Equity, Diversity and Inclusion:
It is the National Arts Centre’s goal to be a more welcoming, inclusive, accessible, and diverse organization for all Canadians. We believe that the basis of this inclusivity requires a socially and culturally diverse workforce and, therefore, we actively seek to recruit candidates who identify as women, Indigenous, Black, Persons of Colour (IBPoC), persons from the LGBTQ2+ community and persons with disabilities. We encourage you to self-identify in the recruitment process.

COVID-19 pandemic:
The incumbent may be required to work remotely either full-time or in a hybrid fashion until the end of the pandemic. All necessary working tools needed to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of this position will be provided to the employee for this purpose.

Resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, to ensure the safety of all NAC employees, and in keeping with Ottawa Public Health (OPH) guidelines, it is recommended that while working from the NAC employees should wear masks. Whether individuals decide to wear a mask or not, we thank you for being respectful of others’ choices. Additionally, it is recommended to follow OPH guidelines on workplace preventive practices, (such as distancing, masking when distancing is not possible, ventilation, cleaning, workplace testing, and screening programs) to help prevent transmission.

On occasion, the NAC may impose the wearing of masks and the enforcement of rapid testing should it be deemed reasonable and necessary to do so.

Due to the nature of the position, you will be required to work from the National Arts Centre (NAC) building, effective your first date of employment.

Introducing the National Arts Centre.
The National Arts Centre (NAC) is Canada’s bilingual, multi-disciplinary home for the performing arts. The NAC presents, creates, produces, and co-produces performing arts programming in various streams—the NAC Orchestra, Dance, English Theatre, French Theatre, Indigenous Theatre, and Popular Music and Variety—and nurtures the next generation of audiences and artists from across Canada.

Curious to learn more? We invite you to read our strategic plan for 2020-2023 in The Next Act.

Collaboration, innovation and community-led engagement are only some of the many initiatives the NAC will leverage to help shape a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive future for the performing arts in Canada, one that embodies our slogan and loudly proclaims that Canada is our stage.

Job Number: J1122-1099
Employment Type: Part-Time continuing
Job Category: Operations
Open Positions: 2
Posting Date: November 22, 2022
Closing Date: December 18, 2022
Salary: $22.89 - $22.89/Hour
Language Requirement: Bilingual is an asset
Working Hours: As required. (weekends, evenings and weekdays). A minimum of 8-hour shift is required as per the PSAC collective agreement. Sample shift: Saturdays, 6:00am to 2:30pm
Job Reports To: Lead hand

Key Activities

Under the direction of the Lead Hand, the incumbent is responsible for performing a range of duties within janitorial, trades and maintenance. The incumbent is not limited to any function of a specific position and may at any time be reassigned for various departmental requirements. The incumbent may also be required to work alongside and assist outside contractors.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Washroom cleaning;
• Recycle and garbage disposal;
• Using walk behind and ride-on machinery, scrubbers and sweepers;
• Dusting and mopping;
• Litter pick-up and removal;
• Performing other related activities as required.

Skill Requirements

• Successfully completed a High School diploma;
• Minimum of one (1) year of related janitorial experience using industrial vacuums, floor scrubbers and operating carpet cleaners;
• Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs on a regular basis;
• Must be able to push/pull carts weighing up to 200 lbs;
• Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks;
• Must be able to stand & exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours;
• Ability to follow directions and work with limited supervision;
• Ability to work under pressure and to react quickly in emergency situations;
• Must be friendly, upbeat, and work well with other employees and be able to interact with guests;
• WHMIS training a definite asset and will be required upon hire;
• Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Bilingualism in both official languages (English/French) is an asset;
• A past record of satisfactory attendance and punctuality is a requirement*.

*Regular attendance at work is an expectation of employment and an essential part of every job.

Who Can Apply

Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.

All communication will be conducted through email. Please ensure to have the most up-to-date information on your résumé including your current email address.

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by us.

Important Notice

If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation for an interview or written exam, please advise us when initially contacted.

The successful candidate will be required to provide the original or a certified copy of their education credentials as appropriate, along with proof of a valid Criminal Background Check as a condition of employment.