Job Posting

Sanitation Associate

Salary: $19.69/Hourly
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: High School
Positions Available: 5

NOC Group: Other Labourers in Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities (9619)
NOC Job Title: Cleaner, Processing Equipment
Expires in 82 days
Expires: 2021-07-31
Last Updated: 2021-04-20

Job Number: 668508

Job Location(s)

200 -12751 VULCAN WAY
Richmond, British Columbia
V6V 3C8, Canada

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Sanitation Associate GY plays an important role in achieving Company objectives by cleaning and sanitizing equipment and floors and maintaining a safe working environment. A Sanitation Associate is responsible for following procedures and coordinating with Quality Assurance (QA) to ensure sanitation standards are met. They are required to disassemble production equipment, cover control panels, and wash and sanitize machinery, as well as dispose of garbage and waste. The Sanitation Associate GY reports directly to the Sanitation Team Lead.  

Working hours from 10PM-6AM


  • Adhering to sanitation procedures and dry cleaning equipment and floors, including: removing left over product from machinery and ground using a squeegee
  • Disassembling and covering control panels and electrical equipment; removing coverings and reassembling some machinery
  • Washing equipment with water and foam, scrubbing machinery, performing a hot water rinse, and sanitizing
  • Operating floor scrubbers, platform, and other equipment as required
  • Disposing of garbage and compost; refilling garbage bins with bags
  • Sweeping, squeegee, and vacuuming floors and changing and cleaning footbaths
  • Ensuring sanitation quality meets Company standards by following cleaning procedures and communicating and coordinating with Quality Assurance (QA) and problem solving when issues occur
  • Adhering to the Company’s safety policies and procedures, as well as those set out by WorkSafeBC, and abiding by food sanitation standards    
  • Working in other areas as assigned
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications, Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred
  • Minimum three months sanitation experience is an asset
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment while maintaining a dedication to sanitation and safety
  • Working as part of a team, often with minimal supervision and maintaining a positive and respectful workplace
  • Abiding by Company policies and procedures
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to use critical thinking and problem solving

 Working Conditions: 

  • Regular graveyard shifts or designated day/afternoon shifts
  • Must be available for day, evening, graveyard, and weekend shifts
  • Wet environment; atmosphere ranges from cool to warm and humid
  • Hearing protection and steel toe shoes required
  • Standing and walking for long period of time (approximately 8 hours per shift)
  • Frequently bending, crouching, twisting, kneeling, and crawling while cleaning and sanitizing equipment
  • Maneuvering  heavy objects, including frequently lifting (floor to waist, waist to shoulders, and overhead) and carrying up to 25kg  and pushing and pulling of equipment (up to 1500kg) on wheels (approximately two times a day)
  • Exposure to job related hazards, including but not limited to: heavy objects, chemicals, hot water, climbing ladders and stairs, heights, and slippery floors

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following:

  • Health: Company paid Health & Dental Benefits, Accident and Disability insurance, Health Spending account and Wellness Spending Account
  • Wealth: Great compensation, Wealth Accumulation Program
  • Growth: Onsite training, individual development plans for employees
  • Balance: Paid-time off, Confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Best Doctors referral service

How to Apply