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CBVRCE 2020 CUPE-009, Casual General Labourer, Various Locations

Date: Nov 24, 2020

Location: Sydney, NS, CA, B1P1J7






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


APPLICATION DEADLINE:  December 31, 2020       (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 October 2020.  Those interested in casual employment for Fall 2020 should submit their applications by October 16, 2020)


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. All successful candidates will be required to submit a clear Criminal Record Check (with Vulnerable Sector Check) and Child Abuse Registry Check dated within the last year.  If you require assistance to submit your application electronically, please contact the Human Resources Department at (902)564-8293.


HOURS OF WORK:  8 hours daily 

WORK TERM:   Casual on-call basis

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

RATE OF PAY:  $16.48 per hour 


  • Grade 12 education or acceptable equivalent in experience and training.
  • Experience as a general labourer in a commercial or industrial setting.
  • Ability and experience as a commercial cleaner would be considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to do work as required in the posted position, and the ability to

work with others and provide assistance.

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift heavy and/or awkward items and perform repetitive movements (ie., snow shoveling)
  • Reliable and conscientious.
  • Acceptable record of attendance (for those recently employed in a full-time job).
  • General knowledge of cleaning equipment and materials.
  • General knowledge and ability to complete minor maintenance and repairs.
  • WHMIS and First Aid training






ROLE:    Performs general labour and maintenance to schools, buildings and grounds.



Provide labour, assist with maintenance, construction and demolition of school buildings and grounds maintenance in compliance with established practices and standards  

  • Receive and/or pick up materials and goods from suppliers
  • Maintain accurate records of work performance through use of approved work order system  
  • Maintains assigned vehicles and equipment in compliance with established practices and standards    
  • Travel from site to site as required;   
  • 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.


These positions are subject to a Collective Agreement with CUPE Local 5050 which may be accessed at


We foster a caring, dynamic and creative environment that provides educational opportunities, promotes a love of learning, respect for others, and challenges all persons to develop their full potential to become confident, versatile, lifelong learners and thinkers.  We are committed to ensuring the success and achievement of all students within a culturally responsive, safe and inclusive school environment.


The Cape Breton-Victoria Regional Centre for Education invites applications for the above noted position as we work together to create success for all students in our region.  Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels of the students we serve.  The Centre for Education welcomes applications from Indigenious People, African Canadian and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of these equity groups, we encourage you to apply and self-identify on your application.