Janitor/Pool Operator

The City of Cornwall is a progressive community of 47,000, situated on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Eastern Ontario. Rich in history and natural beauty, Cornwall offers historic sites, popular campsites, beaches and world-class amenities as well as small town charm and hospitality. Cornwall is Ontario’s easternmost city, just over 400 kilometres east of Toronto, 100 kilometres southeast of Ottawa and 120 kilometres southwest of Montreal. Cornwall boasts a modern economy led by forward thinkers who have made the city an excellent place for a career and raising a family. For more information, visit www.cornwall.ca

The City of Cornwall is seeking a temporary Janitor/Pool Operator for the Aquatic Centre to provide janitorial/custodial and pool maintenance activities in order to maintain the Aquatic Centre at a high standard of safety and cleanliness for all users.


  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly duties as per the daily housekeeping schedule by
  • sweeping, damp mopping, spot cleaning, washing, buffing, stripping, vacuuming, waxing burnishing and disinfecting of all surfaces located in the Aquatic Centre
  • Prepare the Aquatic Centre for events including performing snow removal, litter pickup and to adjust the maintenance program to accommodate changes in bookings
  • Perform routine and emergency water samples as prescribed and to maintain accurate records of all water samples and pool data such as attendance, bather load, water temperature, chemical controls, etc. 
  • Adjust as required chemical injection into the pools in order to maintain set levels
  • Work closely with the Department’s programming section to ensure all equipment is in proper working order as required
  • Assist in coordinating maintenance plans for the Aquatic Centre to ensure a safe facility and to report any abnormal conditions
  • Perform, as required, general and routine repairs i.e. grease pumps, change bulbs, adjust pumps, filters and clean and replace injectors
  • Perform related duties as required and assigned to ensure the successful operation of the facility which operates on a 7-day/24-hour rotating shift operation

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Hold and maintain, or be eligible to obtain the Level 1 - Pool Operator qualification
  • Demonstrate ability to work with minimum to no supervision and lead a small crew
  • Experience in facility custodial activities (i.e. floor maintenance, disinfection procedures and general janitorial functions)
  • Basic knowledge, comprehension and experience in trades associated with plumbing, mechanical, light electrical
  • Experience working with hand tools
  • Basic understanding of swimming pool systems functions i.e. pumps, filtration, backwashing, pool chemistry
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Must be available to work all shifts (7 day/24-hour, rotating, 12-hour shift schedule)
  • Must be capable to follow all legal regulatory requirements and record all reports as directed
  • Experience with gel coating, buffing and all aspects of fiberglass type work would be considered an asset
  • Must show proof of a valid G driver's license, including drivers abstract

The City offers an hourly wage starting at $23.60 per hour, a minimum of 25 hours per week, occasionally up to 40 hours per week.

To apply, fill out the application form online and attach your cover letter, resume and proof of qualifications quoting File: 23-50 Part Time Janitor/Pool Operator

The Corporation of The City of Cornwall is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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