Temporary Full Time Custodian ( 1 year term)

Brampton Citadel
August 12, 2019
Brampton, Canada
$14.00 - $17.53 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Glenda Cole: glenda_cole@can.salvationarmy.org
Closing date
August 23, 2019


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

Position Purpose Summary:

To maintain the building (which includes the Community & Family Services Centre and Noah’s Ark Day Care)

to a high standard of cleanliness and repair


Cleaning, Equipment Use and Garbage

  • Ensures the general cleanliness of the building interior including but not limited to mopping, stripping and waxing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, cleaning other interior surfaces such as accessible walls and interior windows, dusting, polishing and cleaning and cleaning and sanitizing washrooms
  • Cleans, moves, arranges furniture as required
  • Operates floor strippers, polishers, vacuum, carpet cleaner, etc.
  • Collects and disposes of garbage (dumpster and recyclables) both inside and outside the building
  • Coordinates cleaning schedule/needs with weekly and special activities
  • Adheres to the cleaning and sanitation specifications set forth for the Day Care

Maintenance and Monitoring

  • Reports safety concerns and major repairs required for furniture, equipment, facility systems, etc.
  • Monitors heating, plumbing and electrical systems, fans and timers and reports deficiencies
  • Monitors garbage contractor performance, reports deficiencies
  • Ensures snow clearing and lawn cutting is completed in a timely and efficient manner
  • Maintains out door gardens and flower pots, weeding and watering as necessary
  • Checks doors and windows to ensure building security; provides access and secures the facility as needed
  • Monitors exit lights and fire extinguishers to ensure they are functional and properly maintained by a professional

Set Ups for Activities

  • Sets up rooms in accordance with instructions provided for regular activities
  • Assists in set up and take down for special activities
  • Prepares building for Sunday and mid-week services/events (funerals, special events, etc.)

Material Control

Maintains adequate supply of cleaning materials, hand sanitizer, toilet paper, hand towels, etc. Secures and distributes received materials and supplies as needed

Other related duties


  • Valid Class G Driver’s License
  • Minimum 3 months prior related experience including general familiarity with cleaning and maintenance procedures
  • Able to lift a minimum of 25lbs.
  • Follows safe operating procedures with janitorial equipment and product/chemical use
  • Current WHMIS certificate

Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring:

  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean driver’s abstract
  • Participate in our online Armatus Abuse Training and Health and Safety training required upon hiring, as well as updated annually

HOURS: 25 hours per week


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.

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.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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