Janitor

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Published
août 4, 2022
Location
Charlottetown
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Charlottetown Community Church
Salary Range:
$13.70 to $15.30 per hour
Address:
158 Fitzroy Street
Posting Expires:
August 12th, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
John.Burton@salvationarmy.ca

Description

The Janitor maintains the cleanliness of the facility, property and or grounds in compliance with applicable standards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The incumbent is responsible for the following range of job duties characteristic, or typical of the job class:

• Ensures the general upkeep of the facility such as cleaning floors, washrooms, windows, dusting, collects and disposes of garbage, vacuums

• Checks, cleans, moves, arranges and dusts furniture as required

• Ensures the general upkeep of external property such as mowing lawns, keeping sidewalks clear of snow and ice, cleaning main floor outside windows, picking up litter, sweeping sidewalks, gardening/watering and pruning shrubs, raking

• Checks doors and windows to ensure building security

• Reports safety concerns and repair issues (e.g., furniture and fixtures)

• Restocks washroom supplies

• Spot washes accessible walls, strips and waxes floors and shampoos carpet

• Performs other duties as assigned

NOTE: Not all incumbents perform all the duties described above but perform a similar range of duties.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL ATTAINED:

The successful job applicant will have completed Public School.

NOTE: An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable.

SPECIAL LICENSES, DIPLOMAS, CERTIFICATIONS OR REQUIREMENTS:

The successful applicant will hold/have:

• A valid PE driver’s license

MINIMUM PRIOR RELATED EXPERIENCE:

The incumbent must have the following experience before hire: Up to three months of prior related experience, including previous cleaning experience and familiarity with cleaning supplies and procedures.

PHYSICAL EFFORT/DEXTERITY REQUIRED:

The performance of the job requires frequently operating industrial cleaning equipment and tools, mopping/sweeping, bending/twisting/lifting, shoveling snow etc.

CONCENTRATION REQUIRED:

The performance of the job requires moderate to high attention when using motorized equipment, handling hazardous chemicals, and using non-motorized equipment and general cleaning.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR FINANCIAL RESOURCES:

The incumbent is involved in minor financial matters regularly, or on a relief basis, or has responsibility for the wise use of his/her own resources.

He/She may be authorized to spend, disburse, or collect small amounts of cash.

The incumbent has very little input into the annual budget.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR HUMAN RESOURCES:

The incumbent is responsible for his/her own time and effort only. He/She may demonstrate work methods to new employees.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The incumbent’s work environment is typically in the entire facility and surrounding property designated.

The incumbent will work under the following disagreeable conditions:

• Handle garbage

• Isolation and monotony

• Odours

• Dealing with angry people

• Verbal abuse

• Exposure to toxic chemicals

• Various weather conditions

• Washrooms (i.e., human waste)

The incumbent may have travel required for duties related to the Community and Family Services.

EXPOSURE TO HAZARDS:

The job incumbent may be exposed to the risk of moderate to severe injury or illnesses due to:

• Physical attacks by others

• Exposure to infectious diseases

• Exposure to toxic chemicals (e.g., toxic spills)

• Moving objects

• Sharp objects (e.g., needle pricks)

• Electrical hazards

• Repetitive strain injuries (e.g., back, wrist)

PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES:

The incumbent must take the following precautionary measures (in addition to health and safety rules):

• Universal Precautions

• Use gloves

• Use ear/eye protection (goggles)

• Eye wash stations

• Use fume masks where appropriate

• Use steel toe boots

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Contract position at 25 hours per week - Starting Immediately.

Contract end date in March 2023. 

                                 

CLOSING DATE:  August 12th, 2022

Please email your cover letter and resume in confidence to:

John.Burton@salvationarmy.ca

Please note any offer of employment will be conditional upon a criminal background check.

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.

PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS

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