Winnipeg School Division (WSD) nurtures a welcoming and inclusive culture of people committed to
working together to inspire students to reach goals and achieve academic success. WSD is the largest
school division in the Province of Manitoba with over 33,000 students and 6,000 employees. To ensure
WSD’s continued success as a leader in education and innovation, we are committed to finding and
developing the right people to join our team.
This is a permanent, full-time position. Under the direction of the Coordinator Custodial Support
Services, the Assistant Coordinator Custodial Support Services is responsible for advising and assisting
school administrators, custodians, and purchasing personnel on matters pertaining to custodial services
such as staffing, cleaning methods and standards, facilities operations, on site training, equipment, and
supplies. The Assistant Coordinator supervises custodial staff during school holiday periods, assists with
the administration of the custodial central budget, performs general administrative duties related to
custodial and facilities operations, on both the evening and day shifts, and other various tasks as
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
Custodial Services Coordination
• Co-ordinates custodial staff coverage for all schools/buildings during school holiday periods, reviews
custodial vacation schedules, and assigns staff for building coverage as necessary and approves
• Responds to emergency requests for assistance related to events such as break-ins, broken
windows, building damage, heating, ventilation and flooding. Co-ordinates repairs and submits
damage reports to the Coordinator Custodial Support Services.
• Inspects cleanliness of buildings and grounds on both evening and day shifts, provides advice and
assistance regarding mechanical systems, boilers, air-conditioning ventilation and boiler chemical
water treatment, and provides written reports to the Coordinator Custodial Support Services.
• Advises School Administrators and custodial staff on issues pertaining to use of facilities such as
security, use of supplies, cleaning, overtime and advising Permits & Transportation Section in costing
• Acts in place of Coordinator of Custodial Support Services in the Coordinator’s absence, as required.
Winnipeg School Division has an Employment Equity policy which strives for the removal of barriers to the hiring, advancement, full inclusion,
and fair representation of women, Indigenous peoples, 2SLGBTQQIA+ community, persons living with a disability and racialized people at all
levels within the organization. Winnipeg School Division will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants disabled by barriers during the
interview and assessment process, upon request.
• Assists in the orientation, training and instruction of custodial staff in the safe and proper operation
of equipment and use of supplies including WHMIS regulations.
• Monitors performance of substitutes, conducts performance evaluations for substitute staff, and
advises School Administrators and Chief/Head Custodians on resolving minor disputes amongst
• Participate in investigations and labour relations meetings.
• Advises School Administrators and Chief/Head Custodians on budget expenditures and or supplies
and equipment, including cost analysis.
• Investigates and arranges testing on new cleaning methods, supplies and equipment.
• Responds to emergency situations on a 24 hours basis, as required.
• Completed secondary education.
• 5th class power engineering certificate is required. 4th Class power engineering certificate is preferred.
• Valid class 5F Manitoba Driver’s license required.
• Six (6) years demonstrated experience in custodial services including boilers and mechanical systems.
• Three (3) years demonstrated experience in a supervisory role with direct reports assigning work and
managing performance in a unionized environment.
• Three (3) years demonstrated experience in interpreting and applying policies, collective agreements,
legislation, and WSD policies relevant to custodial services.
• A combination of education and experience may be considered.
• Demonstrated ability to provide training to personnel, to coordinate workloads and work schedules.
• Demonstrated knowledge of provincial building and safety codes and applicable Manitoba Health and Safety
requirements in custodial services.
• Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office.
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