Permanent / Full-time




Kuujjuaq, Québec

jos posting end date

September 30, 2022

The Janitor plays a crucial role in:

  • Maintaining cleanliness both inside and outside of a building.
  • Ensuring all health and safety regulations are respected.
  • Working with other departments to ensure all services and activities offered by Isuarsivik are culturally relevant and safe.

Purpose of position

Under the direction of the Administration Manager and the day-to-day supervision of the Coordinator of Administration, the Janitor is responsible for keeping the Centre’s buildings clean and presentable, both inside and outside. They are responsible for cleaning and disinfecting high-traffic areas, removing snow from walkways, tending to the exterior of the Centre, and making minor repairs as needed.

Essential duties
and responsibilities

  • Sweeps, vacuums, waxes, and mops the floor.
  • Sanitizes restrooms.
  • Empties trash, recycling, and compost.
  • Clears snow on walkways and tends to the exterior.
  • Washes windows, inside and outside.
  • Washes walls, ceilings, and light fixtures regularly.
  • Makes sure the Centre and its equipment are clean and meet all safety requirements.
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma (an asset).
Work experience
  • 1 year experience as a janitor.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Ability to operate industrial cleaning or snow removal equipment.
  • Skills to make minor repairs.
  • Understanding of health and safety regulations.
  • Ability to keep an ordered inventory of cleaning supply.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Personal and professional experience in a cross-cultural setting.
  • Strong ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Ability to work outside standard office hours.
  • Willingness to submit to a criminal record check.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak Inuktitut as well as English (mandatory).
  • Ability to read, write, and speak French (an asset).

Work environment

  • Isuarsivik is undergoing a major transition that requires flexibility, creativity, and adaptability.
  • The incumbent must balance multiple demands and urgent requests from guests, staff, and partners.
  • The incumbent must also be prepared to meet the personal and professional challenges associated with living in a northern, isolated community with limited resources.

Salary / Benefits

  • Working conditions are based on Nunavik’s health and social services network.
  • Salary will be determined depending on qualifications and experience.
  • Probation period.
  • Mentorship or training program available (if requirements are not met).

It is the Centre’s objective to favor and promote the employment of beneficiaries from one of the Inuit land claims agreements. Therefore, it is at the discretion of the Board to waive any of the qualification requirements and implement a training or mentoring plan if necessary.

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