Download [ Plumber (Temporary) position - pdf ]

Temporary (40 hours/week) position
June 2017 to August 31, 2017
with the possibility of an extension
Primary day Shift (7:00am – 3:30pm)

We are hiring! Do you have what it takes to join our team? We see our employees as our greatest assets. We have a current career opportunity for a temporary Plumber. School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) is the third largest school district in BC with approximately 32,000 students in 70 schools. We serve the communities of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, and the villages of Anmore and Belcarra. Our district has been consistently rated by British Columbia Ministry of Education as one of the best performing districts in the province and we are proud to run the largest international education program in Canada.

The Plumber position reports to the Manager of Maintenance and the Trades Supervisor –Mechanical and provides Plumbing tasks.

Duties include:

  • Installing, maintaining and repairing plumbing equipment in buildings and grounds
  • Maintaining and repairing gas fittings
  • Installing and repairing water mains, sanitary systems, hot water tanks and heating systems
  • Ordering related supplies and equipment
  • Performing preventative maintenance on equipment and structures such as boilers etc.
  • Providing estimates and advice on plumbing projects
  • Supervising uncertified tradesmen when they are assigned to assist; reporting unsafe situations and keeps detailed account of work performed for the computerized costing system
  • Operating plumbing tools, such as pipe cutting and threading equipment, power snake and soldering equipment etc.
  • Other work as assigned in other classifications in times of emergency

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Plumbing Trades Qualification (TQ) plus current Provincial Gas Ticket
  • Recent related experience
  • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • A valid BC class 5 driver’s license

Applicants are advised they must successfully complete a criminal record check prior to hiring. This position is temporary 40 hours per week – $30.82 per hour plus 16% in lieu of benefits.

To apply, please forward your resume and copy of TQ to
Or 550 Poirier Street, Coquitlam, BC, V3J 6A7 no later than Friday June 2, 2017 at 4:00 pm
For more jobs with SD43, please visit www.makeafuture.ca/coquitlam
We appreciate your interest but regret that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Download [ Manager, Energy and Environmental Sustainability (Temporary) position - pdf ]

The Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows School District (SD42) is seeking qualified applicants interested in the above exempt
position on a full-time temporary basis starting August 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018. Reporting to the Secretary-
Treasurer, this role is oversees the strategic energy management of the school district and the implementation and
adoption of sustainable energy practices and consumption in accordance and collaboration with BC Hydro’s Power
Smart Program.

Interested applicants can apply by email to

Complete Packages should include:

  • Cover Letter, Resume, and supporting documentation

Full Job Description can be found on the following link: Full Job Description


  • Ensures consumption and conservation targets are met, if not exceeded
  • Oversees education and awareness initiatives to promote energy conservation and sustainable energy practices across the district
  • Manages daily operations with respect to the execution of major capital projects within the district
  • Masters designation in business or appropriate business field
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Registered Engineering Technologist or Certified Energy Manager
  • BCIT Sustainable Energy Management Associate Certificate with Energy Management experience
  • UBC Masters in Clean Energy with Energy Management experience
  • Five (5) years’ work experience in business that includes; Supervision, Capital

For more information about our School District please visit:


Download [ Maintenance Supervisor - Electrical position - pdf ]

The Vancouver School District is an exciting, progressive and dynamic school district. Offering a wide range of educational opportunities for more than 50,000 learners from kindergarten to adults, Vancouver schools have an excellent reputation as being diverse an inclusive, and for providing outstanding, student-centered, choice programs. The School District has almost 8,000 employees, 112 schools, and $500 million operating budget with major capital projects underway.

The Vancouver Board of education is inviting applications for the position of Maintenance Supervisor-Electrical. Reporting to the Assistant Manager of Maintenance, this position is responsible for the supervision and management of employees engaged in the specific trades and outside workers. The Maintenance Supervisor-Electrical will plan coordinate, organize and effectively supervise the work of these teams involved in maintenance of our approximately 250 buildings at over 100 sites.

The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Supervising employees engaged in specific trades, and may include supervision of a group of skilled or semi-skilled employees
  • Coordinate the deployment of staff based on projects priorities; as well as liaising with contractors
  • Ensuring proper methods and procedures are followed and are in compliance with regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Estimating projects
  • Managing budget and controlling expenditures
  • Ensuring projects are completed within estimated time lines
  • Works closely with the district’s Energy Manager in initiating and completing various energy saving projects
  • Maintaining positive customer relations with a variety of Vancouver Board of Education staff as well as the public and outside agencies
  • Participating in discipline interviews, investigations and collective bargaining as requested by Human Resources

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Completion of grade 12 supplemented by at least five years in a supervisory role in a unionized environment
  • Recognized journeyman trade or maintenance apprenticeship program in the electrical trade holding an “A” ticket;
  • An equivalent combination of training/experience working in a supervisory/management capacity within a trade’s/maintenance environment.

Please include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references who have directly managed/supervised your work along with your application to this competition. This competition is open until filled.

To apply:
If you do not have a profile on Make a Future please create a profile to apply for management positions. www.makeafuture.ca/vancouver

Once you have created your profile then, while you are logged in, please search this ad again and then click the "apply now" button. You will then be able to apply and upload any supporting documents to the competition and answer the job posting questions.

You will automatically receive an email from this website letting you know your application to the competition has been received.



Download [ Transportation Manager position - pdf ]

Central Okanagan Public Schools (School District No. 23), Kelowna BC, provides education services to 22,000 students in the communities of Peachland, West Kelowna, Kelowna, Lake Country and the Regional District of Central Okanagan. We invite applications for the position of:


The Central Okanagan School District has a diverse opportunity for a dynamic, self-motivated individual as Manager of Transportation. This full-time excluded position is responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the student transportation system. The position includes the following responsibilities:

  • planning and maintaining transportation routes, walk limits and special needs support;
  • hiring, scheduling and supervising bus drivers, mechanics and transportation office staff;
  • ensuring the safe operation of district vehicles and equipment;
  • organizing training and staff development;
  • managing the transportation budget, vehicles, equipment and fuel management and
  • Arranging for replacement of buses and maintenance vehicles/equipment.

The successful applicant must possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Grade 12 graduation supplemented by post-secondary courses in management and supervision;
  • Knowledge of Edulog route mapping system;
  • Leadership experience in the operation of a bus fleet transportation system or commensurate training and experience;
  • Class 2 BC Driver’s License with Air Endorsement;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of transportation systems with the ability to schedule bus routes, vehicle preventative maintenance/repairs, staff resources and to determine the appropriate use of equipment, fleet and materials needed to perform specific job related duties;
  • Knowledge of the Transport Canada National Safety Code and Provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement Program;
  • Knowledge of WorkSafe BC, WHMIS and occupational health and safety regulations;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, verbal and written skills;
  • Influential leadership and negotiation skills;
  • Demonstrated experience managing in a unionized environment;
  • Training certificate/diploma would be a definite asset re: defensive driving and pupil management;
  • Computer Basics for Business Program Certificate – Okanagan College or approved equivalent;

This is a full time position with a competitive salary and benefits package, including participation in a defined benefit pension plan.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online complete with cover letter and resume outlining relevant background and work experience and 3 references by 4:00 p.m. PST on Friday, May 26, 2017 at www.makeafuture.ca

The Central Okanagan Public Schools thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


Download [ Painters (Temporary) position - pdf ]

We are currently accepting resumes for Trade Qualified Painters. Successful applicants will have proven initiative, ability to work independently and good interpersonal skills required to interact with students, teaching staff, co-workers and the general public.

Salary: $29.13 per hour plus allowances and 11% in lieu of benefits.
Hours: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday to Friday.
Term: 6 months, with the possibility of extension.

This position falls within the CUPE 382 bargaining unit. For a detailed job description, please click here.

Please submit letter of introduction, résumé, and proof of Trade Qualification and references to:
Human Resource Services
Greater Victoria School District #61
556 Boleskine Road
Victoria, B.C. V8Z 1E8

250-475-4113 (fax)
Deadline for submission: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 4:00 pm.

School District 61 thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.


Download [ Manager, Facility Planning/Construction 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. We are currently looking for a Manager, Facility Planning/Construction to bring their expertise and creativity in the procurement of schools from feasibility planning work through design, construction, and close-out. The successful candidate will deliver expert management work involving design, technical, contractual, planning, financial activities and leading departmental staff required for capital project delivery.


  • Manage assigned projects from start to completion ensuring legislative and contract compliance for project completion
  • Oversee project management and apply technical knowledge to construction and major seismic upgrade projects, while considering life cycle, sustainability needs and budget limitations on several major capital projects simultaneously
  • Prepare planning and feasibility studies, design development, construction contract documents and capital project planning processes in conjunction with assigned project planning teams
  • Be familiar with such tools as Microsoft Project and VFA Capital Planning and Management Software
  • Assist with financial management of the department on a project-by-project basis by monitoring expenditures and provide reports and recommendations to the Director of Facilities and Planning
  • Participate in consultative processes with facility users, consultants and internal and external stakeholders during the planning phase of projects
  • Liaise with contractors and various consultants to negotiate fees and construction costs, or other direct activities relating to architects, consultants and contractors and communicate with school administrators
  • Manage production of contract documentation and administer contracts including correspondence, plans and specifications, approval documentation, notices of changes, change orders, contractual notices and invoices
  • Prepare funding submissions to the ministry, project cost estimates, and forecast project schedules through SPRFS and PDR’s and other submission documents
  • Manage contract and legal disputes as necessary
  • Provide dispute and claims resolution advice on the School District’s behalf
  • Prepare project descriptions and/or conceptual plans to illustrate project requirements for project justification; prepare project budget for approval

The successful candidate will possess:

  • BC Registered Architect, Professional Engineer or University degrees in Architecture or Engineering with the ability to be Registered in BC. Project Management Degrees or PMP designations would be an asset.
  • Minimum five years supervisory project experience
  • Thorough knowledge of BC Building Code and BC Fire Code, CCDC documents, CCAC documents, public tendering practicing, bonding and surety, bid depository rules and procedures. Ability to navigate legal
    contracts would be an asset.
  • Proven deliverables for up-to-date building technology for architectural, mechanical, electrical and structural disciplines and contracting practices, sub trade management and C.P.M. project scheduling
  • Valid BC Driver’s License

Interested qualified applicants should apply online by clicking the “APPLY NOW” button on

Application deadline is May 31, 2017 at 4:00 pm.
For more information about Richmond School District 38, please visit www.makeafuture.ca/richmond or our website at www.sd38.bc.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those being considered for
interviews will be contacted.