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St. Basil School, Brantford

40 Hours/Week; 12 Months/Year - 1.0 FTE

Afternoon Shift - 3:30 pm to 11:30 pm

Start Date: To Be Determined

Qualifications Knowledge and experience in cleaning procedures and techniques, normally acquired through a combination of at least one year of training and experience in a commercial or institutional cleaning;

An Ontario Secondary School Diploma, including technical subjects, is preferred;

Able to read and write text, including writing requisitions for supplies, writing reports regarding occurrences at the job site, reading and understanding WHMIS and Material Safety Data Sheets and using basic arithmetic including proportions;

A working knowledge of basic electricity, basic plumbing, heating system operation, yard maintenance, cleaning procedures and techniques, fire extinguishers and alarms. The ability to operate security systems and programmable time controllers;

A working knowledge of safety regulations, practices and procedures such as WHMIS, use of personal protective equipment, lifting techniques, materials handling, and working from adders and scaffolding. Able to understand all WHMIS and safety regulations and perform tasks in a safe manner;

Knowledge and experience in the safe operation of all required equipment and machinery, such as power/hand tools, floor machines and lawn maintenance equipment, and including working from ladders, scaffolding, scissor-lifts and man-lifts;

Basic working knowledge of a computerized environment, including data entry in various software programs; internet and e-mail;

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to function effectively with supervisors, plant staff, teachers, students and contractors;

Able to work with minimal supervision and/or in a group setting; and

Subject to the Board's duty to accommodate, the ability to perform required physical tasks, including climbing ladders and scaffolding, pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying moderate and heavy loads, including janitorial equipment, furniture, materials/supplies, pails of water and bags of garbage.

Duties/Responsibilities Maintain a clean, healthy and safe environment within the school or assigned work area;

Maintain the school grounds, including grass cutting and snow shoveling;

Assist the Principal with site emergencies, i.e., heating, repairs, electrical, water pipes;

Be aware of and report any potentially harmful items or occurrences on or around school property;

Assist external groups using the school facilities, including opening/locking doors, and reporting any concerns to the Principal, i.e., damages, smoking, fire regulations;

Perform minor repairs on the Board's buildings, equipment or machinery including plumbing, electrical, paint touch up, repairing furniture, and boarding broken windows;

Service all equipment, machinery or systems. This would include changing filters, fan belts, greasing shafts or bearings, etc.;

Operate the school heating system, including turning the system on/off, changing filters, greasing parts, and monitoring the operation of the system. Attend the school to ensure the heating system is running on weekends and holidays, as required;

Operate the school security system, including checking and locking interior/exterior doors, checking, closing and locking windows through the building, turning lights on/off and activating the security system at the end of the shift;

Attend the school for fire, security of other after hours events, as requested;

Maintain inventory of materials related to cleaning and maintenance, including preparing requisitions, receiving and storage of materials;

Prepare and maintain accurate records are required, including Ministry reports/records, on-line work requests, occurrence reports, fire regulation logs, security system reports, weekly fire alarm checks, water flushing and salting/sanding logs;

Work in compliance with WHMIS regulations and ensure that chemicals are used, labelled and stored safely in accordance with the Material Safety Data Sheet. This includes referencing MSDS's using computer programs;

Follow safe work practices and procedures, including ensuring that proper protective equipment is worn and maintained;

Assist the Principal to carry out fire drills, safety audits and workplace inspections; and

Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor of Maintenance, Principal or Designate.

Applications must include: Cover Letter; and


Preference is given to individuals in the Casual Custodian pool for all permanent Caretaker and Cleaner positions. About Us

As a Catholic Learning Community, the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board provides faith formation and academic excellence, which enables our graduates to live a life of love and service in Christ. The Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board provides a Christ-centered education to approximately 12,000 students within 28 elementary schools, 3 secondary schools and a multisite Alternative Education school and 3 administrative offices.

The Board currently employs over 1500 permanent staff and approximately 350 casual and occasional staff which includes teachers who are supported by a team of consultants, principals and administrators and non-academic staff who work to ensure the best possible facilities, supports and resources are available to our students and the system. The Board encompasses the broad geographical area of the City of Brantford and the counties of Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk. We are located approximately one hour west of Toronto, one hour east of London and one hour south of Kitchener-Waterloo.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic 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. We remain committed to upholding our Catholic values of equity and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. Therefore, in pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across the district in actualizing the Boards Multi-Year Strategic Plan. We actively encourage applications from individuals from all groups and specifically those groups that may experience systemic barriers. We value and respect the contributions that each person brings to enriching the Board and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in the communities that we serve.

Accessibility and Accommodation Statement

We also recognize our duty to accommodate and to foster a culture of inclusion. Consistent with our Catholic social teachings and virtues, we will make any appropriate accommodation based on any of the protected grounds in the Human Rights Code to support candidate participation in the hiring process. When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the hiring process. If you require accommodation for reasons of disability in the application or interview process, please email your request to in advance of any part of the process. All information received relating to a candidates required accommodation will be addressed confidentially by Human Resource Services.We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Rick Petrella

Chair of the Board

Michael McDonald


Excellence in Learning ~ Living in Christ

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