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 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.

 

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.

Executive Assistant
Toronto
FULL TIME

JOB TITLE: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Company Overview

O'Shanter Development Company is a family-owned Residential Property Management and Real Estate Investment business since 1963 that holds the Great Place To Work certification that defines O’Shanter as a business where employees trust the people they work for, have pride in the work they do, and enjoy the people with whom they work. O’Shanter was 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 great work environment to provide a quality service.

Duties and responsibilities

Are you an excellent communicator, exceptionally organized, self-motivated, and resourceful? Do you have exceptional interpersonal communication skills to interact with different types of people? Do you have a keen eye for detail and proven efficiency in managing multiple priorities?

O’Shanter is looking for a dynamic and multi-talented Executive Assistant to support one of the principals.

The Executive Assistant will support the day-to-day business activities of one of the principals and will also assist on construction projects taking the role of strategic partner and trusted confidant. Your ability to maintain confidentiality is a must.

Your problem-solving skills will be a huge asset to this position while performing a wide range of administrative services and executive support functions.

This position is a key role within the organization and requires someone who is professional, pleasant but firm with excellent interpersonal communication skills, highly organized and is able to self-manage on a wide variety of tasks both business and personal related to the Principal.

You must also have valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle, proficient in computer skills and have excellent communication skills and maintain confidentiality.

Experience managing construction projects, contracts, personnel, accounting, finance, budgets, and payments is an asset.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Manage all incoming communications (verbal and written) to determine the urgency, level of attention required and initiate action
  • Control the flow of documents requiring delegation, execution and/or approval
  • Book and maximize calendars for time efficiency
  • Prepare/provide the information required such as materials, briefing notes, agendas, and minutes in the meetings
  • Effectively communicate across all levels of management and professionals within the company as well as outside the organization
  • Provide personal administrative tasks to the Principal

Skills and qualifications

  • The successful candidate should have various prerequisite skills and qualifications, including:
  • Solid numeric and analytical skills 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook for calendar management
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Must have access to vehicle and valid Ontario Drivers License

Experience requirements
Three to five years of experience as executive assistant, preferably in construction, project management or real estate

Education and training requirements
Post-secondary education in Business, Project Management or related course of study

Job type and Compensation
Full-time position to work in Toronto and GTA with competitive salary and benefits to be discussed with the successful candidate  

Start Date: Immediately

Job Conditions: COVID-19 considerations:

During COVID-19, we have increased our safety measurements to ensure employees can perform their work safely.

Follow all safety protocols including the use of masks and protection equipment.

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.