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About the Position

West River United Church located in Cornwall Prince Edward Island is seeking a Caretaker for a two-year term position working part-time hours to a maximum of 13.5 hours per week.  Reporting to the Ministry & Personnel Committee, the Caretaker is responsible for the overall cleaning, maintenance and security of the West River United Church building and property.  


Sweep, wet mop and scrub hard surface floors and stairways
Dust and wash various surfaces including walls, woodwork, windows, shelves, and cupboards
Clean and disinfect washroom areas and fixtures
Replenish supplies including paper towels, toilet paper and liquid soap in washrooms
Empty compost, waste and recyclable containers and set out bins for pickup
Contact tradespersons for major repairs
Clean snow and ice from steps/walkways and spread salt
General grounds maintenance such as raking leaves and keeping the Church property neat and tidy
Other related duties as needed

Skills and Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED
Working knowledge of different cleaning products and tools
Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Possess an excellent work ethic, proven ability to multi-task and meticulous attention to detail
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Physical requirements:  standing/walking for extended periods of time; repetitive movements; lift, push or pull up to 20 pounds

How to Apply

Individuals interested in applying to this position should submit a resume and covering letter detailing their interest, experience and qualifications to Liz Farrar at by Friday, August 21st, 2020.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.