Janitorial Services (Maintenance Worker)

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Job ID: J0622-0495
Classification: PSC-SEN-01
Job Type: Indeterminate and Determinate
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Minimum Salary: 33747/Year
Maximum Salary: 42701/Year
Closing Date: July 1, 2022

About the Senate

The Senate plays a unique role in shaping our country’s democracy. As members of the upper house of Parliament, senators examine legislation, study public policy, champion causes and conduct interparliamentary diplomacy.

As a workplace, the Senate is composed of dynamic people representing our nation’s diverse talents, backgrounds and perspectives. We are committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone is provided full and equal opportunity and access to employment, development and advancement. Build and advance your career by joining a team of dedicated professionals who are committed to excellence in support of senators and the institution.

How will you contribute?

As a member of the operations team in the Property and Services Directorate, you will help maintain the Senate buildings in accordance with established cleaning service standards. You will be responsible for the "light duty" cleaning aspects such as waste and recycling management, dusting, vacuuming, maintenance of heritage furniture of Senate offices in and around Parliament.

Open to

Open to the general public to staff indeterminate and determinate positions (long term & short-term). This selection process may be used to staff other similar positions in the future.


• Successful completion of secondary school education or an acceptable combination of education, training and related experience;
• Minimum one-year experience in cleaning commercial, public or private buildings (demonstrated cleaning techniques, methods and practices);
• Experience in safely using a variety of cleaning products on different surfaces;
• Experience in using the tools and equipment necessary to clean different environment or surfaces (for example, industrial vacuum cleaner, dry mop);
• Successfully completed studies or training in a related field such as general building maintenance, building cleaning and public building cleaning is considered an asset;
• Ability to apply stripping, deep-cleaning, floor finishing, polishing, carpet cleaning and stain removal techniques is considered an asset.


Teamwork and cooperation


This is a day shift schedule which is from 7:00am - 3:00pm.

Organizational Needs

The Senate of Canada is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive workplace where all employees are provided full and equal access to employment, development, and advancement opportunities.

Conditions of Employment

Candidates must consent to supply personal information and obtain a security accreditation in order to be eligible for appointment.

The requirement for Senate employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment has been suspended. It is no longer necessary to disclose your vaccination status to be eligible for employment. Please note that the Senate may reinstate the requirement to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

How to apply

Alternative selection tool methods and/or reasonable accommodation for special needs are available upon request.

The use of masculine gender in the text includes feminine and is used without discrimination.

Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required. You must consent to receiving e-mails from our system in your online profile.

The Senate of Canada reserves the right to retain a determined number of candidates who best meet the essential requirements of the position.

The Senate of Canada is a separate and distinct employer from the federal public service and is not subject to the Public Service Employment Act.

We thank all those who apply to this selection process.

The posting closes at 11:59 p.m. EST on the closing date stated above.