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Caretaker II- Full Time (Continuing)

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Job Title Caretaker II- Full Time (Continuing)
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Position Details
The Caretaking Department requires the services of a Full-time Caretaker II to start work in December 2023. Reporting to the Manager, Caretaking Services, this position is responsible for janitorial work. Janitorial work includes but not limited to:
  • Floor scrubbing
  • Carpet cleaning
  • Floor refinishing
  • General cleaning
  • Recycling
This position will assist with the completion of minor maintenance projects, operating cleaning equipment (i.e. lifts, polishers, auto-scrubbers, burnishers, back vacuum, and other cleaning equipment).
This position is responsible to fully clean residence apartments for move out/move in as required. This full time Caretaker II will need to meet the Caretaking Expectations, follow standard operating procedures, and safe work practices. This position works 37.5 hours per week minimum.

Note: A valid unrestricted Class 5 Driver’s License with no more than 6 demerits and submission of a motor vehicle record (driver abstract) dated within 3 months of the posting close is required.

Note: The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

HOURS OF WORK: Early mornings subject to shift change notice

Position Qualifications
The successful candidate will have a high school diploma and at least 12 months of related work experience. We are looking for high energy, goal orientated individuals who can demonstrate the following skills and abilities:
  • Effective English reading, verbal, and written communication skills at the appropriate level for the position
  • Reliable, positive, and detail oriented with excellent time management skills
  • Experience with heavy duty cleaning procedures and commercial cleaning equipment; current WHMIS certification is an asset
  • Ability to perform physically demanding work (i.e. including bending, twisting, climbing stairs, pushing, and pulling, regular lifting of 10 kg and occasional lifting of 25 kg) in a safe and efficient manner
  • A proven ability to maintain effective working relationships and provide quality customer service
  • Standard first aid and CPR certification is desired
  • Some experience with supervising would be considered an asset
  • Driver’s Abstract
Starting Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE) $3,089.00 - $3,381.50 monthly
Full Salary Range (at 1.0 FTE) $3,089.00 - $3,674.00 monthly (AUPE - Grade 3)
Campus Lethbridge
Employment Group AUPE
Position Category
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 11/14/2023
Close Date 11/28/2023
Open Until Filled
Desired Start Date 12/01/2023
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment Equity
The University of Lethbridge invites applications from all qualified candidates; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

The University of Lethbridge is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, including through all aspects of the hiring process. If you require support during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at so that accommodations can be put in place to support you. All private information received in relation to your request for support will be kept confidential, only information required to facilitate the accommodation will be shared with the selection committee.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. References