Casual Caretakers

Job Code: 3588855

Job Details

Casual Caretakers

Unite Here Local 272

Thank you for considering the Ottawa Catholic School Board as a potential employer.

The Caretaker:

  • performs cleaning and general maintenance of school interior/exterior, in accordance with established standards;
  • performs daily routine security and safety checks;
  • performs other duties, as assigned.

Required Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • some secondary school education where the ability to read and write has been developed;
  • one year of related work experience;
  • basic knowledge of mechanical systems;
  • knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and its regulations;
  • ability to work independently, performing physically strenuous work;
  • own personal vehicle will be required.

Status: Casual Caretakers work on-call and must be available days, evenings, or Saturdays at various school locations.

Salary: Rate of $17.00/hour plus 4% in lieu of vacation.

How to apply

All applications for our Casual Caretaker(s) must be submitted through Apply to Education. Failure to complete this information may impact your eligibility for an interview. Please follow the steps below. You do not need to be Catholic to apply.

Under the Portfolio tab:

  1. Select Personal Information - Enter your contact information.
  2. Select Resumes and Cover Letters - Upload your documents.

Interviews: We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected for an interview, you will receive an email including the interview date/time, location and process details.

At the completion of a successful interview, you will be required to provide:

  1. Original Police Record check (vulnerable sector)

About the Ottawa Catholic School Board

The Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) is located in Ottawa, Ontario. As Canada’s capital city, Ottawa ranks among the world's most desirable cities to call home. We have a small-town feel with a big-city presence and a population of just over a million people.

The OCSB proudly serves over 45,000 students in 87 schools. We offer an education that respects all faiths' universal values and is grounded in Catholic principles. We foster innovation to inspire Deep Learning so that all can realize their full potential. We offer a collaborative work environment, fulfilling careers, and the opportunity to make a difference in our students' lives.

The OCSB is committed to equitable hiring, employment and promotion practices and is dedicated to an inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our communities. The OCSB is actively seeking applications from Indigenous peoples, Black and racialized people, persons with disabilities, people from gender diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities, as well as individuals who can co
ntribute to continuous diversification of ideas.

The Ottawa Catholic School Board acknowledges that the land on which our schools are located is the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnabek Peoples. We extend our respect to all First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples for their valuable past and present contributions to this land.

Pursuant to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, (AODA), if you require accommodations at any time throughout the application process, please contact Cindy Spiers in the Human Resources Department via email at prior to the posting closing date so appropriate arrangements can be made.

Information Collection Authorization: In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) and the Protection of Health Information Protection Act. This information is collected under the legal authority of Section 265(1)(d) of the Education Act as amended, and may be used as necessary for some or all of the following principal administrative purposes related to: The Ottawa Catholic School Board’s operation, school programs and educational services, student records, and Ministries of the Government of Ontario. The Board’s ‘Notice of Collection Use and Disclosure’ & the ‘Protection of Privacy Policy’ support document entitled ‘Privacy and Information Management of Personal Information’ may be viewed on the Board’s website at Please contact your school Principal with questions, and/or the Privacy Officer, Ottawa Catholic School Board, 570 West Hunt Club Road, Nepean, ON K2G 3R4. Phone: 613-224-2222 |

Posted On
May 03, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Multiple locations
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter