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Baxter Arts Centre Building Superintendent

Please submit your resume by 5pm on June 17, 2022


Title: Building Superintendent

Reports to: Baxter Arts Centre Board through the Designated Director - Building


General Description:

  • The Building Superintendent will be responsible for keeping the Don Baxter Memorial Building (i.e., the Baxter Arts Centre) in a clean and orderly condition;


Specific Duties of the Building Superintendent:

The Building Superintendent will perform duties such as:

  • cleaning restrooms and kitchen after classes, re-stocking disposables (e.g., hand soap, toilet tissue), removing rubbish and recycling, and sanitizing door handles and horizontal surfaces;

  • replenishing the inventory of materials and supplies needed to perform the Superintendent’s duties;

  • mowing the lawn and clearing snow or debris from sidewalks and steps, and, as necessary, applying salt and sand on these surfaces;

  • replacing light bulbs, making minor repairs to windows, doors, switches, tables, equipment, appliances, sinks, toilets, window blinds etc.;

  • notifying the Board of the need for major repairs (e.g., roof wind damage);

  • periodically stripping and applying wax to tiled floors in the restrooms and kitchen;

  • washing accessible interior and exterior windows;

  • laundering cleaning rags, dish towels and dust mops;

  • using and maintaining power equipment and hand tools (e.g., vacuums*, brooms, mops, and squeegees) for the cleaning and maintenance of floors, walls, furniture, etc.

  • using ladders when required (e.g., replacing fluorescent light bulbs);

  • checking and replacing furnace filters monthly, or as needed;

  • periodically checking the dehumidifier in the basement and cleaning the filter when required during the Summer;

  • maintaining the basement area in a clean and tidy condition;

  • following up with the private service to maintain the fire extinguishers;

  • maintaining a library of user manuals for appliances and fixtures that can be referred to when needed;

  • locking and unlocking the building for users when requested by the Board/program manager; otherwise securing the building when facilities are not in use;

  • assisting with the setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences, events, etc. where that service has been specifically requested by the user and approved by the Board/rental manager; (otherwise it is the responsibility of the renter/user of the building);

  • adhering to the Centre’s safety policies to ensure a safe environment for everyone*;

  • attending to emergencies when necessary; and,

  • performing related duties as required.



  • high school diploma/GED preferred.

  • proven experience as a building superintendent or in a similar role

  • highly motivated and able to work independently.

  • exhibiting initiative, responsibility, and flexibility.

  • able to perform small repairs (e.g., caulking, replacing washers and light fixtures).

  • the ideal candidate must be able to complete all physical requirements of the job, including the ability to lift up to 22 kg , with or without a reasonable accommodation.


Please note that a recent clear Canadian Criminal Records check is a requirement for this Position.


Hours of Work & Remuneration

  • Hours may vary from week to week as determined by the Board/Director designated for the Building.

  • The Building Superintendent may be required to periodically work evenings, weekends and statutory holidays.

  • The hours to be worked each week will vary depending on use of the facility and the requirements of the season, however they are expected to range from 0 to 10 hours per week maximum.  Hours will be governed by instructions to be issued weekly by the Program Manager.

  • The total annual compensation for the Building Superintendent has been set at $6,000 based on $20 per hour with an average of 6 hours per week. 

  • The Building Superintendent will be retained as an independent contractor and not as an employee of the Baxter Arts Centre. Compensation for travel is not provided.

For more information, or to submit a resume, please contact