Caretaker

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Department: Facilities Management Division, Operations & Maintenance, Building Services

FTE: 1.0 FTE

Status:  Permanent

Shift:  Probable location and hours; Administration Building, Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30pm. This shift may include varied shifts and weekends.

Competition No.:  12565-C

Salary Information: $2,321.80 to $2,784.51 per month (Facility Services, Phase 1). The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Primary Purpose: To provide caretaking services in a campus building.

Nature of Work: Reporting to the Manager, Building Services, this position provides caretaking services in an area assigned by the Senior Caretaker, and is expected to be self-motivated and work productively with very little direct supervision, following standard procedures.  In the course of performing their regular duties, this position may have access to sensitive, personal and/or confidential materials, and must exercise discretion and respect for the departments and clients with which they work.

Typical Duties: Performs cleaning tasks as assigned; provides cleaning services in other areas as required to cover absences of other caretaking staff; changes burnt out lights, reports building deficiencies; secures the building after hours; provides efficient, courteous customer service to the University community and visiting public when circumstances require.

Qualifications
Education: Completion of Grade 10.

Experience: Caretaking and/or cleaning experience in an institutional setting.  Experience working safely with chemicals and power cleaning equipment.

Skills: Effective English reading, verbal and written communication skills at the appropriate level for the position; effective interpersonal and communication skills; familiarity with the appropriate power equipment; attention to detail; physical ability to perform heavy labour and to work at heights as required; ability to work well with others as part of a team; demonstrated ability to adapt to changing tasks and work environments; and time management skills.  

This position is in scope of CUPE 1975.

Please apply no later than November 20, 2012.

Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Shannon Toporowski at 966-8976.

Be sure to apply online as emailed applications will not be accepted.

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The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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