Careers at Redeemer

Custodial (Day / Night Shift)

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Full-time  Open until filled Starts: ASAP
Reporting to the Custodial and Housekeeping Supervisor, the Custodian is responsible for performing custodial duties in the academic building, and housekeeping duties in the student residences during the conference season. The Custodian is responsible for health and safety compliance, particularly Covid-19 protocols.
Reporting to the Custodial and Housekeeping Supervisor, the Custodian is responsible for performing custodial duties in the academic building, and housekeeping duties in the student residences during the conference season. The Custodian is responsible for health and safety compliance, particularly Covid-19 protocols.

Why Work at Redeemer?

For nearly 40 years Redeemer University has prepared the next generation of Christian leaders. Redeemer is committed to a Christian undergraduate liberal arts and sciences education that develops the whole person.

Rooted in a Reformed Biblical worldview, and including a diverse community representing over 50 Christian denominations, Redeemer seeks to answer the fundamental questions about where we fit into God’s story while it prepares students to engage in society’s biggest challenges. A rigorous academic program with an interdisciplinary core is supported by a vibrant community characterized by caring discipleship. The result is an enriching and transformational educational experience integrating faith, learning and service.

Redeemer offers 34 majors and streams that lead to either a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Business Administration degree. The university expects to welcome about 1000 students in the fall, served by approximately 200 faculty and staff.

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Custodial (Day / Night Shift)
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Full-time  Open until filled Starts: ASAP

The Position

Reporting to the Custodial and Housekeeping Supervisor, the Custodian is responsible for performing custodial duties in the academic building, and housekeeping duties in the student residences during the conference season. The Custodian is responsible for health and safety compliance, particularly Covid-19 protocols that have been established to mitigate the spread of infection on Redeemer’s campus.

Responsibilities

  • Vacuum/clean halls, classrooms, offices, and gym
  • Clean washrooms and restock paper and soap supplies on a daily basis
  • Clean custodial closets regularly and refill containers with environmentally friendly cleaning solutions
  • Dust and mop floors.
  • Clean walls, doors, and glass/windows
  • Operate commercial/heavy equipment to clean floors
  • Lift and move furniture for set-up of classrooms, common areas and the gym for events
  • Ensure proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies
  • Clean lower level interior and exterior windows
  • Empty trash receptacles and bag trash for proper disposal
  • Change vacuum bags when required
  • May be responsible for training and monitoring the work of student employees
  • May be responsible for training student employees in safety and infection control procedures
  • Perform other duties that are similar in scope and complexity as assigned by supervisor-

Preferred Skills and Attributes

  • ability to work independently
  • ability and willingness to work daytime and evening shifts and some weekends
  • ability to accept direction and follow a schedule
  • ability to meet expected standards of cleanliness and neatness for campus buildings/property
  • must possess physical strength/ability to perform the actions of lifting, pulling, pushing, and bending that are necessary to perform job tasks
  • ability to supervise and train student employees including the organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling of work assignments
  • WHMIS safety certification

Education, Training & Certifications

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous WHMIS and Health & Safety training is an asset
  • Previous experience in custodial work is an asset

Other Requirements

  • Participate in communal activity that supports and encourages a university campus environment where the holistic development of all persons embodies Christian principles that advance the mission and Christian character of Redeemer University
  • Demonstrated success in a similar position

The Application Process

Please note: Applicants are requested to email their application materials (cover letter, resume, and statement of faith) in one combined pdf document. The statement of faith should articulate your faith perspective and its relation to the mission of Redeemer University. A range of qualifications will be evaluated including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with Redeemer’s identity as a university in the Protestant and Reformed Christian tradition. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Position reports to: Supervisor, Custodial & Housekeeping Services

Submit applications to: HR@redeemer.ca (please quote position title in subject line)

Expiry date: Posted until filled (applications will be reviewed upon submission, so please apply ASAP)

Anticipated start date: ASAP

Applicants are requested to email their application materials (cover letter & resume) and include a statement that articulates their faith perspective and its relation to the mission of Redeemer University. A range of qualifications are evaluated including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with our identity as a university in the Protestant and Reformed Christian tradition. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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