Caretaker Jobs in Mississauga Canada for Foreigners 2023

University of Toronto

Service Worker Caretaking


Under general supervision works according to detailed procedures in cleaning and custodial duties, may assist in other maintenance duties.

Typical Duties

The following illustrative tasks indicate the level of skill required, and the extent of responsibility involved in this position. They in no way limit the incumbent to the tasks indicated. Flexibility of the employee to perform a wide variety of functions is necessary in successfully fulfilling the requirements of this position. The degree to which each employee performs each of the following tasks listed below will vary according to where and when the employee is scheduled to work.

a) cleans and dusts furniture, floors, hallways, stairways and ledges, using authorized and appropriate materials and equipment including heavy duty electric buffers, automatic floor machines, large dust mops, vacuum cleaners, carpet cleaning equipment and other cleaning equipment;

b) reconditions floors as required; including stripping, refinishing, scrubbing, spray buffing, buffing, sealing and other related floor care duties;

c) regularly cleans washrooms, including sinks, walls and partitions, toilets, urinals, mirrors, floors, metal fixtures, plumbing fixtures and faucets;

d) collects litter from floors and waste/compost from receptacles, empties into janitor cart, removes garbage/recycling from buildings and deposits into waste bins or compactors;

e) cleans carpets as required; removes spots/stains from surfaces as required;

f) washes windows and walls including partition glass;

g) moves and resets furniture when necessary in order to complete work;

h) makes beds for residence guests in residence operations when necessary;

i) cleans blackboards, whiteboards and other writing surfaces as directed; replenishes supplies as required;

j) replenishes paper towels, toilet paper, hand soap and sanitizers to receptacles within washrooms and utility kitchens and other areas as required;

k) changes light bulbs and cleans fixtures as required;

l) clears exterior entrance ways of buildings of debris and garbage;

m) cleans exterior entrance pads and podiums using power washing equipment;

n) assists in snow removal when necessary;

o) may periodically assist with set ups for special events and exams;

p) cleans escalators and elevator interior and exterior;

q) locks and unlocks doors as directed; and

r) other related duties as required.


Minimum Requirements:

 Completion of tenth grade or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 One year of related work experience is desirable.

 Physical ability to perform duties described and to use indicated equipment. Ability to communicate effectively in English (oral and written).


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