Career Opportunities

O'Shanter Development Company is a family-owned Residential Property Management and Real Estate Investment company which has been in business since 1963. We are the first and only property management company in Canada to achieve ISO 9001 Quality Management and ISO 14001 Environmental Management certifications. The two ISO certifications distinguish us from our competitors in the Greater Toronto Area. We also hold the Great Place to Work Certification, which is granted to companies in Canada who meet benchmark standards in employee satisfaction.

Our team of about 80 employees includes, administration professionals, building managers, cleaners and an in-house maintenance staff. As the company grows and expands, we are always looking for motivated, passionate, and determined individuals to add to our team. We hold ourselves to the highest standards and provide our tenants with a team of professionals working to ensure our buildings are managed professionally and efficiently.

Current Positions Available

Licensed Carpenter
Toronto, On
FULL TIME

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS:

The carpenter constructs and repairs woodwork and equipment, working from blueprints, drawings or oral instructions. Builds, repairs and installs counters, cabinets, benches, partitions, floors, doors, building framework and trim, using carpenters hand tools and power tools. Installs glass in windows, doors and partitions. Replaces damaged ceiling tile, floor tile and parquet. May build cabinets and other wooden equipment in carpenter shop using woodworking machines, such as saws, routers, drill press, etc. May install items such as hardware, locks, blinds, drapery track and rods, etc. May perform minor plumbing to facilitate counter installation.

Participate in the proper disposal of hazardous wastes and waste streaming.

Complete daily safety inspection of the work place and report any problems to your superior.

Perform any other functions, which may be assigned from time to time Work to ensure that the Company Quality Policy Standards are meet Organizational Relationships:

The carpenter reports to the maintenance supervisor or construction supervisor and through them to the maintenance manager.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE: Education and Training:

The carpenter shall hold a license as carpenter, or a combination of training and experience equivalent.

The carpenter must be able to speak, read and write English.

The carpenter must be aware of, and conform to the requirements of the O.H.S.A. and the

O.B.C.

The carpenter should have at least five years' experience at the journeyman level. The carpenter must possess his/her own set of tools. The carpenter must have a valid driver's license and a dependable vehicle to access job sites.

Start date: Immediately

O'Shanter adheres to equitable hiring, employment, and promotion practices, and we strive to meet the accommodation needs of persons with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs for an accommodation known in advance during the application process.

If you are interested, please apply today by using the Submit Resume button and send us your resume and cover letter. Only selected candidates will be contacted, but we thank you for your interest in working with us.

By applying to this position you are confirming that you are legally authorized to work in Ontario during the time of employment, whether by possession of Canadian citizenship, permanent residence status, work permit or other legal authorization.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

COVID-19 considerations:
During COVID-19, we have doubled our safety measurements to ensure employees can perform their work safely.
Answer daily health reports and questionnaire is required prior to start working. As well as masks and protection equipment.

Licensed Plumber
Toronto, On
FULL TIME

Job Description

O'Shanter Development is currently seeking a full-time Licensed Plumber to start immediately, who is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repairs associated with residential buildings' plumbing system in a safe and timely manner.

Why work for O'Shanter?

We are a family-owned Residential Property Management and Real Estate Investment business since 1963. We are the first property management company in Canada to achieve ISO 9001 Quality Management and ISO 14001 Environmental Management certifications. The two ISO certifications distinguish us from our competitors in the GTA as the only property management company to have been certified for both. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of professional practices and provide our tenants with a team of professionals working to ensure our buildings are managed professionally and efficiently. O'Shanter Development is proud to be named a Great Place to Work-Certified company by the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. O'Shanter Development offers education and license renewal reimbursement as part of other several benefits.

As a Licensed Plumber you will be responsible for:

  • Maintain plumbing systems and components while ensuring accuracy to detailed maintenance reports and documentation.
  • Complete daily safety inspection of the workplace and report any problems to the management to ensure that the company quality policy standards are met.
  • Read and understand blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of plumbing system, piping system requirements and sizing.
  • Troubleshoot plumbing systems, test for leaks and other problems, replace defective equipment and plumbing systems, such as sinks and toilets.
  • Install pipes and fixtures, locate and mark positions for pipe connections, cut opening walls and floors to accommodate pipe fitting, passage holes and fixtures.
  • Measure, cut, thread and bend pipes to required shape and size.
  • Maintain a working knowledge following health and safety standards, complying with all building codes, changes in technology and repair techniques.
  • Participate in renovation projects involving plumbing changes and/or additions.
  • Perform any other plumbing functions, assigned tasks and projects which may be assigned from time to time.

 

You will also possess the following skills and experiences:

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Licensed Plumber
  • Holds a valid G class driver's license, a clean driving record and a dependable vehicle to access job sites
  • Have their own set of tools; operate tools and equipment in a safe manner
  • Safety certified for working in construction (WHMIS, Workers Health & Safety)
  • Solid knowledge and comprehension of the Ontario Plumber Code
  • Reliable team player, who can also work efficiently independently
  • Excellent time management and project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible and adaptable, and able to champion a wide range of responsibilities
  • Task oriented, able to take initiative and follow tasks through to completion with minimal supervision

Job Type: Full-time and Permanent

Start date: Immediately

O'Shanter adheres to equitable hiring, employment, and promotion practices, and we strive to meet the accommodation needs of persons with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs for an accommodation known in advance during the application process.

If you are interested, please apply today by using the Submit Resume button and send us your resume and cover letter. Only selected candidates will be contacted, but we thank you for your interest in working with us.

By applying to this position you are confirming that you are legally authorized to work in Ontario during the time of employment, whether by possession of Canadian citizenship, permanent residence status, work permit or other legal authorization.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

COVID-19 considerations:
During COVID-19, we have doubled our safety measurements to ensure employees can perform their work safely.
Answer daily health reports and questionnaire is required prior to start working. As well as masks and protection equipment.

 

Electrician
Toronto, On
FULL TIME

Job Title: Electrician

Department: Maintenance

Reports To: Maintenance Manager

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

Purpose and Scope:

 

The electrician is responsible for completing work orders and projects in a timely, professional manner and in compliance with the Ontario Electrical Safety Code.

 

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

The electrician installs and repairs electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment, following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints, and other specifications, using hand-tools, power-tools, and electrical and electronic test equipment. Installs power supply wiring and conduit for lighting, fire alarm systems and machinery. Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus, such as transformers, motors, controls, and lighting using test equipment and replaces damaged or broken wires, cables, coils, heaters, etc. using hand-tools. Replaces faulty components such as relays, switches, and motors. Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic components such as printed circuit boards using test equipment and hand-tools. Replaces electric motor or fan bearings. May install and program PLC's. May plan layout of wiring and install wiring, conduit, lighting and apparatus in new construction or renovations. May diagnose and replace faulty mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment. May repair and service fire alarm systems and emergency lighting systems.

Participate in the proper disposal of hazardous wastes and waste streaming.

 

Complete daily safety inspection of the workplace and report any problems to your superior.

 

Perform any other functions, which may be assigned from time-to-time Work to ensure that the Company Quality Policy Standards are met.

Organizational Relationships:

The electrician reports to the maintenance manager and through them to the director of maintenance.

 

Education and Training:

Must hold Ontario license as either Construction and Maintenance electrician, or Industrial electrician or both.

The electrician must be able to speak, read and write English.

The electrician must be aware of and conform to the requirements of the OHS.A. The electrician should have several years of experience at the journeyman level. The electrician must possess his/her own set of tools. The electrician must have a valid driver license and a dependable vehicle to access job sites. The electrician may hold additional certification as a fire alarm technician or gas fitter.

By applying to this position you are confirming that you are legally authorized to work in Ontario during the time of employment, whether by possession of Canadian citizenship, permanent residence status, work permit or other legal authorization.

Front-Desk Receptionist
Toronto, On
CONTRACT

Job Title: Front-Desk Receptionist

The Front-Desk Receptionist is responsible for overseeing our front desk, coordinate a variety of office tasks and act as the first point of contact for internal and external clients at O'Shanter, while reporting to the Office/Accounting Manager.

Front-Desk Receptionist Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Act as the first point of contact for internal and external clients responding to inquiries, providing general information, and taking messages.
  • Manage the reception email address and operate our telephone systems by answering, screening, and referring inquiries to appropriate sources.
  • Write and distributing a variety of documents, correspondence, letters, memos, faxes, and others.
  • Schedule appointments, meetings and update internal office calendars.
  • Organize, prepare, and separate incoming and ongoing mail, coordinating deliveries with couriers and other office locations as needed.
  • Maintain and update the company's directory, manage office supplies and internal filing systems.
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports.
  • Update and maintain office policies, procedures and other documents as required.
  • Maintain tidiness throughout the day in the reception area, conference rooms and kitchen, including unloading dishwasher.
  • Assist with company events and special projects as needed.
  • Perform other related duties when needed and as assigned by the management.

To succeed in this role, you will hold the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in front-desk reception and customer relationship management.
  • Must be proficient using computer software programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook), MS Teams and others. 
  • Must possess excellent communication abilities, written and verbal skills.
  • Have a strong business etiquette, attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy, organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong ability to work well both independently and in a team-based environment, under time constraints and supervision. 
  • Must have a high sense of initiative, flexibility to approach tasks, be proactive, quick learner and be willing to go the extra mile to help others.
  • Strong ability to maintain confidentiality and work with sensitive information.

 

Start Date: Immediately

Job Type: Temporary, full-time

Job Conditions: Must be physically present in the office - No remote work available.

(all safety and health protocols are been followed)

Additional Information: Minimal after-hours and weekend remote support may be required from time to time.

 

We adhere to equitable hiring, employment, and promotion practices, and we strive to meet the accommodation needs of persons with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs for accommodation known in advance during the application process.

Only selected candidates will be contacted, but we thank you for your interest in working with us.

By applying to this position, you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.