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Download [ Assistant Manager position - pdf ]

Located on the east coast of Vancouver Island, 113 km north of Victoria and 55 km across the Salish Sea from Vancouver, Nanaimo offers natural beauty at every turn, vast recreation potential and a mild climate year round. Nanaimo, has one of the longest shorelines in Canada and a forested mountain backdrop just outside the downtown. Here, you can go from the wilderness to the city centre in just a few minutes.

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader” – John Quincy Adams

We are looking for a passionate leader to join our Facilities team as Assistant Manager in our Operations Department with opportunity for advancement. This position works predominantly afternoon shift.
Working closely with the Manager of Operations, you will be responsible for the general management, scheduling, and supervision of all custodial activities and staff including budgets and planning.

Working as part of a dynamic team, you will:

  • Manage the day to day operations pertaining to custodial services and security of all buildings. This encompasses over 80 staff in 40 sites from Ladysmith to Lantzville.
  • Make decisions about department priorities and advises the Manager of any issues requiring urgent action.
  • Respond to after hours enquiries from parents, user groups and local agencies.
  • Assist in managing the various contracts, cleaning programs and preventative maintenance.
  • Assist in managing the budget to ensure the department meets District goals.

You possess the equivalent combination of skills, education and related industry experience to meet the responsibilities of the role, including, but not limited to:

  • In-depth knowledge of current custodial and security practices and procedures.
  • Ability to manage set priorities, work independently, perform duties with speed and accuracy, work effectively under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of WorkSafe BC regulations.
  • Proven leadership skills and a team approach to managing.
  • The ability to provide leadership working in a changing organizational environment.
  • Ability to deal with highly confidential and sensitive issues with a high degree of diplomacy and confidentiality.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to make decisions independently.
  • Excellent skills in computer applications such as Microsoft Office.
  • Minimum two years Post Secondary education in business management or a related field.
  • Five years management / supervisory experience in a related field.

This full-time permanent position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Interested and qualified applicants should submit their application including a cover letter, detailed personal resume, contact information for three references and any other relevent supporting documentation. Please apply online at http://bit.ly/2I0In2u.

Please note: Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools thanks all applicants for their interest in working with us, however, only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

Applications must be received by 4 pm, Friday, February 22, 2019


 

Download [ Electrician position - pdf ]

NATURE AND SCOPE OF WORK
This is skilled electrical work at the journeyman level involving maintenance, repair, alteration and installation tasks throughout the School District. An employee of this class exercises considerable independent judgement in completing assignments, and may supervise the work of one or more helpers engaged in less skilled tasks. Oral and written assignments which may be accompanied by blueprints and sketches are received from a supervisor or coordinator. Work may be reviewed in terms of conformance with standards and objectives. New construction or extended renovations may be required to be inspected by Provincial or Municipal Inspectors.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

  • Thorough knowledge of the current standard practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the trade.
  • Considerable knowledge of the hazards and proper safety precautions of the trade.
  • Considerable knowledge of the applicable by-laws, rules, regulations and codes governing the trade work performed.
  • Working knowledge of other electrical/electronic trades necessary to install, maintain, and repair physical plant.
  • Ability to perform a variety of skilled tasks to established standards.Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner using considerable independent judgement.
  • Ability to read blueprints and plans, maintain records, estimate materials needed, requisition parts and materials and complete reports as required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to coordinate work effectively with staff, other trades and outside contractors.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff, other trades, and outside contractors and work in a team environment as necessary.
  • Ability to supervise the work of one or more helpers as required.
  • Skill in the use and care of tools, materials and equipment used in the trade.

DESIRABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Completion of the 12th grade or equivalent, supplemented by technical courses related to the work, plus completion of a recognized apprenticeship in the trade and two years related experience as a journeyman electrician or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND REGISTRATIONS
British Columbia Certificate of Qualification for Electrical (T.Q.) or equivalent.
Valid BC Driver's License.

This is a full-time unionized position with benefits, and a wage starting at $32.37/hr.

Please apply on line at www.makeafuture.ca/north-vancouver.

From our coastal beaches to our mountain forests, North Vancouver’s natural setting offers year-round recreational opportunities. Our school district’s values of accountability, creativity, collaboration and collegiality make it “the natural place to learn” for students, and “the natural place to work” for our staff.


 

Download [ Manager – Facilities Services position - pdf ]

School District No. 35 (Langley) invites applications for the position of Manager, Facilities Services.

Reporting to the Director of Facilities, Transportation, and Capital Projects, the Manager of Facilities Services will be responsible for the custodial employees and custodial operations and will have the assistance of a Custodial Supervisor and two Custodial forepersons. The Manager will also oversee the shipping, receiving and small warehouse for the Facilities and Maintenance Department and will be the key contact for short term rentals and events such as; elections. The successful candidate will also be part of the site Health and Safety committee and assist with record keeping.

The successful applicant will have a certificate or diploma in Operations Management or a related field including working knowledge of Workers Compensation regulations. You will have a minimum of three years of recent supervisory experience in the building services field in a multi-site, unionized setting and current knowledge of custodial practices and processes related to cleaning, building security and custodial equipment/tools.

You will possess excellent organizational, management, leadership, communication and interpersonal skills including tact and diplomacy, problem solving, sound judgment, and the ability to build effective working relationships. The successful applicant will have the ability to manage multiple projects, set priorities, work independently, perform the duties with speed and accuracy and work effectively under pressure. You will also have strong analytical skills and excellent computer skills. A valid BC’s Driver’s license is required.

We offer a competitive salary including a comprehensive benefits package. Qualified individuals should submit a complete resume including references by Friday, February 22, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. to:

Sherry Squires
Senior Manager, Human Resources
4875 222nd Street, Langley, BC V3A 3Z7
Email: recruitment [AT] sd35 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca

The District appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal record check.


 

Download [ HVAC Technician position - pdf ]

The Burnaby School District is looking to hire a FULL-TIME HVAC Technician. This position services, upgrades, installs, repairs and inspects heating and ventilation equipment.
A variety of pipefitting duties, including inspecting and cleaning boilers, roof top ventilation units, forced air units, cooling plants and associated equipment as well as calibrate and repair pneumatic and electronic controls and thermostats, including DDC systems are also pivotal functions of this position. This position works with computer software (programming and scheduling) for automated heating and ventilating systems as required.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Completion of Grade 12 plus Steamfitting/Pipefitting Trades Qualification (TQ) Certificate or a TQ in a relevant trade, and Gasfitter’s Certificate (Class B) [Class A is preferred].

Restricted electrical ticket is an asset.

Four years related work experience as a Journeyman in HVAC service coupled with boiler maintenance and DDC/building automation experience is required.
Valid B.C. Driver’s License (Class 5).

Extensive knowledge of current techniques, methods, procedures and equipment applicable to the HVAC trade, plus knowledge of computerized control software and equipment is required.

We are looking for a self-starter with an ability to organize daily tasks, work independently and as a member of a team. Demonstrated ability to work at the level of independence and with the degree of initiative appropriate to the position is also required.

This position is 40-hours/week, 12-months/year and comes complete with a wage of $33.95/hour and a benefits package including paid vacation/sick days, provincial medical, dental, extended health benefits, life insurance and pension.

Please note: 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.

Only those individuals under consideration will be contacted. The successful applicant is required to sign a “Consent for Criminal Record Search” to permit a criminal record review. A Driver’s Abstract may also be requested.


 

Download [ Painter position - pdf ]

The Burnaby School District is looking to hire a full-time Painter to work throughout the District.

This position applies protective coatings to the interior and exterior surfaces of structures and equipment and prepares surfaces for painting by using a variety of methods. This position is also responsible for laying out parking lots according to by-laws, code requirements and specifications; reading and interpreting plans, drawings and specifications of district buildings.

Applicants must have:

  • Grade 12 diploma (or equivalent)
  • BC or Interprovincial TQ in Painting and Decorating
  • Four years related work experience as a Journeyman
  • Valid B.C. Driver’s License (Class 5)

We are looking for a self-starter with an ability to organize daily tasks, work independently and as a member of a team. Demonstrated ability to work at the level of independence and with the degree of initiative appropriate to the position is also required.

This position is 40-hours/week, 12-months/year and comes complete with a wage of $31.94/hour (plus a shift premium of $0.50/hour) and a benefits package including paid vacation/sick days, provincial medical, dental, extended health benefits, life insurance and pension.

Hours of work will be 2:30 – 10:30 p.m., but may be adjusted due to operational requirements.

Please note: 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.

Only those individuals under consideration will be contacted. The successful applicant is required to sign a “Consent for Criminal Record Search” to permit a criminal record review. A Driver’s Abstract may also be requested.


 

Download [ Temporary Carpenter position - pdf ]

The Burnaby School District is looking to hire a TEMPORARY Carpenter to work throughout the District. These positions are responsible for a 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 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.

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.


 

Download [ Temporary Painter position - pdf ]

The Burnaby School District is looking to hire a Temporary Painter to work throughout the District.
This position applies protective coatings to the interior and exterior surfaces of structures and equipment and prepares surfaces for painting by using a variety of methods. This position is also responsible for laying out parking lots according to by-laws, code requirements and specifications; reading and interpreting plans, drawings and specifications of district buildings.

Applicants must have:

  • Grade 12 diploma (or equivalent)
  • BC or Interprovincial TQ in Painting and Decorating
  • Four years related work experience as a Journeyman
  • Valid B.C. Driver’s License (Class 5)

We are looking for a self-starter with an ability to organize daily tasks, work independently and as a member of a team. Demonstrated ability to work at the level of independence and with the degree of initiative appropriate to the position is also required.

This position is 40-hours/week, 12-months/year and comes complete with a wage of $31.94/hour (plus a shift premium of $0.50/hour) and a benefits package including paid sick days, provincial medical, dental, extended health benefits, and vacation pay.

Hours of work will be 2:30 – 10:30 p.m., but may be adjusted due to operational requirements.

Please note: 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.

Only those individuals under consideration will be contacted. The successful applicant is required to sign a “Consent for Criminal Record Search” to permit a criminal record review. A Driver’s Abstract may also be requested.


 

Download [ Permanent Bus Driver position - pdf ]

School District No. 38 Richmond Full-Time Bus Driver

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.
School District No. 38 (Richmond) requires a Bus Driver to work on a full time basis throughout the school district. The work involves the operation of school buses used to transport students within the district and on field trips.

Applicants will have a demonstrated safe driving history as represented by a Driver's abstract from the Motor Vehicle branch. Practical working knowledge of school bus maintenance and repair requirements, along with the ability to deal in a friendly, courteous and effective manner with a variety of passenger situations are required. Drivers must also possess a good knowledge of the Greater Vancouver geographic, locations, road and traffic patterns.

The successful applicant will have a valid BC Class 2 driver's license with an air brake endorsement and at least one-year work experience in the operation of passenger busses.

The rate of pay is $23.55, plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Please submit a recent resume by to www.makeafuture.ca/richmond and include the contact information of at least two past supervisors as professional references.

We thank the interest of all applicants. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


 

 

Download [ Manager, Mechanical Department position - pdf ]

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 a recent promotion, the Surrey School District is seeking qualified applicants for the busy Manager of Mechanical Department role at the District Facilities Centre. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Facilities, the Mechanical Department Manager is responsible for planning, managing and providing oversight for the Mechanical/HVAC department including renovations, maintenance, installations and projects across 140 District sites. This key management role works closely with District departments and outside agencies, provides exceptional leadership to the Mechanical Department staff and acts in the capacity of the mechanical expert for District projects and initiatives.

Due to the complex technical nature of the Mechanical/HVAC Department, the successful applicant must have extensive working experience in the Mechanical/HVAC field 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 candidate will have demonstrated initiative in previous work and will have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. The candidate will also have knowledge of best practices and 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 mechanical trade and/or comparable education;
  • 5 years of relevant field experience, ideally in a busy 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 salary range of $77,910 to $97,388 commensurate with education and experience, plus an excellent benefits package including municipal pension.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply online at www.makeafuture.ca/surrey by 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 15, 2019.

The Successful applicant will be required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment.

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.


 

Download [ Manager of Facility Improvements position - pdf ]

The Coquitlam School District invites applications for the position of Manager of Facility Improvements. As the third largest school district in the province we are located within a 40 minute drive from downtown Vancouver. The school district has a population of 32,000 students with approximately 4,300 teaching, administrative, managerial and support staff.
This position manages the district’s Annual Facility Grant funds, minor capital projects, renovation projects and portable moves. The key objectives are increased functionality, improved working and learning environments as well as the maximized life cycle of our buildings and grounds.

The Manager of Facility Improvements supports the Maintenance Departments in the effective management of resources within the organization and assists in the development and implementation of building and site upgrades in alignment with the mission and goals of the Board of Education.

This position also works closely with the Executive Director – Facilities and Planning Services as well as other excluded positions.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Manages assigned projects from start to completion ensuring legislative and contract compliance for satisfactory project completion.
  • Ensures satisfactory project completion within the authorized budget.
  • Maintains financial records of ongoing projects and budgets.
  • In cooperation with consultants and the Purchasing Department, tenders AFG and other projects and manages contracts for service and project work.
  • Carries out field review of progress to ensure general conformance with the contract documents and prepares progress reports.
  • Ensures satisfactory contractor performance; directs the change order process.
  • Supervises maintenance staff. Monitors and assigns work. In consultation with Human resources, administers the collective agreement in relation to staff, including hiring authority, disciplines as appropriate, authorizes overtime, leaves and similar requests; represents management as required in the grievance process.
  • Participates and assists in the development and implementation of long and short term planning for the Maintenance department.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of the strategic goals of the Maintenance and Facilities Departments while adhering to Ministry guidelines, district policies and administrative procedures.
  • Analyses the district’s maintenance plan and supports the Executive Director of Maintenance Operations to address the district’s annual priorities.
  • Works with the Energy Manager and Energy Specialist to monitor energy use of district facilities and works towards implementing strategies to reduce energy consumption.
  • Liaises directly with the District Leadership Team with respect to school concerns regarding projects, repairs, and sensitive issues such as asbestos management.
  • Liaises with Maintenance staff from other school districts.
  • Liaises with local municipal departments and inspection agencies to ensure all code compliance issues have been addressed.
  • Liaises with Police Departments on security concerns and vandalism initiatives. Represents the school district on a variety of committees and associations.
  • Liaises with the accounting department and is responsible for budget planning of AFG and other accounts.
  • Responsible to support the district’s Asbestos Management Program including training and awareness for all staff, update, inspection and management of inventory.
  • Responsible to support the district’s Confined Space Program.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess at least one of the minimum education requirements: Diploma in Building Technology or other relevant degree or diploma related to facility or project management from an accredited institution, or relevant trades qualification supported by proven experience and additional formal training that supports the key elements of the position. In addition, the successful candidate will have a minimum of three years’ experience in facilities or project management including the direction of trades with a minimum of two years in an administrative/leadership role. Applicants will have familiarity with contract tendering and management and experience in budget planning and control.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of the principles of facility management.
  • Demonstrated ability to support the strategic planning function of the organization.
  • Thorough knowledge of building systems, security systems and programs, HVAC control strategy, fire protection systems and programs and logistical and ancillary services and systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction and maintenance trades, Provincial Building Code and municipal codes and bylaws.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize the work of a department; plan, schedule, direct and evaluate the work of employees; direct and guide external consultants and contractors.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage budgets.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a unionized public sector environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a large annual budget.
  • Considerable knowledge of building systems and energy management.
  • Considerable knowledge and ability dealing with grievances and other Collective Agreement issues.
  • Considerable knowledge in attendance management.
  • Strong analytical skills and report writing capabilities.
  • Well-developed conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work within a Collective Agreement.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of computer software and technology. 
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills and presentation skills

A valid 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 complete two criminal record checks.

Qualified applicants should submit their resume and cover letter outlining all relevant experience in confidence by email to Brenda Niehaus, Manager of Human Resources by email to bniehaus [AT] sd43 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca.

Applications must be received no later than Friday, February 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm.

The full job description can be found at www.sd43.bc.ca under the District Office tab, Job Opportunities and Excluded Staff/Administration.

We thank you for your interest in this position but regret that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

“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 [ Facilities Technologist position - pdf ]

The Prince George School District is looking to hire a full-time Facilities Technologist. This position will be responsible for the preparation of required design sketches, technical/as-built drawings, specifications, cost estimates and schedules for renovation and construction projects. Other responsibilities include cataloguing and maintaining applicable records/plans and technical data and assisting with the coordination of building security and access control.

Requirements:

  • Graduation from an Architectural or Building Technology two-year diploma program or similar technology program from a recognized institution.
  • Knowledge of building codes, standards and regulations
  • Minimum of 3 years related experience in estimating/project management or equivalent construction experience.
  • Proficient in the use of computer-assisted drafting software (Auto Cad)
  • A valid B.C. class 5 driver’s license and business use of personal vehicle.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with minimum supervision and as a team member.
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to meet multiple and competing deadlines as well as respond to time sensitive priorities.

The salary range for this position is $54,471 - $68,088 plus a comprehensive benefits package that includes Dental Plan, Medical Service Plan, Extended Health Benefits, Group Life Insurance and Pension Plan. 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested and qualified individuals should apply to Make a Future at www.makeafuture.ca or by submitting an application to HRecruit [AT] sd57 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca, attention Lori MacIver, Human Resources Officer. Your resume should include 3 professional references and copies of certificates or qualifications. Deadline for applications is March 1, 2019 at 4:00 pm.

The successful completion of a criminal record search is a legislated requirement and will be completed upon hire.

We thank all applicants for their interest in School District No. 57.

However, only those applicants selected for the shortlist will be contacted.