Term: 8 months
Custodian I performs routine cleaning duties within assigned facilities, contributing towards providing a safe and accessible, invitingly clean and comfortable, functionally-enriched and well-maintained campus environment through service excellence.
Follows set schedule and performs assigned work routines within assigned facilities, including but not limited to
Individual and general office, classroom and other room cleaning, including dusting, vacuuming, emptying waste and recycling containers and other related cleaning
Washroom cleaning, including doors, fixtures, walls and windows, and supplies stocking
Floor care and cleaning, including dry and damp mopping, buffing, carpet cleaning, cleaning doors, fixtures, ceilings, walls and windows and other related cleaning, including furniture teardown, moving, and setup
Collecting, handling and disposing of appropriately-segregated waste and recycle streams
Cleanup of spills and other extraordinary waste, including biohazards such as fluids, unpleasant smelling materials and other unappealing situations, using appropriate discretion
Cleaning duties may vary depending on assignment of campus facilities
Maintains safety, good order and appropriate service level standards of cleanliness and appearance of assigned facilities
Appropriately uses chemicals, materials, powered and non-powered equipment and tools and required personal protective equipment
Follows training provided and instructions received from group leader/supervisory staff concerning occupational health and environmental safety, cleaning procedures and materials and prioritization of work
Health & Safety
Minimum one (1) year recent custodial experience is essential
Work experience in a major institutional sector(s), such as education, post-secondary education, medical/ hospital or service industry, is preferred
Must maintain a clear Police Criminal Record Check
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