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 First Metropolitan United Church in downtown Victoria is seeking a Part-Time Custodian to join its building maintenance team for the period October 15, 2021, through September 30, 2022.  The church property currently consists of the church sanctuary building at Balmoral Rd. and Quadra St., the Christian Education Wing and Fellowship Hall. The Part-Time Custodian performs custodial and security operations, routine and periodic maintenance activities and provides support services to the various groups using the church.

This is a 15 hours-per-week position reporting to the Building Supervisor. Weekly shift times are:  

5:45 pm-9:45 pm on Thursdays
5:30 pm-11:00 pm on Fridays and Saturdays

Some extra hours and weekend work may be available occasionally, including vacation and sick leave coverage for other custodial positions.

Minimum salary for the position is $16.50 /hour (plus 4% in lieu of paid vacation). This position does not have paid benefits.

Please send resumes to [email protected]. Email subject line should state “FMUC Part-Time Custodian Application.”

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Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Security - responsible for opening/closing the building and arming/disarming alarm system
  • Cleaning - cleans classrooms, offices, washrooms, and common areas 
  • Church user groups - Set up/take down of furniture and equipment as detailed in room booking requests, provides access to rooms and acts as an agent of the church with user groups 
  • Report damage etc. to Building Supervisor

Position Requirements:

  • Competency in skills related to custodial duties in maintaining the church to acceptable cleanliness and safety standards
  • Possess the physical strength, stamina, and dexterity to lift, carry, push, or pull light to moderately heavy objects
  • Ability to work outside in varied weather conditions
  • Ability and knowledge of working with toxic or caustic chemicals
  • Good interpersonal skills to be able to work cooperatively with broad spectrum of people, including professionals, volunteers, staff and building users
  • Possess good ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to adjust to changes in work schedules

Qualifications and Education:

  • Must possess or be willing to undergo training to acquire WHMIS certification.
  • Proven ability to upgrade skills and adapt to new technologies, methodologies, and changes in the workplace environment.
  • Clean Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check