Caretaker 2019/2020
York Region District School Board
Aurora, ON
Position: Caretaker

Work Location: Various School Locations

Salary: $22.31 - $23.29

Application Deadline: June 30, 2020

Thank you for your interest in a career as a Caretaker with the York Region District School Board. This application is for Caretaker opportunities for the 2019/2020 school year. Please Note: This application is for term opportunities as they arise throughout the year.

Term Positions: This is a position that is full time hours (40 hours per week) and has a defined contract end date (in excess of 30 working days)

This position is responsible for a wide variety of physical duties and responsibilities.

Major Responsibilities:
Cleaning washrooms/classrooms/hallways/offices
Removing garbage from classrooms, lunchrooms, shops and washrooms
Performing checks and/or minor maintenance of building mechanical systems
Writing and reviewing daily maintenance logs and outlined expectations
Sweeping, dry mopping, wet mopping or vacuuming floors
Dusting and/or washing tables, desks, shelving, cupboards, etc.
Cleaning up spills of vomit, blood and small amounts of chemical
Clearing walkways and entrance ways of snow and ice
Performing interior and exterior security checks
Performing outside maintenance including grass cutting and garden clean-up

In doing such tasks you will be:
required to participate in pre- and post-employment training;
required to use chemicals and be aware of the safety requirements in the handling of such chemicals;
exposed to dust;
physically active;
required to lift and carry books, boxes and other heavy materials;
required to work a variety of shifts ranging from early morning to late evening;
at times working at heights of up to 24 feet using a personal platform lift; and,
expected to do all of this, both alone and as part of a team, to provide quality service in a child-focused environment.

Education, Experience, and Qualifications:
Grade 12 Diploma (S.S.G.D.) or an equivalency program/certificate (GED)

Additional Information:
In the application process, you will be prompted to provide at least three (3) professional, supervisory references (including full name, position title, work location/organization, and email address) in the job posting screening section of the online application. We do not contact references prior to practicum/interview.
For your information, a list of YRDSB Schools is provided.

Equity, Diversity, and Accommodation:
The York Region District School Board believes in giving each and every applicant an equal opportunity to succeed on their own merit, and we strive to hire staff that reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and our communities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Human Resource Services strives to ensure that all recruiting processes are non-discriminatory and barrier-free and will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If you are selected to participate in our recruitment process, please inform our Recruitment and Retention Team of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in advance of attending the interview/practicum. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

As a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to submit a current original Police Vulnerable Sector Check from the police jurisdiction in which they reside prior to commencing employment with the Board. Police Vulnerable Sector Check documents are only valid if issued within the last six months. Candidates are not advised to obtain this document prior to an offer of employment.

On-line applications are collected centrally at the Education Centre - Aurora and are monitored by Human Resource Services. Only candidates selected to participate in our selection process will be contacted. All other applicants are thanked for their interest.