Housekeeper/Cleaner (2 positions)

The Salvation Army Ches Penney Centre of Hope
July 30, 2020
St. John's, Canada
Job Type
$13.14 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Captain Tony Brushett, Executive Director, The Salvation Army New Hope Community Centre, 25 Buchanan Street, St. John's, NL A1C 0A4; E-mail: [email protected]; Fax #: 709-739-0288
Closing date
August 14, 2020
Street Address
12-18 Springdale Street


To provide a clean and safe environment at The Salvation Army Ches Penney Centre of Hope



  • Ensuring general upkeep of The Salvation Army Ches Penney Centre of Hope inclusive of common areas, residents’ rooms, cleaning floors, washrooms, windows, dusting, vacuuming, collecting and disposal of garbage
  • Checking, cleaning, moving and dusting furniture as required
  • Restocking washroom supplies and distributing received material as required
  • Following proper universal precautions while performing duties
  • Following hazardous materials procedures
  • Performing other duties as per assigned for each area of the property
  • Aiding in the prevention of the spread of bedbugs
  • Required to show courtesy to clients and all those on the property of The Salvation Army Ches Penney Centre of Hope

Health and Safety:

  • Adheres to all health and safety policies and procedures in place; complies with all instructions from the employer concerning health and safety as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Workers Compensation
  • Ensures all procedures, rules and guidelines for the safety and security of clients and staff are enforced and respected

Physical Effort: 

  • Operate industrial cleaning equipment and tools
  • Mop and sweep (repetitive motions)
  • Bend and twist
  • Occasionally carry out stepladder work
  • Lift more than 20 pounds with assistance



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1-3 years recent housekeeping/cleaning experience preferably with an organization that works with the marginalized population
  • Current WHMIS training or be willing to take the training upon hire
  • Non-skid CSA approved safety shoes required

Organizational Responsibilities:

  •  To promote the mission, policies and objectives of the Salvation Army and The Salvation Army Ches Penney Centre of Hope
  • To carry out tasks in a way that meets client needs and allows us to be a transforming influence in our community
  • To uphold and promote our core values, Hope, Service, Dignity & Stewardship and taking time to celebrate client successes
  • To maintain confidentiality in all matters pertaining to the clientele and coworkers of The Salvation Army and The Salvation Army Ches Penney Centre of Hope
  • At all times participate as an active and responsible team member in all work groups and treat fellow employees and officers in a respectful manner
  • To treat the property of The Salvation Army with due care and caution
  • At all times represent the organization in a professional manner and act in the best interest of the employer
  • Participate in ongoing professional development and training as offered
  • Be able to supply a current clear Criminal Police/Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Be willing to obtain clearance through the Salvation Army Internal Abuse Registry and be willing to sign the Salvation Army Code of Conduct Receipt & Acknowledgement Form

TERM:  Regular full-time; 40 hours per week; flexible schedules daytime and evenings

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

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.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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