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Job Title:
Cleaner (P-T 50%)

151,182 CZK gross (144,88 CZK per hour)

Vacancy type:

Term Details:
This position is a LES (Locally Engaged Staff) position, subject to the Terms and Conditions of Employment for LES in the Czech Republic

General Support


Prague, Czech Republic

Closing date for applications:
17-02-2020 at 23:59 UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under the direction of the Facility and Logistics Officer, the incumbent is responsible for cleaning in the Chancery with particular attention to the Multi-Purpose Room (MPR).

Essential qualifications:
Applicants must clearly and explicitly demonstrate in both their application letter and résumé that they meet the essential qualifications in education and/or experience and language criteria listed to be screened into this competition. Only candidates that meet the language, experience and/or education qualifications will be invited for assessment.

• Successful completion of a secondary institution, min. vocational school.

• Fluency in Czech is essential;
• Knowledge of some English and/or French;

• *Recent Experience working in an Embassy environment for a minimum of 5 years as a cleaner or other relevant role;
• *Recent Experience in assisting with the preparation for large diplomatic events for a minimum of 5 years.
*Recent is defined as within the last 7 years.

Rated Requirements:
The Rated Requirements relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies will also be assessed. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview, practical tests or presentations.

• General knowledge of cleaning methods.

• Interpersonal skills;
• Excellent client service skills.

• Perform routine cleaning schedules;
• prepare the cleaning supply order;
• identify and report Health & Safety hazards;
• maintain stock count of supplies and equipment;
• ability to read, interpret, and follow cleaning and maintenance instructions;
• ability to multi-task and work under pressure.

Personal suitability
• Discretion;
• Dependability;
• Attention to detail;
• Initiative.

Asset Qualifications:
Preference may be given to candidates who have the following asset qualifications:
• Experience working in an official residence or in a diplomatic context;
• Competency in French
If candidates meet the factors listed in the asset qualifications they must also clearly demonstrate how they meet these factors in their covering letter.

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:
• Must be able to work overtime as required (sometimes at short notice);
• Must be available to work periodic evenings and/or weekends to provide service at official functions
• The employee will be required to wear a uniform and should be able to do physical tasks such as lift heavy boxes, etc.

Condition(s) of Employment:
• Candidates must be able to start work no more than two (2) months following an offer of employment.
• Candidates must have a valid work permit at the time of submitting their application;
• The appointment of the successful candidates is subject to obtaining a security clearance which the Embassy will complete

The candidate may be required to provide the following documents:
- Personal ID (občanský průkaz);
- 1 x recent passport photos;
- Certificate(s) of employment/letter(s) and references;
- School certificates/diplomas.

Area of selection:
Open to external and internal applicants who: • are legally authorized to work in Czech Republic at the time of the application • meet all the essential qualifications • apply by the closing date The Canadian Government is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered 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. Candidates must be able to start work no more than two (2) months following an offer of employment. Applications of candidates who are not within the area of selection will not be considered. Please note that the Embassy of Canada in Prague, Czech Republic, does not directly or indirectly sponsor work permits.

Important Notes:
• Please follow the link and complete the online application form.
• Candidates are required to upload a cover letter and CV in English or French. Applications, which do not include the requested documents or information in the CV or cover letter, will be rejected. Any additional information must be included as part of these two attachments.
• 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.
• 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 to the Czech Republic 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 openings at the Embassy of Canada to the Czech Republic, which might arise in the 12 months following the completion of this recruitment process.
• If you have any questions at any stage of the recruitment process, please send an email to:

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