• 2363506
  • (Reference :GW_CMM_BK_2017)
  • Passenger Car Cleaners (Bank of General Workers)


  • As soon as possible
  • VIA Rail Canada Inc., a leader in passenger transportation in Canada, is currently seeking applications for Passenger car cleaners (General Worker) to build a bank of potential candidates to fill positions that may become available in 2017 to work at it's Montreal Maintenance Center in Pointe St-Charles.

    As a General Worker, you will be responsible for cleaning the interior and exterior of passenger railway cars, vacuuming and washing carpets, wiping tables and chairs, changing direction of seats, cleaning washrooms, cleaning windows (interior & exterior), draining and filling potable water reservoirs, draining waste water retention reservoirs. You must be able to work outdoors.

    The positions are permanent 40 hours per week and the work schedule may vary (day, evening, night, week-end and holidays).

    Hourly salary: $26.87/H
    Evening shift differential: $0.75/H
    Night shift differential: $1.00/H

    • Possess a High School Diploma
    • Professional or technical diploma in: Mechanics, Tinning, Pipe fitting or Welding (asset)
    • Possess a valid driver's license
    • Possess at least one year of experience as a cleaner
    • Be flexible regarding work schedules
    • Possess the physical capacity to do the job
    • Be quality and results oriented
    • Able to work in a team
    • Capable of lifting weights ranging up to 23kg (50 lb)
    • Possess mechanical aptitudes

    VIA Rail thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. VIA Rail is an employment-equity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. VIA Rail Canada is proud to be a military friendly employer.

Company description

Our employees are key contributors to operating 420 trains weekly on 12,500 kilometers of track, serving 450 communities across the country, from coast to coast and north to Hudson Bay . They believe in our more human way to travel. They share our passion for quality services, traveller satisfaction and safety. They continue to make us a leader in travel and tourism experiences in Canada.

Over the coming years, together, we will tackle ambitious passenger rail modernization and expansion projects. We will also experience the retirement of many colleagues. This will open the door to a wealth of opportunities for motivated individuals who embrace our mission and values.

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