Employment Opportunities

Custodian

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Working for the Salvation Army has many benefits


For more than 130 years, The Salvation Army has had the privilege of serving vulnerable people in communities across Canada. Last year, we helped over 1.8 million people. The Salvation Army not only provides the necessities of life such as food, clothing and shelter, but our programs address needs such as language barriers, loneliness, unemployment and family challenges. Our services continually adapt to meet emerging needs.

Custodian

  • Apply
    Interested Applicants must respond in writing to:
  • Neil Sunnuck, Ministry Director EMAIL: neil_sunnuck@can.salvationarmy.org or MAIL: The Salvation Army London Westminster Park Corps Attention: Neil Sunnuck, Ministry Director 1190 Southdale Rd E London, ON N6E 1B2

We thank and acknowledge all applicants and will pro-actively contact those selected for interviews.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensure the general upkeep of the facility i.e. empty all garbage receptacles, vacuum all carpeted areas, as needed, sweep all tiled areas, wash floors and baseboards in tiled areas – with special attention to washrooms and kitchen, clean all glass areas and dust all offices and furnishings, with special attention to window ledges and cabinet tops and replace light bulbs as necessary.
Clean and polish sinks and counter tops, mirrors and fixtures.
Monitor and maintain stock of regularly used items, i.e. mops, brooms, lights, supplies etc. and order/purchases as required.
Keep accurate records relating to product ordering etc.
Perform minor repairs to equipment and building as required.
Identify/report to supervisor any repairs that may require an external service provider.
Maintain security of janitor’s room/property at all times.
Ensure the general upkeep of external property such as garbage clean up, Lawn Maintenance and keeping sidewalks clear of snow and ice etc.
Check doors and windows to ensure building security.
Restock washrooms supplies and distributes received material as required.
Spot wash accessible walls, strip and wax floors and shampoo carpets as required.
Perform other position related duties as required.
Set up and take down chairs and tables throughout building as required for mid-week, rentals and Sunday meetings.
Open and Close building for rental groups as required.
Perform other position related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Secondary School education
A minimum of three (3) months prior related experience, including general familiarity with cleaning and maintenance procedures
Effective stock taking/ordering skills; effective skills in oral/written communication, listening, organization and planning, time management, interpersonal relationships and social interaction.
Self-motivated and disciplined
Ability to lift/move up to 25 lbs.
Performance of the job requires mopping/sweeping, bending/twisting/ lifting.
Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required. The screening is secured either through the National Canadian Policy Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.
May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.
Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.
NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

This is a permanent part time position based on 10 hours per week. Schedule may vary according to requirements of responsibilities – weekend and evening work will be required. Flexibility in scheduling is required. Work schedule will be determined in consultation with the Corps Officer or designate.

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Please no phone calls.

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.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.