Full-Time Maitenance Position

The Village of Canton is accepting applications for a Full-Time Maintenance Position for the Recreation Department. Submit Applications to the Village of Canton, 60 Main St. Canton, NY 13617 by 10:00am on November 17, 2017.


Responsible for assisting the Head of Maintenance and ensuring safe and efficient operation, maintenance, and cleaning of buildings, grounds, and parking lots of the Canton Recreation Department, including the Pavilion, Taylor Park, Bend in the River Park, Priest Courts, and more.


  • Maintenance and resurfacing indoor and outdoor ice rinks
  • Mechanical maintenance and repairs
  • Janitorial services
  • Snow removal in Pavilion parking lot and Bend in the River Park walkway
  • Public interaction including working at the ice rink front desk, assisting in managing lifeguards & skate guards, and acting as the contact and face of the Recreation Department
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Heating and cooling maintenance and repairs
  • General plumbing, electrical, and mechanical repairs

Required Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years old and hold valid driver’s license
  • Experience operating lawn mowers
  • Ability to work evening/night shift during ice season (October – March)
  • Ability to work weekend shifts

Preferred Qualifications

  • Mechanical aptitude and willingness to learn
  • Hold a Commercial Driver’s License or be willing to work towards obtaining a CDL
  • Familiar with ice rink and Zamboni operations
  • Experience in heavy equipment – front end loader, back hoe

Experience with landscaping and chain saw operation