Queen's University
Type d'emploi
Sunday to Thursday – 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Comment Postuler/How to Apply
Par courriel/By E-mail
Annoncé jusqu'au/Advertised until


Position:              Caretaker – Project Team

Openings:           3
Status:                 Continuing Appointment (37.5 hours/week)

Closing Date:     June 21, 2021

Rate of Pay:       $16.30
Shifts:                  Sunday to Thursday – 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.



Caretaker Job Opportunity

People from across Canada and around the world come to learn, teach and do research at Queen’s University.  The Custodial Support Services Team in Facilities supports their success by providing a clean, safe, and healthy environment.  But that is not all!  The Custodial Support Services Team plays an important role as ambassadors for the university.  Their daily contact with students, faculty, staff and visitors helps the university to be a welcoming and friendly place.

Facilities is now hiring three (3) full-time continuing Caretakers – Project Team to join the Custodial Support Services Team. Caretakers – Project Team primarily preform extractions and floor restoration, replace old or broken essential items (i.e. lightbulbs) and complete dusting on very high areas.  Caretakers – Project Team work 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Sunday to Thursday.  In addition to competitive wages that increase with service, Caretakers may be eligible for shift premiums and a wide range of other employee programs such as; pension, benefits, work wear, tuition support, childcare support plan, and a variety of other work/life wellness programs.  Further information can be found on the human resources website:  http://www.queensu.ca/humanresources/home

If you have the qualities of a successful Caretaker and meet the minimum qualifications, take the first step and apply now!

Successful Caretakers:

  • Follow all appropriate safety practices
  • Show good work habits
  • Commit to client satisfaction – you care that your work is done well
  • Respect diversity and promote inclusion in our workplace
  • Learn and practice new skills
  • Support the Facilities mission to proudly build, maintain and improve campus facilities to create a safe and welcoming environment in support of teaching, learning and research
  • Embrace the values of Facilities: Professional, Respectful and Responsible, Integrity, Dependable, Effective and Efficient

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent with the ability to read and write in English
  • Willingness and ability to understand and follow instructions
  • Mechanical skills to clean and set-up equipment like a floor cleaning machine
  • Must be willing and able to work in a team environment that respects the point of view of others
  • Willingness and ability to work with people at all levels (e.g., front line staff, managers, senior administrators, etc.)
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check and a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Must be physically capable of performing the above-noted duties.*

Major Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe, clean and healthy environment in and near assigned buildings
  • Sweep, vacuum, dust-mop, damp-mop, spot clean, wash walls and remove garbage in the assigned areas
  • Disinfecting high touch points and surfaces
  • Move furniture
  • Operate a variety of floor machinery


*The University has policies in place to support its employees with disabilities, including an Accommodation in the Workplace Policy and a policy on the provision of job accommodations that take into account an employee's accessibility needs due to disability.

How to apply :

  • Include your name and Position Title in the subject line.
  • Attach your cover letter and resume
  • Name the attached document with your own name (last name, first name)
  • Send your email (with the resume and cover letter attached) to jobs@acfomi.org
  • If you do not have a resume or a cover letter, we can help you ! Reach out to us at jobs@acfomi.org .

Comment appliquer :

  • Inclure votre nom et le titre du poste dans la ligne d'objet.
  • Joindre votre lettre de présentation et votre CV
  • Nommez les documents joints avec votre propre nom (nom, prénom)
  • Envoyez votre courriel (avec CV et lettre de présentation en pièce jointe) à jobs@acfomi.org
  • Si vous n’avez pas de CV ou de lettre de présentation, contactez-nous à jobs@acfomi.org .


Related Jobs