Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation - CMHC


Janitor (Granville Island)

Vancouver, British Columbia

Sector: Finance

Language Designation: English Essential

Language Skill Levels (Read/Write/Speak): ZZZ

Salary Range: $40177.8 to $44642

Position Status: Temporary Full Time

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Granville Island is administered by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) on behalf of the Federal Government.  The mission of CMHC with respect to Granville Island, is to maintain and foster Granville Island as a unique urban oasis in the heart of Vancouver, a place where visitors of all ages and income can meet, browse, explore and experience a variety of cultural, recreational, educational, commercial retail, arts and industrial activities on a year round basis.

Improving accessibility, creating a market district, developing a more vibrant arts & innovation sector, and enhancing the public realm are the key recommended strategies of Granville Island 2040: Bridging Past & Future, released by CMHC-Granville Island. The report builds on the success of the past, while offering bold new recommendations that anticipate how Granville Island can remain a dynamic destination for future generations to visit and enjoy. For more information, and to read the full report, visit

This position is an exceptional opportunity to become a member of the Granville Island team, where you work with the Janitorial and Maintenance Teams, to ensure Granville Island is well maintained and kept in a high standard of cleanliness, sanitation and repair. The successful applicant will be hired as a Busser and can be asked to also cover Janitor shifts and in that case they would be paid at the janitor level. As Granville Island is a 7-day/ week operation, there is a requirement to be available for shift work between the hours of 6am-11:30pm, including evenings and weekends.

Number of openings: 2 temporary full-time positions. This is a temporary position of a duration of 3 months PAY:   Janitor:  $20.60 hourly + shift premiums Shift premiums: +2.75% to all hours worked +$2.20 per hour for hours worked between 4:00pm and 8:00am and, all hours worked on weekends +$1.90 per hour for hours worked between 4:00pm and 8:00am on weekends


  • Clean washrooms, windows, mop floors, waste removal and other general cleaning as required.
  • Represent CMHC and Granville Island in a professional and courteous manner. 
  • Provide information to customers and tenants as required (i.e., question on lost and found items, directions).
  • Bussing tables in three Public Market seating areas.
  • Sweep and/or dry mop the Public Market seating areas as well as wet mop spills as needed.
  • Sweep and monitor outdoor courtyard areas throughout the day.
  • Organize the recycling storage area and prepare containers for pick up.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Customer service experience.
  • Safety knowledge as per Workers Compensation Board regulations and the Canada Labour Code.
  • Ability to respond in emergency situations - may be first on the scene (injury, lost children, theft).
  • Ability to adapt to changes and to show initiative when needed.
  • Must be aware of the hazards and be able to work in a marine environment. Preferred qualifications:
  • Building Worker certificate is an asset.
  • WHMIS certificate is an asset.

Posting closing date: Note, the competition may remain active until filled.


CMHC has implemented vaccination requirements to align with Government of Canada mandatory vaccination measures for the federal public service.

Vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for all CMHC employees, regardless of place of work (teleworking, working remotely or working on-site). CMHC's vaccination measures, as updated from time to time, are a term and condition of employment.

CMHC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated prior to their start date, and to attest their vaccination status as part of the onboarding process. If you are the selected candidate, and wish to request an exemption from CMHC's vaccination requirements on valid human rights-based grounds, you must do so at the offer stage as part of the recruitment process.

CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought - and of people - are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our aspiration.

We are committed to employment equity and actively encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.

We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

Job Requisition ID: 7205

Office Location: Vancouver (BC)

Other Location(s):

Security Requirement: Reliability Status

Travel Requirement: Travel not required

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