Part Time Caretaker/Custodian

novembre 23, 2021
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Mississauga Temple
Salary Range:
$14.35 - $17.00 per hour
3173 Cawthra Road
Posting Expires:
December 3, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
Captain Jeff Arkell:


The Caretaker/Custodian is responsible for performing janitorial duties which ensure The Salvation Army Mississauga Temple Community Church is maintained in a healthy, safe, and sanitary manner in compliance with applicable standards.


  • Responsible for any combination of light cleaning duties to maintain defined work areas in the ministry unit
  • Ensure the weekly upkeep of the facility i.e. empty all garbage receptacles, put garbage out for designated garbage day and return recycling and composite bins when emptied, vacuum all carpeted areas, sweep all tiled areas, wash floors and baseboards in tiled areas, clean all glass areas; windows and ledges etc. using a ladder where/when needed, dust all offices and furnishings
  • Ensure kitchen cleanliness at all times
  • Clean and polish sinks, toilets and counter tops, mirrors and fixtures
  • Clean washrooms (toilets, sinks, floors), restock washrooms and hand sanitizers, and distribute received material as required
  • Wipe down all tables, chairs and door handles
  • Checks, cleans, moves, arranges and dusts furniture as required
  • Identify/report to supervisor any repairs that may require an external service provider
  • Check doors and windows to ensure building security
  • Monitor and maintain stock of regularly used items, i.e. mops, brooms, lights, supplies etc., and order/purchases as required
  • Perform minor repairs such as electrical (change light bulbs) and plumbing (unblocking toilets, troubleshooting flushing issues). Reports safety concerns and major repair issues to supervisor
  • Spot wash accessible walls, strip and wax floors, spot cleaning, and shampoo carpets as required.
  • Ensure the Corps building is set up and ready for all rental groups
  • Maintain the security of property at all times
  • Ensure the general upkeep of external property, keeping sidewalks and entrances clear of snow and ice, including salting, litter pick up and up-keep of storage shed
  • Monitor and maintain mixed cleaner bottles for custodial use. Ensure that all bottles contain WHMIS compliant labeling

Perform other duties as required


  • This is a permanent part time position based on 10 to 15 hours per week.
  • Schedule may vary from week to week and include both weekdays and weekends
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required
  • The incumbent’s work environment is typically in the entire facility and property designated
  • The incumbent is required to lift/move up to 30 pounds
  • The performance of the job requires operating industrial cleaning equipment and tools, mopping/sweeping, bending/twisting/lifting, occasional ladder work and fine motor skills
  • The performance of the job requires moderate to high attention when handling hazardous chemicals, and using non-motorized/general cleaning equipment


  • The successful job applicant will have completed High School.
  • Must have valid WHMIS


  • A minimum of three (3) months prior related experience, including general familiarity with cleaning and maintenance procedures


  • 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 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
  • Develop an understanding of the Mission of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities
  • Read and follow the Employee Handbook
  • As required and as applicable, make suggestions that will improve efficiency, working conditions or procedures to Management
  • Participate in regular direct supervision with immediate supervisor and comply by attending to noted areas needing improvement to ensure maximum job performance
  • Participate in yearly formal evaluation
  • Represent The Salvation Army Mississauga Temple Community Church in a professional manner at all times.
  • Be punctual and work all hours scheduled, advising immediate supervisor anytime this is not possible
  • Participate in staff development as required
  • Work as an effective member of the Mississauga Temple Community Church team, whether staff members or volunteers
  • Work within agency fire safety, health & safety and emergency procedures



In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all employees in Canada.  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/territorial 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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