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Job Title:

39,297 RON gross year

Vacancy type:

Term Details:
General Service Level: LE-G1


General Service Level: LE-G1

Bucharest, Embassy of Canada in Romania

Closing date for applications:
19-09-2021 at 23:59 UTC/GMT

Summary of position:
Under the general supervision of Materiel Assistant/Property Manager, the cleaner ensures that all public areas, lavatories, hallways, stairs, entrances, kitchens and working areas are maintained in a clean and orderly condition including washing and cleaning floors, table tops and windows, as well as vacuuming/dusting and removing waste.
The cleaner is also required to assist with other duties such as hospitality and events.

Essential qualifications:
• Fluency in Romanian and
• Good working knowledge of English or French
• Completion of Secondary education or the equivalent (12 years) or demonstration work experience in this field.

• Professional experience* in a cleaner position or associated with maintenance personnel
*Note: Experience is defined as at least 2 years of accumulated experience

Rated requirements
Candidates must also meet the rated requirements set out below. These are the knowledge, abilities and competencies that will be evaluated using the following methods: written exam, oral interview, role playing, practical test, presentation and/or psychometric test.
• Knowledge of cleaning techniques, cleaning products and proper usage.
• Knowledge of health and safety regulations/procedures

• Ability to handle heavy equipment and machinery used in cleaning such as using electronically powered scrubbing / polishing / vacuuming machines to scrub, polish, spray and clean floors
• Ability to walk, bend, push, pull and lift repetitively during working hours
• Ability to work in a team and autonomously
• Attention to details
• Adaptability/Flexibility
• Integrity
• Tact/Discretion

Asset Qualifications:
Preference may be given to candidates who possess the following asset qualifications. Such candidates must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter and CV how they meet these qualifications:
• Good working knowledge of French would be an asset.

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:
• Ability and willingness to work overtime including weekend work and emergency calls, when required;
• Normal work week 37.5 hours per week, Monday (8h00 to 16h30) to Friday (8h00 to 13h30)
• Ability to work on Romanian holidays when the embassy is open
• Leave is at the discretion of the supervisor and may be restricted or refused during peak operating periods

Condition(s) of Employment:
Candidates must have a valid work authorization covering the entire employment period. If the employment is indeterminate, the work authorization should be permanent or itself lead to a permanent work authorization.
• Proof of right to work and live in Romania and copies of educational qualifications will be required at the interview stage of the process.
• The position is subject to a one (1) year probation period
• A medical certificate may be required
• Before an offer of employment can be made, candidates must provide a local address as proof of residence in the specific city, region or country so that if selected, it will appear on the offer letter.
• Ability to meet the medical requirements as defined by the employer. Successful candidate(s) may be required to undergo a medical evaluation.
• Obtain and maintain a reliability rating (security clearance) from the Government of Canada covering the entire employment period.

Area of selection:
Open to internal and external applicants who are legal residents or citizens of Romania, who meet all of the essential requirements stated below, and whose applications are received by the closing date. Please note that the Embassy of Canada to Romania does not sponsor work authorizations directly or indirectly. The Government of Canada is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered based on merit. Our organization offers an inclusive workplace where respect, teamwork, and collaboration are part of our culture. Canada’s missions abroad are committed to promoting and supporting an environment free from harassment and discrimination, as well as encouraging and supporting employees to learn and develop their skills and competencies.

Important Notes:
Note: Due to Covid-19, you may experience some delay in the recruitment process. We are working hard to minimize any disruption. You may find more information in the sections below.

How to apply:

• Please complete the online application form and submit your cover letter and C.V. in English or French. Please include in your C.V. document copies of any certificates of employment from your last place of work and copies of certificates of education, including any relevant certificates of language proficiency and work permit by creating one pdf document.
• Please submit a cover letter in English or French explaining why you are interested in the position and how your previous experience applies to this position. Candidates must demonstrate concisely in their cover letter how they meet all essential qualifications.
• Applications which do not include the requested documents or information in the CV or cover letter will be rejected.
• Candidates who are unable to submit their application due to technical difficulties must report these to: prior to the closing date. Failure to do so will result in the application being rejected.

Important Notes:
• Please do not use a tablet or cell phone to submit your application, as mobile browsers are not supported by our on-line portal. Candidates should only apply using a laptop or desktop computer.
• Only applications submitted in one of the official languages of Canada will be accepted (English or French). Candidates are entitled to participate in the recruitment process in the official language of their choice and to indicate their preferred official language in their application.
• Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidates to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
• Candidates who apply to this vacancy should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users and regularly check their email, including spam folder.
• Reference checks will be sought for candidates that reach interview stage and may form part of the selection process.
• The Embassy of Canada in Bucharest does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interviews/exams nor does it reimburse any relocation costs.
• Candidates requiring any special assistance in attending exams or interviews are requested to inform us.
• The results of this recruitment process may also be used to establish an eligibility list of qualified candidates for similar term, indeterminate part-time or full-time openings at the Embassy of Canada in Bucharest which might arise in the 24 months following the completion of this recruitment process.

For local advertisements only:
• Applications will only be considered when received through our portal. Link for this job poster -

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