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CIS Ontario Member School: Lakefield College School
Lakefield College School

Organizational Overview:

Founded in 1879, Lakefield College School is a leader among Canada’s independent boarding and day schools and prides itself on its reputation for providing a strong, caring community, a well-rounded program, and a transformational student experience on one of the largest waterfront campuses in the country.  Of our total student population of 425, we have 280+ students who live on campus, coming from over 45 countries.  LCS is a coeducational high school committed to its mission of challenging and enabling students to reach their individual potential in mind, body, and spirit.

A challenging academic program prepares our high school students to pursue their post-secondary passions in a variety of fields. Our spectacular 315-acres campuses, located just 1.5 hours northeast of Toronto, allow students to be outdoors every day, enjoying a variety of sports, arts, co-curricular programs and experiential learning opportunities across the curriculum. Lakefield College School has a proud 144-year history of educating some of Canada's finest young leaders. Our graduates go on to successful careers in all aspects of business, politics, social services, academia, and the arts. We are particularly proud to have been the alma mater for His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain and four Rhodes Scholars.

Position Summary:

The Facilities Team Leader is responsible for overseeing a team of Technicians in the delivery of preventative and corrective maintenance, routine and on-demand services for assigned facilities.  Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the Facilities Team Leader is also responsible to perform general maintenance duties in support of the Facilities team.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Utilize third-party software for all maintenance requests, respond to requests, update software and record when work is complete and record time taken to perform tasks.
  • Perform physical tasks such as:  minor electrical and lighting installations, small drywall repairs, minor plumbing repairs, lifting and moving objects up to 50 lbs, setting up for events.
  • Order supplies and materials as required and work within budget restrictions and requirements.
  • Engage outside contractors to complete work in buildings upon receiving proper budget authorization.  Oversee the work of outside contractors and inspect completed work prior to approving payment.
  • Operate, maintain and make minor repairs to equipment and machinery.  Make recommendations related to the purchase of new equipment.
  • Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act; use or wear any equipment, protective devices or clothing required by law to handle, store, use, dispose and transport any equipment, substance, tools, material, etc.  Participate in training for operation of equipment as required.   Wear reflective outerwear when outdoors.
  • Organizing and updating drawings/manuals and other documentation as required.


  • Ability to perform manual labour involving lifting (approximately 50 pounds), bending, pushing and reaching above the shoulders; perform minor repairs to machinery and equipment.
  • Familiar with the operation of shop machinery, equipment, power tools and hand tools.
  • Knowledge Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Must meet requirements for AODA training, WHMIS training, Health and Safety training, and First Aid/CPR training.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, communication, problem-solving and organizational skills.

Education and Experience:

  • Preference will be given to candidates with Electrical, HVAC or plumbing tickets
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma required
  • Minimum five years’ experience in a facilities/maintenance environment
  • Previous experience leading or supervising a team considered an asset
  • Possess a valid Class “G” Driver’s License, with clean driving abstract
  • Requires a clear Criminal Background and Vulnerable Sector checks
  • Overtime/on-call and weekend support will be required

How to Apply:

Please complete your profile and submit your resume information through the Careers Section of our website on or before February 1, 2023. This is an ongoing recruitment process and we will be connecting with candidates as we receive applications.  We encourage those who are interested in applying to do so before the February 1st deadline.

Please Note:  LCS is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. Please visit our Accessibility page for further details or contact our Human Resources department, for any information in an alternate format.

Lakefield College School is an inclusive, caring community. We believe in the dignity and worth of all individuals. We embrace diversity and practice equity. We lead with empathy to create a sense of belonging for all. We are committed to equal employment opportunities for persons of all cultures, colours, ancestries, religions, sexes, national origins, sexual orientations, ages, marital statuses, disabilities, gender identities and veteran statuses.

We respectfully acknowledge that Lakefield College School is located on the Treaty 20 Michi Saagiig territory and in the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig and Chippewa Nations, collectively known as the Williams Treaties First Nations, which include: Curve Lake, Hiawatha, Alderville, Scugog Island, Rama, Beausoleil, and Georgina Island First Nations.

Lakefield College School respectfully acknowledges that the Williams Treaties First Nations are the stewards and caretakers of these lands and waters in perpetuity and that they continue to maintain this responsibility to ensure their health and integrity for generations to come.


  • Day & Boarding School
  • Full-Time
  • Lakefield
  • Lakefield College School
  • Staff