Relief Custodian - Norman Wells

Job Summary

Location: Norman Wells
Department: Sahtu District Education Council
Job ID: 17402
Wage: See "Salary Information" below.
Employment Type: On Demand, Regular
Closing Date: Open until filled

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 25 Kilometers of Norman Wells, NT.

Job Information

The Custodial Worker reports to the Principal and cleans and cares for the facilities and equipment of the School.  He/she is responsible for ensuring that the school environment is maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary manner.The following knowledge, skills and abilities are required to perform this role:
•Understanding of cleaning procedures, chemicals, products and equipment
•Ability to read and understand labels and instructions, particularly in the use and application of cleaning chemicals and products
•Able to work under little supervision
•Effective decision making skills, problem solving skills, time management skils and verbal communication skills
•Knowledge of local culture and the ability to work ina multi-cultural environment
•Maintain strict confidentiality
•Ability to speak a local aboriginal language is an asset

The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties of the Custodial Worker. The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:
•Be honest and trustworthy, respectful
•Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
•Be flexible, reliable and able to work with minimum supervision
•Maintain a high commitment to the benefits of education
•Be dependable, self-motivated, demonstrate sound work ethics and act as a role model for students

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
The completion of Grade 10 and related experience; the completion of a WHMIS course. Equivalencies may be considered.


Department Information

Sahtu Divisional Education Council
Mackenzie Mountain School
Norman Wells, NT

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Sahtu HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
#2 McKenzie Drive
Box 360 
Ph. (867) 587-7150
Fax (867) 587-2173

More Information

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

Salary Information

Salary for this position is currently Under Review.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Relief Worker

This job opening is for a Relief position where there are no established hours of work on a daily, weekly or monthly basis and may be required to report to work on an as and when required basis for facilities where services operate on a daily basis throughout the entire year.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID #17402  Closing Date: Open until filled