New Job Casual Assistant Caretaker In Ontario

Casual Assistant Caretaker
Casual Assistant Caretaker

Casual Assistant Caretaker

Company : Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Ontario

Full Description

$23.65 per hour


a Casual Assistant Caretaker, you will work on call in short-term and

long-term assignments at multiple schools throughout the diverse

communities of Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board including

Hamilton Mountain, Hamilton Downtown, Waterdown, Flamborough, Dundas,

Ancaster, Mount Hope, Binbrook, Stoney Creek and Winona.


will contribute to the well-being of students and staff by ensuring our

schools and administrative offices are clean, well maintained, and

pleasant places to learn and work. Working in a team environment, you will ensure the cleanliness and security of the building and grounds.

New Casual Assistant Caretakers are provided with training and will perform the following duties:

Dusting and sanitizing surfaces in classrooms and offices


and dry mopping of floors, polishing and scrubbing floors, operating

auto scrubbers and buffers, stripping and refinishing floor surfaces

Garbage collection and removal, inside and outside

Snow removal, salting, and sanding as required

Operation of equipment including vacuum cleaners, floor buffers, auto scrubbers, snow blowers, riding lawn mowers

Assist with set-up requirements for school activities and community rentals

Performing minor maintenance duties, eg. changing lights

The qualifications for this position are the following :
High school diploma or Project Search Graduate or equivalent

Basic English verbal and written communication skills

Basic computer skills

Reliable team player with a customer service attitude

Safety conscious

Previous private or commercial/industrial cleaning experience

Satisfactory vulnerable sector records check will be required before beginning this position


condition of employment requires that you pass the Board’s physical

testing component. Additional information will be provided during the

interview process.

All new hires are required to successfully complete well-water certification within the probationary period in order to continue with employment with HWDSB. Testing and materials will be provided by the Board.

Key Dates:
Posting close = Sept 10, 2023

Interview (In-person at 20 Education Ct, Hamilton, ON L9A 0B9) = Sept 19 or 20, 2023

Physical testing = Sept 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 2023

HR orientation = October 3 OR 4, 2023

Casual Caretaking Orientation = Oct 17 - 20, 2023

How to Apply:
Apply Online via Apply to Education


Attend our in-person Drop-In Interview Sept 19 or 20


Employment Equity Statement

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) is committed to building inclusive learning and working environments where students see themselves reflected in the curriculum, staff population, physical surroundings and the broader community.

HWDSB’s mission is to empower students to learn and grow to their full potential in a diverse world. Guided by this mission, HWDSB strives to build a workforce that embodies the values of human rights, equity, diversity and inclusion, while reflecting and welcoming the diverse and distinct identities, experiences and needs of our students and our communities.

HWDSB seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, and who will contribute to the vision of creating inclusive and equitable outcomes. HWDSB especially invites and welcomes applications from:

Indigenous Peoples (e.g. First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples;)

Members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin; (e.g. Black and racialized communities, immigrant communities, etc.)

Persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;

Persons who identify as women; and

Persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions. (i.e. Two-spirit and LGBTQIA+)

As part of HWDSB’s commitment to employment equity and removing barriers to groups that have faced and continue to face barriers in employment, we invite all applicants to complete a voluntary question(s) that collects identity-based information. The voluntary question(s) is on the Apply to Education application page for this position.

HWDSB is committed to providing accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process, based on any human rights protected grounds. If you require accommodation, please notify us in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Land Acknowledgement

HWDSB is located on ancestral Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Confederacy land as determined by the Dish with One Spoon treaty. The Dish with One Spoon wampum belt represents the treaty relationship between the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and Anishinaabe with respect to sharing the land and resources thereon. The intent of this agreement is for all nations sharing this territory to do so responsibly, respectfully and sustainably in perpetuity. We respect the longstanding relationships with the local Indigenous communities, the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and the Six Nations of the Grand River.

Applicant Self-Identification Form


information collected on this form is used to monitor HWDSB’s progress

toward our equity goals including our commitment to diversity in HWDSB

recruitment and hiring practices.


are committed to the security and confidentiality of information under

our control, and to the protection of privacy with respect to personal

and confidential information that is collected, used, disclosed and

retained in the system (Policy 1.6 - Privacy). Information on this form is collected pursuant to Ontario’s Education Equity Action Plan (Ministry of Education) and in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).

Access to this form is restricted to specific individuals in Human

Resources. The Research and Analytics Department will use aggregate data

from all the forms (not individual data) for internal reporting. Their

access and use of the data is governed by MFIPPA and ethical research practices.

Applicant Self-Identification Forms will be maintained in the Human

Resources job competition file and securely destroyed 1 year after the

job posting for candidates not selected for an interview and 6 years

after the

job posting for candidates interviewed, in accordance with general

records retention principles.


you prefer not to answer any of the questions, you can select “prefer

not to answer”. This in no way affects your application or the applicant

selection process. If you have questions or concerns about this form

please contact [email protected].