The Opportunity

Amherst, NS
Education and Training
Full-time - Permanent
Competition Number: 2023-169

Operational Support

Facilities Support Assistant (FS4)

Cumberland Campus

Amherst, Nova Scotia

Department of Facilities and Engineering
Continuous Full-Time Position
: Commencing approximately June 12, 2023

Application deadline is 11:59pm, May 30, 2023

Competition No. 2023-169

Salary range: $36,160.78 to $37,559.29 annually

What you'll do


What you will be doing

As the Facilities Support Assistant you will:

  • Perform a full range of routine and special cleaning duties associated with keeping the Campus in a safe and hygienic condition.
  • Perform routine painting duties and room rental setups. The hours of work will vary as required. Shift work and on-call duties as required.

What you'll need


Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is a high school diploma or recognized equivalent (GED) or willingness to attain a high school diploma or GED prior to obtaining regular status. Training in WHMIS and Occupational Health and Safety regulations would be considered an asset, as would Standard First Aid and CPR and possession of a valid NS driver's license.
  • You have a minimum of one-year experience as a cleaner (including the operation of waxing and polishing machines and automatic scrubbers). Custodial and/or maintenance experience in a post-secondary or commercial setting would be considered an asset.
  • Occupational experience that includes working in one or more trades (carpentry, plumbing, electrical) would be considered an asset. would be considered an asset.
  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, E-mail and Megamation.
  • You have demonstrated experience providing general, preventative, and scheduled maintenance duties.

Relevant Skills and Knowledge:

  • You demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • You possess excellent interpersonal skills that enable you to interact at all levels of an organization
  • You are known for your superior customer service skills and are able to create a relationship of trust beyond the immediate interaction
  • Your superb team working skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment
  • You have specific technical occupational knowledge and skill operating auto scrubbers, carpet extraction equipment, and other custodial related equipment
  • You are familiar working within and committed to complying with OHS policies and procedures
  • You possess excellent coordination skills specifically related to coordinating services, work, events, logistics
  • You demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence
  • You are dedicated to life-long learning
  • You show a strong commitment to community involvement
  • You are able to perform all physical duties of the job as required for the operation and maintenance of the facilities and operation of small hand tools and shop equipment

A little bit about us

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Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

NSCC is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. As part of this commitment, NSCC will ensure that applicants are provided reasonable accommodations, as required. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact Nikki Berrigan, HR Generalist at [email protected] Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.