Janitor (Float)

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Janitor (Float)

Job Information
Author bchousing
Date August 3, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Housing
Salary TBD - Per Hour
Location Vancouver, BC
Category Government
Contact Information
[email protected]


Performs a variety of cleaning duties within assigned Commission buildings.

The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Secondary School graduation preferable supplemented by a vocational school course in janitorial services AND
  • A minimum of one year directly related janitorial experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.


1. Performs cleaning duties within assigned buildings including vacant dwellings:

  • Mops, washes, waxes and polishes floors and vacuums carpets; cleans carpets (except on move
  • outs), walls, doors, furniture, smoke alarms and dusts and sweeps areas;
  • Moves Commission and tenant furniture and/or effects within a development;
  • Maintains cleanliness of assigned outside areas and picks up litter and removes garbage,
  • maintains integrity and compliance of recycling programs;
  • Clears snow from doorways and walkways and applies ice melt product when required;
  • Operates cleaning janitorial equipment and uses associated tools and cleaning materials;
  • Washes windows inside and outside where accessible;
  • Required to utilize tact and diplomacy and refers tenants to other staff where appropriate. Insome occasions may be required to exercise interpersonal and conflict resolution skills when dealing with the resident population.

2. Other related duties

  • Changes light bulbs in buildings and in unlit areas where no Building Manager is assigned or the Building Manager is off duty;
  • When required, shall drive the Employer’s vehicle.

*An eligibility list may be established*

As part of our commitment to maintaining safe and healthy spaces, BC Housing has introduced an interim mandatory vaccination program for all employees. We require proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals who cannot be vaccinated for reasons related to a protected ground under human rights law (such as medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs) may request an accommodation. Upon receiving a request, we may request additional information to determine whether the applicant can be accommodated in the desired role without undue hardship.

How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.

Please review the Job Description prior to applying

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As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to 5 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter as one single document.

Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers

At BC Housing, we’re committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, Persons with Disabilities and Disabled People, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected]

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

Apply Now: www.bchousing.org/careers

Have questions/issues about the application process? Please see our FAQ’s for some useful information.

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