Maintenance Plumber (Full-time Permanent)

Kenora, ON


Competition Number 


Job Type

Full-time Permanent


1.00 FTE

Participation in a standby schedule required

Subject to change as per operational requirements






$34.1983 to $34.8499 per hour

As per CUPE LOCAL 822 Collective Agreement

Closing Date

Thursday, September 28, 2023



The Maintenance Plumber position plays an integral role in the Maintenance department performing plumbing work including repairs, maintenance, installations, and other maintenance tasks. This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified plumber looking to expand their experience and skillset in a hospital environment. The successful incumbent must be an energetic and personable individual that values teamwork and excellent customer service.

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you and you meet most of the essential qualifications we are looking for, we encourage you to apply and provide us more details about why you think you would be a great fit. We cannot make any promises, but we will consider your qualifications and the potential you bring. LWDH is dedicated to ongoing professional development and continuing education opportunities to enhance skillsets and working experience.

Why Work with LWDH? In this position, there are many benefits to joining our team:


  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan enrolment, one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans that includes portability, inflation protections, survivor benefits, buyback options, and early retirement
  • Desjardin Group Life Insurance coverage that includes life insurance, and short/long-term disability coverage
  • Green Shield Canada extended health benefits for single and family including dental services, prescription, health services, vision, hospital accommodation, etc.
  • Access to staff physiotherapy, onsite gym, Employee LifeWorks Program, staff wellness initiatives, and much more!






  • Grade 12 OSSD or equivalent
  • Journeyman Plumber with Interprovincial License
  • Backflow prevention certificate
  • Filter One All Fuel Qualification an asset
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License Class “G”

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to interpret construction drawings and specifications
  • Basic Computer skills: ie: Microsoft Office, internet, email
  • Must be in excellent physical condition as moderate to heavy physical to heavy physical effort is required, which includes frequent climbing and handling equipment or tools of light to medium weigh (20-50lbs regularly, 100lbs periodically), and periodic snow clearing


  • 5 years plumbing experience preferred
  • Experience with medical gases, steam and hot water heating systems, pneumatic electric and digital controls, ventilation systems, refrigeration, pumps, motors, reverse osmosis systems, variable frequency drives
  • Welding and general trade experience would be an asset


  • Reliable attendance record
  • Discipline free personnel file



Please apply through the online application process via

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. First consideration will be given to current internal employees of LWDH.

Qualified applicants may be considered for other comparable positions or within the same classification other than this posted position.

Please prepare your application in accordance with the qualifications posted in the job advertisement. Applications will be screened based on the posted qualifications.

LWDH is committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and belongingness in our operations, throughout our workplace, and seeks to employ individuals who are committed to and value these principles.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as outlined in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this responsibility, LWDH will make appropriate accommodations, including alternative formats available. Please inform Human Resources of any accommodation(s) at any point throughout the recruitment and selection process to ensure your equal participation.

LWDH values the importance of creating a workplace that reflects the population it serves and promotes the representation of the Employment Equity groups as outlined by the Employment Equity Act (1993). Applicants are encouraged to self-declare at the time of application.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861 ext. 2393



Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Lake of the Woods District Hospital

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital meets the immediate healthcare needs of residents of the City of Kenora, as well as a large surrounding area, including several First Nations Communities.

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