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Position Title: Assistant Manager of Building Operations
Classification: Grid 4
Department: Facilities Services
Reports to: Manager Building Operations

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

The Assistant Manager of Building Operations is responsible for the afternoon and evening operation of the Greater Victoria School District schools and administration facilities including the cleaning, heating, security, and identification of maintenance issues; and mail and cartage requirements. Responsibilities also include oversight over facility rentals for community and school use purposes.

For specific responsibliities and qualifications, please download the full job posting [ Assistant Manager of Building Operations position - pdf ]


Download [ Custodial Supervisor position - pdf ]

The Board of Education invites applications for the position of Custodial Supervisor for the Okanagan Skaha School District, effective March 30, 2020 (or a mutually agreeable date).
School District 67 is located in the South Okanagan and serves the communities of Penticton, Summerland, Kaleden and Naramata. The District has a student population of 6000 students through 11 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, 3 secondary schools and 1 distributed learning school. Further information can be obtained from the district website at www.sd67.bc.ca.

This position performs a critical role in the delivery of custodial services to the District’s schools and facilities. Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the Custodial Supervisor is responsible for coordinating the selection, scheduling and training programs of approximately 45 custodial staff in accordance with the Collective Agreement. The Custodial Supervisor manages the custodial budget as well as District facility rentals.

The Custodial Supervisor is expected to maintain a level of confidentiality and professionalism in all matters pertaining to the district and its employees. This position performs a wide variety of supervisory tasks requiring independent judgement and action. The ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends is required.

The successful candidate will be resourceful and adaptable with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, manage a heavy workload, and exercise independent judgment and action. The successful applicant will possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Formal training in the area of building services maintenance, such as a diploma as a Building Services Worker;
  • Extensive successful experience (two years minimum) in the supervision of custodial staff and associated safety issues in a unionized environment;
  • Knowledge of and experience with ISSA cleaning standards;
  • Experience within the public school education sector is highly desirable;
  • Thorough knowledge of provincial employment, labour relations, human rights, and workplace health and safety statutes, regulations, guidelines, programs and standards;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Demonstrates initiative and project leadership implementing new procedures in a decentralized environment;
  • Strong organization, teamwork and leadership skills;
  • Ability to effectively assess and manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a challenging environment;

Qualified individuals are invited to apply in confidence by submitting a cover letter, resume, and three professional references by 3:00pm on Friday, February 28, 2020 to cbyrd [AT] summer [DOT] com. Full wage and benefit package commensurate with public sector services. The successful candidate will be subject to the terms of the Criminal Review Act. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For further information about this exciting career opportunity, please contact Cindy Byrd, Human Resources Manager 250 770-7700 (local 6671).


Download [ Benchwork/Joinery position - pdf ]

The North Okanagan-Shuswap School District No. 83 invites qualified individuals to apply for our Regular Benchwork/Joinery position. This is a Regular 40 Hours per week CUPE union position and the rate of pay is $31.71 per hour for 12 months of a year. The effective date is as soon as possible.

The North Okanagan-Shuswap School District is a widely dispersed district which includes the five major communities of Salmon Arm, Sicamous, Sorrento, Enderby, and Armstrong. The school district provides educational support for 5,900 K-12 students in twenty-two schools with a professional staff of more than 1,200 employees. The North Okanagan-Shuswap School District is committed to enhancing a positive work environment for staff and a dynamic and supportive educational experience for students.


  1. Duties will be mainly in millwork and renovations; also, perform a variety of general carpenter tasks.
  2. Construct all forms of cabinets including office furniture, bookshelves, teachers’ desks, office/ reception counters, computer labs/desks, and other specialty millworks, using a variety of specialized tools.
  3. Perform repairs to millwork and carpentry items.
  4. Install cabinet hardware.
  5. Apply a variety of laminates and veneers.
  6. Choose and select appropriate construction techniques to achieve the objectives of the work order.
  7. Perform preventative maintenance work.
  8. Perform minor maintenance tasks related to other trades, as assigned.
  9. Liaise with Principals, teachers and supervisors to determine specific needs.
  10. Prioritize work assignments and liaise with other trades to ensure the project is completed safely, accurately and in a timely manner.
  11. Prepare purchase orders, obtain supplies as required and recommend equipment purchase or replacement. Assist in estimating material/labour for assigned projects.
  12. Maintain a clean safe work environment.
  13. Be willing to accept emergency call-outs for repairs.

The above job description reflects the principal functions of the job. Other comparable or transient duties which are within the areas of knowledge and skills required by the job description may also be assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS: The work will be mainly inside. Travel to all School District facilities required, transportation may be provided to job site from the Works Complex. Appropriate personal safety equipment is to be supplied and worn by the trades person. Appropriate hand tools for the trade must be supplied by the trades person. May be required to report directly to the worksite.
The Board of Education of
School District #83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap)
P.O. Box 129 ~ 341 Shuswap St. S.W. ~ Salmon Arm, B.C. V1E 4H9
Phone: (250) 832-2157 Confidential Fax: (250) 832-3751


  1. Certification as a journeyman as set out in the B.C. Apprenticeship Act for Bench work and Joinery T.Q.,or equivalent Inter-provincial Technical Qualifications.
  2. Three years' working experience as a tradesperson within the specified trades.
  3. Demonstrated ability to take direction, carry out assigned duties independently, and work as part of a team with other trades persons.
  4. The physical ability to perform assigned duties (including climbing ladders and scaffolds).
  5. Working knowledge of other related maintenance trades connected with physical plant servicing preferably with some carpentry certification or experience.
  6. Have a good working knowledge of the National Building Code of B.C. and be proficient in reading and interpreting blueprints.
  7. Hold a valid B.C. Driver's Licence.

Further information with respect to this position can be obtained by contacting Glynn Warnica, Manager of Facilities and Grounds, at (250) 804-7874.

Interested individuals are invited to submit their resume with full supporting documents (proof of qualifications must accompany application), including three professional references to www.makeafuture.ca by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2020.

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