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Job Details: Custodial Associate (Part-time Casual)

Job Details
Open Date Jun 20 2022 - 02:42:00 PM Close Date Dec 31 2022 - 11:59:00 PM
Position Title Custodial Associate (Part-time Casual) Posting Type Casual Part Time
Posting Status Active Position Length Casual Part Time
Department Group Community Services Hours per Week 6- 24*
Department Community Services Openings 4
Education Other    
Competition PT22-35
Salary Range $17.20/hour
Union Position No


Custodial Associate

(Casual/Part Time)

Position Description: Part-time Custodial Associates are responsible for assisting in the day-to-day maintenance of City of Waterloo recreation facilities.

Rate of Pay: $17.20 per hour

Primary Work Location:   Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex (WMRC), RIM Park,  or Albert McCormick Community Centre.

Hours of Work*:  Up to 24 hours per week including evening, weekend and holiday shifts.

RIM Park:  Primary hours are 6PM to 2AM

WMRC:  Primary weekday hours are 3PM to 9PM and weekend hours are 11AM to 7PM

Please note that these positions require access to reliable transportation as work hours may be outside of public transportation operations.    


  • Ensuring facilities are maintained at a high level of housekeeping and ready for use
  • Providing excellent customer service to users of the facility
  • Patrolling the cleaning of washrooms and collection of garbage and recycling
  • Sweeping and mopping, including dust mopping, of washrooms, hallways and banquet halls
  • Auto scrubbing of floors
  • Cleaning of rink side change rooms, as required
  • Helping to meet requirements for programs and special events
  • Ensuring equipment is properly maintained
  • Maintaining a safe environment for coworkers and the general public
  • Identifying and reporting any safety hazards or damage to the facility or equipment
  • Communicating and interacting effectively with other facility staff and coworkers
  • Performing opening and/or closing duties, including key holding responsibilities
  • Attend training and staff meetings as requested


Required Qualifications:

  • Some secondary school education or equivalent
  • General custodial or housekeeping experience is an asset
  • Basic understanding of health and safety principles such as safe handling of cleaning products and safe use of equipment
  • Ability to plan daily tasks and organize workload with minimal supervision
  • Effective Communication & interpersonal skills for communicating with the team & general public
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record and Judicial Matters check will be required as a condition of hire

*Shift premium applies between the hours of 12:00 AM – 7:00 AM

Online Application Process: Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter, resume, and attached supplementary interview form through the online application process at careers.waterloo.ca.  Please ensure you receive an email confirming your application has been successfully received. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and retained on file for six (6) months. Vacancies will be filled as needed.

Be You @ Waterloo: At the City of Waterloo, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. All interested and qualified candidates, including Indigenous persons, Black persons, non-Black racialized persons/persons of colour, women, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+ and those interested in joining our team are encouraged to apply.

Accommodation: The City of Waterloo is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace that is welcoming, inclusive, and barrier-free. Accommodations in accordance with the Human Rights Code and other applicable legislation are available throughout all stages of the recruitment process. For accommodation during the application process, applicants are requested to make their needs known via email at recruitment@waterloo.ca, quoting the position and competition number. Applicants advanced through to subsequent stages of the recruitment process will be provided with additional opportunities to make their needs known.


Supplementary Interview Form.pdf