Recent or Potential Grads – Band Janitor

  • Location: 522 Church Street Indian Brook, NS B0N 2H0
  • Deadline: October 20, 2022

Job Opportunity
Band Janitor, Administration Building
Extended Closing Date: Oct 20, 2022

Under the supervision of the HR Manager, the Band Janitor is responsible for the upkeep of the Sipekne’katik
Band’s new Administration building daily. This position also assists with janitorial duties in other band locations
when requested.

Specific Accountabilities:

▪ Remove trash from wastebaskets, floors, etc. and place in bins for collection.
▪ Wipe clean desktops, tabletops, office equipment, furniture, ledges, sills, stair rails and other dustcollecting items.
▪ Sweep/wet mop floors in all areas of the building and move articles to allow for thorough cleaning.
▪ Wash and sanitize all toilets and urinals. This is a priority and should be completed competently at the
beginning of the day and periodically throughout the day when necessary.
▪ Wash and wipe dry all countertops, sinks, mirrors and dispensers.
▪ Clean kitchen, make coffee/tea and ensure the area is kept clean that includes doing dishes.
▪ Clean meeting rooms after each use by wiping surfaces, removing garbage and doing dishes.
▪ Fill all paper and soap dispenser units.
▪ Empty disposal bins and replace bag liners as necessary.
▪ Conduct clean up of building exterior at and near all building entrances.
▪ Replace lighting tubes or bulbs in interior fixtures, as required.

Weekly (or more often, if conditions require it):

▪ Wipe down any fixtures.
▪ Wash toilet and wall tiles in washrooms with bacteria-fighting agent, rinse and wipe dry.
▪ Wash windows, doors and framing at the main entrance to the building.
▪ Conduct clean-up of debris at all sides of the building exterior, grounds and parking areas.

Monthly (at least, or more often, if conditions require it):

▪ Inspect all light fixtures, both interior and exterior, and replace tubes or bulbs as necessary.
▪ Inspect all Emergency Exit Lights to ensure proper operation and replace bulbs as necessary.
▪ Test operation of smoke alarms.

Semi-annually (or as required):

▪ Strip wax build-up from the floors per the manufacturers’ recommendations. Reapply a wax finish.
▪ Clean ceiling-mounted diffusers and grills, lighting fixtures and lenses.
▪ Wash and polish exterior of all windows, screens and frames.
▪ Inspect exterior of building. Wash wall exterior and soffits of building with detergent and brush and


Take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety of all individuals visiting or occupying the band office
locations. This includes identifying and reporting all hazards and incidents.
▪ Maintain the janitorial closet, janitorial supplies, and all tools for the job, in a clean and orderly fashion.
▪ Learn and understand the operation of the fire alarm system and the steps to take in the event of an
alarm. Know the location and operation of all fire extinguishers in the building and ensure they are
properly maintained.
▪ Other related duties as assigned by the Supervisors that includes, but is not limited to, moving office
supplies/furniture, running errands for band meetings, delivering food for meetings and covering front
reception for short periods of time.

Core Competencies

▪ Must be physically able to perform duties
▪ Ability to apply modern cleaning methods and practices with minimal supervision
▪ Hold, or willing to take, WHMIS and other OH&S courses where required.
▪ Must be dependable, trustworthy; reliable, responsible.
▪ A Criminal Record check is required. Having a criminal record is not a determining factor.

Please apply with a resume, cover letter, criminal records check and three work references to:
Human Resource Manager
Or Mail/drop off: 522 Church Street, Indian Brook, NS B0N 2H0

We are an equal opportunity employer; however, qualified Indigenous applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment
Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. The Band will not assume any expenses related to any job-related application process,
included but not limited to travel, relocation, and application development. Please note certain positions come with mandatory employee benefits. Only
those applicants who qualify for an interview will be contacted.