Position Profile

We are Edmonton’s Destination Management and Marketing Organization (DMMO). We also manage two of Edmonton’s award-winning venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and the Edmonton EXPO Centre. We help tell Edmonton’s story, elevate the Edmonton experience, and drive inbound visitation and economic impact in the visitor economy.

Working together in a one-team approach aligned by our core values, Explore Edmonton’s business units’ market and sell Edmonton as a year-round destination to visit, work, and play in while also developing products and experiences that have a uniquely Edmonton flavour. And by incorporating the management of the city’s two award-winning venues into Explore Edmonton, we are uniquely positioned to attract major events, meetings, and conventions to our city, generating greater economic impact. While Explore Edmonton’s mandate is focused on generating inbound visitation, what we do and how we do it also enhances and amplifies the quality of life for Edmontonians. The people who live here are our greatest ambassadors, so making it easier for them to love our city makes it easier for us to sell it.

Managed by Explore Edmonton Corporation, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre both work toward a vision of being among North America’s top-performing venues and achieve that vision through a commitment to positive social, environmental, and economic impact. As two of Edmonton’s largest and busiest venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre have a combined 672,000 square feet and welcome more than 1.8 million visitors every year.

Job Details

The Edmonton Convention Centre is looking for Custodians to join the team! Reporting to the Manager, Building Services, the Custodian is responsible for the day-to-day custodial maintenance of the venue by maintaining building appearance and acceptable cleaning standards. This includes being responsible for maintaining a standard of excellence and demonstrating how to work efficiently without sacrificing quality. The Custodian will ensure that the bounds of the Edmonton Convention Centre Policies and Procedures, Building Services Standard Operating Procedures, and Occupational Health and Safety standards are being followed on shift.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Daily cleaning of public space.
  • Event cleaning for events such as conferences, concerts, and trade shows.
  • Operation of floor machinery.
  • Washroom cleaning, sweeping, moping, washing walls, etc.
  • Shampooing/extraction cleaning of carpet & upholstery
  • Striping and waxing of floors
  • Maintaining restrooms supplies.
  • Ensuring back corridors are neat and clean keeping all fire exits clear of all material.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of garbage room and storage areas
  • Ensuring proper operation of assigned equipment to ensure safety and effective operation and minimize repairs.
  • Working in a cooperative manor with other members of the custodial team as well as other departments.

The successful candidate will have:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 year of event or venue custodial experience
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety considered an asset
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to see cleaning needs and executing with minimal guidance
  • Ability to work varied shift time which includes but limited to mornings, afternoons, and midnight shifts. Fast paced environment.
  • Standing and walking for long periods of time. Able to lift at least 50Lbs.

If this role piques your interest, please submit your cover letter to let us know how you feel you could make an impact along with your resume. Please submit your interest no later than April 9, 2023.

Explore Edmonton Corporation has currently paused our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy. Explore Edmonton Corporation wants to ensure candidates and potential new employees know, should our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy come into effect again, our policy is All employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination or participate in the rapid testing program. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated based on a protected ground may request an exemption.

Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day.

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