Building Custodian

  • Contract
  • Nunavut
  • Posted 4 weeks ago

Nasittuq Corporation

Job title:

Building Custodian


Nasittuq Corporation

Job description

Join Nasittuq for a unique and rewarding experience!Nasittuq (pronounced “na-see-took”) is an Inuktitut word which means “looking out from the highest point”. Nasittuq provides site support and management services for two distinct contracts: the North Warning System Contract located through out the north and the Ellesmere Island Commercial Support Contract in Alert, Nunavut. In January 2021, Nasittuq Corporation became an Inuit controlled corporation.The shareholders of the company include Nunasi Corporation, PAIL and ATCO Frontec.Nasittuq provides Operation & Maintenance services for the North Warning System (NWS). The NWS is a joint Canada and United States early-warning radar system with 47 sites located in Northern Canada; a Control Centre and Support Centre located in North Bay, ON and a Contract Management Office located in Ottawa, ON.BUILDING CUSTODIANThese positions are reserved for Inuit candidates.

  • This is a permanent, Unionized rotational position.
  • The candidate must be comfortable working in colder climates, during a 6 week on, 6 week off rotation schedule.
  • All travel to/from site, including board and meals, is provided.

SCOPE:The Building Custodian is responsible for ensuring the cleanliness and orderliness of the LSS and/or LRR sites.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures the facilities are maintained in a healthy, safe, sanitary, and timely manner
  • Ensure cleaning and custodial work duties are completed daily in accordance with deadlines
  • Escalate any custodial, maintenance and/or safety issues to the supervisor as necessary for resolution
  • Performs general housekeeping and janitorial duties including but not limited to mopping, vacuuming, sweeping, dusting
  • Cleans and assists in the kitchen
  • assists in unloading foodstuffs from plane, helps stock foodstuffs in kitchen
  • Cleans the employee rooms during periods when vacant
  • Responds to colleague’s and other onsite enquiries and requests in a professional and prompt manner
  • Identifies any concerns to supervisor immediately
  • Perform other related tasks that are unplanned or transient in nature.


  • High School diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • A valid driver’s license


  • Requires prior work experience with janitorial functions


  • Safety guidelines including those to cleaning supplies and chemicals


  • Familiar with common cleaning chemicals and products
  • Ability to read and write in English and understand/follow directions
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
  • Ability to travel as part of a small team to adjacent sites to perform functions
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE), as required
  • Ability to work under physically demanding, often adverse weather conditions in remote Arctic locations
  • Demonstrated positive attitude with excellent interpersonal skills and customer service ability
  • Team orientated, strong work ethic, reliable


  • 48 hours work week, additional overtime eligible
  • costs associated with travel to and from site are covered
  • private bedroom accommodations and meals provided on site
  • benefits plan after 3 month probation period (health, dental, vision, disability, life) and pension plan, contributions matched by employer (5%)
  • arctic gear is provided as necessary
  • annual safety footwear allowance ($175)
  • vacation pay (6%)

Qualified and interested candidates please apply!Nasittuq is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified groups. Inuit Land Claim Beneficiary applicants are encouraged to apply and self-identify.APPLICANTS WHO ARE ENROLLED UNDER AN INUIT NUNANGAT LAND CLAIMS AGREEMENT WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY HIRING. WE ENCOURAGE APPLICANTS TO SELF-IDENTIFY.IQQANAIJAAQTAARASUAQTUT ILAGIJAUQATAULLUTIK INUIT NUNANGANNI NUNALIRINIRNMUT ANGIRUTIUSIMAJUNUT SIVULLIQPAUTAUNIAQTUT IQQANAIJAAQTAARTITAUJUNNAQTUNUT. IKAJUQTURPATSI IQQANAIJAAQTAARASUAQATAUJUSI NALUNAIQSIQULLUSI ILAGIJAUQATAUNITSINNIK.ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖅᑖᕋᓱᐊᖅᑐ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᖃᑕᐅᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᓄᓇᖓᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᓕᕆᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐊᖏᕈᑎᐅᓯᒪᔪᓄᑦ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐸᐅᑎᑕᐅᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖅᑖᕐᑎᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᓄᑦ. ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑐᕐᐸᑦᓯ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔮᖅᑖᕋᓱᐊᖃᑕᐅᔪᓯ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᓯᖁᓪᓗᓯ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᖃᑕᐅᓂᑦᓯᓐᓂᒃ.Nasittuq provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.We thank you for your interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Sat, 18 May 2024 06:52:43 GMT

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