District of Squamish

Squamish, BC


$23.62 an hour

External Job Posting

Position: Janitor

Status: Casual/ On Call

Work Area: Facilities

Posting Date: January 9, 2020

Closing Date: December 31, 2020


Under the general supervision of the Designated Department Supervisor, performs a variety of cleaning and

maintenance functions in Municipal Buildings, to ensure a high standard of cleanliness and sanitation. Overall

objective is to provide a clean, safe, secure, and pleasant environment for those occupying and visiting the


Customer Service

• Contributes to the success of our team and creation of our community, by fostering the District of

Squamish corporate values in their work: thinking beyond today, working together, acting with courage

and enthusiasm, doing the right thing, and striving to do better every day.

  • Follows the District of Squamish’s Customer Service Guidelines to ensure the Delivery of Outstanding


Main Duties and Responsibilities

• Performs a variety of cleaning duties in accordance with established practices and procedures conforming

to maintenance schedules and established standards.

  • Performs a variety of minor building maintenance and repairs within established practices, procedures and

  • Stores and utilizes maintenance supplies following WorkSafe BC & Fire regulations and reports
maintenance supply shortages to supervisor for replenishment.

  • Reports building repairs required to supervisor.
  • Reports safety hazards to the supervisor.
  • Responsible for securing the building including setting the alarm when appropriate.
  • Sets up for functions, events, and programs as assigned.
  • Orients new Janitors to the position.


• Thorough knowledge of effective janitorial and maintenance methods, procedures, materials, and


  • Ability to work independently, coordinate tasks, and change work priorities to ensure completion of daily,

weekly, monthly and annual assignments, without disrupting or endangering public or employee access to

the building.

  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and precautionary measures related to building maintenance

safety standards and janitorial work.

  • Knowledge of maintenance supply storage and care, following WorkSafe BC regulations.
  • Knowledge of building personnel and procedures.
  • Strength and ability to climb ladders, lift, push, or carry objects.
  • Ability to read and comprehend the English language to closely follow written procedures, guidelines, and

regulations (e.g., Health & Safety Program, product labels, WHMIS, WorkSafe BC Industrial Health & Safety


  • Ability to write short notes or memos to notify supervisor of supplies required, making recommendations,

or giving a comprehensive statement of fact.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees and public in the building.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skill and the ability to deal with people in a professional manner.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently unsupervised in a position of trust.
  • Will be eligible for casual janitor shifts at other District facilities per the District of Squamish Collective


• Current First Aid (WCB level 1)

  • Valid BC Drivers License “Class V”
  • An original Police Information Check, including Vulnerable Sector Check issued within the past 6 months

that is satisfactory to the employer will be required before starting in the position.


• 6 months experience in Janitorial and building maintenance


• An equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Hours of Work: Shifts may range between 5:00am and 1:00am, Monday to Sunday

Casual/ on call

Salary: $23.62 per hour

This is a Union position within the Collective Agreement of CUPE Local 2269 and the District of Squamish.

Direct Your Application (Quoting Competition # 20-06) To:

Human Resources

District of Squamish

37955 Second Avenue, P.O. Box 310, Squamish, BC V8B 0A3 E-mail: jobs@squamish.ca

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