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CARETAKER CLASS 1 (Evening Shift) – Replacement Full Time – 38.75 Hours Per Week

Position Description



Replacement Full time – 38.75 hours per week

Greater Gatineau Elementary School

Nature of the work

The principal and customary work of an employee in this class of employment consists in being responsible for performing and overseeing the maintenance work as well as the preventive and physical upkeep conducted exclusively during the evening or at night in an educational institution or building according to instructions and in the absence of the caretaker, class II, foreman or school principal, and for being responsible for a total area covering less than 9 275 m2

In addition, he or she performs the characteristic functions of the class of employment of

maintenance workman, class II.

Characteristic functions

The employee in this class of employment must ensure the cleanliness of the premises by performing maintenance workman, class II duties, according to the schedule established. In addition, he or she is responsible for overseeing the maintenance work carried out by nonspecialized workmen; he or she ensures that the maintenance apparatus and equipment are kept in good condition.

He or she must ensure that the building and its equipment are in good condition. He or she inspects and verifies the lighting, heating and ventilation systems; he or she ensures the operation of heating equipment which does not require the presence of a stationary engineer. He or she carries out or ensures that the required preventive upkeep is carried out; he or she carries out minor or temporary repairs; he or she reports any breakdown detected and ensures that the necessary repairs are carried out; he or she follows up the work of specialized or nonspecialized workmen. He or she repairs doors, windows and furniture; he or she may assemble and install material.

He or she takes all the necessary measures to ensure adequate security against fire and theft. In certain specific cases and, as required, he or she monitors the comings and goings of visitors, students and staff. If need be, he or she ensures the preparation of rooms and halls.

In keeping with the procedure established, he or she identifies needs in materials, products and equipment required for maintenance work; he or she ensures that the standards respecting the safe use, storage and disposal of products are respected.

He or she makes suggestions and recommendations concerning products, materials, equipment and work methods.

He or she may be required to supervise the work of other nonspecialized employees.

He or she may be required to use a computer and the necessary software to perform his or her duties.

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

Required Qualifications:

Have three (3) years of pertinent experience.

Practical Skills:

Have a general knowledge of the operation of the heating, ventilation, lighting and alarm systems that a caretaker oversees.

Have a basic knowledge of the main building trades.

Working Conditions:

Salary: $23.24 per hour

Start: July 4, 2022

End: to be determined

*(Evening Shift Premium: $1411 annually)

Application must include:

Resume (including detailed work history and education background)

A cover letter

Professional references


by 4:00 p.m., July 1, 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.

We acknowledge that the lands upon which we live, learn, and work are the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe peoples. We thank them for sharing these lands and commit, as an organization, as educators and as individuals, to an ongoing relationship that recognizes and respects the lands, traditions, and culture of the Anishinaabe people.

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