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.
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.
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 :
This position will be required to ensure that our building is kept clean, sanitized and safe for all staff, volunteers and people that enter our building.
The exterior of the building will need to be kept clean and safe at all times as well
Cleaning, Equipment Use and Garbage
Ensures the general cleanliness of the building interior including but not limited to mopping, stripping and waxing floors, and vacuuming, cleaning and sanitizing other interior surfaces such as accessible walls and interior windows, dusting, polishing and cleaning furniture and cleaning and sanitizing washrooms
Sweep, and mop all floors and stairwells daily
Clean and sanitize all bathrooms daily
Maintains the security and organization of custodian room contents. Ensure equipment needed for the job is kept clean all the time (i.
e. mops and mop buckets, brooms, dusters, clothes)
Sanitize all highly touched surfaces daily (e.g. elevator buttons, door handles, railing, phones daily
Strip and wax floors once a year
Restocks washroom supplies and distributes received material as required
Monitors and maintains stock of regularly used items, i.e. mops, brooms, lights, paper towel, hand sanitizer, soap, etc.
and give list to Administrative Assistant to reorder as needed.
Collects and disposes of all garbage (dumpster and recyclables)
Coordinates cleaning schedule / needs with weekly and special activities
Collects donated clothing / articles and rubbish left outside the building and ensures proper disposal / disposition
Checks doors to ensure building security
Ensures the general upkeep of the external property such as mowing lawns, keeping sidewalks clear of snow and ice, picking up litter, sweeping sidewalks.
May be asked to help with local pickups for various program needs
Inform Director of any required repairs or maintenance needed on the building
Ability to perform minor building repairs and maintenance as required (e.g. Carpentry, dry wall patching, painting, minor plumbing, changing ceiling tiles, and light bulbs)
The incumbent is required to lift more than 30 pounds.
Other duties as assigned
Completion of High School
Must have some knowledge and experience in janitorial work
Able to work at a fast pace
Able to work cooperatively in a team setting
Possess good organizational skills
Understand and work in accordance with the Mission Statement of The Salvation Army
Comfortable working in a Christian environment and able to demonstrate empathy and compassion
Complete all trainings as required
A valid Driver’s License
Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring :
A clear vulnerable sector screening
A clean drivers abstract
Participate in our online Armatus Abuse Training and Health and Safety training required upon hiring, as well as updated annually
HOURS : 30 hours per week. 7 : 30am to 10 : 30am, Monday to Friday, flexibility is essential, possibly some weekends
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.