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Halifax, NS
Other
Entry Level
Full-time

A leader in online and experiential learning, Mount Saint Vincent University takes a personalized approach to education to nurture socially responsible global citizens. With equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility at the fore, MSVU has been challenging the status quo since its founding 150 years ago (1873) and today prioritizes access and impact for all underserved groups. MSVU has been nationally recognized for having one of the lowest student-to-professor ratios across its programs in Arts, Science, Education and Professional Studies; for providing students early access to valuable research opportunities; for its legacy in the advancement of women; and for facilitating critical advancements in food security, healthy aging, literacy, nutrition, childhood development and more. MSVU is located in Mi'kma'ki, the unceded and ancestral territory of the Mi'kmaq People. msvu.ca

Mount Saint Vincent University is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusion within our community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons of any sexual orientations and gender identities and/or expressions, Indigenous persons, African Canadians, other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, and other groups that would contribute to the diversification of our campus. Candidates who identify as being from any of these groups are encouraged to voluntarily self-identify in their applicationmaterials. All qualified candidates are welcome to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Facilities Management at Mount Saint Vincent University invites applications for Custodian positions.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

To contribute to the effective operation of the Custodial Division of the Facilities Management Department of Mount Saint Vincent University by maintaining a clean, sanitary, and attractive appearance of campus buildings and facilities. This is accomplished by performing cleaning and maintenance duties in a professional, efficient, proactive and safe manner within the policies and procedures as established by the Department and University.

Responsibilities include daily cleaning of designated areas; recyclable and garbage collection; floor and carpet care; floor maintenance and refinishing; and setting up, moving, or dismantling of furniture. The incumbent also assists with snow and ice removal around entrances, cleaning, and minor maintenance of custodial equipment; and other duties as directed by the department.

What you'll need

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess a Grade XII education and have at least two years of recent custodial experience, or an equivalent combination. You are also a team player with the ability to perform all duties of the position, communicate effectively and demonstrate a willingness to participate actively in ongoing training. A positive attitude, adaptability, initiative, and the ability to work with minimal supervision are essential. Preference will be given to candidates with WHMIS certification and experience in the use of industrial cleaning equipment and chemicals. Flexibility in scheduling is a must as these positions require weekend, shift work and overtime.

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Mount Saint Vincent University

A leader in online and experiential learning, Mount Saint Vincent University takes a personalized approach to education to nurture socially responsible global citizens. With equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility at the fore, MSVU has been challenging the status quo since its founding 150 years ago (1873) and today prioritizes access and impact for all underserved groups. MSVU has been nationally recognized for having one of the lowest student-to-professor ratios across its programs in Arts, Science, Education and Professional Studies; for providing students early access to valuable research opportunities; for its legacy in the advancement of women; and for facilitating critical advancements in food security, healthy aging, literacy, nutrition, childhood development and more. MSVU is located in Mi’kma’ki, the unceded and ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq People. www.msvu.ca

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Classification:

2 Full-Time IUOE Position (40 hours per week) - $17.32 per hour

Start Date: ASAP

Application Process

Applications should include a cover letter and resume. To apply for this position, go to www.msvu.ca/careers and follow the online application system. We will begin reviewing applications after June 28, 2024.