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





Tri-County Regional Centre for Education

The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education encompasses the three counties of Shelburne, Yarmouth, and Digby serving 5757 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 Nova Scotian, African Canadian and African ancestry and Mi’kmaw/Indigenous ancestry. Please ensure that you complete the self-identification portion on the position application.


Effective Date: To Be Determined


Position Type: Casual






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


TO APPLYComplete the online profile/resume - you can attach a resume to your profile, security checks, and if you have reference letters. (Please note: Failure to list your references will cause delay in processing your application.)



The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education requires that all NEW employees provide a satisfactory Child Abuse Register Check and Criminal Record / Vulnerable Sector Checks. If you have them up to 3 months old you can attach these checks to your profile / resume.



  • 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/.


Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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