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Janitorial Associate  (Horton)

London, ON

 Janitorial Associate

Goodwill is hiring, join our growing organization today! We are looking for people just like YOU!

The Janitorial Associate  is responsible for performing custodial duties, minor maintenance and other miscellaneous duties ensuring that all employees, customers, clients, volunteers, and donors are exposed to a clean, safe, sanitary, comfortable, modern, and respectful building. The Janitorial Associate will contribute to Goodwill’s mission by ensuring that all employees, customers, clients, volunteers, and donors are exposed to a clean, safe, comfortable and respectful building and grounds, while on Goodwill property.

If you have a passion for making a difference in your community, helping people and the environment – come join Goodwill! We are a diverse and inclusive team dedicated to improving the lives of others through our mission of WORK.

We welcome all backgrounds, knowledge, abilities, and perspectives. No experience is needed as we will help train, coach, and support your path of success. We welcome newcomers to the region to apply.   Grow your career, skills and reach your full potential.

During the recruitment process, accommodation is available upon request.

About Us 

Goodwill Industries, Ontario Great Lakes is a leading non-profit organization committed to changing lives and communities through the power of WORK. Ready to work or not, a job at Goodwill is a path to work readiness. Our organization strives to create a workplace which is welcoming and respectful to all where every employee and member feels valued and supported.   Diversity, equity, accessibility and preserving the environment are important to us.  Building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve is our goal.

Changing Lives and communities through the power of WORK.

Everyone working and thriving in sustainable communities.

Inclusion: Embracing all people equally

Compassion: Serving with heart

Aspiring Workforce: Together changing lives through the power of WORK

Respect: Embracing diversity, upholding all people with dignity and trust

Empathy: Ability to walk in each other’s shoes

Why You Will Love Goodwill

We have an amazing team and workplace:

  • Diverse, inclusive, and dynamic culture.
  • Employer of choice across Southwestern Ontario who meets the Federal Government’s 50/30 challenge for diversity in leadership.
  • Commitment to accessibility and mobility (various walking devices and wheelchair accessible work locations).
  • Mission-driven organization committed to the Power of Work.
  • Environmentally committed to meeting our goal of zero waste on planet earth.
  • Respectful, fun, and supportive team and leadership.
  • Accredited through CARF International.

Competitive Compensation Package includes:

  • Benefits (dental/health) available for full-time and some part-time positions (based on hours worked).
  • Registered Pension Plan opportunity for various roles.
  • Special employee sale days and discounts.

Exciting career training and coaching:

  • Equitable access to skills training & coaching, scholarships, and educational credentials.

Supportive Life and Work Opportunities:

  • Individual personal and professional development support with Life Coach & Employee Assistance Program.
  • Work-life balance with scheduling flexibility.

What You Will Do  

  • Provide world-class customer and donor service
  • Follow procedures and policies regarding the use of cleaning agents, power equipment, and other workplace hazards
  • Gather and empty garbage and other debris
  • Clean and polish floors using appropriate tools (e.g.: vacuums, mops, brooms, mechanical scrubbers)
  • Clean and sanitize furniture, office equipment, and other surfaces (e.g.: windows, mirrors, ceilings)
  • Complete various seasonal duties (e.g.: snow removal from walkways during the winter)
  • Perform other related activities as necessary or as assigned

What We Are Looking For

  • Enthusiasm: excited to work with other people and teams.
  • Flexibility: able to work at various times, including days, evenings, and weekends.
  • Initiative, self-motivation, and ability to prioritize tasks is necessary, as this job is largely self-directed
  • Keen attention to detail and quality to ensure the workplace is cleaned and maintained to professional standard
  • Knowledge and understanding of safety requirements and work best practices
  • Problem-solving skills for dealing with urgent needs and challenging tasks
  • Interpersonal skills- must be able to build relationships with other people in the facility
  • 5 years’ commercial experience in the field of Janitorial and Maintenance
  • Knowledge, experience and understanding of  working with various types of cleaning equipment (i.e. auto-scrubbers, carpet cleaning equipment, swing machines etc…), and following safety procedures
  • Security Training an asset

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Goodwill Industries OGL thanks all applicants in advance. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

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