Full Time Janitor (union position)

novembre 22, 2022
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Brantford Booth Centre
Salary Range:
$15.50 per hour
187 Dalhousie St
Posting Expires:
November 29, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Human Relations Manager: hiring.HHb@salvationarmy.ca


The Brantford Booth Centre is a 50 bed emergency men’s hostel and Correctional Residence Facility, offering room and board to men who requires transitional housing and federal release programs. It is a 24-hour operation.


  • Clean and dust each Resident Room (as per schedule).
  • Clean, wash and dust Dormitory bedroom and washrooms daily.
  • Clean, dust and exchange linens of Rooms that are vacated that day.
  • Sweep and dust lounges and hallways.
  • Wash, wax, buff and polish all designated non-carpeted floors.
  • Clean and polish furniture and vacuum upholstered chairs/couches.
  • Keep all janitorial, storage and laundry rooms clean and neat.
  • Clean and dust stairways including handrails.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of 1st and 2nd floor lobbies, mop daily.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of all inside window ledges.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of water fountains.
  • Vacuum all ceiling vent fans.
  • Routinely clean and polish inside glass walls and windows.
  • Wash, dry, fold and store in linen room all soiled linen.
  • Check and keep in repair all emergency and exit lights.
  • Check and replace all burnt out light bulbs on all floors.
  • Routinely check all exits and ensure alarm system is working properly.
  • Do a daily fire alarm station check.
  • Check and monitor all Fire Extinguishers, Panels, Sprinkler System, and all fire related equipment.
  • Maintain Fire and Safety Logbook.
  • Oversee the care of the Aqua-Water Softeners.
  • Make sure that there are adequate cleaning supplies, toilet tissue, paper towels, soap, linen, and identify to supervisor when supplies are needed for replenishing.
  • Assist in Emergency Clean ups.
  • Snow shovel entrance way to street sidewalks.
  • Keep grounds clean and tidy.
  • Report Maintenance problems to Management.
  • Do minor repairs when needed.
  • Maintain a clean and safe Mechanical Room.
  • Ensure all Health and Safety compliance.
  • Use all supplies and materials in accordance with WHMIS and perform all duties in a safe manner.
  • Have a knowledge and safe use of all job-related equipment, their function and operation.
  • Be polite and courteous to Residents, visitors, and staff.
  • Perform any other related tasks as assigned by the Executive Director and/or Immediate Supervisor.
  • Participate fully and constructively in staff meetings and in-service training.
  • Engage in regular supervision with your supervisor at mutually determined intervals.
  • Engage in formal evaluation sessions with your supervisor.
  • Represent the Organization in a professional manner.

Perform other duties as required.


This is a permanent full-time position with 37.5 hours per week. Flexibility in scheduling is required. The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility. Applicable shifts include a ½ hour unpaid meal break.

Shifts: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday

  • May work with potentially aggressive clients.


  • Diploma Graduate of Secondary School or equivalent.
  • Possess current WHMIS, First Aid, CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certificates.
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.


  • Minimum of three (3) years of prior related experience, including maintenance programs, cleaning, and minor repairs.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Maturity and ability to exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to work both independently and under supervision.
  • Ability to lift/carry loads up to forty pounds.
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening.
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.



Please include the Job Title and Ministry Unit in the email subject line.


In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all new employees within the Province of Ontario, Social Services sector.  The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.


The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.


We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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