Cleaning Services Officer
Federal Public Service
Edmonton (Alberta)
5d ago

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All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies.

As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

Work environment

May involve working in a correctional institutional environment with offenders and staff members.

Intent of the process

This inventory is for casual employment which is a temporary employment of 90 working days or less, in a calendar year.

When you submit an application for this selection process, you are not applying for any specific position, but to an inventory in anticipation of future vacancies.

Please ensure that your information is updated and remains current in your PSRS Applicant Account.

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If you do not take action, your application will no longer be active and therefore no longer considered for this inventory.

  • Should your application become inactive while the process is still open, a notice will be posted to your account indicating that your application has expired;
  • you may select the link Update my Inventory Status to reaffirm your interest.

    Positions to be filled : Number to be determined

    Information you must provide

    Your résumé.

    A covering letter in 2,000 words (maximum)

    In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)


    A secondary school diploma or successful completion of a provincially / territorially approved secondary school equivalency tests, or an acceptable combination of education, training and / or experience.


    Experience cleaning in either commercial, multi residential or institutional environment.

    Experience using and maintaining mechanical equipment.


    Knowledge of janitorial supplies, their use, as well as handling and storage.

    Knowledge of workplace health and safety.

    Knowledge of cleaning equipment.

    Knowledge of safe lifting techniques and practices.


    Ability to deal with multiple priorities

    Ability to communicate effectively orally

    Ability to communicate effectively in writing


    Effective interpersonal relationships


    Client Service Orientation


    If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

    Experience in supervising, evaluating, and motivating individuals

    Experience working in a correctional environment

    Experience in operation of various motorized commercial housekeeping and janitorial equipment such as automatic floor scrubbing machines, carpet and upholstery cleaning equipment, floor buffers or burnishers.

    The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

    English essential

    The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

    Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups : Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

    Occasional overtime

    Working with and instructing inmates

    Cleaning or facilitating the clean up of hazardous material and bodily fluid

    Conditions of employment

    Reliability Status security clearance - Enhanced Reliability Status

    Possession of a valid driver's licence that conforms to provincial or territorial requirements

    Ability to life / move heavy objects up to 25kg using proper safety procedures

    Other information

    The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve.

    We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

    Receipt of applications will not be sent. Candidates will be considered for positions as they become available, and will be advised of any further evaluation.

    ATTENTION : All information must be provided on-line. DO NOT fax or mail in hard copy documents as these will not be accepted.

    To submit an application on-line, please click on the button "Apply Now" below.

    You must provide a valid email address as communication will be done via email.

    If you have a disability that prevents you from applying on-line, please contact us toll free at 1-800-645-5605.

    The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

    The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.

    If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

    Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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