Custodian EDM

The Mustard Seed Edmonton, AB

Do you have a passion for serving those experiencing poverty? We are seeking a diligent and conscientious Custodian who will ensure The Mustard Seed Facilities continue to be clean and well maintained for the community members we serve.

The Custodian is a member of a team responsible for the daily cleaning requirements for The Mustard Seed’s 96th Street building. The Edmonton team is committed to developing hope, providing care with respect, and nurturing the seeds of change in the lives of our community members.

Position Type: Contract until September 30, 2021. 
Schedule: days, evenings and weekends as needed
Reporting to: 96th Street Drop-in Supervisor
Location: 96 Street Building, Edmonton
Number of Positions to Fill: 2 positions


  • Clean assigned facilities, collect and dispose of refuse found on premises and around premises
  • Disinfect and sanitize washrooms (floor, toilets, sinks and urinals)
  • Sweep, vacuum and mop common areas
  • Frequently sanitize high touch areas
  • Clean up sharps and other harm reduction supplies found on and around premises
  • Empty garbage
  • Ensure tidiness and professionalism in all aspects of daily work
  • Be present and punctual on a routine basis
  • Follow PPE and Covid-19 safe protocols
  • Be willing to be coached and open to feedback
  • Attend staff meetings and participate in all staff training
  • Foster meaningful relationships with supervisors and team
  • Other duties and work at various sites may be required


  • Previous janitorial experience
  • Ability to work well with team members
  • Must have a desire to learn new skills
  • Organizational, self-directed and proactive
  • Knowledge of WHIMIS and OH&S is an asset
  • Must adhere to Health and Safety regulations


  • Available to work days, evenings and weekends as needed
  • The position will require frequent manual labor and working alone onsite at times
  • This position is often fast-paced and requires moderate amount of mental and physical effort
  • Able to lift 20 - 50lbs repeatedly and work a physically active job for 8 hours a day
  • Considerable periods of standing, walking, lifting, climbing stairs, indoors and outdoors


  • An Employment Background Check is required for all positions at The Mustard Seed
  • As The Mustard Seed is a Christian ministry, we require our employees to agree to respect and not detract from The Mustard Seed’s Employment Values during their employment at The Mustard Seed.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer


  • Your privacy is important to us. The information we collect is used solely for consideration for employment.
  • We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Mustard Seed reserves the right to amend job advertisements. No phone calls please.
  • Please visit our careers page to see more job opportunities.
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