This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit by location only.
The Janitor is responsible for providing essential services for maintaining a safe, secure, comfortable and sanitary environment in the School. The janitor ensures the school room temperature levels are normal, water and fuel supplies are adequate and the school is cleaned. The position has great impact in helping the school be opened on continuous bases when the duties are performed.
Under the direction of the Principal the Janitor ensures that the building is readied for occupancy each day. He or she will also maintain a clean safe environment by daily sweeping or vacuuming all floor areas, weekly scrubbing of all non-carpeted areas in the school and cleaning walls, handrails and other surface areas as necessary and performing other duties as assigned by the principal.
The successful candidate will have knowledge of cleaning techniques, use of specific cleaners for various surfaces and experience in using cleaning equipment, such as industrial vacuum cleaners, buffers etc.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatugangit is an asset.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.