Building Service Worker Level 1

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/23/2022 5:37 PM)
Competition Number
Number of Positions
Job Type
Auxiliary (on-going casual)
Parks, Recreation and Facilities
Close Date

Job Description

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Competition #22/147

Internal/External Posting  

Closing date: July 7, 2022


Building Service Worker Level 1 (4 Auxiliary)  

Parks, Recreation and Facilities Department



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



Vacuum, shampoo carpets, wet and dry mop, strip, wax and polish floors, dust, clean, sanitize and disinfect surfaces. Dispose of refuse, recyclable and green waste materials; operate various custodial equipment such as auto scrubbers, burnisher, carpet cleaner steamer, wet vacuum, regular vacuums, defoamer, upholstery steamer, power washers, leaf blowers, sweeper push along, Clorox 360 and EMist and perform minor servicing as required.


Open and close various City owned buildings. Move furniture and equipment; set up meeting rooms as required and help with event set up; raise and lower flags as required; Clean sidewalks and outside stairs; remove snow and ice accumulations by shovelling or applying environmental ice melter.


Report required building repairs; fill out order forms to replenish inventory; stock custodian closets, washrooms with janitorial products, respond to service building requests as required.


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 abrasive 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.

Building Service Worker course level 1,2 and preferred completion of level 3 (32 hours)

WHMIS (2 hours)

Current and valid Class 5 B.C. Driver Licence

Required to obtain criminal record clearance to be offered scheduling in required facilities (Police Station)


1 year of related janitorial experience in commercial buildings or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



This is a shift position; 7 days a week 24 hours a day

May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.


Work schedule: Evening and overnight, shifts may vary

$28.24 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.


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Applicants who are not current City of Victoria employees will be asked to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 during the recruitment process. External applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated based on a protected legal ground as defined in the BC Human Rights Code may request an accommodation.


At the City of Victoria, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2Q+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.


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