Janitor/Groundskeeper

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Published
August 5, 2022
Location
Victoria, BC
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
High Point Community Church
Salary Range:
$15.65 per hour
Address:
949 Fullerton Ave
Posting Expires:
September 9, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Attn: Lt Joshua Cain, Email: joshua.cain@salvationarmy.ca Please mention 'Janitor/Groundskeeper' in the subject line of your email

Description

The Janitor maintains the cleanliness and safety of the facility, property, and grounds of High Point Community Church in compliance with applicable standards.

Hours:

  • 20 hours per week including weekends

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Represent The Salvation Army in a positive, professional manner.
  • Perform regular cleaning duties in and around the High Point Community Church property, to maintain a high quality of cleanliness and appearance.
  • Maintain the general upkeep of both internal facility and external property
  • Work in compliance of Health and Safety Regulations and abide by the Salvation Army’s health and Safety policies and procedures
  • Clean floors, washrooms, surfaces, and kitchen regularly
  • Sanitize high traffic areas on a regular basis
  • Inspect, clean, dust, move, and arrange furniture as required.
  • Empty all garbage receptacles, take garbage and recycling out to designated area as needed
  • Maintain the outdoor property. Duties may include 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 etc.
  • Maintain working knowledge of, and application of WHMIS and safe work procedures for all jobs and chemicals used.
  • Perform minor repairs such as electrical (change light bulbs) and plumbing (unblocking toilets, troubleshooting flushing issues). Report any damage to property or equipment in a prompt manner to the Corps Officer
  • Report safety concerns and repair issues to Corps Officer immediately upon discovery
  • Request janitorial supplies to be purchased as needed
  • Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

*NOTE: For some jobs, you may be required to provide validated educational documentation.

  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Valid WHIMIS training or willingness to complete training

Experience:

  • A minimum of three 1 year prior related experience, including general familiarity with cleaning and maintenance procedures.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Demonstrate janitorial, housekeeping and maintenance skills at a professional level.
  • Demonstrate both respect and an understanding of The Salvation Army - its mission, culture, and values
  • Must be able to handle the physical demands of the position, which include moving, lifting, bending, standing or walking and pushing, pulling or carrying heavy objects
  • Ability to operate cleaning equipment and tools.
  • Must have the ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must have working knowledge of grounds maintenance (mowing, raking, watering, etc.)

PREFERRED SKILLS/CAPABILITIES:

  • Self-motivated and disciplined, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational/time management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • First Aid certification preferred
  • Ability to perform minor repairs an asset
  • Willingness to participate in Health and Safety Training as well as other professional development and training as required.

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

  • Background check consent.
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening.
  • A 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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