Cleaning Attendant

Yukon Government - Old Crow, YT (30+ days ago)

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This is an until-filled competition. Preference will be given to qualified candidates of Yukon First Nations ancestry.

Highways and Public Works


Building Foundations

Inspiring Innovation

Exceeding Expectations

Our people are your people.

This position is responsible for maintaining government facilities and surrounding grounds in accordance with standards established by the department. Duties include all aspects of custodial work including floor care, general cleaning, snow removal, detection and reporting of facility maintenance needs and safety issues as well as other related duties.

We’re here so you can be there.

The Property Management Division of Highways and Public Works builds and maintains government buildings to provide safe workplaces for YG employees and public access to government services. We provide planning, design, project management, maintenance, custodial and grounds keeping services to Yukon’s buildings. We employ tradespeople, architects, engineers, labourers, administrators and more; there are a variety of exciting career opportunities in Property Management Division.

Without a firm foundation, nothing lasts.

Yukon’s Department of Highways and Public Works provides services and infrastructure that Yukoners need to go about their daily lives with safety, connectivity, and purpose. Things like roads and bridges, buildings and equipment, airports and government services, and information and communications networks. It’s a big department with many tools and hats. Our work is building the foundations that enable you to enjoy a full life in Yukon, one with freedom and opportunity to travel where you need, to do your job without constraints and to connect with the people that matter to you.

For more information about this position or applying on a Yukon Government job, contact Brooke Martel, HR Consultant at

Essential Qualifications

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications – specifically – how your work experiences and related duties align with the essential qualifications shown below. Note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume. Refer here for more information about preparing your resume for a Yukon Government posting.

Experience performing light and heavy cleaning duties using janitorial equipment or experience performing minor maintenance in multi-use buildings (i.e., changing light bulbs, unplugging sinks/toilets and replacing ceiling tiles)

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
Ability to recognize and address safety and maintenance issues, including reporting to the appropriate personnel;
Ability to demonstrate a proactive approach to occupational health and safety;
Ability to adapt to changing priorities;
Good organizational and problem solving skills;
Reliability, with a good work ethic; and
Good communication skills and ability to work in a team or individual environment.

Additional Information

Conditions of Employment:
Obtain and maintain RCMP vulnerable sector check before hire; WHMIS Certificate (to be obtained within 3 months of hire).

Job Requirements:
Occasionally working outside in adverse weather conditions, mandatory use of personal protective equipment.

Please note that relocation & housing expenses are NOT covered.

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
24 July 2020
Close Date
23 October 2020