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Sanitation Associate

Full Time, Hourly + Richmond, BC

Dare Foods Limited is a private, family owned portfolio of brands established in 1892. The Dare “Made Better” promise guides everything we do and comes to life through our portfolio of consumer-loved brands including Bear Paws, Breton, REALFRUIT, Boulangerie Grissol, and Whippet (to name just a few). Our Corporate office is in Cambridge Ontario. We have been located in the Kitchener area since the family’s original store opened in 1892.

Sanitation Associate

We are looking for a hard-working Sanitation Associate to work in the afternoon shift on a full-time, permanent basis, from 2 pm- 10 pm or 3 pm – 11 pm. The ongoing rate for this role is $18.08/hour, subject to wage increase when this years’ raises are announced. This person would be responsible for keeping the facility clean and in orderly condition.


  • Following appropriate cleaning and sanitizing procedures
  • Filling in daily janitorial sanitation record
  • Cleaning building floors/walls/furniture by dusting, sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming
  • Gathering and emptying trash on a regular basis
  • Cleaning restrooms and staff lunchrooms and kitchen
  • Cleaning common areas (including hand-wash sinks, windows, glass partitions, and doors) using appropriate sanitation chemicals
  • Cleaning parking areas and walkways and removing any debris
  • Removing cardboards, plastics and organic waste from mixing room
  • Baling of cardboards using the baler
  • Sweeping warehouse floors (removal of any spills or wood chips from pallets)
  • Cleaning sanitation tools (brooms and dust pans, launder mop heads)
  • Other duties as required


  • Previous experience is an asset
  • Ability to read information written on checklists, data sheets and labels
  • Ability to work overtime or rotating shifts
  • Flexible with job duties and reliable attendance record
  • Must be able to follow directions, work without supervision
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of diverse individuals within the plant
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds


If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply in writing August 14, 2022 quoting the appropriate position title via e-mail to  hrresumes@darefoods.com (.txt, .doc or .pdf formats).

Thank you for your interest in Dare Foods Ltd. and the opportunity to review your resume, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No follow up inquiries or agencies at this time please

Guided by our Purpose, Mission and Values Dare Foods Limited is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected, supported and proud to work here. 

Dare Foods Ltd. will provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.