Auto Body Repair

Branch: Transit & Fleet

Salary Range: Start rate: $29.34/hr. 3 month rate: $31.30/hr. 6 month rate: $32.60/hr.

Basic Function: Reporting to the Supervisor, Transit/Fleet, this position is required, under close supervision,
to repair, paint and maintain motorized vehicles at the Toronto Zoo and to provide maintenance to the Transit
area. This position is also responsible for assisting and providing support in implementing the Strategic Plan.


Preparing vehicles for painting.

Using and maintaining hand power tools and equipment.

Removing, replacing trim, mechanical components and automotive glass.

Welding, brazing and soldering.

Repairing automotive & golf cart bodies.

Refitting, replacing electrical components and heating and cooling systems.

Straightening and aligning frames and unibody assemblies.

Aligning steering and suspension components.

Diagnosing damage and appraising repair costs.

Performing road tests.

Maintaining shop and surrounding areas.

Preparing detailed maintenance reports.

Employee shall complete daily inspections of Toronto Zoo rides and complete minor repairs under the direction
of the Ride Mechanic.

Performing other duties as assigned.


Must posess an Auto Body and Damage Repairer Certificate (310B) valid in the Province of Ontario.

Must have a minimum of five (5) years experience as an automotive painter.

Must be able to perform metal fabrication for repairs and fabrication of equipment required by the Zoo.

Must have working knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) legislation, the
Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and Toronto Zoo Safety Policy.

Oral and written communication skills.

Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job.

Must be willing and able to obtain a Ride Mechanic In Training (RMIT) Passport under TSSA.

Must possess unrestricted Class G driver’s licence valid in the Province of Ontario along with a good driving


If interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter no later than Sunday, March 7th, 2021


  • Please state “Application for Auto Body Repair” in the subject line of your application.

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Toronto Zoo provides accommodation for employees with disabilities, as defined under the Ontario Human
Rights Code. If contacted for an interview, and you require specific accommodation for the interview process
because of a disability or a medical need, then please advise the person contacting you of your requirements, so
that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations to be in place before you begin the
interview process.

The Toronto Zoo respects the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion and seeks to model these principles in
all that we do. We are committed to fostering an inclusive workforce where all employees feel respected,
supported and valued. We strive to create an environment that represents the rich diversity of our guests and our
community and encourage applications from all qualified individuals who can contribute to enhancing our
commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. Applications are especially encouraged from racialized
persons/persons of colour, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ
persons, and women.

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