The Peel District School Board is currently hiring casual school attendants to work on an “as needed” basis. Candidates are to be available on call a minimum of three days per week. The hours of work range between three and one half hours up to a maximum of seven hours with start times between 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and ending as late as 11:30 p.m.
The duties of a casual school attendant include cleaning assigned areas of the school and washrooms; vacuuming carpets; cleaning using a germicidal detergent on all desks, table tops and sink areas; emptying and wiping clean all waste receptacles; and sweeping or dust mopping floor areas.
Prior to the applicant being accepted for this position, candidates being considered for selection will be required to complete a written test and demonstrate to the School Board that they have the physical capability to perform the essential physical duties of the job.
This entry level position may lead to a permanent/part time position as a school attendant School Attendants are then able to apply for custodial or maintenance positions if qualified.
The preferred candidate for a casual school attendant will have the following qualifications:
- Physically fit and able to bend, walk, stand, push, pull, twist, climb stairs, and to lift on average 10 kilos.
- Knowledge of cleaning methods and procedures.
- Requirement to work at various sites within the Peel Region.
- Commercial or industrial cleaning experience.
- Effective communication skills in English, both oral and written, to work effectively with Board personnel and outside agencies.
- Knowledge of Health and Safety.
- Ability to work alone and in a team setting.
Advertising of positions
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Criminal Record Check
For the safety of students, successful candidates will be required to submit a satisfactory
criminal record check prior to the commencement of any employment duties. Recent changes made by the RCMP have resulted in significant processing delays for some candidates. You may wish to start the process to obtain your criminal record check as soon as possible.
Commitment to Equity
The Peel District School Board is committed to equity in employment. We are committed to equitable hiring practices that allow us to hire qualified staff who reflect the full persity of the Region of Peel. We will make any reasonable accommodation, based on any of the human rights protected grounds, to support candidates to participate in the hiring process.
When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the selection process, such as tests and skill demonstrations. We will provide employment accommodation (i.e. an accessible location, rescheduling of interviews that fall on holy days) if we are advised of an applicant's needs in advance of any part of the selection process.