On-Call Janitor – Recreation Centre/ Band Office

On Call
Lax Kw'alaams, BC
Posted 3 months ago

Date Classified: April 18, 2024  
Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BC 
Business Unit: Recreation Centre
Reporting to: Director of Recreation & CFO (Band Office)

The Lax Kw’alaams Band Office and the Recreation Centre have an immediate opening for a casual and on-call Janitor. You are expected to be self-motivated, self-directed and take the initiative in the tasks that need to be completed in a timely manner. The position will be required to be available for work on weekends and weekday/ evening shifts.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Empty wastebaskets, dust shelves, window sills, office desks and all other surfaces; wash and wipe down marks on walls.
  • Sweeping, mopping and vacuuming floors
  • Monitor and ensure that the building premises are locked, secure and safe during unoccupied hours.
  • Dust and polish tables, wash, dry and stack coffee cups left in the kitchen. Sanitize surfaces in the kitchen areas. 
  • Wipe the exterior of the fridges; make sure coffee pot(s) are off and cleaned; wipe down counters.
  • Clean and disinfect washroom and fixtures, including stocking adequate soap, towels and other supplies
  • Keep the exterior of the building free of garbage, keep stairs and decks free of debris.
  • Keep all entrances free of snow and other debris and immediately report hazards to the supervisor
  • Act promptly to treat slippery conditions with compounds to eliminate or minimize hazardous conditions when they exist
  • Seasonal cleaning (fall and spring) includes stripping and waxing the floors, cleaning the fridges and stoves, emptying and wiping down cupboards and other tasks identified by the Supervisor or a designate. Clean the windows inside and outside
  • Ensure that custodial supplies’ inventory is adequate and up to date; provide ordering requirements to the Supervisor
  • Perform other tasks within the scope of the position.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a similar role; previous experience with small equipment repair is an asset.
  • Knowledge of the safe application of chemicals and products used in cleaning and sanitizing; WHMIS Certificate.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently; must be able to schedule and prioritize work.
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities.
  • Able to deal with people sensitivity, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
  • First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets.

Working Conditions

  • Ongoing exposure to dust, chemicals, unsanitary conditions; ongoing physical activity like mopping, sweeping, scrubbing, lifting, bending and stretching; physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs.; ability to stand for long periods.
  • Ability to bend and crouch; work both indoors and outdoors
  • Hazards associated with the trade, including exposure to common chemical cleaners.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a healthy lifestyle.
  • The successful candidate may be asked to provide a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment.
  • Remain in full compliance with all public health orders and Band policies.

 Compensation & Benefits

  • Wages will be $24.49 hour or as per collective agreement
  • This is a CUPE Union position and is open to all genders

Submission Deadline:

  • Open until filled 
  • Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry. 
  • We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Department: [email protected]
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