Job Details - Cleaner(s)


Cape Breton Regional Municipality




Department: Public Works, Buildings Division

Job Scope: Reporting to the Janitor, responsible and accountable for the cleaning of civic buildings.

Main Functions

  • Wear personal protective equipment and clothing as directed by your employer and material safety data sheet (MSDA).
  • Know the potential hazards and safe handling practices for all cleaning and disinfecting products and equipment to be used.
  • Follow procedures and materials safety data sheets for cleaners and disinfectants used to ensure proper and safe application.
  • Cleaning and janitorial staff must be trained in WHMIS and other procedures appropriate for this area.
  • All staff in these areas must have proper immunizations including Hep B.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Periodically cleans interior of windows and cleans telephone and other service rooms.
  • Replenish bathrooms with supplies
  • Carry and lift supplies to replenish areas as needed
  • Removing garbage from offices or locations within building
  • On a daily basis, cleans: all entrances and lobbies; stairs and landings; elevators; washrooms; offices; Council Chambers; lounges; Janitors’ room.
  • Weekly, carries out: Mopping and sweeping of floors; vacuums upholstered furniture; removes stains from walls and doors.

Required Qualifications

  • Grade 12 or GED Equivalent
  • One year experience in a related field.
  • Ability to bend, twist, climb stairs, and lift to perform assigned duties.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with tenants and members of the municipality.
  • Inoculations including Hepatitis B will be required.
  • Good attendance and work record.
  • Must be able to clear criminal records check.
  • Must have own transportation to job location.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 Nova Scotia Driver’s License
  • A medical assessment including vision and hearing tests. Medical assessment must show the capacity of performing tasks of the classification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Emergency First Aid (Current)
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:  4:00 p.m., Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Applications quoting Reference No. 21.32-E should be directed to:

Human Resources Department
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
320 Esplanade, Suite 303
Sydney, NS   B1P 7B9
Fax: 902-563-5582 

Applications/Resumes may also be submitted in the drop-off box:  Main Floor, City Hall during regular working hours (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
Although we thank all applicants for their submissions, we will respond only to those we wish to interview

Intended Job Posting Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
Job Information
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
NOC Code
Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents (6733)
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
Pay Rate
To be Determined
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
End Date
Language Proficiency Level
Beginner (CLB 1-3)
Posted on
April 21st 2021
May 7th 2021