Custodian 1-Periodic Posting

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Position covered by the Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 1334

Custodian 1-Periodic Posting

Custodial Services, Physical Resources

Temporary full-time Work period is approximately September 2021 to May 31, 2023
(Off work (unpaid) period: June to August)
Available Shifts:
Wednesday to Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday to Tuesday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
15 Positions
Hiring #: 2021-0441-Periodic Posting

Please read the Application Instructions before applying

This is a unique opportunity for individuals who are interested in working during the academic year and having time off June through August. In your role as a Custodian 1, you will gain valuable and transferable work experience with one of Canada's top employers.

Custodial Services seeks enthusiastic self-starters to perform in the role of Custodian 1 providing custodial services in a student residence environment at our Guelph campus. Regular duties include but are not limited to: collecting and disposing of garbage, vacuuming, dusting and wet mopping floors, maintaining washroom facilities, and performing other associated duties as assigned. Based on operational need, the incumbents may occasionally be required to work all custodial shifts, including afternoons and nights, as required and assigned, and with appropriate notice.

Requirements of the position:

  • Candidates must have a minimum Grade 10 education (Grade 12 preferred)
  • Good communication skills, and a commitment to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Candidates must be able to comfortably lift up to 15 kilograms and be physically able to repeatedly conduct the diverse range of motions required for a wide variety of cleaning functions.
  • Applicants will be expected to provide an acceptable criminal reference check with vulnerable sector screening, at their own expense, if selected as the successful candidate.

Classification CUPE Band A
0-3 month rate $18.23 per hour
Job Rate $18.75 per hour* shift premiums may apply
Vacancy Original
Work Location D1 and/or D2 (Student Housing)

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

The University is accepting applications for current vacancies under this periodic posting until the end of February 2022.

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