September 13, 2021
Victoria, BC
Job Type
Competition #
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Victoria ARC
Salary Range:
$18.90-$19.90 per hour
525 Johnson Street, Victoria BC
Posting Expires:
September 20, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
Email: Please mention ‘Housekeeper’ in the subject line of your email. Alternatively, you may send your resume by fax at 250-384-8412 or submit it in person.


Under the general supervision of the Operations Manager maintains a high standard of cleanliness in assigned areas.

This position requires a union membership and the deduction of union dues.


  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday; 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.


  • Assists in keeping the facility in a clean and orderly condition by performing one or more of a variety of janitorial and housekeeping tasks. May include outside grounds and windows. Work may require the use of a power vacuum, polisher, etc.
  • Under direct supervision for recurring tasks and close supervision only for new assignments, follow established procedures, and maintains cleanliness in accordance with established standards.
  • Has responsibility for planning and completing own work within scheduled deadlines.
  • May be assigned security responsibilities regarding dormitories.
  • Reports maintenance problems and substandard housekeeping expected of residents and clients.
  • Does housekeeping and kitchen laundry daily.
  • When clients are present, perform responsibilities with an awareness of the effect of actions on clients.
  • Tidies staff lounge on the second floor after the staff afternoon coffee break.
  • Maintains accurate records of room cleaning and resident belongings storage.
  • May be assigned other related duties as required



  • No specific educational requirements.
  • Occupational First Aid and Infectious Disease Control training are required within six months of starting position.


  • Six months of related Janitorial experience is required.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Must understand and reflect the ARC Philosophy, Standards, and Tenets.
  • Must be able to follow instructions, both verbal and written, work co-operatively with others, and complete to a satisfactory level all assigned tasks.


  • Must provide own safety work boots.
  • Must submit the result of a T.B. skin test

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • Clean drivers abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

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

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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