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Job Poster - Cleaner

Position title: Cleaner
Appointment Process No: WSAW CLEANER 2017
Type: Indeterminate
Department: Embassy of Canada in Warsaw, Poland
Number of Vacancies: 1
Group and level: GS-01
Salary: Starting annual salary PLN 38,171 gross (prospects of regular annual pay increments)
Benefits: supplementary medical benefit and life insurance
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Closing date: 16.10.2017, 24:00

Summary of Duties:

Under general supervision of the Administration Assistant, the Cleaner ensures the cleanliness of the Chancery, including offices, hallways, washrooms and kitchens, prepares rooms for official events at the Chancery, cleans and prepares staff quarters for new residents, as well as performs other cleaning duties as required.

Area of Selection/Eligibility:

This position is open to individuals who are eligible to reside and work in Poland, who meet all of the essential requirements stated below, and whose applications are received by the closing date.
Candidates should bear in mind that a physical presence will be required during the assessment stages.
The Canadian Government is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered on merit. All employee activities will be governed by the Government of Canada’s Code of Values and Ethics.

Essential Qualifications

Candidates must demonstrate concisely in their cover letter and CV how they meet those essential criteria:


  • Communicative level of Polish (oral & written).


  • Minimum 2 years’ recent experience* as a Cleaner in a commercial, industrial or government building.

* Recent is defined as within the past 5 years.


  • Honesty;
  • Discretion;
  • Client focus;
  • Ability to work as part of the team;
  • Adaptability and flexibility.

Asset Qualifications

Preference may be given to candidates who have the following asset qualifications:

  • Experience as a Cleaner or Maid in a diplomatic mission.
  • Basic knowledge of English and/or French.

If the candidate meets the factors listed in the asset qualifications they must also clearly demonstrate how they meet these factors in their covering letter.

Operational Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime occasionally, weekends and after normal working hours.
  • Hours of work: regular working week 40 hours (8 hours per day).

Conditions of Employment:

  • Any job offer is subject to receipt of satisfactory references and the ability to obtain and maintain a Reliability security screening (including a criminal record and credit check).
  • Proof of right to work in Poland will be required at the interview stage of the process.
  • A medical certificate will be required.

How to apply:

  • Your application should consist of a cover letter, a CV and attached professional references. Your application documents can be prepared either in Polish, English or French. You can send your application electronically to: you can submit your application in paper version directly at:

    Ambasada Kanady
    Sekcja HR
    ul. J. Matejki 1/5
    00-481 Warszawa.

  • Please write clearly in the subject line of the message or on the envelope: WSAW CLEANER 2017
  • Applications which do not include all of the requested documents or information will be rejected.
  • Candidates must demonstrate concisely in their cover letter how they meet the essential and asset qualifications.

Important notes:

  • Communication for this process will be sent via email and telephone. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
  • Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email).
  • Candidates selected at the screening stage will be invited for further assessment. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, a practical exam and/or an oral interview.
  • Please note that reference checks may be sought for candidates at any stage of the recruitment process.
  • If candidates need any special assistance in terms of attending interviews or participating in the interview process, please let us know whilst making the application.
  • The Embassy of Canada in Poland does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interviews/exams nor does it reimburse any relocation costs.
  • Please note that the Embassy of Canada in Warsaw, Poland does not sponsor work permits directly or indirectly.

If you have any questions at any stage of the process, please send an email to


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