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Part time Custodian - Engineering

City of Woodstock
City of Woodstock
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Business Location:
Woodstock, Ontario
Position type:
Part Time
Work Place Location:
In Person
Must be available to work evening hours after 4:30 PM
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Expired on April 29, 2024 at 12:00am

Job Description

Known as the Friendly-City, Woodstock is located in the heart of Oxford County and blends big city conveniences with a small-town feel. With a growing population of over 45,000 welcoming citizens, Woodstock residents place high value on our small-town atmosphere, while enjoying urban amenities. The city is a great place to call home with amazing parks and trails, fantastic amenities as well as wonderful arts and cultural facilities. At the crossroads of highways 401 and 403, Woodstock has a thriving manufacturing sector and opportunities in agriculture, education and healthcare and convenient access to communities across Southwestern Ontario. Visitors can enjoy the city’s many festivals and delight in the many local shops and restaurants in Downtown Woodstock.

When you work for the City, you get to be part of an incredible team of dedicated people with a range of skills and experiences to share. Our team works together to help build a strong, connected community where people have access to the services they need, while enjoying a relaxed lifestyle. Other great benefits to working at the City of Woodstock:

  • Join a growing and dynamic organization offering rewarding careers,
  • Competitive Wages
  • Option to join a Defined Contribution Benefit Pension Plan (OMERS) where employee contributions (9%) are matched by the City
  • Training opportunities to support you in this role.
  • And a great working environment for individuals committed to making a difference, just to name a few.


  1. Performs general cleaning duties inside Engineering Department:
  • Cleaning & disinfecting high-touch areas such as counters, doorknobs or handles, light switches, etc.
  • Cleaning & disinfecting washrooms including public washroom, refills soap and paper towel dispensers.
  • Sweeping and mopping floors.
  • Vacuuming carpeted areas.
  • Dusting throughout building.
  • Washing windows/glass.
  • Collecting and taking out garbage and recycling.
  • Notifying Supervisor of low-stock items for supply orders.
  • Arming building at the end of a shift.
  1. Performs maintenance duties in and around Engineering Department as requested:
  • Picking up loose garbage outside the buildings.
  • Shovelling snow from the surrounding sidewalks, ramps and doorways.
  • Performing other odd jobs such as by not inclusive:
  • Changing light bulbs.
  • Touching up paint as required.
  • Identifying unsafe conditions and making corrections or notifies appropriate person on more serious issues.
  • Moving & installing furniture when required.
  • Keeping Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) up to date and available for all chemicals used, handled or stored.
  1. Works with minimal supervision.
  2. Performs other duties as assigned from time to time.



  • Grade 10 or equivalent and/or relevant experience would be considered.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills


  • Knowledge and experience in custodial and cleaning duties
  • Ladder Safety Training

Working Conditions:

  • Usual custodial conditions including working with cleaning chemicals
  • This position requires standing, walking, and performing physical tasks for extended periods of time including heavy lifting and climbing ladders
  • Must be available to work evening hours after 4:30 p.m.
  • Hours of work will not exceed forty-eight (48) hours in a two-week period in accordance with the C.U.P.E., Local 1146 – Inside Part-time Unit collective agreement.



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