Janitorial/Maintenance – Full Time Permanent – Eagles Nest Recovery House – Sipekne’katik First Nation, NS

“Screening Process in Place”

“Child Abuse Registry & Police Check is ‘Mandatory’”

Salary: Based on NADACA Wage Scale and Qualifications

30 hours a week (6 hours a day)

Position Scope

Under the day-to-day supervision of the reporting to the Clinical Director/Counsellor, the Janitor / person will be responsible for the provision of all required janitorial services and routine maintenance; minor painting jobs; unloading and storing food supplies.  Will be responsible for the security and maintenance for the buildings, equipment and grounds.  Will be required to participate in the Occupational Health and Safety Committee and be a member of the emergency measures protocol team.


− Perform general clean-up of all areas of the building as directed

− Manage routine upkeep of exterior areas, green space and parking lot

− Remove garbage and recycling daily

− Handle emergency cleaning and upkeep requests

− Ensure rooms are maintained and fully equipped

− Sanitize washrooms and stock with necessary supplies

− Dust and wipe down desks

− Dust air vents

− Sweep, and wet/dry mop floors

− Wax floors when needed

− Sanitize furniture

− Vacuum and care for carpeting

− Light maintenance as required

− Move furniture, fold and unfold chairs as required

− Keep building secure by locking doors, and windows as required for security purposes



− High School Diploma or equivalent/combination work experience and education

− Previous custodian experience considered an asset

− Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) certification

− Ability to read and understand Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

− Self-motivated and able to work independently

− Strong attention to detail

− Physically capable of lifting and moving objects up to 25lbs


The selection committee may exercise discretionary judgement in waiving academic requirements in lieu of combined experience and training relating to the position.

In accordance with the Human Rights Exemption, preference will be given to registered status Indians as Defined in the Indian Act.  Screening of applicants in effect with includes Police back ground checks.


A resume with a cover letter should be submitted directly to:

Ramona Gould/Administrative Assistant/Office Manager/NADACA



Deadline:  May Tuesday, May 31, 2022 noon


Mail/Fax or email to:     

Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselling Assn of NS.

70 Gabriel Street, Eskasoni, Cape Breton, NS   B1W 1H6


Email:  rgould@nadaca.ca