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Custodian (Facilities) - Contract / Contrat

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The City of Kingston

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Industry Sector: Other / Autre

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Kingston’s vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston’s high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities. 

Job Listing #6770

Custodian (Facilities) • Contract / Contrat

Date Posted: 22 Feb 2021

Application Deadline: 08 Mar 2021

Location: Kingston and Surrounding Area

Category: Other / Autre

Hours Per Week: 40

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire $21.43- $24.82

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

Opening Statement
Kingston’s vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston’s high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

Position Summary

**Pay rates are based on 2020 rates**

Perform general cleaning duties for municipal facilities.

Responsible for the general cleanliness of municipal facilities in order to ensure they are maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary manner following best practices and appropriate schedules

Open various facilities, disengage alarm systems and lock up and reinstate security systems

Responsible for the beautification of entry ways, walkways and parapets surrounding the perimeter of the facilities

Clean, disinfect and sanitize all touch surfaces

Clean washrooms, offices, meeting rooms, floors and stairs using mops, vacuums and other industry cleaning tools

Complete dusting of all furniture, fixtures and other areas (high and low)

Clean interior and exterior glass surfaces including doorways, mirrors, interior separation windows etc., using the appropriate tools

Ensure appropriate waste management schedules are completed including moving garbage and recycling to and from the curb

Handle various materials, assist operations personnel with the movement of office equipment, furniture and other items

Shovel snow, spread ice melt, sweep and remove debris

Complete audit reports to document activity and to formally report any deficiency findings

Strip, wax and buff terrazzo and tile floors

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Competencies
Completion of High School (Grade 12) diploma or equivalent

Three (3) months experience working as a custodian, cleaning buildings/facilities

Knowledge and experience of standard cleaning methods

Valid “G” Driver License and access to a vehicle is considered an asset

WHMIS Certification required

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands
Knowledge and skills attained through related experience and completion of a Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems course

Ability to use computer tools for the purpose of ordering materials, checking email communications from supervision, schedules, meeting invites, safety bulletins etc., as well as completing work orders online (training will be provided)

Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions as well as reporting using the same form of medium

Ability to deal with other staff and members of the public in a way that promotes team work, respect and customer service

Ability to perform routine, repetitive tasks on a continuous basis

Ability to work independently with limited supervision

Able to perform the essential duties of the job, such as frequent bending, walking, manipulation and lifting of products and equipment

Shift work will be required; a dynamic attitude toward working at various sites is a must

Must obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check at candidate’s own expense.

Closing Statement
Please apply to Career Opportunities at: www.cityofkingston.ca/Careers
Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to. We thank all of those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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