Parks Janitor

Competition No.: 2020-PJ
Duration: Auxiliary
Salary: $23.44 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefit (2019 Rate).
Last Updated: 5/12/20 3:22 PM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

We are seeking individuals to work on an auxiliary/casual basis and be able to work day, evening and night shifts including weekends. This is manual work in the cleaning and care of various Parks buildings and premises. Duties include routine attendant tasks in rendering assistance and services to patrons during scheduled events in and around City recreation centres or other Parks buildings.  Additionally the ideal candidate will perform a variety of repetitive cleaning, minor maintenance and/or building services tasks such as sweeping, mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing and polishing floors; vacuuming floors; dusting, cleaning and polishing furniture; cleaning windows; replacing fluorescent tubes and light fixtures; replenishing washroom supplies, moving chairs, arranging tables and performing related tasks. The Parks Janitor also is responsible to sweep sidewalks, clear snow and pick up refuse. 

This position will attend to various buildings and sites including unlocking doors, adjust heat controls, and inspect and prepare buildings for daily use. An incumbent will assist us with minor building maintenance and repairs of an immediate nature, such as replacing locks, checking and resetting fire and intrusion alarms to secure park premises, troubleshooting alarms, field light controls and irrigation controls. They may also asses the condition of sports fields in inclement weather; pick up and deliver various items such as tables, chairs and janitor equipment and assist us with other related work as required.

The ideal candidate will have facility related work experience in a janitorial or custodial role; possess considerable related work experience with the methods, materials and equipment used in janitorial care and maintenance of buildings; be familiar with the general regulations and procedures governing facility operations; as have the ability to perform heavy manual work as well as deal courteously with the public. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Applications will be received until the positions are filled.

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Criminal Record Search.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


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