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Download [ HVAC Technician position - pdf ]

Recognized for its dedication to inclusion, diversity, and strong partnerships with the community, the Richmond School District is among one of the largest districts in British Columbia with some of the highest graduation rates in the province. With a deep history of high quality experiences for students, the Richmond School District strives to provide the best education and future for every student. As an employer, we provide comprehensive growth, learning and engagement opportunities to the 2,300 committed professionals across the district. Reporting to the Manager, Maintenance, HVAC Technician or Plumbing Technician with a boiler background to provides services at a journeyman level to ensure a safe and healthy environment for students and staff across the district. Additional responsibilities include but not limited to installing upgrades, performing services, repairs, and test heating and ventilation systems. Work is performed independently but may receive instructions and guidance from the HVAC Technician with an A License when performing Class A gas fitting work.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent plus a BC or Interprovincial Certificate of Apprenticeship and a BC or Interprovincial Certificate of Qualification on one or more of the following Piping Trades as established by the needs of the department: Plumbing, Steam fitting/Pipefitting, or Refrigeration
  • Two (2) years’ experience at a Journeyman level in commercial and institutional heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) or Plumbing Technician with boiler background, service work including maintenance, repair and installation of commercial and industrial equipment
  • Class "B" gas License with electrical endorsement
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver's License

$32.07 per hour plus benefits and pension after 6 months. Interested applicants must provide proof of qualifications in order to be considered.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to www.makeafuture.ca/richmond by 4:00 pm, January 11, 2019.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


 

Download [ Casual On-call Bus Drivers position - pdf ]

Applications are being accepted for casual on-call bus drivers.

Qualifications:

  • Secondary school graduation
  • Valid B.C. Class 2 driving license with air endorsement, along with a safe driving record
  • Emergency First Aid Certificate
  • A minimum of three (3) months’ experience in a similar role
  • Thorough knowledge of the rules of safe operation and safety precautions to be taken in the driving of a bus
  • Ability to perform minor bus maintenance tasks
  • Previous experience in driving a large multi-passenger vehicle would be an asset
  • Must provide a Drivers’ Abstract

Please send resume with supporting documentation by January 31, 2019 to:
Human Resources Support Staff Coordinator
Mission Public Schools
33046 4th Avenue
Mission, BC V2V 1S5
FAX – 604 826-1761
Email – hrsupportstaff [AT] mpsd [DOT] ca

We regret only shortlisted applicants will be contacted


 

Download [ Manager, Structural Department position - pdf ]


Spread across one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools is the city's biggest employer. Surrey Schools is the largest and fastest growing public school district in BC, and with 140 sites across 316km2, most of our staff are able to work close to home. The Surrey School District team of approximately 10,000 employees works tirelessly every day to ensure that children are getting the best start they can, providing the preparation to be our leaders of tomorrow.

Due to a recent retirement, the Surrey School District 36 (District Facilities Centre) is seeking to fill the integral role of Manager Structural Department. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Facilities, the Structural Department Manager is responsible for the Carpentry, Roofing and Plumbing departments. Typical duties of this role include planning, managing and providing oversight for renovations, maintenance, installations and other projects across District sites. This key management role works closely with other District departments and outside agencies; provides exceptional leadership to the department’s staff, and acts in the capacity of an expert for District projects and initiatives related to Carpentry, Roofing and Plumbing.

Due to the complex technical nature of the Structural department the successful applicant must have extensive experience in the fields of Carpentry, Roofing, and Plumbing with a strong technical background. Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively prioritize projects and problem-solve quickly are key requirements of this role. The successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership and initiative in previous work, and will have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will also have knowledge of best practices, current trends in this field and extensive experience managing projects.

The ideal candidate for this position must possess:

  • A Red Seal trade qualification in a related trade and/or comparable education;
  • 5 years of relevant field experience in a multi-site organization;
  • Experience in facility maintenance;
    Supervisory/leadership experience, ideally in a unionized organization;
  • Class 5 drivers licence;
  • Preference given to applicants with project management experience and/or education.

This position is based out of the District Facility Centre in the heart of Surrey. This exempt position offers a starting salary range of $77,910 to $82,780, with a top range of $97,388 commensurate with education and experience, plus an excellent benefits package including municipal pension.

Apply on-line at www.makeafuture.ca/surrey by 4pm January 4th, 2019. Please quote Competition #999-18.

The successful applicant is required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only applicants selected for interviews are contacted.


 

Download [ Groundskeeper position - pdf ]

The Langley School District is accepting applications for a permanent Groundskeeper working 40 hours per week. Reporting to the Grounds Foreman/Leadhand, this individual performs a variety of tasks related to horticultural and grounds maintenance.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Completion of Grade 10.
  • One year experience.
  • B.C. Driver's License.
  • Completion of 3 related courses including basic Horticultural courses such as turf management or pruning; basic welding or small machine maintenance.
  • Knowledge of the materials and methods used in related trades.
  • Ability to operate in a safe and efficient manner a variety of hand and riding mowers, light trucks and trailers, and tractors under 30 h.p. with related grounds equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively using courtesy and tact in the explanation and exchange of information.
  • Ability to determine, judge and select appropriate course of action within limits of established methods and procedures.
  • Physical ability to perform the required duties.

Qualified individuals must submit a complete application through the Make a Future job board at the following link:
http://www.makeafuture.ca/langley

Note that applicants must open an account and apply to the appropriate posting.

Please include the following documents in your application:

  • Resumé including names and email addresses for at least 3 references (current or former supervisors)
  • High school diploma or transcript confirming completion of at least Grade 10
  • Certificates or transcripts of horticulture courses completed

Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal record check.

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

Download [ Custodians – Spare Board position - pdf ]

Applications are invited for the Custodian Spare Board for casual custodial assignments throughout the District. Custodian positions are Union positions and the salary will be $20.89 per hour.

Qualifications required include: Minimum grade 10 with a Building Service Worker Certificate, or equivalent from a vocational institute (for those who don’t meet the qualifications, an in-house training course may be offered). Must be able to perform all custodian duties including lifting heavy objects and shovelling snow, ability to perform cleaning and minor maintenance.

Duties will include: Cleaning of School District No. 83 sites, security, snow removal from sidewalks and entrances, other related duties as may be assigned or required.

Please submit resume with full supporting documents to Make a Future at www.makeafuture.ca/north-okanagan-shuswap by Friday, December 21, 2018 by 12:00 Noon.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

Download [ Director of Facilities position - pdf ]

We are seeking an exceptional leader to join our team as Director of Facilities.

Reporting to the Secretary Treasurer, the Director of Facilities is responsible for all aspects of the District’s facilities, including maintenance, building services, grounds, health and safety, capital planning and construction. The portfolio also includes responsibility for all student transportation services.

This position has supervisory responsibility for approximately fifteen staff and supports the Secretary Treasurer in the effective management of the maintenance functions of the organization. The Director of Facilities assists with the development and implementation of planning for the provision of services in alignment with District strategic plan.

As the ideal candidate, you have proven strategic leadership, dispute resolution and communication skills. An ability to plan, organize, and implement ethical solutions to issues and operational problems are attributes vital to success in this role. A minimum of five years’ experience in facilities management is required. Hands-on knowledge of building operations and maintenance is essential. Successful experience in a leadership role in a multi-union public sector environment is an asset.

If you are excited by this challenge, please visit our website and submit your application including a cover letter, curriculum vitae and five professional references in a single pdf document to ldeacon [AT] sd64 [DOT] org.

Please address inquires to Linda Underwood, Acting Assistant Superintendent at lunderwood [AT] sd64 [DOT] org or 250.537.5548

The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found, however applications received by January 9, 2019 will be assured consideration. The preferred commencement date for this position is March 18, 2019.

Gulf Islands School District is located in the Salish Sea (Strait of Georgia) and is home to five island communities – Salt Spring, Pender, Galiano, Mayne and Saturna as well as Windsor House School in North Vancouver.

The District currently serves 1700 students and is proud of its quality programming; including successful Aboriginal programming, thriving International Program, performing arts academy, ecological, nature based, and late French Immersion programs.

We place students at the heart of our work and aspire to the values of trust, responsibility, opportunity, sustainability, collaboration and diversity.


 

Download [ Trades Certified Cabinet Maker position - pdf ]

The Langley School District is accepting applications for a Trades Certified Cabinet Maker in our Maintenance Department for a Continuing assignment. Individuals will perform a variety of tasks related to the installation and repair a variety of cabinets and millwork in School District buildings.

Individuals must have the following qualifications:

  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Apprenticeship and/or Trades Qualification Certificate (Cabinet Making)
  • BC Driver's License
  • Ability to perform a variety of skilled carpentry tasks in cabinetry and millwork and in the construction and maintenance of school district facilities.
  • Thorough and current knowledge of the standards, practices, regulations, methods, tools and equipment of the trade.
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out general oral and written instructions with a minimum of supervision.
  • Skill in the use of tools of the trade.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and work sketches.
  • Ability to communicate effectively using courtesy and tact in the explanation and exchange of information.
  • Ability to determine, judge and select appropriate course of action within limits of established methods and procedures.
  •  Physical ability to perform the required duties

Qualified individuals must submit a complete application through the Make a Future job board at the following link: www.makeafuture.ca/langley

Note that applicants must open an account and apply to the appropriate posting.

Please include the following documents in your application:

  • Resumé including names and email addresses for at least 3 references (current or former supervisors)
  • High school diploma or transcript confirming Grade 12 graduation
  • Trades Qualification Certificate

Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal record check.
We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

Download [ Painters position - pdf ]

The Langley School District is accepting applications for Trades Certified Painters in our Maintenance Department for one permanent and two temporary (6 month) positions working 40 hours per week. Individuals will perform a variety of tasks related to the painting of buildings and equipment.

Individuals must have the following qualifications:

  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Apprenticeship and/or Trades Qualification Certificate (Painting and Decorating).
  • BC Driver's License
  • Ability to perform a variety of skilled tasks in the preparation and application of paint and wall covering
  • Thorough and current knowledge of the standards, practices, regulations, methods, tools and equipment of the trade
  • Ability to communicate effectively using courtesy and tact in the explanation and exchange of information
  • Ability to determine, judge and select appropriate course of action within limits of established methods and procedure
  • Physical ability to perform the required duties.

Qualified individuals must submit a complete application through the Make a Future job board at the following link: www.makeafuture.ca/langley

Note that applicants must open an account and apply to the appropriate posting.

Please include the following documents in your application:

  • Resumé including names and email addresses for at least 3 references (current or former supervisors)
  • High school diploma or transcript confirming Grade 12 graduation
  • Trades Qualification Certificate

Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal record check.
We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

 

Download [ Technologists – Grounds (Civil) position - pdf ]

Full-time CUPE positions
2 regular on-going Grounds Technologist

Spread across one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools is the city's biggest employer. Located on Canada's spectacular West Coast and nestled in the southwest corner of Green Timbers Urban Forest, we are just 30 minutes southeast of the city of Vancouver. Surrey Schools is the largest and fastest growing public school district in BC, and with 140 sites across 316km2, most of our staff are able to work close to home. The Surrey School District team of approximately 10,000 employees works tirelessly every day to ensure that children are getting the best start they can, providing the preparation to be our leaders of tomorrow.

Due to growth and staff movement the Surrey School District seeks to fill two positions in our Technologist team! Reporting to the Manager of Ground, these positions are responsible for providing exceptional technical and grounds information support to ensure maintenance program and projects adhere to applicable codes, by-laws & regulations. These positions develop, plan, organize and schedule maintenance and other activities. The positions communicate between internal and external consultants/contractors/suppliers to ensure the successful completion of assigned projects and as such the ideal candidates must have exceptional communication skills both written and verbal. Success in these positions requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to meet multiple and competing deadlines as well as respond to time-oriented emergencies. The Technologist role requires thorough knowledge of computer applications and software applications related to the role.

The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. Typical hours offer a shift of 7am-3pm, Monday to Friday. The successful applicants will be based out of the beautiful District Facilities Centre located in the heart of Surrey.

Applicants must have:

  • Completion of a 2-year diploma in Technology in a related discipline from a technical college recognized by the School District;
  • Minimum three years related work experience in construction, maintenance field including supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience;
  • Registered or eligibility to register as an Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T) or Architectural Technologist (AT-BC) with the Association of Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC;
  • Knowledge of relevant codes;
  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license.

This is a unionized position that offers a 37.5 hour work week with an hourly wage rate of $31.10, plus a liberal benefit package including Municipal Pension, health, vacation and sick benefits.


 

Download [ Carpenter position - pdf ]

The Burnaby School District is looking to hire two TEMPORARY Carpenters to work throughout the District on a temporary basis. This position is responsible for the full range of carpentry work throughout the district including new construction, renovation/alteration and maintenance of School District buildings and structures.

Applicants must have:

  • Grade 12 diploma (or equivalent)
  • Successful completion of the B.C. Apprenticeship Program and a valid BC or Interprovincial Journeyman Carpenter Trades Qualification (TQ) is required
  • Four years related work experience as a Journeyman (post TQ)
  • Demonstrated training and work experience in current BC construction/maintenance safety requirements
  • Valid B.C. Driver’s License (Class 5)

Applicants are expected to:

  • Have thorough knowledge of construction and construction safety practices
  • Possess the physical condition and health to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job (including climbing ladders/scaffolds, and lifting and carrying heavy materials/objects)
  • Maintain good interpersonal skills and have good verbal and written communication skills

Applicants must be:

  • Knowledgeable of safety procedures and materials, methods and equipment related to carpentry
  • A self-starter with an ability to organize daily tasks, work independently and as a member of a team

This position works 40-hours/week (7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.), and pays $33.06 per hour. This position includes a benefits package that includes extended health, dental and provincial medical coverage, paid sick benefits, and vacation pay.

Application Process: All applications with relevant documentation (a cover letter, detailed resume, and proof of TQ/certifications) can be made through Make a Future (www.makeafuture.ca/burnaby) for consideration for this position. Alternatively, you can email your application (cover letter, resume, proof of TQ/certifications in one attachment [preferably pdf]) to:

Human Resources
Burnaby School District
5325 Kincaid Street
Burnaby BC V5G 1W2
applications [AT] burnabyschools [DOT] ca

Successful completion of a criminal record search is a legislated requirement and will be completed upon hire.
We thank all applicants for this position, however, only those individuals under consideration will be contacted.