Casual Office Support
Job Code: 2975042 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: Ottawa-Carleton District School Board Posted on: Mar 29, 2021
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Job Type:
Job Category:
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Openings: Supply List
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Nepean ON
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Salary:  $15.44 per hour + 4%
Job Description & Requirements
We are now accepting applications for : 
 Casual Office Support List
  $15.44 per hour (plus 4% in lieu of vacation)

Casual support staff at the OCDSB provide relief to schools and administrative departments in the absence of regular day staff, will help during peak periods throughout the school year, or provide help with special projects. These casual assignments can last anywhere from 1 day to several weeks or months, depending on the need.

Casuals may be called upon to support different administrative functions, including Finance, Payroll, Facilities, Human Resources; but mostly, the Casuals are needed in our Elementary and Secondary School offices. Typical tasks include front reception duties (answering the phone), assisting with safe arrivals, attendance support, data entry. 

Candidates must have:

  •  Availability during the day, on a full-time or part-time basis (Monday to Friday).
  • Flexibility to accept assignments on an as-needed basis (sometimes on short notice) throughout the school year.
  • Office administration skills and experience, or experience working in a school environment.
  • Professional skills/training/diploma  (ex. Finance, Payroll, and Human Resources) is an asset.
  • High School diploma or greater.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and ability to use Google applications (including email, docs, sheets, etc). 


Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by email (see info on interview process below) 
 As a condition of employment, all newly hired casual staff must submit a satisfactory Police Record Check for the vulnerable sector.


 Casuals are paid an hourly rate of pay, on timesheets. 

HOW TO APPLY:                                                                                                                 

 We use Apply to Education as the District's online recruitment tool. Please ensure your resume is up to date and detailed to assess your qualifications. 

If you do not already have an existing Apply to Education (ATE) account

Go to and register as an External Applicant,
Select Job Category: EA, ECE and Support Staff
reate your username and password.
Once you have set up your account, you can customize your portfolio;

Choose Job Postings and select Search Jobs from the drop down menu to find the job posting;  

Should you encounter any difficulties when registering through Apply to Education, please contact Customer Service which is available during business hours: Mon.–Fri. 8:30am to 5pm 1 877 900 5627 ext.224 or via email:

Persons with disabilities who need accommodations in the application or interview process should email a request to

Due to COVID 19 restrictions, our interviewing methods have moved to digital platform using RIVS software. An electronic video file will be sent to qualified applicants with pre-recorded interview questions. Candidates will have a specified period to video record their responses and submit them to the OCDSB.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodations in the application or interview process should email a request to  and indicate "Accommodation Request" in the subject line.

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is committed to equity for all students and staff and to delivering the highest quality education through a qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of the students and communities it serves.  The District seeks to be proactive in attracting Indigenous, Black and minoritized candidates. 

Applicants who may require accommodations at any point in the selection process are invited to contact us at



Personal information is collected pursuant to the Education Act and will be used to determine the eligibility for employment with the OCDSB. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager, Human Resources, 133 Greenbank Road, Nepean, Ontario K2H 6L3.


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