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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 is the best place to learn and lead.
As an employer, we provide comprehensive growth, learning and engagement opportunities to the 2,600 committed professionals across the district. Reporting to the Executive Director, Facilities Services, the Manager, Maintenance Planning and Improvements assists in the planning, organization, and execution of maintenance to District facilities and works closely with all Facilities Services managers, school Administrators and District managers.• Develops, maintains and monitors the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) for the branch, with the cooperation of the Manager, Facilities Administration.

  • Works with Facilities Services maintenance managers in developing work plans for building and grounds maintenance, including: preventative maintenance; routine maintenance; response/corrective maintenance; and cyclical renewal and deferred maintenance.
  • Consults with Facilities Services managers and planners regarding major maintenance and facilities improvement projects, work scheduling, backlog issues, and status of maintenance support services.
  • Develops and manages the District 10-Year Facilities Renewal and Upgrade Program (FRUP) and submits annual updates to the Manager, Facilities Planning for incorporation into the Annual Facilities Grant (AFG) and Five-Year Capital Plan submissions to the Ministry of Education for capital funding.
  • Assists with planning and scheduling of maintenance projects, both operating and capital funded; oversees projects in progress; inspects work; coordinates work within the framework of site activities; serves as a liaison and point contact between the site administrator, Facilities Services, and the contractor performing the work.
  • Manages architectural and structural maintenance services, including: carpentry, millwork and acoustics; roofing and building envelop; painting, flooring and other finishes.
  • Processes routine and response/corrective architectural and structural maintenance work requests; receives, reviews, and investigates requests for school site improvements and building modifications; provides cost estimates for maintenance fee-for-service requests and projects; and assists site administrators/program managers in formulating project proposals.
  • Monitors progress of maintenance and repair projects; inspects completed projects for accuracy, completeness and compliance with established work orders and specifications.
  • Prepares and/or assists with construction project bid documents; studies and analyzes the terms and conditions of contract agreements, plans, specifications, addenda, and interpretations.
  • Performs other duties as contained in statute and as assigned from time to time by the Executive Director.


  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive management experience in facilities maintenance and/or construction in projects of varying size and complexity is required, including: Planning, estimating, scheduling, coordination, cost control and reporting; computerized maintenance management, asset management, financial accounting and scheduling systems; conflict resolution and; customer service mechanisms.
  • High school diploma equivalent required. University degree in Engineering or Architecture or certification as Applied Science Technologist would be an asset.
  • Working knowledge of carpentry, roofing, painting, flooring, acoustics and other architectural and structural systems, building codes, standards and regulations.
  • Broad understanding of mechanical, electrical and civil systems.
  • Aplication deadline is July 27, 2020 at 12:00 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.


Download [ Manager of Custodial Services position - pdf ]

School District 43 Coquitlam - Position Posting
Manager of Custodial Services
Work week - Wednesday to Sunday

The Coquitlam School District invites applications for the position of Manager of Custodial Services. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Caretaking, the Manager of Custodial Services is responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient functioning of various custodial and Managerial support for maintenance operations, including the coordination and supervision of bargaining unit supervisors and custodial staff while assisting with the
formulation and implementation of administrative procedures and processes.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Is responsible for the direct supervision of the Caretaking Supervisors; monitors work performance, run inspections, orientation, and training.
  • Provides supervision and support to the caretaking department and assists with overall responsibility for the day to day custodial operation.
  • Attends and assists with emergency after hour call outs to sites during the week or weekend.
  • Is responsible for the supervision of all custodial functions in conjunction with the Senior Manager and school Principals and Vice-Principals.
  • Works in conjunction with the Senior Manager of Caretaking to develop and implement policies, procedures, including safety procedures and the caretaking manual related to custodial operations. Advises and assists Principals, Vice- Principals and Supervisors on any custodial matters.
  • Manages and provides training and orientation for new, transferred or shift caretakers on the requirements of the position including cleaning methods and procedures, use and care of equipment, heating systems, alarm systems and work safety.
  • Participates in overseeing the work of contractors and vendors and provides managerial support to these individuals as well as maintenance staff
  • In consultation with Human Resources and the Senior Manager of Caretaking plays an integral role in administering the collective agreement in relation to staff, including attendance management, returns to work, duty to accommodates, hiring authority, investigations discipline as appropriate including termination, authorizes overtime, leaves and similar requests; represents management as required in the grievance process
  • Monitors and follows up on employee absenteeism and involved in the return to work of employees from various leaves
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations to the Senior Manager of Caretaking regarding employee performance and misconduct issues including conducting investigations and discipline. Assists in monitoring day to day custodian absences and replacements as well as assisting to organize coverage requirements for weekend and after hour functions.
  • In conjunction with the Senior Manager of Caretaking; monitors and follows up on probationary periods/ reports
  • Participates in the shortlisting and interviewing of candidates for custodial positions
  • Oversees supervision responsibilities and deployment of all custodial staff in the absence of the Senior Manager of Caretaking.
  • May participate as the Board’s representative on various committees as required.
  • Investigates and reports accidents in conjunction with Administrators/Supervisors, recommends and implements preventative measures, monitors employee time loss and promotes employees’ return to work.
  • Maintains records and statistics and produces reports as may be required.
  • Provides coverage for the Senior Manager of Caretaking as needed.
  • Participates and supports the district budget process.
  • Participates in creation and evaluation of RFP’s
  • Monitors and approves custodial supply requisitions.
  • Approves revisions to custodial duty sheets and participates in run reviews.
  • Provides technical and managerial assistance to staff.
  • Assists in reviewing and reporting of adverse environmental events.
  • Other duties that may be assigned

Required Education and Experience

  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent plus applicable post-secondary courses including a Building Service Worker Certificate.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years related supervisory work experience, preferably in a complex multi-union public sector environment
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and implement solutions to issues and operational problems
  • Excellent managerial, interpersonal, negotiating, coaching, team building, dispute resolution and communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel and excellent verbal and written skills
  • Experience in the education sector is an asset
  • A valid class 5 BC Driver’s license and business use of personal vehicle

A competitive salary is offered along with a generous benefits package.

The successful applicant will be required to successfully complete two criminal record checks.
To apply, (By Wednesday July 22, 2020 at 4:00pm) please click on the following link https://bit.ly/3e7LQah.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The successful applicant will be required to obtain two Criminal Record Check clearances.

The deliberations of employees, and Committees used to screen and consider job applications, shall be kept in strict confidence, and shall not be disclosed to any person except as required by law. Personal references, recommendations and evaluations collected or generated by Board employees and Committee members as part of the Board’s hiring processes (other than references whose authorship and content is already known to the job applicant) shall be treated as having been supplied in confidence to the Board for the purposes of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.”


Download [ Energy Manager position - pdf ]

(Exempt Position) 

The Greater Victoria School District (District) has over 52 separate buildings and 3.1 million ft2 (287,000 m2) of floor space housing over 20,000 students and 3,500 staff. Buildings range in age from over one hundred years and carrying heritage status to newer state of the art facilities, and span across five municipal jurisdictions. 

Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the Energy Manager is responsible for all aspects of energy conservation initiatives across the Greater Victoria School District by providing leadership and coordinating the effective identification, promotion, implementation, and evaluation of energy conservation programs including the development of a long-term strategic energy management plan. The Energy Manager will liaise with BC Hydro and other stakeholders to ensure applicable agreements and initiatives are met. 

The successful candidate will have ability to deal effectively with educators, contractors and other District staff, parent groups and with all work related contacts recognizing a diverse and complex client group. Applicants must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of building, mechanical, electrical systems and building automation systems. They will also possess comprehensive knowledge of project management, contract management, budget management, business case management and financial controls and analysis. 


Education and Experience: 

  • Completion of relevant post-secondary degree in Engineering, Business, Building Technology or related field plus a professional designation and additional training in energy management/ sustainability, or equivalent combination of relevant experience and training may be considered, and 
  • A minimum of 7 years of related experience; 
  • Energy efficiency training such as BC Hydro Energy Manager Education Series or CIET Energy Management Training Course; 
  • Professional Engineer designation from a provincial licensing body is desirable. 

The District offers a competitive salary and benefits package. For further information please contact the Director of Facilities at 250-920-3400. 

Please submit letter of introduction, résumé and references to: 
Human Resource Services 
Greater Victoria School District #61 
556 Boleskine Road, Victoria, BC V8Z 1E8 

or email: hrs [AT] sd61 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca 

Deadline for submission is: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. 

While School District 61 appreciates all applications received, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. 


Download [ Bus Driver position - pdf ]

Transportation Department


Please continue applying for postings. We will continue processing applications.

Thank you for your interest in Surrey Schools. This current global pandemic is a very trying time for everyone. At Surrey Schools we want to assure you that we are planning now for the end of this current crisis. Surrey Schools continues to be committed todoing what is right for our job seekers and employees. We are working diligently to process applications remotely as efficiently as possible. We appreciate your patience as  we navigate this temporary solution.

Note: Please be sure that you have received a confirmation from Make a Future that you have applied to a specific posting. Without this confirmation your application will not have been submitted.

Please take care to keep yourself, and others, safe! If you require further information, please feel free to email us at recruitment [AT] surreyschools [DOT] ca.

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.

Reporting to the Manager of Transportation within the Facilities Division, Bus Drivers are responsible for the safe operation of a 76 passenger school bus transporting students to and from schools and extra-curricular events. Bus Drivers must perform daily vehicle safety checks, and maintain cleanliness of the interior and exterior of the vehicle. They are responsible for building rapport with students, parents and school administrators and are required to monitor student conduct on the bus.

The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent worklife balance. Drivers work 6 hours per day, Monday to Friday, with scheduled hours between 6:30am and 4:30pm which includes a split shift. Extra hours for field trips between shifts may be required, and overtime rate is paid for hours in excess of 7.5 hours per day.

Applicants must have:

  • A valid Class 1 or Class 2 BC Driver’s license, with air brake endorsement
  • Understanding of basic vehicle mechanical functions and bus servicing requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English

This is a CUPE union position that offers an hourly wage rate of $26.35, plus a liberal  benefit package, including municipal pension, health, vacation and sick benefits. The position begins September 4, 2020.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply on-line at https://bit.ly/3dWMkzY. This competition will remain open until the position is filled.

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


Download [ Caretaker- Spare board position - pdf ]

CUPE, on-call

Spread across one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools is the city's second largest employer. Located on Canada's spectacular West Coast and nestled in the southwest corner of Green Timbers Urban Forest, we are just 40 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 328 km2, most of our staff are able to work close to home. The Surrey School District team of approximately 11,000 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.

Whether you are an experienced caretaker or someone new to the profession, the Surrey School Board is the perfect next step in your career! Offering exceptional benefits, a great team environment, a culture of safety and the opportunity to grow your career- join our team today!

Reporting to the Assistant Manager of Service Operations, our caretakers provide exceptional cleaning in over 140 schools across the City of Surrey. Our team of spare board caretakers provide essential coverage for day-to-day absences and short-term assignments across the District. As a caretaker with the District, you are part of a dynamic team of professionals dedicated to providing a clean, safe and welcoming environment for our students, families and staff. In addition to building services, our caretakers enjoy engaging in customer service opportunities when working with diverse user-groups, school staff and administration. As such strong communication skills when working with individuals from diverse backgrounds is essential.

The successful applicants must be a team player, ready to be part of a cohesive, effective team of professionals in this busy department that holds great pride in their work. The department requires applicants to be prepared to work effectively in a small team as well as independently to complete top quality work in various District facilities.

Spare board caretakers must be available for day or afternoon shift as needed. Our caretakers have access to top-quality tools and equipment. The District Facility prides itself on a safety-first culture and our caretakers are provided with extensive training and support to work safely.

Applicants must have:

  • Completion of a Building Services Worker Certificate from a recognized institute;
  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license;
  • Sufficient physical strength and health to perform the duties of the position as required. This includes the ability to manually remove snow during inclement weather;
  • Experience working in an institutional setting is a bonus!

Surrey Schools provides its staff with excellent work-life balance. This is a unionized position with an hourly rate of $23.37/hr., plus a liberal benefit package which includes pension, extended health/dental and generous vacation.

Qualified applicants can apply on https://bit.ly/3i8AiH0 by clicking "apply online" below. Be sure to upload resume and cover letter, including proof of BSW Certificate. Alternatively, you can complete a paper Support Staff

Application and submit along with your documents to the District Facilities Centre at:
Competition #CUST:1095-20
Service Operations Department
6700 144 Street
Surrey, BC V3W 5R5

NOTE: The successful applicant is required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest in Surrey Schools.