenance.
  • You can perform basic math calculations.
  • You can ensure work is performed within specified timelines.

Technical knowledge:

  • You have knowledge of electronics, equipment and tools required to perform repairs and maintenance.
  • You are knowledgeable about building and construction materials, methods, technical and diagnostic tools.
  • You have knowledge of computerized building (HVAC) automated systems.
  • You have knowledge of relevant ESA legislation, electrical and provincial building codes, the Fire Act, the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).

Communication and interpersonal skills:

  • You can read, understand, follow and convey instructions and information.
  • You can write and record work in the ESA log book.

Salary Range: $28.01 – $30.42 Per Hour Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 17 months (with possibility of extension), 955 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, Toronto Region

Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 187256, by Tuesday, October 18, 2022. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time. If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.


Posted on

October 6, 2022