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Fanshawe Student Union


Custodial – London, Ontario
Department Custodial
Employment Type Part-Time Contract
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation 14.00

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The Custodian, under the direction of the Building Manager, is responsible for ensuring the safe and effective cleaning of Fanshawe Student Union and its premises. He / she will be required to perform tasks such as vacuuming, dusting and disinfecting. The Custodian will be responsible for ensuring that his / her required tasks are completed thoroughly, on time, and with minimal supervision.

Job Duties

  • Clean areas, including waiting rooms, lobbies, office areas, etc., ensuring proper disinfectant procedures are followed  
  • Clean and disinfect bathrooms including toilets, sinks mirrors and floors
  • Replenish toilet tissue and soap as needed
  • Remove trash and recycling
  • Wash and buff floors with floor polisher
  • Vacuum all carpeted areas
  • Work with and understand a number of cleaning chemicals, ensuring the right products are being used for the right jobs
  • Dust all furniture and fixtures
  • Clean, wash and disinfect drinking fountains
  • Report damages and acts of vandalism
  • Ensure cleaning materials and supplies are stored in a safe and orderly manner
  • Maintain an adequate supply of cleaning materials and supplies
  • Restock materials and supplies as needed
  • Make note of the need for any equipment repairs
  • Monitor the need for equipment maintenance and repair
  • Prepare and set up rooms for meetings, parties, or various other activities and clean up after then event
  • Ensure compliance with WHMIS and any other required legislation regarding chemical products
  • Complete logbooks as necessary
  • Complete required training, including any required health and safety training
  • Any other duties as assigned


  • Full-time Fanshawe College student
  • One (1) year of previous custodial/janitorial experience
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently
  • Must be able to schedule and prioritize work
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate detailed instructions orally and in writing
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets
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  • Location
    London, Ontario
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