Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch, Ministry of Education – Electrician


The Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch, Ministry of Education, is seeking a licensed electrician to undertake the installation, maintenance, replacement, and repair of all electrical systems and components at the E.C. Drury School and Trillium Demonstration School, Milton Campus.

With both student lodging and day students, the schools include classrooms, recreational and dining facilities, and student lodges.

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.

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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?

  • install and maintain various electrical devices, appliances, machines and equipment
  • check and repair swimming pool lighting and filtering equipment
  • repair and replace electric cables, transformers, and mercury vapour ballast for street lighting
  • perform preventative maintenance on all equipment
  • perform record-keeping of materials used, repairs, inspections and construction

Location: Milton

How do I qualify?


  • You have completed an apprenticeship in the electrical trade, and are recognized in Ontario as an Electrician 309A or equivalent.

Electrical knowledge:

You have knowledge of:

  • equipment and tools used in the electrical trade
  • relevant legislation, municipal by-laws and codes, provincial building codes, Lockout/Tag-out procedures, confined space entry, and working at heights in order to work safely
  • blueprints, schematics and drawings to ensure the proper layout of installations such as switches and conduits

Other essential skills:

You have:

  • verbal communication skills to provide instructions, discuss requests for new installations or extensive repairs, and explain technical matters in easily understood terms
  • written communication skills to prepare and maintain logs, and prepare plans, sketches and cost estimates
  • problem-solving skills to find defects in electrical, mechanical and electronic systems and to decide/recommend fixes and repairs

Salary Range: $28.01 – $30.42 Per Hour

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months (with the possibility of extension), 255 Ontario St S, Milton, Central Region, Enhanced – Vulnerable Services Sector Screening Requirement 


  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Development Branch, Talent and Leadership Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual’s employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

Please apply online, only, by Monday, October 3, 2022, by visiting, and entering Job ID 185643 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time. Late applications will not be accepted.

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

September 30, 2022