Join Our Team

We offer employment opportunities at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in a variety of areas including programming, volunteer coordination, communications, facility bookings, building maintenance, bistro/catering and arts administration.

JANITORIAL ATTENDANT (casual, evenings and weekends)

The Rotary Centre for the Arts is a key cultural facility in Kelowna. Situated on the unceded territories of the Syilx/Okanagan People, it is operated by the Kelowna Visual and Performing Arts Centre Society. We are committed to bringing the arts community together and contributing to Kelowna's cultural vitality and diversity through artistic, educational, and community programming.

THE ROLE

Reporting to the Building Operation Manager, your main focus will be on restrooms, your workload will also include general facility cleaning and custodial duties, securely closing the building, and ensuring that all areas are maintained as directed to a high standard of cleanliness.
Training provided.

For a janitorial assistant working late evenings to clean washrooms and keep the building tidy, the following job qualifications are required:

Experience: 
The following qualifications help ensure that the janitorial assistant can effectively maintain cleanliness and hygiene in the building, contributing to a safe and pleasant environment.

  • Prior experience in janitorial or custodial work is preferred.
  • Familiarity with cleaning products and tools.

Skills:

  • Basic knowledge of cleaning techniques and procedures.
  • Ability to operate cleaning equipment such as vacuum cleaners and mops.
  • Good organizational skills to keep track of cleaning schedules and tasks.
  • Attention to detail to ensure all areas are thoroughly cleaned.

Physical Requirements:

  •  Ability to stand, walk, bend, and lift for extended periods.
  •  Ability to lift and move heavy objects (up to 50 pounds).
  •  Good physical stamina.

Personal Qualities:

  • Reliability and punctuality.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong work ethic and a positive attitude.
  • Good communication skills to report issues and interact with building occupants.
  • Must be trainable, able to follow directions, work independently, quickly, and efficiently, be attentive, and willing to learn.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential as we are a customer-focused public facility.
  • Must be an action-oriented individual who thrives in a multi-task environment.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.

Other Requirements:

  • Basic understanding of safety and health regulations related to cleaning chemicals and equipment.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Background check clearance (depending on the employer's policies)
  • Experience with all aspects of janitorial work
  • Criminal Records Check required as a key holder
  • Must have reliable transportation to/from work

Availability:

  • Must be able to work some flexible hours, including afternoons, evenings, and/or weekends.
  • Must be reliable and punctual.

HOURS OF WORK
Janitorial Staff/relief staff: Regular bathroom detailing position for 7 bathrooms in our facility. Wednesday to Saturday 9 pm to 11 pm and Sunday 8 am to 10 pm. Hours may be adjustable for events. 10 hours per week with the possibility of added relief hours.

RATE OF PAY
Starts at $19.00 per hour

START DATE
Immediate opening

LOCATION
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave, Kelowna BC, V1Y 6Z1


Please apply electronically to [email protected]

About ROTARY CENTRE FOR THE ARTS
Located in the heart of Kelowna’s Cultural District in downtown Kelowna, the Rotary Centre for the Arts is a multidisciplinary visual and performing arts centre. We continually strive to improve the economic, cultural, and social quality of life in the community by fostering participation in, and appreciation of, the arts. As a world-class venue celebrating creative expression through diverse art forms and disciplines, the Rotary Centre for the Arts is a unique City of Kelowna facility in which individuals of all ages and backgrounds can come together to share in the excitement of strengthening art and culture in the Okanagan.

Thank you in advance for your application. Only candidates that meet the requirements will be contacted for interviews.
Rotary Centre for the Arts is committed to the principles of equality and diversity in the workplace. We welcome applications from Indigenous peoples, minority communities, immigrants, persons with disabilities and the LGBTQ2S+ community, and will provide accommodation in all phases of the hiring process, up to the point of undue hardship, upon request.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2024

Are you passionate about serving your community? Do you thrive in creative and artistic environments? Then consider volunteering for the RCA! All volunteers receive full training from our Front of House manager, and support key services like ticket scanning, guest check-in and poster distribution.


For more information on how to volunteer, visit our Volunteer Page.