Janitor - Casual on call (Digby, Shelburne, Yarmouth Schools)





Tri-County Regional Centre for Education


The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education (TCRCE) encompasses the three (3) Counties of Shelburne, Yarmouth, and Digby serving approximately 6100 students in twenty-two (22) schools, composed of 13 Elementary Schools, 6 High Schools, 1 Middle School, and 2 Elementary/High Schools.


Regional Centres for Education have Employment Equity Policies and/or processes and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly people of African descent/ancestry and Mi’kmaw/Indigenous ancestry. Please ensure that you complete the self-identification portion on the position application.


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS (mm,dd,yyyy):   at 11:59pm.


Effective Immediately 


Position Type: Casual




  • Casual on call basis - Casuals Janitors are needed in all three counties - Digby, Shelburne, & Yarmouth



  • Cleaning experience and willingness to learning cleaning skills.
  • Completion of WHMIS and first aid.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other trades, custodial staff and school administrations.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to communicate and work alongside diverse cultural and racial backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to value the voice and contribution of others while remaining open to corrective criticism.
  • Completion of WHMIS and First Aid, or willingness to obtain upon hire.


Task Dimensions:

  • Clean, on a daily or as scheduled basis, all assigned areas of the school and perform minor maintenance in accordance with established practices and standards;
  • Obtain and maintain sufficient supplies on hand to carry out the 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;
  • Works cooperatively with other administrative, custodial and maintenance staff.
  • Perform snow and ice control duties;
  • Pick up litter and trash from yards, driveways, parking lots and walkways on an ongoing basis with general clean-ups;
  • Perform duties in compliance with school, Operations Department and Board polices and procedure including occupational health, safety, attendance, work routines, WHMIS and evacuation plans and the laws of the Province of Nova Scotia;
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Janitors are represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) local 964, the collective agreement can also be found on the TCRCE HR website at https://www.tcrce.ca/human-resources/.



  • Complete the online profile/resume - you can attach a resume to your profile, security checks, and reference letters if applicableIn the profile ensure you fill in all areas with a red asterisk * to avoid errors even if it doesn't pertain to your application.
  • Ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certificates. 
  • Ensure to upload all post secondary education diploma/certificates. 

(Please noteThree (3) references from Immediate Supervisors required - failure to include your references will cause delay in processing your application, also you should include email addresses for your references, this will speed up the process, ensure they know to check their junk/spam folders).


Once You've Applied:

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. A notification email will be sent when the position has been filled. Ensure to check your junk/spam folders.



The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education requires that all newly hired employees provide a satisfactory Child Abuse Register Check and Criminal Record / Vulnerable Sector Checks. If you have current security checks less than 3 months old you can attach these checks to your profile / resume, otherwise, you will receive instructions once a decision has been made on your application. 


For more information about the TCRCE visit our website at https://www.tcrce.ca/