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Certified Maintenance Worker – Regular Full Time – 38.75 Hours Per Week – Board Office

Position Description

Posting: S2022-02-407

Certified Maintenance Worker – Regular Full Time – 38.75 hours per week

Western Québec School Board Office

Nature of the work

The principal and customary work of an employee in this class of employment consists in performing maintenance, repair and renovation work falling under several building trades.

Characteristic functions

The employee in this class of employment ordinarily carries out his or her activities in places where it would be neither practical nor necessary to continuously call upon qualified workmen. He or she performs general maintenance work, such as repairing or renovating buildings, sanitary installations and simple mechanical installations. He or she may also carry out the preventive maintenance of equipment.

On occasion, he or she may be required to coordinate the work of less experienced or nonspecialized workmen.

If need be, he or she performs any other related duty

Required Qualifications

Schooling or qualification certificate and experience

For electrical and plumbing work: have the pertinent legal qualifications for the class of employment and have four (4) years of pertinent experience.


Hold a Diploma of Vocational Studies in a pertinent building specialty for the class of employment or a diploma or an attestation of studies recognized as equivalent by the competent authority, and have eight (8) years of pertinent experience.


Hold an equivalent valid qualification certificate for the class of employment issued by a recognized body and have four (4) years of pertinent experience. In the case where the qualification certificate requires less than four (4) apprenticeship periods, he or she must also have one (1) year of pertinent experience to compensate for each missing period.

Additional Responsibilities

The employee acts as team leader for caretakers’ class I and class II. In this respect and according tothe schedule established with his or her superior, he or she organizes, coordinates and oversees all maintenance work as well as the preventive and physical upkeep carried out by the members of a team.

He or she gives his or her opinion and reports on the quality of the work.

He or she must ensure the cleanliness of the premises. In this respect, he or she organizes and carries out maintenance work by performing, along with the members of a team, maintenance workman, class I duties; he or she ensures that maintenance apparatus and equipment are kept in good condition.

Have a valid driver’s license

Additional Requirements:

A pre-assessment written test will be conducted to evaluate all potential candidates for people management and cognitive aptitude skills.

Working conditions

Salary: $24.83 per hour + $1.07 per hour (Lead hand premium)

Start Date: as soon as possible

Application must include:

Resume (including detailed work history and education background)

A cover letter

Professional references


by 4:00 p.m., March 2, 2022

Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

The Western Quebec School Board is committed to building an educational community with the common purpose to realize the potential of all our students by cultivating a strong corps of support, professional, teaching and administrative excellence. We therefore encourage applications from Indigenous people, as well as from other racialized people groups, persons living with a disability, people of religious faith, and gender minorities.

As an organization, we strive to hire individuals who reflect the communities we serve, and who embody and practice a love of life-long learning, teamwork, and the highest professional ethics. Our efforts to achieve a diverse workforce that contributes to a culturally safe working environment include establishing proactive employment practices to address systemic barriers and removing obstacles to hiring and retaining qualified people.

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