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Kirkfield/Kawarthas – Maintenance Worker (PT)

Kawarthas Maintenance Lead | PT

Accepting applications until July 1st, 2024
Starting date: July 2024

Brief Job Summary 

Do you love the outdoors? Working with your hands? Do you thrive in jobs where no day is the same? If so, this is a good fit for you! Cabinscape is seeking a reliable, on-call maintenance person with strong problem solving skills to maintain 9 tiny rental cabins and 6 prospector tents starting immediately. Experience in plumbing required. Experience in off-grid systems, propane fixtures and small engine repair is an asset. Training provided. Vehicle required. This is an hourly paid position with lots of flexibility to accommodate your schedule. However, proximity and availability to deal with guest issues is important. Starting July 2024.

As our skilled maintenance person extraordinaire, your primary responsibility will be keeping our cabins in tip top shape. Your day-to-day will include a wide variety of activities such as general cabin repairs, construction assistance, preventative maintenance, and emergency guest assistance. Being reliable and self-motivated with a keen eye for detail is essential in this job. You should have the manual dexterity and physical stamina necessary for this kind of work.

Please note some assistance with our Haliburton Forest cabins may also be required which may require some travel days.

Duties + Responsibilities

  • Install or repair necessary equipment as needed and install new cabins and tents
  • Perform grounds maintenance task such as trail maintenance and upkeep
  • Check control panels and electrical wiring (12V, solar and 110V) to identify issues
  • Complete regular maintenance tasks, such as generator maintenance, cleaning water intakes, sanding and refinishing
  • Inspect and troubleshoot various equipment and systems (12V electrical, gas appliances, plumbing fixtures)
  • Perform minor fixes, such as repairing broken locks, damage to walls, etc.
  • Manage tasks and reports via an online / app interface
  • Respond quickly and interact with guests to assist with issues
  • Snow clearing / Removal
  • Occasionally perform necessary cleaning activities, such as dusting, mopping, trash removal, etc.

Requirements + Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of 12 volt wiring, solar power, plumbing, and electrical systems
  • Experience working with tools, including hand and electrical tools
  • Ability to read and utilize technical manuals and drawings
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Friendly and hospitable
  • General passion for creative problem-solving
  • Love of the outdoors and a solitary work environment
  • Digitally competent with access to a cell phone


  • Our cabins are located on our private property/development on Kirkfield Lake (a naturalized quarry).
  • Access to your own reliable vehicle is required.


  • Flexible hours that may include weekends, nights, short shifts and long shifts
  • On call availability, in addition to normal hours

Compensation + Perks 

  • Part-time position; no benefits  
  • $25-$30/hour (based on experience)
  • Free cabin accommodations! We want you to know our cabins inside and out. This means staying over at our cabins and getting the full CABINSCAPE experience.