Department: Physical and Environmental ResourcesReference number: 16-041-C0083/C0075Closing date: Monday, June 20, 2016 - 17:00Employment status: OngoingFull or part time: Full-timeCompetition status: Completed Job description: Reporting to the Supervisor, Custodial and Housekeeping Services, you will be responsible for providing custodial services for University facilities, including regular cleaning, custodial maintenance and sanitation of common areas of residences, rooms and buildings, cafeteria and gymnasium including the interior building surfaces, fixtures, furnishings and fittings contained within these facilities. You will provide heavier cleaning and sanitation of resident dorms when not occupied or on request (e.g. floors, walls, fabrics). You will maintain a high quality of upkeep and detailing of residence accommodation, lounges, hallways, entranceways and University house. In addition, you will be responsible for the physical appearance and cleanliness of assigned areas, ensuring they are maintained in accordance with applicable department, statutory codes and regulations, and for promoting the professional image presented by the University. Qualifications: Required qualifications:Grade 12 graduation certificate, or equivalentOne (1) year experience performing related duties in an institutional environment and completion of a recognized Custodial certificate course, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experiencePossession of a valid Class 5 driver’s license in the province of BCAbility to push, pull, and lift up to 50lbs Ability to perform repetitive tasks: physically demanding, bending, crouching, kneeling, weight handlingAbility to engage in walking, standing, lifting, carrying, and climbing for prolonged periods of timeDemonstrated ability to operate machinery needed to perform custodial and housekeeping tasks (vacuums, scrubbing machines, speed buffers, burnishers, rug cleaners)Experience using cleaning equipment such as brooms, mops, plungers, buckets, pails, carts and common cleaning tools needed for routine tasksAbility to climb ladders and be comfortable working at heightsAbility to handle chemicals and corrosive materials in a safe, efficient and effective manner according to WorkSafeBC RegulationsWork independently and as part of a teamCommunicate effectively with internal and external clientsGeneral knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in the work performedPreferred qualifications:Building Service Worker (BSW) CertificateKnowledge of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and the use of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)Knowledge of Health and Safety Policy and proceduresKnowledge of basic computer applications Application submission information: These are regular full-time positions each working 37.5 hours per week within the CUPE Local 3886 Bargaining Unit. The hourly rate is $18.43 and the university is also pleased to offer a comprehensive health benefits and pension package.To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line of:16-041-C0083/C0075 – Last name, First nameOr mail to:Human Resources - Career OpportunitiesRoyal Roads University2005 Sooke RoadVictoria, BC V9B 5Y2Fax: (250) 391-2570 Tel: (250) 391-2511The competition began on June 7th, 2016 and will close on June 20th, 2016; however, the competition will remain open until successful candidates are found. While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf. format.