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Service Worker - Department of Facilities Management

Competition Number:
Position Type:
Staff Position
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Department of Facilities Management
Service Worker
Full-Time Permanent Position
Hours of Work:
37.5 hours per week (weekday and weekend day shifts)

$41,926 per annum, as per IBEW 1928

The Department of Facilities Management is seeking applicants for a full-time permanent Service Worker. Employees in this class work under the direct supervision of the Cleaning Foreman in the care and maintenance of buildings and related areas.


  • Cleaning and housekeeping of various buildings
  • Moving heavy furniture and equipment
  • Stripping, waxing & spray buffing floors
  • Vacuuming & shampooing carpets
  • Cleaning & disinfecting washrooms
  • Operating industrial cleaning equipment, and sanitary supplies
  • Removing snow and debris from around entrances
  • Reporting damages to supervisor
  • Pick up and remove waste
  • Other tasks as may be required from time to time to improve the condition and appearance of the University
  • Any other such duties indicated by the supervisor


  • A minimum of one year work experience
  • Strong people skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of team
  • Capable of doing repetitive physical work, working hands on with a high attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • WHMIS training certified (training can be supplied)
  • Two years current cleaning experience and/or experience in the operation of industrial type cleaning equipment would be considered an asset
  • May be required to obtain Federal Government security clearance


Application Instructions:

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website. Applications will not be accepted via email.

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. If you require accommodation in any part of the process, please direct your inquiries, in confidence, to our HR Officer,

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

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UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.