Day Porter -- Full Time

Job Code: 3737627

Job Details

Southridge acknowledges that we teach and learn on the unceded Coast Salish territories of the Kwantlen, Katzie, Tsawwassen, and Semiahmoo First Nations.

Southridge is an independent day school located in South Surrey, BC with 680 students enrolled in Kindergarten through Grade 12. We have a tradition of developing well rounded students with a balance of knowledge and goodness, inspiring students to go out into the world and make a difference.

Southridge is affectionately described as ‘a lighthearted place of serious purpose’ and we want you to know…it’s true! If you’re passionate about working in an energizing environment with colleagues that value building strong relationships, fostering strong minds and good hearts through student-centered teaching and learning, and community all while having fun, we want to hear from you!



We are currently inviting applications for the full-time (1.0 FTE) position of a Day Porter. This position contributes to the school’s facilities department by providing routine cleaning of all school buildings.


  • Responsible for on-going routine cleaning of the interior of all school properties as listed in the Cleaning Schedule under the direction of the facilities staff

  • Inspection and stocking of student and staff washrooms throughout the day

  • Spot cleaning carpets throughout the schools as needed

  • Emergency or extra cleaning as required to support the janitorial team

  • Continual monitoring of buildings and grounds conditions to identify areas that require attention or may affect the safety of the students and staff

  • Bring maintenance items to the attention of the Director of Facilities or Facilities Coordinator for prioritizing

  • Assist with traffic duties as directed by Facilities staff

  • Assist with laundry as directed by Facilities staff on occasion

  • Assist with School function set-ups and fundraising events as directed


  • Proficiency with use of automated systems including work ticket systems, email and calendars (GSuite)

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment as well as a able to work collaboratively with minimum supervision and function well as part of a team

  • Observant and aware of what is happening in and around the school

  • Personable and professional manner when representing the school to parents, students, staff and outside contractors and suppliers

  • Reliable and dependable

  • Flexibility and willingness to work extra time for major school events

  • Able to lift 20lbs.


The ideal candidate will be aligned with values and mission of Southridge, will want to be an active member of a vibrant school community, and will demonstrate a desire to make a difference in the world. They will be someone who:

  • Is a lifelong learner
  • Has excellent study, critical thinking, and communication skills

  • Is a creative and independent thinker

  • Has a positive attitude

  • Seeks their passion

  • Believes in the value of trust, tolerance, compassion, and respect

  • Understands the sacrifice and reward of community service

  • Has an appreciation of, and a desire for, lifelong physical activity and fitness

  • Commits to personal wellness

  • Appreciates the arts and their contribution to a richer life

  • Can work effectively as part of a team

Southridge offers a competitive salary. In addition, we have a comprehensive benefits package, a generous RRSP matching program, access to health and wellness activities including generous support for professional learning and development. Preferred candidates will be required to complete a satisfactory Criminal Records Check.

The salary range for this position is between $43,000. and $46,000.

To learn more about our school, explore our website:

To apply for this position, please visit our 'How to Apply' page for step-by-step instructions on submitting an application through our online system. This posting will remain open until filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Posted On
June 03, 2024
Closing Date & Time
August 03, 2024 11:30 PM PST/PDT

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Southridge School
$43,000 - $46,000
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter