SRCE-2023-2024 - Casual Janitor, (all locations)

Strait Regional Centre for Education

The Strait Regional (0052) invites applications from qualified candidates for the posted vacancy.


These positions are for the 2023-2024 school year across the SRCE boundary. 


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 1,050 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 2022-2023, the SRCE operates 20 schools with approximately 5,931 students; and approximately 369 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 53,742 (Census 2021).

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

Effective Dates:   09/05/2023  

Casual Cleaner, All Locations




  • 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 Office 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.


Essential Qualifications:

*Good physical health to perform janitorial and cleaner duties, and the ability to lift heavy equipment (up to 50 lbs)
*First Aid and WHMIS certification or willingness 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;
*Successful completion of Regional Centre for Education Sponsored Training Program for cleaner classification or willingness to participate in program.


Desirable Qualifications:

*Knowledge of commercial cleaning methods and procedures, general repair and groundskeeping


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