Caretaking and Maintenance employees are members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 8443. As such the selection and staffing of these positions are governed by the provisions in the collective agreement.
Caretakers are required to have a grade 10 or equivalent standing plus the successful completion of a Fireman's Certificate. Experience in the Caretaking field is considered to be an asset. In order for employees to move into a Head Caretaker's position they must have successfully completed the 5th Class Engineer's Certificate. Maintenance positions range from Journeyman Trades to Repair Technicians, Heavy Equipment Operator, General Labourer and Driver. Qualifications for these positions are unique to the position. More information can be obtained by contacting Human Resources directly.
Employees in this group receive benefits through the Group Benefits Plan for Non-Teaching Staff. This benefit package includes a Contributory Pension Plan, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefit, Dependents Insurance, Dental Insurance and Extended Health Care Benefits.
Applications for both Caretaking and Maintenance positions are accepted throughout the year. They are kept on file for three months and applicants must contact Human Resources in order to update their application. Applicants are requested to provide references from last three employers.