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CBVRCE 2019 CUPE-007, Casual Cleaners, Various Locations

Date: Nov 24, 2019




The Cape Breton-Victoria Regional Centre for Education calls for applications for casual employment in the following CUPE classification: Casual Cleaners  


APPLICATION DEADLINE:  December 31, 2019       (Applications will be accepted for casual employment at any time; however, it is anticipated that an initial round of casual hiring will be conducted in summer 2019.  Those interested in casual employment for September 2019 should submit their applications by August 23, 2019)


You must clearly indicate in your application how you meet the requirements for this position.  Applications should be submitted electronically through Success Factors, and must include a resume for the designated position, along with names and contact information for three professional references. If you require assistance to submit your application electronically, please contact the Human Resources Department at (902)564-8293.


HOURS OF WORK:  Various 

WORK TERM:   Casual on-call basis - 10 Month (September to June)

LOCATION:  Various schools/locations throughout the Cape Breton Victoria Regional Centre for Education.

Priority Areas:  Baddeck, Iona, North of Smokey

RATE OF PAY:  $15.69 per hour 


  • Grade 10 education or acceptable equivalent in experience and training.
  • Demonstrated ability to do work as required in the posted positions, and the ability to work with others and provide assistance. 
  • Reliable and conscientious.
  • Acceptable record of attendance (for those recently employed in a full-time job).
  • General knowledge of cleaning equipment and materials.
  • Experience as a Cleaner with the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board or with other commercial/public institutions, or with a contractor.
  • Ability to adequately secure a building using locks, alarm systems, and other building devices designed for security.
  • Acceptable Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry Checks



ROLE:  The cleaning of the school building and facilities to a sanitary, safe, and attractive level.



  • 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 Board 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.



We invite women, Aboriginal Peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities to specify in their application that they belong to one of these groups targeted by our Employment Equity Policy.