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Janitor (Midnights)

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Location: Toronto, ON
Department: Operations and Facility Maintenance
Updated at: June 28, 2019
id: 31190001


Our Janitors are pro-active and hands-on individuals who perform janitorial and minor maintenance duties to ensure the overall upkeep of the facility and surrounding grounds. Their primary responsibilities include cleaning and performing small repairs.




  Perform general janitorial and maintenance tasks in accordance with local building and fire codes

  Ensure that entrances, grounds, and parking lot are kept clean, clear and safe including:

·         Property & grounds cleanup

·         Grass cutting and edging

·         Seasonal snow and debris removal

  Maintain appropriate checklists, records and reports with respect to:

·         Change room cleanliness

·         Window cleanliness

·         Washroom cleaning checklist

·         Shower cleaning checklist

·         Parking lot & property cleaning checklist

  Perform vacuuming, auto scrubbing, waxing and buffing in line with established floor care procedures

  Assist with minor maintenance as required

  Assist in Ice Maintenance during peak periods, short staffing or as required

Health and Safety

  Adhere to all Risk Management policies and procedures

  Ensure a safe working environment and a safe customer environment for the facility as detailed in the Risk Management checklist and by adhering to and maintaining:

·         Safe work practices such as those relating to lifting and carrying

·         Elimination of Slip, Trip and Fall hazards

·         Appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  Report any unsafe Health & Safety conditions

  Is trained/certified in:

·         "WHMIS" and "Workplace Violence"

·         Use of equipment and supplies as required including Elevated Work Platform and Propane Handling consistent with manufacturer guidelines and best practice

  Ensure the proper use and safe storage of hazardous materials, tools, equipment and machinery

  Is aware and understands implementation of the Facility Emergency Plan, Incident Reports and knows the location and how to use the First Aid Kit, Eye Wash Station and Defibrillator

Energy & Environmental Sensitivity

  Ensure consideration for best practices in energy use management and environmental impact are employed


Appropriate behaviour

  Act honestly with integrity, being productive, co-operative, accountable, responsible and flexible

  Proven work ethic to meet personal commitments

  Share complete and accurate information

Maintains Work and Personal Standards

  Is concerned with personal wellbeing and maintains professional standards of dress and hygiene as detailed in the Canlan Dress Code Guidelines

  Complete tasks and provide information with a high level of accuracy and detail

  Adhere to and support, The Canlan Mission, Vision and Culture Statements, Canlan’s policies, procedures and best practices and Corporate priorities

Attendance, Punctuality and Timeliness

  Achieve expectations with regards to schedules and is sensitive to the timeliness needs of others

  Adhere to posted schedule

  Whilst on shift respond to emergency call out duties as required

Customer Service Focus

  Know & understand the needs of the customer (both internal & external)

  Assign high priority on Customer Satisfaction and acknowledges when passing them in the facility

  Listen and empathize with customers, clarify their needs and confirm customer satisfaction

  Build positive relationships with customers and fellow staff

  Participate in keeping all areas of the facility neat, tidy and safe at all times


  Work within and contribute to the effectiveness of the facility / department team

  Respect differences and work effectively with others and independently

  Assist in training of new employees and mentor junior staff members

  Has desire to excel and succeed as a department and team


  Adapt and communicate positively and effectively with customers and staff

Understands Business Goals, Plans & Organizes

  Effectively plan, prioritize and multi task



  Completed high school education or equivalent is an asset

  Valid driver’s license an asset

  Building Service Worker Certificate (BC)


  Previous experience as a commercial buildings janitor (preferred)

  Willingness and ability to work flexible hours (evenings, weekends and call outs)

  Approachable and team orientated with great communication skills (verbal and written)