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Facilities Services/Caretaking

Location: Kate Andrews High School, Coaldale

Competition #: 6136

Open To: Internal Only

Date Posted: January 19th, 2018

Closing Date: January 26th, 2018 - 5:00pm

Job Start Date: February 12th, 2018

Additional Information:

The Division:

Palliser Regional Schools is a public school jurisdiction located in southern Alberta. The geographical area stretches from just south of Lethbridge to the Bow River south of Calgary. Palliser Centre houses the Central Office Administration, Maintenance and Transportation and is located in the City of Lethbridge. In addition, a satellite Maintenance Shop has been set up in the Town of Vulcan. The division offers full public education services to approximately 8100 students ECS through Grade 12 in 51 schools, including 5 outreach programs, 2 alternative Low-German Mennonite programs, 11 alternative Faith based schools, 17 Hutterite colony schools, an on-line school, Palliser Beyond Borders, the Calgary Islamic School (Akram Jomaa Campus and Omar Bin Al-Khattab Campus), Palliser's newest school, Horizon Academy School, and the Palliser Alternative Outreach School in Calgary. Ten of Palliser’s alternative faith based schools are located in the City of Calgary. Palliser’s approved preliminary operating budget for the 2017/18 school year is 95.45 M. The division prides itself on a history of excellence in education, strong community support, proactive planning and, most importantly, high student achievement.

The Position:

Palliser Regional Schools invites applications for a 40 hours per week Full-Time Permanent Head Caretaker at Kate Andrews High School commencing February 12, 2018 or when a suitable candidate is found.

Kate Andrews High School (Grades 9-12, approximately 343 students) is located in the Town of Coaldale and is committed to supporting student learning.

For More Information please visit Kate Andrews High School Website at: 

This position includes duties of dusting, damp mopping floors, vacuuming, cleaning washrooms, fixtures and partitions, washing desks, counters and doors, windows, cleaning blackboards and ledges and other related duties as assigned. Some heavy lifting may be required. Pay and benefits are in accordance with the CUPE Collective Agreement.


Interested candidates are asked to submit their documents through the “Human Resources” page of the Palliser Regional Schools website at:

The following attachments should accompany the online submission:

  • Cover letter directed to Michael Nightingale, Acting Senior Director of Human Services;
  • Resume summarizing training and experience;
  • Copy of your most recent evaluation;
  • Minimum of three professional references.

The successful applicant hired will be required to provide a recent Criminal Record Check (completed within the past 3 months) including the vulnerable sector as a condition of employment.

This position will be posted internally for the first 5 days (up to and including 5:00 pm on January 26) before it may be posted to the public for external application.  Applications submitted prior to 5:00 pm on Friday, January 26, 2018 will be given first priority.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Michael Nightingale, Senior Director of Human Services at or (403) 394-1288

We thank all those who apply, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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