Cleaning Jobs in Canada for Foreigners

Tidy Misses

cleaning man/woman

    • Work Term: Permanent
    • Work Language: English
    • Hours: 15 to 40 hours per week
    • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
    • Experience: Experience an asset
    • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

    • Non-smoking

Work setting

    • Work in employer’s/client’s home
    • Cleaning service company
    • Various locations
    • Commercial building
    • Relocation costs not covered by employer
    • Private residence


    • Sweep, mop, wash and polish floors
    • Dust furniture
    • Vacuum carpeting, area rugs, draperies and upholstered furniture
    • Make beds and change sheets
    • Clean, disinfect and polish kitchen and bathroom fixtures and appliances
    • Disinfect operating rooms and other areas
    • Handle and report lost and found items
    • Provide basic information on facilities
    • Pick up debris and empty trash containers
    • Wash windows, walls and ceilings
    • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
    • Move heavy furniture, equipment and supplies

Security and safety

    • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

    • Own transportation
    • Own vehicle
    • Valid driver’s licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

    • Repetitive tasks
    • Attention to detail
    • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
    • Standing for extended periods
    • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Weight handling

    • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
    • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Personal suitability

    • Client focus
    • Dependability
    • Efficient interpersonal skills
    • Excellent oral communication
    • Flexibility
    • Initiative
    • Reliability
    • Team player
    • Values and ethics
    • Judgement
    • Organized
    • Punctuality
    • Positive attitude

Screening questions

    • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
    • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
    • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
    • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Green job

    • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Workplace information

    • On the road job

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
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