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Part Time Janitor

Part Time Janitor

Company: The Salvation Army Gateway
Contact Person: Jeff Mathewson
107 Jarvis Street
Toronto, Ontario , M5C 2H4
Position Description

PURPOSE: The Janitor is responsible for the general cleanliness and upkeep of the building and grounds


  • Performs a number of minor repairs and duties in a variety of trade areas such as carpentry, plumbing and painting; reports safety concerns and major repair issues
  • Ensures the general upkeep of the facility such as resident dorms, cleaning the floors, washrooms, windows, dusting, collects and disposes of garbage
  • Checks, cleans, moves, arranges and dusts furniture as required
  • Ensures the general upkeep of external property such as keeping sidewalks clear of snow and ice, cleaning the main floor outside windows, picking up litter and sweeping sidewalks
  • Checks doors and windows to ensure building and resident safety
  • Restocks washroom supplies and distributes received material as required
  • Spot washes accessible walls, washes and waxes floors
  • Changes linens (i.e. Bedding), following hazardous materials procedures
  • Steams mattresses to prevent bedbugs


  • Adhere to standards that are consistent with the values & philosophy of The Salvation Army and Gateway
  • Participate fully and constructively in all staff and Departmental meetings
  • Engage in formal performance appraisals with Supervisor after the first 3 months of full-time employment and annually thereafter
  • Read and follow the Policy and Procedures Manual.  Every employee must read (and sign that they have read) a copy of Hostel Standards & Guidelines (November 2002), and understand that they will be required to adhere to all guidelines in their dealings with Clients as well as with Staff and Administration
  • Become familiar with the provisions of the Position Description & Operations Manual which will be provided for each Job Position
  • As required and is applicable, make suggestions that will improve efficiency, working conditions or procedures to management
  • Participate in authorized seminars and training sessions as requested
  • Represent the Organization in a professional manner
  • Comply with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations
  • Adhere to the agency’s Health and Safety Program
  • Report accidents/injuries/workplace hazards in a timely manner
  • Conduct facility security/safety rounds on a regular basis according to policy
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety Policies of the agency


  • More than three months but less than one year, prior related experience, including life skills, and general familiarity with cleaning and maintenance procedures
  • Public School and/or High School Graduate
  • An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable
  • Clear police reference check with vulnerable sector screening results
  • Able to lift more than 20lbs.

Interested applicants are asked to contact  Jefferson Mathewson by September 29, 2017



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.


Posted: September 14, 2017  |  Expires: September 29, 2017
Posted Under: Miscellaneous
Career ID: [ 4409 ]