Hourly Rate: $18.41/hour plus 4% vacation pay
Location: Halton Region which includes Halton Hills, Burlington, Georgetown, Milton, Oakville
Work Schedule: 12 months/year, 8 hours/day (Monday-Friday)
The Halton District School Board (HDSB) invites applications for the role of Casual Caretaker/Custodian. Our Caretakers contribute to the well-being of our students and staff by ensuring our schools and administrative offices ae clean, well maintained and pleasant places to learn and work. New Caretaking staff usually work 40 hours per week. New team members are provided with training on the technical aspects of the position and are mentored by Area Supervisors and staff. Employees work afternoon shifts (after the school day ends) and have the opportunity to work day shifts during March Break, Professional Development Days and during the summer months. Once our casual caretaker successfully completes the six (6) month probationary period their rate of pay increases to $20.70/hour. Casual Caretakers who have mastered the position will be place in a permanent position with full benefit package which includes paid vacation, pension, dental and medical benefits.
Qualifications/Requirements include one or more of the following: completion of a High School Diploma or an equivalent combination or experience and education are required; customer service driven; collaborative team players; creative problem solvers; quick learners, effective communicators (English speakers with basic English writing skills) and safety conscious. A valid driver’s license is required and a reliable vehicle as you will be required to work in various sites within the region of Halton; Physically fit to allow you to lift on average 20lbs on occasion 50 lbs; bending; walking; standing; climbing ladders and stairs; Commercial or Industrial cleaning experience an asset.
Prior to an applicant being accepted for this position, he/she will be required to demonstrate to the “School Board” that he/she has the physical capability to perform the essential physical duties of the job. Potential employment candidates must agree to complete a Post Offer Screen performed via a Service Provider contracted by the School Board. The Post Offer Screen may include the following:
• Disclose pertinent medical history
• Perform a musculoskeletal screen with a Regulated Health Professional
• Perform strength and endurance testing including:
• Low lifting (floor to waist)
• Mid lifting (waist to shoulder)
• High lifting (above shoulder)
• Hand grip (bilateral)
• Pinch grip (bilateral)
• Forward reach
• Overhead reach
• Resting blood pressure
All job offers will be conditional on the candidate passing all components of this test. Results of testing will not be disclosed during the Post Offer Screen. The Board is notified whether the applicant is declared "Fit" or "Not Fit" only, no detailed results are given to the Board.
Offers of employment ae conditional on the provision of a Criminal Background Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening (dated with six months).
To apply for this position, please visit and register as an applicant at www.applytoeducation.com. The Job Category for this position on Apply to Education is “ECE, EA/TA, ERW, Clerical, Custodian, etc.” and the Job Code number is 2301643. Please note that there is no cost to apply to this position. Only applications submitted via Apply to Education are considered. If you require assistance with Apply to Education, please call 1-877-900-5627.
We thank all candidates for their interest in opportunities with the HDSB, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We ask you to please not contact the Board to check on your application.
The Halton District School Board recognizes for students and staff the principles and intents contained in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Ontario Human Rights Code for the Province of Ontario, believes that every person has a right to equitable treatment with respect to the educational process, or service and employment within the Halton District School Board without discrimination because of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, same-sex partnership status, family status or disability. We will make any reasonable accommodations, based on any of the human rights protected grounds, to support candidates to participate in the hiring process. We will provide employment accommodations (i.e. an accessible location) if we are advised of an applicant’s needs in advance of any part of the selection process.