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Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents clean and maintain the interior and exterior of commercial, institutional and residential buildings and their surrounding grounds. Building superintendents employed in large establishments are responsible for the operation of the establishment and may also supervise other workers. They are employed by office and apartment building management companies, condominium corporations, educational institutions, health care facilities, recreational and shopping facilities, religious establishments, and industrial and other establishments.
building caretaker, building superintendent, custodian, handyman/woman, heavy-duty cleaner, industrial cleaner, plant cleaner, school janitor.
- Operate industrial vacuum cleaners to remove scraps, dirt, heavy debris and other refuse
- Wash windows, interior walls and ceilings
- Empty trash cans and other waste containers
- Sweep, mop, scrub and wax hallways, floors and stairs
- Clean snow and ice from walkways and parking areas
- Cut grass and tend grounds
- Clean and disinfect washrooms and fixtures
- Make adjustments and minor repairs to heating, cooling, ventilating, plumbing and electrical systems, and contact tradespersons for major repairs
- Perform other routine maintenance jobs such as painting and drywall repair
- May water and tend to plants
- May move heavy furniture, equipment and supplies
- Ensure that security and safety measures are in place in the establishment
- May advertise vacancies, show apartments and offices to prospective tenants and collect rent
- May supervise other workers.
Barrie, Cambridge, Guelph, Kitchener, Orillia, Waterloo, Bradford West Gwillimbury, Collingwood, Innisfil, Midland, New Hamburg, New Tecumseth, Orangeville, Penetanguishene, Port McNicoll, Shelburne, Alliston, Ayr, Beeton, Buena Vista Park, Cardwell, Cookstown, Cumberland Beach, Elmira, Elmvale, Purple Hill, Rockcut, Rockwood, Starrview Acres, St. Jacobs, Tottenham
Wages for Janitors, Caretakers and Building Superintendents in Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie Region
Wages depend on job requirements and work conditions. They also vary between regions, for reasons such as location, labour agreements, and the availability of workers. The wages below are estimated before taxes.
|Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region||10.25||16.00||24.04||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Kingston - Pembroke Region||10.25||14.41||24.30||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie Region||10.25||18.00||25.30||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|London Region||10.25||16.00||22.00||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Muskoka-Kawarthas Region||10.25||19.00||21.25||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Northeast Region||10.25||14.00||22.62||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Northwest Region||10.25||16.61||24.21||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Ottawa Region||10.25||17.32||25.63||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Stratford--Bruce Peninsula Region||10.25||16.61||24.21||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Toronto Region||10.25||16.00||24.52||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Windsor-Sarnia Region||10.25||17.75||24.37||NoteLink opens in a new window|
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