Custodian (Day Shift)

at Redeemer University (view profile)
Location Ancaster, Canada
Date Posted May 27, 2024
Category Other
Job Type Full-time


The Position

Reporting to the Custodial and Housekeeping Supervisor, the Custodian is responsible for performing custodial duties in the academic building, and housekeeping duties in the student residences during the conference season. The Custodian is responsible for health and safety compliance.

This is 100%FTE position at 37.5 hrs / week


  • Vacuum/clean halls, classrooms, offices, and gym
  • Clean washrooms and restock paper and soap supplies on a daily basis
  • Clean custodial closets regularly and refill containers with environmentally friendly cleaning solutions
  • Dust and mop floors.
  • Clean walls, doors, and glass/windows
  • Operate commercial/heavy equipment to clean floors
  • Lift and move furniture for set-up of classrooms, common areas and the gym for events
  • Perform other duties that are similar in scope and complexity as assigned by supervisor

Preferred Skills and Attributes

  • ability to work independently
  • ability and willingness to work daytime and evening shifts and some weekends
  • ability to accept direction and follow a schedule
  • ability to meet expected standards of cleanliness and neatness for campus buildings/property
  • must possess physical strength/ability to perform the actions of lifting, pulling, pushing, and bending that are necessary to perform job tasks
  • ability to supervise and train student employees including the organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling of work assignments
  • WHMIS safety certification

Education, Training & Certifications

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous WHMIS and Health & Safety training is an asset
  • Previous experience in custodial work is an asset

Other Requirements

  • Participate in communal activity that supports and encourages a university campus environment where the holistic development of all persons embodies Christian principles that advance the mission and Christian character of Redeemer University
  • Demonstrated success in a similar position

The Application Process

Please note: Applicants are requested to email their application materials (cover letter, resume, and statement of faith) in one combined pdf document. The statement of faith should articulate your faith perspective and its relation to the mission of Redeemer University.

A range of qualifications will be evaluated including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with Redeemer’s identity as a university in the Protestant and Reformed Christian tradition.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.