Custodian - floater, several schools (permanent, full-time)

The Avon Maitland District School Board is inviting applications for the permanent positions of Floater Basic Custodian at the following locations:
Central Huron Secondary School in Clinton, Ontario – 40 hours per week
FE Madill Secondary School in Wingham, Ontario – 40 hours per week
Listowel District Secondary School in Listowel, Ontario – 40 hours per week
North Perth Westfield Elementary School in Listowel, Ontario – 40 hours per week
Mitchell District High School in Mitchell, Ontario – 40 hours per week

Essential Functions and Responsibilities 

Building Maintenance:

  • Change lights;
  • Shovel snow;
  • Operate snow blower;
  • Clean and inspect roof;
  • Operate grass cutting equipment;
  • Perform minor repairs;
  • Conduct health and safety checks;
  • Service roof top unit

Building Cleaning:

  • Operate and maintain all equipment;
  • Perform 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;
  • Abilitiy to organize, prioritize, multi-task, take initiative, and work under pressure/meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently; and,
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable vehicle.
This position will be deployed to replace absent staff in schools across the district, as well as to provide additional support to specific sites for special projects or to assist during peak workload periods.  Appropriate mileage will be paid as per AP 515-Travel & Expense Reimbursement.
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week with a minimum ½ hour unpaid lunch break for a total of 8.5 hours per day, 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 (with the subject line: Permanent Floater 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.