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General Maintenance Contractor

November 20th, 2018

YYOGA is looking for a General Maintenance Contractor to join our team!

We are looking for knowledgeable individuals, ranging in skill and experience, who are able to complete preventive and emergency general maintenance, repairs, and installations in our facilities. We have a high standard of excellence and want to maintain our beautiful studios to create an outstanding guest experience.

This is a great opportunity for individuals looking for 10-15 hours a week of work and is ideal for someone who requires a flexible work schedule. As this is a contract position, eligible individuals must be able to provide their own liability insurance and applicable workers compensation coverage.

Position Summary

Working closely with the Director of Operations, Regional Operations Manager and Lead Facilities Contractor, General Maintenance Contractors are responsible for performing in-studio repairs & maintenance.

Main Duties

  • Perform facility maintenance and/or general handyman work including, but not limited to: minor carpentry, painting, minor drywall repair, tile repair/installation, bike repair, annual inspections, and lock replacement
  • Complete work within budget/time restrictions; communicate if additional time or resources are required
  • Partner with the Lead Facilities Contractor to follow systems that ensure all facilities issues are resolved in a timely and effective manner while respecting the unique needs of a wellness environment
  • Respect and follow all YYOGA policy and procedure regulations
  • Contribute to a respectful and positive work environment
  • Provide project quotes and reports as requested
  • Responsibilities, hours and schedule available will vary depending on studio needs
  • Perform other related duties as required


  •  Willingness to learn and take initiative
  •  Not afraid to do dirty jobs (such as snaking drains)
  •  General knowledge about facilities repairs and maintenance
  •  Ability to follow direction and perform tasks within a designated time frame
  • Clear communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Creative problem solver and cool under pressure
  • Have your own small tool kit
  • Able and willing to travel to both YYOGA locations in Toronto - Queen Street West and Harbourfront, sometimes with equipment
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to respond to occasional emergency situations
  • Have liability insurance and WCB coverage

Other Assets

  • Experience in plumbing, heating, electrical and mechanical an asset
  • Experience in basic carpentry and painting
  • Construction Trade Certification

We are currently accepting applications for General Maintenance Contractors who are able to accept work in any of our studios in Toronto until Friday, October 5th. Please email your resume and cover letter, including availability, to jobs@yyoga.ca. In the subject line please indicate "General Maintenance Contractor". We thank you in advance for your interest in joining the community at YYoga, but only those who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

We thank you in advance for your interest in joining the community at YYOGA, but only those who are selected for interviews will be contacted.