Job Title:

Janitorial Maintenance


Reid's Heritage Homes

Company Description:

Change Your Career for the Better. As a recipient of hundreds of awards and accolades, Reid’s Heritage Homes is a world-class organization. With growing communities across the province, offering home styles from mid-rise condo suites to custom estates and active adult communities, our family-owned company is celebrating over 39 years in business. We are proud to have been named one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers for 2017, and we strive to employ highly skilled individuals who both exemplify and live out our Core Values. Our team members are passionate about their work, and their high energy and creativity drive innovation. As a result, our team is growing. We invite you to take this opportunity, and be a part of the momentum! If you’re well organized, skilled in drywall repair, tile repair, painting, carpentry and plumbing, and familiar with sanitary cleaning principles and the operation of sprinkler, fire and security systems, this permanent part-time opportunity as a Janitorial and Maintenance Person is for you. Based in Guelph, and reporting to the Facilities Manager, Village by the Arboretum (VBA), you will provide building operation services, as well as monitor primary equipment, for the following buildings: Recreation Centre, Condominiums, Medical Centre and Gate House.

Job Type:

Part Time

Close to Public Transit:



  • Follow and consistently demonstrate Reid’s Heritage Group of Companies Core Values
  • Interact in a friendly, respectful and helpful way with the residents
  • Speak knowledgably with service people and suppliers
  • Monitor the operation of the boiler
  • Maintain the water softener and periodically check water hardness
  • Monitor the operation of the parking garage door and review safety checklists
  • Monitor and maintain the operation of the Pentalift, making minor repairs, as needed
  • Replace lighting lamps
  • Repair and re-paint damaged wall areas and doors
  • Complete daily checks and pool maintenance/cleaning
  • Monitor, and report on, fire and security systems
  • Perform minor plumbing repairs
  • Perform activity setup
  • Manage coffee stations and minor repairs
  • Provide hard surface floor care and carpet cleaning
  • Wash windows in common areas
  • Provide support for the VBA janitorial/maintenance team during vacation/personal days


  • Commitment to our organization’s progressive culture, including our company Core Values
  • First Aid training, and knowledge of WHMIS and the use of fall arrest equipment
  • Valid Class G driver’s license
  • Basic knowledge of commercial pool chemistry
  • Ability to use floor buffer / scrubber, to strip and finish floors
  • Knowledge of steam cleaning and spot removal
  • Experience with window washing equipment and working at heights
  • Ability to troubleshoot and/or make minor repairs to the building and equipment
  • Skills in drywall repair, tile repair, painting, carpentry and plumbing
  • Understanding of preventative maintenance and its implementation
  • Understanding of the operation of fire systems, sprinkler systems and security systems
  • Working knowledge of hydronic heating systems and boiler operation
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Exemplary listening skills and problem-solving ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to work under pressure and unsupervised
  • Understanding of the principles of sanitary cleaning
  • Availability weekdays for flex hours of work, between 8 a.m. through to 7 p.m. (scheduled by Facility Manager with a minimum of 20 hours per week)
  • Ability to deal extensively with customers and residents on a daily basis, and to cope with high decibels from some equipment
  • Ability to provide relief for on-call evening and weekends/holidays

How to Apply:

If you have a lot to offer, we have a lot to give! Add your energy to ours and join the Reid’s Heritage Homes team by submitting your cover letter and resume to hrinfo@heritagehomes.com, specifying the title of the position. For more information, visit www.reidsheritagehomes.com. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


NOTE: The successful candidate must provide a Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Screening