Custodial Worker/ Groundskeeper - Hay River

Job Summary

Location: Hay River
Department: Aurora College
Job ID: 19860
Wage: $25.60 - $30.58
Employment Type: Part-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Mar 19, 2021

Limited Competition

This job opening is limited to residents living within 40 kilometres of Hay River.

Department Information

Aurora College is focused on student success and is committed to supporting the development of our Northern society through excellence in education, training and research that is culturally sensitive and responsive to the people we serve.


Job Information

The incumbent is responsible for providing custodial and grounds keeping services at the Community Learning Centre (CLC) in Hay River, and ensuring that the facility is clean for staff, students and visitors. This position reports to the Community Adult Educator, CLC and provides daily general custodial, grounds keeping, and maintenance services at the facility.

The knowledge, skills and abilities for this position are:

  • Knowledge of standard cleaning products, safe handling procedures and equipment employed in janitorial care and maintenance of the building;
  • Working knowledge of computer programs such as Peoplesoft and e-mail;
  • Good oral and written communication skills,
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in order to determine the appropriate actions to be taken,
  • Ability to lift, move and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.

The above knowledge, skills and abilities would typically be attained by:

Previous experience in doing routine custodial/maintenance work;

Experience with WHIMS and other safe work procedures

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Hay River HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via e-mail.

More Information

Seasonal Position

This job opening is for a seasonal position from approximately August to June each year.

Part-time position

This Job opening is for a Part-time position (12.5 hours of work per week (2.5 hours per day , Monday to Friday)


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 criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.


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.


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


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID #  19860     

Closing Date: March 19, 2021 - 23:59, Mountain Time


Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $25.60 per hour to $30.58 per hour plus an annual Northern Allowance of $4,593.