SRCE-21-700, AEC Cleaner


The Strait Regional (0052) invites applications from qualified candidates for the posted vacancy.  In accordance with the CUPE (3100) Collective Agreement , senior qualified candidates will be given preference.   Candidates who apply for more than one position,   may rank their applications in order of preference.    Please also indicate if you wish to be considered for subsequent arising vacancies.

As part of the public education system in Nova Scotia, the Strait Regional Centre for Education (SRCE) was established on April 1, 2018, to deliver the public school program focusing on supporting student learning, achievement, well-being and overall success.  The Strait Regional Centre for Education, with the support of approximately 1,000 employees, works diligently to achieve its mission “to empower our children and youth, within safe, equitable and inclusive environments to embrace a changing world as responsible, contributing and successful lifelong learners.”  In 2019-2020, the SRCE operates 20 schools with approximately 5,952 students; and approximately 321 children are attending pre-primary programs at 14 school locations.  Located in the northeastern part of Nova Scotia, the Strait Regional Centre for Education’s jurisdiction encompasses the counties of Antigonish, Guysborough, Inverness and Richmond, an area of approximately 11,000 square kilometres with a population of 53,125 (Census 2016).


The cleaner position falls within the CUPE Local 955 job classification. Salary and Benefits information for this position can be accessed by clicking this link  CUPE Local 955 Collective Agreement .


Work Schedule: 8 hours/day 

Deadline for Applications:  01/24/2022,  at 11:59 pm.

Effective Dates:   01/31/2022   






  • Clean, on a daily or as scheduled basis, all assigned areas of the school in accordance with established practices and standards;
  • Obtain and maintain sufficient supplies on hand to carry out duties and responsibilities;
  • Report any breakdowns, accidents, damage or vandalism to the appropriate supervisor;
  • Secure all doors and windows whenever the building is vacated and activate security system if last person to vacate building;
  • Perform floor care duties, such as stripping, sealing, waxing, burnishing, etc.;
  • Perform duties in compliance with school, Operations Department, and Regional Education Centre policies and procedures including occupational health, safety, work routines, WHMIS, and evacuation plans and the laws of the Province of Nova Scotia ;
  • Other related duties as assigned.



*Training and/or experience in commercial cleaning methods and procedures;
*Ability to perform all the duties of this position;
*Current WHMIS certification or willing to obtain;
*Current First Aid/CPR certification or willing to obtain;
*Effective interpersonal and organizational skills;
*Ability to communicate effectively in both the written and oral form;
*Willingness to work as part of the school support team.


Your application must include at least three (3) work-related references; one must be your most recent supervisor.    The Strait Regional Centre for Education appreciates your expression of interest for employment.  Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. All candidates short listed for interviews will have references check prior to being interviewed.  Candidates can check on the status of their applications in Successfactors under My Applications.

 All employees of the Strait Regional Centre for Education must provide a current (within the last 3 months), and clear Criminal Record Check-Vulnerable Sector and Child Abuse Registry prior to employment with the Strait Regional Centre for Education