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Janitor/Driver/Incinerator Operator

Cambridge Bay
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$ 49,823.00
Northern Allowance: 
$ 19716.00
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
03 March 2017

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Janitor/Driver/Incinerator Operator provides janitorial duties, routine building and equipment maintenance, general assistance to the health centre such as courier and delivery services, drives residents of the Continuing Care unit to functions and appointments in the community, and ensures the vehicle and facility are clean and well maintained.  The incumbent assists in maintaining a safe, sanitary, and operational environment for the residents, clients, families, visitors, and staff.  This position would handle basic systems checks of the incinerator, loading, starting the system and monitoring throughout the cycle which will include some preventative maintenance functions and clean out.

As a member of a team and under the direction of the Support Service Manager, the Janitor/Driver/Incinerator Operator is responsible for the day-to-day janitorial duties throughout the Continuing Care Centre, with services provided in accordance with Accreditation Canada Standards and environmental cleaning best practices (i.e., Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee’s (PIDAC) Best Practices for Environmental Cleaning for Prevention and Control of Infections).

In addition, the position performs routine maintenance on equipment (i.e., wheelchairs, walkers), maintenance and repairs not covered by the Department of Community and Government Services throughout the Health Centre and general assistance to staff. 

The ideal candidate will have Grade 12 or Grade 11 and one year related experience; or  Grade 10 and two years related experience, must possess a valid class 4 driver’s license and satisfactory driver’s abstract, and the following competencies:  completion of WHMIS course and Transport of Dangerous Goods; basic mechanical or carpentry experience; Standard First Aid, CP (infant and adult); maintain strict confidentiality; ability to lift heavy weights and bulky items; and willingness to be flexible.

The following are assets:  understanding and speaking community dialects, completion of training in carpentry, mechanical or plumbing, experience working in a commercial or institutional setting.

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 will be created to provide relief work when required.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Department of Finance (Cambridge Bay)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 2377, Cambridge Bay, Nunavut X0B 0C0
Phone: (867) 983-4058
Toll free: 1-866-667-6624
Fax: (867) 983-4041