Building Service Worker ​​​​​​​

City of New Westminster

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Building Service Worker

Office of the CAO – Anvil Centre



CUPE, Local 387

*See Below

Starting rate is $23.44 per hour plus 12% in lieu of all benefits

Anvil Centre, the showpiece civic facility located in the heart of the downtown New Westminster, encompasses 84,000-square feet of interior space and includes: conference and meeting facilities, a theatre, arts studios, the New Media Art Gallery, the City’s Museum and Archives, the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame and Tourism New Westminster’s visitor information centre.

We are looking for energetic, self-directed, and reliable Building Service Workers to perform cleaning, janitorial, and custodial tasks at the Anvil Centre. Your duties will include sweeping, vacuuming, waxing and polishing floors, hallways and related areas; washing hand basins, sinks and toilets; cleaning windows, doors, shelves and other surfaces; cleaning and sweeping steps and clearing snow and ice around the building; operating, cleaning and minor servicing of automatic heating, and ventilation units; performing minor maintenance, repair and painting; ensuring building security and providing assistance to the public; completing logbooks and other written materials; and other related work as required.

If many of the following characteristics and skills describe you, we want to meet you!
  • You have a positive, energetic “can-do” approach to your work
  • You have completed Grade 12 or equivalent
  • You have a Building Service Worker Certificate and some related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience acceptable to the employer
  • You are detail-oriented and conscientious about quality in your work
  • You are an expert in the methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in janitorial work
  • You are adept of the principles of operating automatic heating and ventilation units
  • You are self-motivated and proactive and can work with minimal supervision
  • You have the natural ability to successfully engage staff and deal courteously with the public and continually improve customer experiences
  • You are knowledgeable in and able to perform routine and minor building repair and maintenance tasks
  • You have the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • You are skilled in the use and care of cleaning and maintenance equipment
  • You must be able to pass and maintain a satisfactory Police Information Check

*Must be available to work mornings, afternoons, and evenings on weekdays, weekends, and statutory holidays. Shifts will be scheduled based on availability and events booked.

Apply by sending your cover letter and resume quoting competition #19-123, by September 25, 2019 to the Human Resources Department, City of New Westminster, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC, V3L 1H9, Fax: 604-527-4619 or e-mail to

The City of New Westminster welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Organization: City of New Westminster
Location: New Westminster, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Janitorial/Custodial Services, Facilities Maintenance
Posted: September 11, 2019, 9:44 am
Expires: September 25, 2019, 4:30 pm

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