Job Opportunity

West River United Church

Job Opportunity - Caretaker

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

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