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Janitor, Summer (Granville Island)


Salary Range: $20.00/ hour + premiums

Position Status: Temporary Full Time , Temporary Part Time


Granville Island is administered by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) on behalf of the Federal Government.  The mission of CMHC with respect to Granville Island, is to maintain and foster Granville Island as a unique urban oasis in the heart of Vancouver, a place where visitors of all ages and income can meet, browse, explore and experience a variety of cultural, recreational, educational, commercial retail, arts and industrial activities on a year round basis.

Improving accessibility, creating a market district, developing a more vibrant arts & innovation sector, and enhancing the public realm are the key recommended strategies of Granville Island 2040: Bridging Past & Future, released by CMHC-Granville Island. The report builds on the success of the past, while offering bold new recommendations that anticipate how Granville Island can remain a dynamic destination for future generations to visit and enjoy. For more information, and to read the full report, visit




Role Purpose
The objective of the janitorial position is to ensure a high standard of cleanliness and sanitation for public washrooms and assigned areas. 

There are 2 positions available - 1 full-time, 1 part-time. These are contract positions for July - September, 2020.


What you will need

  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience
  • Knowledge of Material Safety Data Sheet worksheets
  • Certificate in WHMIS (workplace hazardous and materials information system)
  • Ability to adapt to changes and to show initiative when needed
  • Ability to respond in emergency situations - may be first on the scene (injury, lost children, theft)
  • Safety knowledge of WCB regulations and the Canada Labour Code
  • Building Worker certificate is an asset


What you will do

  • Clean and sanitize public washrooms
  • Empty garbage bins, changing garbage liners and cleaning garbage containers
  • Clean up as required on a daily basis due to spills, breakage, etc. 
  • Respond to, and assist in control of, leaks and/or floods
  • Reports any needed repairs to the Supervisor and/or the Maintenance department
  • Communicates via hand held two way radio
  • At all times, represent Granville Island and CMHC in a professional and courteous manner.  


Does this sound like you?
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Posting closing date:  July 6, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET (Note, the competition may remain active until filled)


Job Requisition ID: 4809  

Primary Location: VancouverBritish Columbia  

Other Location(s):  

Security Requirement: Reliability Status 

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.
CMHC is an employer that values diversity and encourages the learning and use of both Canada's official languages. CMHC is committed to employment equity and actively encourages application from women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities
*If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

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