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13 Jun 2016

Full-time Custodian

Canadian Mennonite University – Posted by CMUWpg Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Job Description

Full-time salaried
Anticipated start date is mid-August
Monday to Friday, 6:30am to 2:30pm

The custodian will be responsible to keep assigned spaces and/or buildings in a clean and tidy condition at all times. S/he will be familiar with basic caretaking techniques and equipment and will have a personality, that will contribute to the friendly and engaging image, which the institution wishes to project to all students, visitors, faculty and staff. CMU offers a comprehensive benefit package with this position.

• Open buildings and turn off alarms at 6:30am Monday to Friday
• Able to relate well with internal staff and students and project a positive image of the institution at all times
• Ability to initiate improvements to caretaking procedures in consultation with supervisor
• Able to work under minimal supervision and complete assigned tasks with competence. Able to help others in the use of caretaking equipment
• Able to carry out required tasks using standard equipment. Ability to learn new basic skills and use of more advanced equipment
• Familiar with the working of the unit and its importance to the well-functioning of the institution as a whole
• Able to set priorities for her/his own work. Able to make independent decisions on matters defined by the supervisor
• Willing and able to routinely perform assigned tasks on an ongoing basis and to assist other staff as needed
• Will be available for work during regular office hours which at times might include shift work and week-ends

Typical daily tasks:
• Vacuuming of floors in designated areas
• Cleaning Bathrooms
• Washing Floors
• Setting up rooms
• Breaking down cardboard boxes and moving to outdoor recycling bin
• Taking out garbage
• Washing Windows
• Dusting
• Seasonal cleaning as required including snow removal from entrances and
• Other related work assignments as required

Working Conditions:
• Intense physical activity, at times heavy lifting
• Occasional work in hot and cold environments
• Capable of understanding and working with cleaning chemicals (WHMIS)
• Willingness to work alone with an established routine

• A commitment to the Christian church and the mission of CMU
• Ability to handle stress created by the demands of a wide variety of user groups
• Good inter-personal skills in relating to support staff, colleagues, students, faculty, and clients in a positive, friendly and effective way
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Capable of understanding and working with WHMIS material safety guidelines
• Experience in custodial work preferred

How to Apply

Inquiries should be directed to Dianna Robson, Director of Human Resources at 204-594-0532. Applications should be submitted immediately and will be accepted until this position is filled. Applicants should send a resume along with the names of three references, in confidence to: or Director of Human Resources Canadian Mennonite University 500 Shaftesbury Blvd. Winnipeg, MB R3P 2N2

Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Manitoba.

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