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Service Worker Caretaking

**Three Positions Available**

(Posted: March 18, 2024)

Closing Date: March 27, 2024

Req ID: 36569

Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)

Department: UTM: Facilities, Management & Planning

Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)

DESCRIPTION: 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 now 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 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.


Education: Completion of 10th grade or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: One year of related work experience is desirable.

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

The work hours for this position is Sunday to Thursday, 11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.

Employee Group: Hourly/CUPE L3261

Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing

Schedule: Full-Time

Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: Probationary Rate: $20.51/hour – Job Rate: $22.77/hour 

Job Category: Facilities/Ancillary Services

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspective, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission. 

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see .


The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. 

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