Bridging People and Possibilities  |  A Service of  Tyndale University College & Seminary
This Month's Sponsor
A Day with Shane Claiborne: 

Join us for a day with Shane Claiborne. Come be inspired, challenged and refreshed as Shane invites us to explore the transforming power of downward mobility. Early Bird tickets available until January 31, 2020. Presented by Henri Nouwen Society & Tyndale Spiritual Formation Centre.



Company: The Mustard Seed
Various locations in Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta

Position Description


The Mustard Seed is a Christian humanitarian organization whose vision is to build community, grow hope and support change. Intentionally following Jesus Christ and partnering with the community, The Mustard Seed combats the root causes of poverty in Alberta and British Columbia and works to create positive, lasting change in the lives of those we serve. The Mustard Seed provides basic services—food, clothing and housing, and support services—education and employment, to those living in poverty within Alberta and British Columbia.


Reporting to the Facilities Manager, the Janitor is a member of a team responsible for the daily cleaning requirements for the Mustard Seed’s buildings.  You will have the opportunity to participate on a team that is committed to developing hope, providing care with respect, and nurturing the seeds of change in the lives of our community members.


  • Ensure tidiness and professionalism in all aspects of daily work
  • Clean assigned facilities and may include outside work
  • Collect and dispose of refuse found on premises and around premises
  • Disinfect and sanitize washrooms (floor, toilets, sinks and urinals)
  • Sweep, vacuum and mope common areas
  • Empty garbage’s
  • To be present and punctual on a routine basis
  • Be willing to be coached and open to feedback
  • Attend staff meetings and participate in all staff training
  • Foster meaningful relationships with supervisors and co-workers
  • Other duties and sites may be assigned


  • Previous janitorial experience is required 
  • Ability to work well with team members
  • Must have a desire to learn new skills
  • Organizational, self-self-directed and proactive self-starter characteristics
  • Knowledge of WHIMIS and OH&S standards is an asset
  • Must adhere to Health and Safety regulations


  • This is a part-time, hourly position and available to work days, evenings and weekends as needed
  • The position will require frequent manual labor and working alone onsite at times
  • Must have accessible transportation to move to various TMS locations as required
  • This position is often fast-paced and requires moderate amount of mental and physical effort
  • Able to lift 20 - 50lbs repeatedly and work a physically active job for 4+ hours a day
  • Considerable periods of standing, walking, lifting, climbing stairs, indoors and outdoors
  • Employment Security Check is required
  • As The Mustard Seed is a Christian ministry, we require our employees to be in agreement and to sign our statement of faith
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer
  • We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status

Start date: once a suitable candidate is found

Apply online using our Position Application Form on our Careers page. (

The Mustard Seed offers an Employee Family Assistance Plan and Health Spending Account benefit for hourly staff. We embrace the concept of employment equity, which includes fair representation, anti-discrimination and reasonable accommodation.

Privacy Policy: The Mustard Seed follows the principles of privacy therefore the privacy policy will be adhered to. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  The Mustard Seed reserves the right to amend job advertisements. No phone calls please.

Posted: November 20, 2019 | Expires: February 18, 2020
Posted Under: Miscellaneous
Career ID: [ 7515 ]