Caretaker (Casual)

Requisition #: 22/113
Job #: J0822-0578
Job Title: Caretaker (Casual)
Job Type: Casual
City, Province, Country: St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Job Category: Recreation & Parks
Number of Positions: 2
Salary/Wage: 17.74 - 20.50/Hour
Department: Recreation & Parks
Location: 400 Campbell Road
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As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 66,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

The Opportunity:

The Recreation & Parks department is currently seeking to hire casual Caretakers. As a Caretaker you will primarily be responsible for providing a full range of cleaning services to ensure the patrons and staff of Servus Place have a clean environment. You will report to the Head Custodian and work as part of a team to ensure all areas of the facility are kept clean on specific shifts and according to an assigned cleaning schedule.

Specific duties will include but are not limited to:
• Scrubbing, cleaning and sanitizing washrooms, locker and dressing rooms, common areas, offices, gym/fitness/aquatic/floor areas and various meeting room spaces
• Maintaining and replenishing supplies at various locations within the facility
• Collection/removal of trash and recycle materials
• Ongoing sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, buffing/waxing of floors, as well as cleaning bleacher areas, windows and walls
• Using and maintaining all custodial cleaning equipment, which can include power cleaning and aerial platform type equipment
• Complying with OH&S regulations that apply to your work (reading and understanding MSDS sheets, safe work practices with chemicals, proper lifting techniques)
• Reading/monitoring the facility’s daily schedule for booked functions and events
• Providing excellent customer service to patrons and employees
• Assisting with setup and takedown of tables/chairs, pipe/drape, or AV related equipment in event rooms

Qualifications:

• At minimum applicants need to have Grade 10 education.
• Must have the ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
• Previous janitorial experience.
• The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment and excels at multi-tasking.
• To be successful, candidates must have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working as part of a team.
• WHMIS would be an asset.

Note: This is a physically demanding position requiring Caretakers to be on their feet and walking through the facility for long periods of time. You may be required to lift up to a maximum of 30lbs at a time and move table and chair carts up to 50lbs in weight. The successful candidate must successfully complete a Physical Demand Analysis which is required prior to commencing the position.

Hours of Work:

Caretakers are needed for a variety of shifts 7 days per week, which could include:
Early: approximately 5:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm
Days: approximately 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Afternoons: approximately 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Nights: approximately 9:30 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.

Compensation:

$17.74 – $20.50 per hour

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS:
• Please upload a cover letter and a resume when applying for this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
• Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. MST on the closing date.
• Please note that the City will be conducting video conference interviews to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
• The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post.





Please answer all of the following questions before applying

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

*1. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*2. This position requires availability on evenings and weekends, are you able to accommodate this?








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