Employment Opportunities


Housekeeping positions at BMSC

Location: Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre

Date Posted: 22-Jan-20


The Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre is searching for house-keeping crew to fill positions for the upcoming season, for full time and holiday relief. The positions are ten-month terms that could be recurrent based on the person and the organizational fit. We operate from February 1 to December 15.

This position involves working under minimum supervision, and performs cleaning and minor maintenance tasks to ensure that facilities are maintained with regard to safety, sanitation and appearance.


  • Cleans by dusting, mopping, washing, vacuuming, polishing, brushing, disinfecting or scrubbing all surfaces of furniture, furnishings, floors, walls and other surfaces and restocks cleaning and washroom supplies.
  • Washes or sweeps exterior entry ways as needed or directed.
  • Cleans glass surfaces not requiring the use of scaffolds or safety devices.
  • Clears and cleans waste containers and disposes refuse and recyclables in marked bins or designated areas.
  • Change and replenish linens, uniforms, and towels as required.
  • Wash, dry and fold laundry.
  • Reports furniture, fixtures and other facilities in need of repair.

Performs other assigned duties that are within area of knowledge and skills required by the job description.


  • Working knowledge of WHMIS legislation and WCB regulations
  • Ability to maintain cooperative working relationship with staff, clients and students
  • Physical capacity to carry out duties of the job description
  • Willing and able to work day shifts, including weekends, as required.

Current rate is $15.61 per hour.

We require all interested applicants to submit a current CV with references. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. For those select, a 3-day ‘paid tryout’ may be arranged for the positions, with meals, basic transportation costs and accommodations being provided by the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre.

Please submit your application to info@bamfieldmsc.com, with housekeeping@bamfieldmsc.com CCed.