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Caretaker (Internal)



Slave Lake

Competition #:


Open To:

Internal Applicants

Date Posted:

June 20th, 2022

Closing Date:

June 28th, 2022 - 11:59pm

Compensation Rate:

Salary Range: $38,376 to $45,408 per year

Hours Per Week:

36.25 hours/week

Additional Information:

For over 50 years, the Northern Lakes College vision has been to increase accessibility to educational opportunities. With 25 locations across northern Alberta, program sites throughout Alberta, and a unique Supported Distance Learning model, students can access quality educational opportunities without leaving their community. Students can study from the comforts of home, work, on the road, or from one of the many College locations. Northern Lakes College offers a variety of university transfer, diploma, and certificate programs, including academic upgrading, business & administrative studies, health & human service careers, pre-employment & apprenticeship trades, resource technology, university studies, and continuing education & corporate training certificates and courses. We support and promote professional development and wellness opportunities, and provide our employees with an attractive benefits plan and competitive salaries. The College service region offers numerous recreational activities for the entire family to enjoy!

Northern Lakes College has the following full-time position available:

Reference #NLC-1961
Salary Range: $38,376 to $45,408 per year
July 2022 to ongoing
Location: Slave Lake


  • A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • 2 – 3 years of experience
  • Class 5 Driver’s License

Suggested Additional Qualifications:

  • Standard First Aid

Successful candidate must provide proof of valid driver’s license and criminal record check to Human Resources prior to commencement.

For complete details on this employment opportunity, visit us online at: click on Careers at NLC.

Please submit a resume quoting the reference number NLC-1961 to:
Northern Lakes College, Human Resources, 1201 Main Street SE, Slave Lake, AB T0G 2A3
or alternatively Fax: 780 849-5881

Closing Date: June 28, 2022

Note: Northern Lakes College thanks all applicants for their interest in employment; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Description: Caretaker

Department: Facilities and Ancillary Services

Major Job Function:

Reporting to the Manager, Facilities, Maintenance and Operations the Caretaker is responsible for keeping buildings in clean and orderly condition.  Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass and removing rubbish.  Duties may include: performing or assisting in routine maintenance activities, notifying Supervisor of need for repairs and cleaning snow or debris from sidewalk.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing or vacuuming them.
  • Gather and empty trash.
  • Service, clean, and supply restrooms.
  • Clean and polish furniture and fixtures.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges and squeegees.
  • Dust furniture, walls, machines and equipment.
  • Mix water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications.
  • Steam-clean or shampoo carpets.
  • Strip, seal, finish and polish floors.
  • Clean and restore building interiors damaged by fire, smoke or water using commercial cleaning equipment.
  • Clean chimneys, flues, and connecting pipes using power and hand tools
  • Clean laboratory equipment such as glassware and metal instruments using solvents, brushes, rags and power cleaning equipment
  • Drive vehicles required to perform for travel to cleaning work including vans, industrial trucks or industrial vacuum cleaners.
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
  • Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.
  • Move heavy furniture, equipment and supplies either manually or by using hand trucks.
  • Mow and trim lawns and shrubbery using mowers and hand and power trimmers and clear debris from grounds
  • Notify managers concerning the need for major repairs or additions to building operating systems.
  • Remove snow from sidewalks, driveways and parking areas using snowplows, snow blowers and snow shovels, and spread snow melting chemicals,
  • Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Set up, arrange and remove decorations, tables, chairs, ladders and scaffolding to prepare facilities for events such as banquets and meetings
  • Spray insecticides and fumigants to prevent insect and rodent infestation.


  • A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • 2 – 3 years of experience
  • Class 5 Driver’s License

Suggested Additional Qualifications:

  • Standard First Aid


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