Building Service Worker – City of Victoria (Victoria, BC)

Competition #20/188
Internal/External Posting
Closing date: December 22, 2020

Building Service Worker

(6 Auxiliary)
Parks, Recreation and Facilities Department

Perform custodial and janitorial functions at city owned buildings and facilities.

Vacuum, mop, strip, wax and polish floors; shampoo carpets; dust surfaces; clean, disinfect and restock washrooms; clean jail cells and holding areas; dispose of refuse and recyclable materials; operate various janitorial equipment such as polishers and power washers and perform minor servicing as required.

Open and close various City owned buildings and facilities such as City Hall, Senior Citizens, Family Courts and Centennial Square washrooms; check emergency lighting and building security and activate alarms.

Move furniture and equipment; set up meeting rooms as required; raise and lower flags as required; wind and reset various City Hall clocks.

Clean sidewalks and outside stairs; remove snow and ice accumulations by shovelling or applying chemical ice melter.

Report required equipment and building repairs; complete forms to request materials. Perform related duties where qualified.

Work is performed according to cleaning schedules or is assigned by supervisor and reviewed upon completion.
Problems are referred to supervisor.

Physical Effort:

Lift and move heavy materials and equipment. (often)
Perform tasks requiring repetitious movements such as sweeping, mopping and vacuuming. (frequent)
Mental Effort:
Visual/Auditory Effort:
Work Environment:
Work in an environment where protective measures must be taken to avoid exposure to harsh cleaning compounds, related chemicals and dust. (occasional)

Understand and carry out job related functions. Knowledge of janitorial cleaning procedures.
Use power cleaning equipment.

Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:

Grade 10.
6 months of related janitorial experience in commercial buildings. or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

This is a shift position.
Current and valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence. (preferred)
May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.

Work schedule: various shifts including evenings and weekends
$27.69 per hour, Pay Grade 3 Job Code # 4003
This is a CUPE Local 50 Position

To apply for this opportunity you will need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at – only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume

City of Victoria is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.
We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment cycle and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at

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