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Custodian (Casual, Part-time)
Posted:Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Job Number:CP-21-01
Job Type:Temporary or Casual - Non-union
Closing Date:February 28, 2021 11:55 PM
Choose Barrie:

The City of Barrie is a vibrant, progressive and growing community with deep connections to our heritage, to nature and to the opportunities surrounding us.

Our community values quality of life; the ability to play year-round with 300 hectares of park space, our beautiful waterfront, our lively downtown core and the nearby hills, wetlands and forests. We also value connections; to our neighbours and the community, to our road and rail network, and to the opportunity Barrie provides to enjoy life.

Everything Barrie has to offer, from the water we drink to the roads we travel on, has one thing in common - municipal workers. Joining a municipality is one of the most rewarding, engaging and exciting careers you could choose. It is a career you can take pride in knowing that every day you make a positive impact on an entire community. We are one team, with one goal and we all work together to continue making our community great.

The Opportunity:

The Department: Corporate Facilities provides the City of Barrie with expertise in four key service areas: facility planning, design and construction; maintenance and property management; facility asset management; and energy management. As a Centre of Excellence for a large and complex inventory of physical assets, the department comprises all the necessary functions and lines of business to ensure the full life-cycle management of the City of Barrie's facility and property portfolios.

The Position: The Custodian (PT) position is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the City's various facilities. Specifically, this position performs various cleaning duties and provides customer service to facility patrons.  Overall, this position plays an integral role in maintaining City facilities to provide a safe, clean, and enjoyable environment for staff, residents and visitors of the City of Barrie.

The Candidate Pool: The City of Barrie is accepting applications for future casual part-time Custodian vacancies.  The Corporate Facilities Department is establishing an eligibility list of qualified candidates who will be considered for future casual part-time Custodian vacancies.  Applying to this candidate pool enables a candidate's application to be maintained on file so that they may be considered should a casual part-time vacancy become available.  

Our Culture and Qualifications of the Job:

Corporate Culture

  • Your workplace values align with our corporate values of Strive, Share and Care and you want to join us in providing exceptional services and programs to build a prosperous, growing and sustainable community

Education (degree/diploma/certifications)
  • Completion of a grade ten (10) Secondary School education
  • Standard First Aid and CPR Level C Certifications obtained prior to start date
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Certification obtained prior to start date


  • Demonstrated experience working with various cleaning supplies and equipment


  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • maintain a high standard of public relations at all times
    • perform in a manner which is consistent with corporate goals, vision, mission and values
    • work independently with minimal supervision 
    • exert effort to lift, push, pull, or carry objects for long periods of time
  • Basic attention to detail, customer service, and oral communication skills
  • Availability to work days, evenings, weekends and/or holidays, and various locations, when required

Conditions of Employment

  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check

Other Important Information:

Location:Various City facilities as required
Hours:The normal hours of work are up to and including 24 hours per week, with a varying schedule to support business demand

This position is a casual part-time, non-union position with the following pay level and 2020 pay range:

  • Pay Level: Level 4
  • Hourly Pay Rate: $16.06 to $18.52 per hour​

The Application Process:

Please submit your resume electronically by quoting file # CP-21-01 - Custodian (Casual, Part-time) in the subject line (MS Word or pdf format only) to February 28, 2021 11:55 PM.

Don’t meet the credentials as outlined but have years of directly related experience? Please see the City’s Education Equivalency Procedure to determine if you may qualify for equivalency. Further information is available at

  • Position Equivalency Code: A

Please note that verification of educational credentials will be required at the interview stage of the selection process.

The City of Barrie is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) for the purpose of candidate selection.

Disclaimer: The job posting has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required of employees to do this job. For full position details, please request a copy of the Job Description by emailing

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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