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Job Number:  49545
Utility Worker
Job Posted: Saturday, 10 November 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 23 November 2018
(in 8 days)
Bissell Centre
Region: Edmonton area Type: Part time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

Temporary, Part time


Through our vision of eliminating poverty in our community and guided by a passionate concern for
the dignity and well-being of each individual, our work is based on building relationships, hope and
trust. By addressing multiple needs, Bissell Centre provides a holistic approach to helping families
and individuals. For more information, please visit www.bissellcentre.org.


Currently, Bissell Centre is looking for the right individual to fill our Utility Worker position. The Utility
Worker is required to perform various cleaning, light maintenance and physical tasks. The position
requires the individual to adhere to safety practices, handle hazardous materials, and assist with
projects.


The Utility Worker’s work week would consist of 6 hours a day Monday to Friday from 8:00 am until
2:00 pm or from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Both shift schedules would consist of 30 hours per week.
Some shift rotation may be required.


Specific responsibilities of the position include:


 Ability to complete tasks efficiently in tight headline
 Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment and cohesively as part
of a team
 Ability to remain calm and courteous at all times
 Uphold Health and Safety standards and be actively involved in maintaining a safe
work environment
 Consistently adhere to Bissell Centre standards and policies and code of ethics
 Enforce agency policies and protocols as required
 Clean and disinfect work premises
 Operate power scrubber as required
 Keep log books and check sheets up to date and accurate
 Test and record disinfectant solutions as per targets
 Maintain and report weekly inventory of supplies and products
 Furniture and office moving and set up
 Light maintenance duties
 Any other assistance as requested by the Operations Manager

 

Qualifications:
 WHIMIS Certification
 Ability to read, write and comprehend instructions
 Completion of High School with some secondary education or janitorial training and/or
trades
 Several years of relevant experience and basic knowledge of janitorial duties with some
experience in operations maintenance and grounds keeping
 Familiarity with issues of poverty, homelessness and Edmonton’s urban core an asset

 

Physical Aspects of Position (includes but is not limited to):


 Constant standing and walking
 Occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds with careful decision-making on weight
lifting
 Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling
 Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and/or ramps
 Could involve repetitive movements
 Be physically able and willing to work outside in either hot or cold environments and
possess the proper and safe clothing required to complete the tasks regardless of
conditions


Conditions of Work:
 Workload may fluctuate; must be a self-starter
 Occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals, waste materials and human pathogens
 Travel may be involved between Bissell Centre properties
 Be ready, willing and able to work modified hours and shifts due to either general or
seasonal demands like Emergency Warming

 

Additional Screening Requirements
 Criminal Record Check
 Child Intervention Check


Bissell Centre is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to diversity within our community and
welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour,
religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic
characteristics, or disability. Bissell Centre is committed to the principle of equal employment
opportunity for all employees, in accordance with provincially and federally legislated protected
grounds.

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter by November 23, 2018 to:
Contact Details:
Joe Woodcock
Operations Manager
Bissell Centre
10527 - 96 Street
Edmonton, AB
T5H 2H6
E-mail:
www:   www.bissellcentre.org


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