Facility Cleaner- River Run

The City of Guelph is a vibrant and diverse community with a unique sense of place located in southern Ontario along the Innovation Corridor that runs between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo. We are also one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities with a projected population increase from 135,000 people to almost 170,000 in the next 10 years. Guelph is consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to live, work, and play—all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Located in the heart of downtown Guelph, the River Run Centre is a magnificent performing arts center that opened in October 1997.  The Centre houses a 786-seat Main Stage Theatre, the 225-seat Studio Theatre and the large Canada Company Hall, a communal lobby which is also multi-purpose.

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Facility Cleaner at the River Run Centre within the Culture and Recreation Department. The successful candidate will have a focus in a variety of operational tasks focusing on cleaning. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – an inclusive, connected, prosperous city where we look after each other and our environment.

Hours of Work

12-20 hours per week, shifts will vary, including some evenings and weekends as required.


Cleaning duties includes but is not limited to:

  • Sweeping and vacuuming
  • Washing floors, mirrors and windows
  • Cleaning washrooms, workspaces, lobby areas and theatres
  • Garbage removal
  • Responding to emergency clean-ups and spills
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Completion of a Grade 12 Diploma
  • WHIMIS training
  • Working knowledge of the Ontario Health and Safety Act
  • Knowledge of proper lifting techniques
  • Being physically able to perform repetitive work including lifting, bending, pushing and pulling with moderate exertion
  • Able to work independently while being able to complete task list
  • Strong interpersonal skills, neat appearance and positive attitude when dealing with co-workers and patrons
  • General knowledge related to live theatre an asset


$14.99 – $16.06 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by November 22, 2021. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.