Custodian - several schools (permanent, full and part-time)

The Avon Maitland District School Board is inviting applications for the permanent positions of Basic Custodian at the following locations:
Anne Hathaway Public School in Stratford, Ontario – 40 hours per week
Clinton Public School in Clinton, Ontario – 20 hours per week
Maitland River Elementary School in Wingham, Ontario – 40 hours per week
Upper Thames Elementary School in Mitchell, Ontario – 20 hours per week
Perth Care For Kids in Mitchell, Ontario – 20 hours per week

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Building Maintenance:

  • Changing lights;
  • Shovelling snow;
  • Operating snow blower;
  • Cleaning and inspecting roof;
  • Operating grass cutting equipment;
  • Performing minor repairs;
  • Conducting health and safety checks;

Building Cleaning:

  • Operating and maintaining all equipment;
  • Performing all minor and major cleaning as outlined in cleaning checklists and Standard Operating Procedures

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • The ability to lift up to 50 lbs., climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding;
  • Mechanical aptitude with experience in 1 or more of the trade disciplines eg. Plumbing, electrical, carpentry;
  • Exemplary interpersonal, professional and organizational skills;
  • The ability to use a computer eg. Goggle mail (GAFE);
  • Experience in handling machinery ie. buffing machine, lawn mowers, snowblowers; and,
  • Knowledge of proper usage of hazardous chemicals and cleaning supplies.

Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum grade 12 high school diploma or GED equivalent;
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, multi-task, take initiative, and work under pressure/meet deadlines; and,
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Hours of Work: see above, 12 months per year.  Shift work is involved.  
  • Wage range in accordance with the Basic Custodian grid, $21.20 to $21.66 per hour as per the UNIFOR Collective Agreement.  
  • The effective date of the position is as soon as possible.
Interested applicants are requested to send a letter of application along with a resume to (subject line: Permanent Basic Custodian Job Competition) prior to 12:00 pm on Thursday, October 21, 2021.  We thank candidates who submit an application and advise that only candidates who are chosen for an interview will receive a reply. 
AMDSB is committed to equity in employment and equitable hiring practices that allow us to engage qualified staff who reflect diversity.  We will make any reasonable accommodation, based on any of the human rights protected grounds, to support candidates to participate in the hiring process.  
Note:  A satisfactory criminal background check will be part of the recruitment process.