Chief Custodian

Chief Custodian

Reference Number: File Number 1247-1587a
Renfrew County District School Board
Location: Palmer Rapids, Ontario
Posted: January 12th 2018

The Renfrew County District School Board is currently recruiting for a Chief Custodian (Level2). This position is based out of Palmer Rapids Public School. The position is eight hours a day, 40 hours a week.

Under the general supervision of an area supervisor, co-ordinate the provision of custodial cleaning services.


Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent Grade 12
  • 1+ years supervisory/leadership experience in the custodial field

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Completion of WHMIS training and lift training
  • Strong communication skills to instruct and to train custodial employees in the performance of tasks
  • Must have knowledge of cleaning methods and materials as well as health and safety requirements relating to educational or like establishments
  • Thorough knowledge mechanical equipment operations for buildings including cleaning equipment, snow blowing and building automation systems
  • Knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electricity, heating and ventilation system to facilitate operating activities and to perform routine activities such as repairing lockers, doors, furniture, resetting circuit breakers, alarm systems, replacing light bulbs and fuses, unclogging drains, etc to keep the school running smoothly
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and willingness to learn
  • Capable of performing the physical aspects of the job including snow shoveling, sweeping and mopping
  • Experience scheduling daily work of custodial staff
  • Experience maintaining inventory of cleaning supplies and products
  • Experience preparing written reports, defect lists and other correspondence using applicable computer software including E-Base Maintenance Management Software, Excel, Word and e-mail
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with subordinates, supervisors, principals, teaching staff, students and management personnel
  • Proven ability to follow oral and written instructions in the conduct of the job
  • Knowledge of board policy and procedure an asset
  • Successful completion of “Small Drinking Water System” course would be an asset.
Additional Information

Applications quoting File Number 1247-1587a will be accepted until 12:00 p.m. noon on January 24, 2018.

Please complete the online “Custodian Application Form” by accessing this link:

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  All other applicants are thanked for their interest. 

All offers of employment are conditional upon receipt of a current vulnerable sector screening criminal background check acceptable to the Board.

Please advise Human Resources department prior to the closing date if you require accommodation at any time throughout the application process so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Contact Information
Renfrew County District School Board
Palmer Rapids, Ontario

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