NSCC - Facilities Support Assistant (FS4)

Facilities Support Assistant (FS4)


Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) - Akerley Campus
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) – Akerley Campus

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Facilities Management

Continuing Full-Time Position: Commencing approximately December 1, 2017

Application deadline is midnight, November 14, 2017

Competition No. 2017-293

What you’ll be doing…

You will perform a full range of routine and special cleaning duties associated with maintaining the Akerley Campus in a safe and hygienic condition. You may also perform routine painting, snow removal, lawn care duties and room rental setups. The hours of work will range from 8:00 am until 3:30pm or from 2:30 pm until 10:00pm Monday to Friday but may vary, depending on the needs of the campus.

What we’re looking for…

A collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in their role and who strives for excellence every day. Committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC’s mission, they bring a learning-centered perspective to everything they do. They think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. They flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within their role and the College. Is this you? You have:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Grade 12 or recognized equivalent (GED) or willingness to attain Grade 12 or GED within the probationary period.

  • Training in WHMIS and Occupational Health and Safety regulations.

  • Valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License. 

Minimum experience:

  • A minimum of one year experience as a cleaner (including the operation of waxing and polishing machines and automatic scrubbers).

  • Related experience working in one or more of the trades (carpentry, plumbing, electrical) would be considered an asset. 

  • Day-to-day working knowledge of computers including familiarity with Microsoft Outlook email.  

  • General maintenance experience in areas such as, changing bulbs, painting and small repairs would be considered an asset. 

  • Experience with Building Environmental Systems would be considered an asset.

Skills and abilities

  • Standard First Aid, CPR preferred.

  • Ability to perform all physical duties of the job as required for operating and maintaining the campus. 

  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence with a high level of personal pride in your work. 

  • Committed to life-long learning demonstrating a willingness to learn new skills and take appropriate courses as offered. 

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and to interpret policies and procedures accurately with appropriate oral and written communication skills in addition to interpersonal skills to provide routine information and answer inquiries. 

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in addition to interpersonal skills to provide routine information and answer inquiries. 

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion would be preferred.

What you’ll experience at NSCC…

You’ll change lives. You’ll join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia’s economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you’ll be part of that change.

You’ll find a place to grow. With a lot of opportunity for professional development and collaborative projects, you’ll continue to grow and learn throughout your career. You’ll find a place to thrive. Doing meaningful and challenging work in a publically accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You’ll have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence. You’ll celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. Our college welcomes diversity in both its student body and its employees, and we take every opportunity to become more inclusive. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from all diverse communities. Applicants from the following communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application: aboriginal persons, racially visible persons, people with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles. Should an online questionnaire not be available, you may self-identify on your application cover letter or resume.

NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner. Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, relevant references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

To apply for College jobs, simply click on the Apply Now Online button. To serve you better, NSCC has a user-friendly on-line application process in partnership with Career Beacon. First time users will complete a basic registration and receive a username and password via email (NOTE: email may appear in "Junk Mail" folder depending upon your mail management configuration). You will then have the option of uploading your existing resume(s) and cover letter(s) in seconds or creating them on-the-spot in the "editor". For more information about working at the College, please visit us at http://www.nscc.ca/about_nscc/jobs_at_nscc/

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