Non-Teaching Opportunities




Competition #: 15222

Date Posted: September 15th, 2022

Closing Date: Open Ended

Additional Information:

Golden Hills School Division requires a four-hour Caretaker with some flexibility to move around schools within Strathmore area. Experience is not necessary but would be considered an asset. Training will be provided.

Location and hours of available position will be discussed at time of interviews.

Primary Responsibilities:

The caretaker is responsible for day-to-day control of cleanliness and maintaining a safe environment for children, staff, parents and the public for designated school facilities and property. Custodial work involves a variety of routine cleaning and minor maintenance duties to maintain school buildings and property.

Essential Requirements:

  • Prefer one to three years’ related experience but training can be provided.
  • Thorough and current knowledge of the standards, practices, methods, tools, and equipment of the trade is desirable.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work alone and as a team member in a safe and effective manner.
  • Ability to meet or exceed established standards and schedules.
  • Ability to adjust habits and training to understand new methods or tasks.
  • Ability to walk, stand, maintain balance, climbing, crouch, lift, frequent heavy lifting and carrying, bend, stoop and reach above shoulder level.
  • Hands-on knowledge and experience in the safe operations of a variety of tools, machinery and power equipment is desirable.
  • Ability to withstand indoor and outdoor environmental conditions including exposure to extreme temperatures dirt, dust, pollen, sun, rain, fumes, odors, noise, and machinery vibrations. Exposure to mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards. Work around moving objects or vehicles.
  • Ability to work with school administrators, staff, students, public and user groups.
  • Review subsequent documents related to jobs and tasks, such as WCB, Job hazard assessment, safe work practices etc.
  • Primary duties include such things as the following but not limited to:
    • Sweeping, wet mopping, vacuum carpet areas, and scrubbing floors
    • Operating equipment - auto scrubber, burnisher, swing machine, stripper machine,
    • Cleaning and sanitizing washrooms, desktops, counters, dispensers, and white boards
    • Dusting shelves, ledges, top of lockers etc.
    • Empty garbage and recycling receptacles
    • Move furniture as required. Replace light tubes and bulbs, minor repairs of furniture.
    • Secure the school at the end of the shift.

Interested Candidates are invited to submit a resume by mail, email, or fax. This position will close when suitable candidate has been chosen. We thank all applicants who apply, but only those who are short-listed will be contacted.

Please forward resume to:
Grace Barrie
Caretaking Supervisors
Golden Hills School Division
435A Hwy #1
Strathmore, AB T1P 1J4
Phone: 403-361-0563
Fax: 403-934-5125