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Posting number AUX-janitorial
Position Auxiliary (On-Call) Janitorial Support
Group Staff
Department Janitorial (Facilities)
Contract type Temporary
Contract timeline On-call

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized for its emphasis on teaching excellence, experiential and applied education, community engagement, and Indigenization. UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students. With six campuses and centres, UFV offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, and professional studies, as well as trades and technology education, university preparation, and continuing education.

At UFV, we are dedicated to changing lives and building community. Our educational goals are to prioritize learning everywhere; be flexible and responsive; collaborate across boundaries; develop local and global citizenship; and integrate experiential learning. A British Columbia “Top Employer”, we are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive and dynamic learning and working environment that is fair and respectful of everyone. Our culturally diverse employee and student populations reflect the local, national, international and Indigenous communities we serve. If you see yourself as a lifelong member of a community that values and nurtures innovation and creativity, cultivates leadership and citizenship, and where success builds on success, you belong at UFV.

Posting details

Janitors are responsible for performing all duties related to the cleanliness, protection and preservation of the facilities that comprise the campus of the University.  Auxiliary (on-call) janitors do not have set work schedules and are called by the UFV Facilities department to fill in for existing temporary or permanent employees who are unavailable for work.  These employees have no rights to work and are called in no particular order.


Successful candidates should posses:

  • Completion of the Building Service Worker certificate
  • Up to one year of related janitorial experience
  • Knowledge of commercial equipment and procedures used for stripping and waxing floors
  • WHMIS training/ certification
  • Ability to complete a criminal records check
  • Ability to perform physical demanding work
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Flexibility; ability to be called in on short notice and work at various campus locations
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Able to work shift work, evening and weekend shifts, and wear a UFV uniform.


Opportunities for temporary and/or permanent janitorial positions are advertised through the usual UFV job posting process, as required on the UFV Career postings page.  If successful, candidates who apply for a janitorial auxiliary posting are placed on the on-call/ auxiliary janitorial list.

How to apply

Direct your résumé and cover letter, including evidence of appropriate qualifications, referring to POSTING AUX-janitorial to:


Email application to:

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Phone: (604) 854-4554
Fax: (604) 854-1538

Find out how to prepare your application

Please note:

  • We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • In order to be environmentally and fiscally responsible, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.
  • Shortlisted applicants for staff positions will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

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