Facilities Management Building Attendant/Cleaner (Part Time)

Facilities Management Division


Facilities Management Building Attendant /Cleaner (Part Time)

Competition Number


Job Code


Posting Date

January 3, 2023

Closing Date

Until Filled

Job Status

Continuous Part-Time


The City of Kitchener is a vibrant and dynamic city of approximately 270,000, in the heart of southwestern Ontario. As the largest municipality in Waterloo Region, Kitchener continues to be poised for development and growth, enhancing its reputation as a leader in city-building and innovation, with nationally recognized strategies to build its neighbourhoods, its digital infrastructure and its diverse economy.


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Position Overview:

Maintains the cleanliness of the building in which they work by performing various cleaning duties. Prepares facility for rental setup including setting up and taking down tables and chairs.

Please note this job is part of a job pool.


  • Clean and disinfect sinks, counter tops, urinals, toilets, walls, showers and all touch spots.
  • Clean and polish stainless steel.
  • Clean floors consisting of dry mopping, wet mopping, floor scrubber, burnishing & buffing.
  • Dust furniture, shelves etc.
  • Clean entrance doors, windows and glass.
  • Clean and disinfect water fountains.
  • Empty garbage, composting and recycling receptables.
  • Restock paper towels and toilet dispensers.
  • Wipe down lockers.
  • Respond to calls for clean up of spills throughout the day.
  • Sweeps and damp mop stairwells.
  • Report damage or vandalism to Supervisor or Facilities Office as required.
  • Order supplies and restock shelves.
  • Rental set ups and take downs.
  • Dry and wet mop floors prior to set ups.
  • Wipe down tables.
  • Arrange tables and chairs as requested.
  • Take down and place tables and chairs back in storage.
  • Various floor scrubbing equipment.
  • Various buffing or burnishing floor machines.
  • Assist Full time Lead hand in the annual stripping and waxing of floors.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.



  • Equivalent to partial secondary school education and 3 months in a custodial field.
  • Willing to work various shifts to accommodate work schedules or special projects.
  • Knowledge of proper floor care and cleaning techniques, as per industry standards.
  • Demonstrated custodial experience.
  • Knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) for the safe use and clean-up of hazardous materials.
  • Knowledge of the safe and proper use of custodial equipment such as floor-scrubbers, sweepers, burnishers, floor buffers, and steam cleaners for walls and tiles and related procedures. 
  • Well developed customer service skills.
  • Valid MTO driver’s license and acceptable driving record may be required.
  • Must be reliable with a good attitude and employment record.



The City of Kitchener is committed to an equity-driven, inclusive, accessible, and barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and to ensuring our workforce reflects the full diversity of the community we serve. We welcome applications from Indigenous, Black, racialized and 2SLGBTQ+ persons, as well as other equity deserving groups.


We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at [email protected], or 519-741-2200 ext. 7261 to make your needs known, so that we can support your full and equal participation throughout the hiring process.


We appreciate the interest of all applicants. Only candidates whose skills, experience and qualifications meet the requirements of the position will be contacted.


Please note that as per Human Resources Policy HUM-HIR-110, "Employment of Relatives of Staff Members and Elected Officials":

"The immediate relatives of staff of the Human Resources Division, all Directors, General Managers, or the Chief Administrative Officer and Elected Officials shall not be employed by the City in any capacity.

The immediate relatives of all other Management personnel shall not be employed where such employment would be:

1. within the same Department in the case of permanent full-time, temporary full-time and part-time classifications.

2. within the same Division in the case of students."



Infrastructure Services


Facilities Management

Union Affiliation


Number of Positions


Hours of Work

Up to 24 hours per week


Initial Location





Salary Range

$20.55 - $21.37