Sanitation Associate

Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Full Time
Entry Level

POSITION: Sanitation Associate                                                REPORTS TO: Director, Operations 

We created One Degree Organic Foods to give you the power to meet every farmer, farm co-op, and producer behind every ingredient you are eating — just like a farmer’s market. Our family believes in the connection between healthy soil, healthy plants, and healthy people. And we believe you deserve 100% transparency in everything you eat. If you are excited by the idea of sharing your passion for healthy and delicious food with like-minded individuals and bringing great tasting products to consumers across North America and beyond, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for a Sanitation Associate to join our Sanitation Team! Our Sanitation Associate is responsible for completing all janitorial tasks as assigned to ensure we operate in a clean work environment!


You will be a great fit if you are a friendly and hardworking team player who is eager to tackle new challenges. You will have the opportunity to work in all different areas and departments. This role is physically demanding as you will be working in a fast-paced environment that involves repetitive tasks, bending, crouching, lifting, and standing for extended periods. Also, you must be able to work in hot, cold, dusty, wet, dirty, and varying pressure conditions due to the nature of this position! However, this gives you the opportunity to work in a welcoming and supportive environment where your work has a direct and positive impact on how we function!

Here is Who You Are…

Drive & Motivation

  • You are a hard worker with a willingness to learn
  • You want to expand your knowledge and learn our unique processes
  • You are a positive and optimistic team player who strives for excellence

Character & Abilities

  • You are able to lift 23kg repetitively
  • You are able to multitask and troubleshoot through common issues
  • You are able to follow processes and work diligently with minimal supervision

Skills & Experience

  • You must understand and learn all aspects of sanitation
  • You have janitorial experience working in an industrial/manufacturing environment
  • You have experience operating a scissor-lift
  • You have excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • You are organized and like being clean


  • Commitment to on-going personal development within the organization

Things You Will Do…

  • Follow all given instructions including work and safety procedures or standards
  • Communicate with the Supervisor or appropriate stakeholders about issues, tasks
  • Complete all janitorial tasks required in a safe and efficient manner, including deep cleaning of all areas
  • Tasks may include but not limited to shoveling waste, emptying trash, sweeping, cleaning machinery, moving tasks
  • Ensure all necessary tests are completed at the end of each shift, tasks or as instructed
  • Write incident reports documenting flooding and other incidents
  • Working with heights, chemicals, and steam

Other …

  • You must be available to work various shifts or hours, as the job requires

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