Cleaner - Part Time - Various Calgary Locations
Calgary Board of Education
Calgary, AB, Canada
5d ago


Each student, in keeping with his or her individual abilities and gifts, will complete high school with a foundation of learning necessary to thrive in life, work and continued learning.


Students come first. Learning is our central purpose. Public education serves the common good.

Competition Close Date

Friday, August 22, 2018 at 11 : 59 PM

About the Department

Facilities - Caretaking includes all cleaning and facility operation positions that work in schools and administrative buildings.

Purpose and Accountability

The purpose of this position is to perform effective and efficient light cleaning duties and services that optimize the quality of the teaching and learning environment.

This position is accountable for :

  • Maintaining a productive balance between quality and quantity of work while being flexible to make changes in work procedures.
  • This position must prioritize work and solve problems in a collaborative manner.

  • Communicating effectively as well as for demonstrating teamwork to contribute towards and maintain positive work relationships.
  • Performing all duties in accordance with CBE and legislative safety practices and procedures at all times ensure their own safety as well as the safety of team members, staff, and students.
  • Responsibilities

  • Under general supervision, performs light cleaning / custodial duties such as cleaning enamel, sweeping and damp mopping washrooms, entranceways, hallways and classrooms in assigned areas, emptying garbage, vacuuming of carpet areas, washing furniture, cleaning glass, washing walls general dusting and operating powered equipment within assigned areas within the school.
  • Maybe required to perform general security checks and secure the building.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Education and Experience :

  • High school diploma preferred
  • Six months related experience
  • An equivalent combination of directly related education and directly related experience may be considered.
  • Demonstrated Skills and Competencies :

  • Understanding of basic cleaning techniques and processes
  • Self-motivated individual able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to understand and speak in English. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form.
  • Reliability and dependability / personal integrity and trustworthiness
  • Demonstrated customer service orientation
  • Ability to lift between 4 and 9 kilograms (approximately 10 to 20 pounds) on a frequent basis
  • Physically able to complete all demands and responsibilities of this position
  • Other Information

    This position is for placement in our Ready to Hire Pool. If you are selected and succesfully pass through all pre-employment requirements, you will be placed into our Ready to Hire Pool.

    Once placed in the Ready to Hire Pool , you will be contacted when a position becomes available for external hire. Being in the Ready to Hire Pool does not mean that we have hired you, it means that you are approved for hire once a position becomes available.

    It could take a few weeks, or a few months for a position to become available.

    Other Information

    This position normally works 3 hours a day starting between 3pm and 4pm. When school is not in session (summer, spring, winter break, and PD Days), this position works day shifts starting between 7am and 8am.

    Must be available to work both days and afternoons.

    Conditions of Employment

    In order to ensure and maintain a safe and secure working and learning environment, applicants new to the Calgary Board of Education WHO ARE OFFERED EMPLOYMENT must complete and pass a police security clearance before employment is confirmed.

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