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Download [ HVAC Mechanic 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:
HEATING, VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING (HVAC) MECHANIC

As a vital part of our Operations team, this position is responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining heating, gas and refrigeration systems, and is critical in helping to ensure that a safe and comfortable working and learning environment exists at our 45 schools and facilities.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • BC or Interprovincial Journeyman Refrigeration Ticket;
  • Class “B” Gas Ticket with electrical endorsement (EE);
  • Environment Canada certificate in CFC/HCFC/HFC control and a certificate number for refrigerant handling in BC (issued by HRAI Canada);
  • Valid B.C. Driver’s License;
  • Experience with digital controls and maintaining rooftop units.

This is a full-time (40 hours per week) position, offering a wage rate of $30.54 per hour, plus a comprehensive employee benefit package including extended health and dental coverage, short term and long term disability insurance and participation in a defined benefit pension plan.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at www.makeafuture.ca/central-okanagan with cover letter and resume outlining relevant background and work experience and 3 references by 4:00 p.m. (PST) on Thursday, May 31, 2018.

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


 

Download [ Maintenance Service Technician position - pdf ]

A skilled jack of all trades is needed at North Vancouver School District 44 as the Maintenance Service Technician. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager and working under the direction of the Service Centre Manager and Maintenance Coordinators, you will attend to a variety of basic maintenance tasks to ensure that the District’s building systems and equipment are operating safely and efficiently to ensure a comfortable environment exists for all staff and students.

This full-time CUPE position is a variety-filled role requiring you to repair, replace, and adjust building systems and components, including the maintenance of HVAC and water filtration systems and equipment. You will also perform a variety of minor plumbing, lighting fixture, and non-wiring electrical maintenance. Furthermore, you may be asked to repair, replace and make adjustments to door hardware, ceiling tiles, window mechanisms, and etc. And occasionally, you will also be asked to apply sealants, caulking, lubricants, spackle, primer, and touch-up paint.
Working in the maintenance department, you will track inventory, your work and report issues requiring trades support utilizing the District’s CMMS System to ensure all routine and preventative maintenance tasks are completed in a timely manner.

As a skilled technician, you have a mechanical aptitude for maintenance tasks and using tools. Your qualifications include a high school diploma, four years of related experience, and a class 5 BC driver’s license. What makes you an ideal candidate is your communication skills, commitment to customer service, and ability to work independently and with others.

In addition to these qualifications, you may also have WHMIS, Lockout Training, HAZMAT, 5th Class Power Engineers Certification; Building Automation and Direct Digital Controls knowledge, Man Lift certification, Fall Arrest training, or a BOMA systems maintenance technician’s course.

By applying, candidates give permission to the North Vancouver School District to contact any references or any past or present employers named in the application. Please indicate the position of interest, competition number, and apply on-line at www.makeafuture.ca/north-vancouver by June 1st, 2018.

We appreciate your interest in applying; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

From coastal beaches to mountain forests, North Vancouver’s natural setting offers year-round recreational opportunities. The rich multiculturalism of our district is reflected in a wide array of programs and services, including our commitment to supporting the history, culture and traditions of the First Nations communities on whose traditional territories we are located. North Vancouver 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 of Maintenance position - pdf ]

School District No.22 (Vernon) invites applications for the position of Manager of Maintenance whose main focus will be planning and managing maintenance operations for district owned facilities. Reporting to the Director of Facilities, this position is responsible for the efficient implementation and management of maintenance programs and services, including coordinating and overseeing the activities of a variety of resources including unionized staff, contractors and consultants.

The ideal candidate will have a diploma, trades qualification, or a degree related to construction or facilities management along with significant experience in facilities leadership, construction and maintenance management in a unionized environment.

A complete job description is available on the district website www.sd22.bc.ca. Follow the links to Human Resources, Opportunities, Administrative positions. Resumés, including references and a statement of your leadership philosophy must be received by the undersigned by 11:00 am Monday, May 28, 2018. Please include a reference from your current supervisor.

Manager of Maintenance Job Search
School District No. 22 (Vernon)
1401 - 15 Street Vernon, B.C. V1T 8S8
Email: ljameson [AT] sd22 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca

While we thank all individuals who have submitted applications for this position, only those shortlisted will be contacted.


 

Download [ Tradesperson - Plumber / HVAC position - pdf ]

School District No. 52 (Prince Rupert) is accepting applications for a qualified tradesperson with a BCTQ or Inter-Provincial HVAC certification and current gas fitting endorsement for commercial/institutional use. This is a full-time continuing position, 40 hours per week.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of HVAC related duties including planning HVAC and plumbing projects, HVAC inspections, preventative maintenance for school district HVAC and plumbing systems as well as providing guidance to other maintenance workers.

Qualifications include Grade 12 or equivalent plus a BCTQ or Inter-Provincial HVAC certification with gas fitting endorsement for commercial/institutional use: a valid B.C. driver’s license; working knowledge of DDC systems, standard computer systems; and the physical ability to perform the job duties.

The salary is per the Collective Agreement between the School District and the IUOE Local 882-B. We also offer an attractive benefit package which includes MSP, Life Insurance, Extended Health, Dental and Pensions.

Please forward resume, complete with certifications and references by May 25th, 2018 at 4pm to:
Secretary-Treasurer, SD 52 (Prince Rupert)
Fax 624-6517;
Email: hr [AT] sd52 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca


 

Download [ Manager of Facilities position - pdf ]

School District 67 (Okanagan Skaha)
Posting 18-01

Are you interested in being part of a district that is committed to collaboration, mentorship and creating innovative learning experiences? School District 67 is embracing the evolving changes in education and looking for motivated employees who are actively seeking dynamic professional opportunities and passionate about making a difference in the lives of students. Combining the natural beauty and amazing outdoor recreation opportunities associated with the Okanagan lifestyle with an exciting and fulfilling work environment is ideal for those pursuing a healthy balance both professionally and personally.

Due to the retirement of the incumbent, The Board of Education invites applications for the position of Manager of Facilities, for Okanagan Skaha School District. Duties will commence August 1, 2018 or a mutually agreeable date.

The position will be of interest to an individual with extensive experience in building and grounds maintenance, and new construction. Proven leadership, interpersonal and management skills are necessary qualifications for this position.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • 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.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in facilities or project management including the direction of trades with a minimum of three years in an administrative/leadership role.
  • Familiarity with contract tendering and management.
  • Budget planning and control.
  • 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 work within a Collective Agreement in a unionized public sector environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and report writing capabilities.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of computer software and technology.
  • Well-developed conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills and presentation skills.
  • A valid BC driver’s license, a District vehicle will be provided.

The School District
SD No. 67 (Okanagan Skaha), representing the communities of Penticton, Summerland, Kaleden, and Naramata, serves the educational needs of approximately 5800 students through 11 elementary, 3 middle, 3 secondary schools and 1 DL school.

Our school district has a proud history of excellent student achievement across a wide range of accomplishment areas: Academics, fine arts, athletics, career programs, French Immersion, and applied skills with a focus on meeting the individual needs of all learners.

The Communities
The communities are nestled on the sides of Skaha and Okanagan Lakes in the heart of wine and fresh fruit country. Apex Mountain Ski Resort, named nationally and North America-wide as one of the finest small destination ski areas, is an easy 45-minute drive from Penticton. The combination of good working conditions, strong community support for schooling, and excellent recreational amenities makes the area a highly desirable home.
Applications: Must include a complete resume, including supporting documentation and a minimum of three (3) current references, with permission for the search committee to contact references and previous employers.
For further information about this exciting career opportunity, please contact Doug Gorcak, Director of Facilities 250 770 7700 ext. 6558.

Deadline for applications: 12:00 pm (PST), Friday, May 25, 2018

Address applications to: Colleen Wiens, Manager of Payroll and HR
School District 67 (Okanagan Skaha)
425 Jermyn Avenue, Penticton, BC, V2A 1Z4
District Website: www.sd67.bc.ca
Telephone: (250) 770-7700 (6367) Fax: (250) 770-7700
Email: cwiens [AT] summer [DOT] com


We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only short listed candidates will be contacted.


 

Download [ Facilities Project Planners position - pdf ]

The Vancouver Board of Education is seeking experienced Facilities Project Planners to work on over one billion dollars in capital projects over the next decade. The Vancouver Board of Education 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. We have an excellent reputation as being diverse and inclusive, and for providing outstanding, student-centered, choice programs. The School District has almost 8,000 employees, 112 schools, a $500 million operating budget, and many major capital projects in the Long Term Plan. The Vancouver Board of Education, in partnership with the Ministry of Education, plans to upgrade all of its high seismic risk schools. There are numerous projects currently in design and construction with many more to proceed with the preparation of the Project Definition Reports or feasibility studies required to secure capital funding for the projects.

The Facilities Project Planner will be responsible for the planning and the feasibility studies of major capital projects ranging in values from $10M to $100M. This is planning work involving technical, planning and financial activities required for securing capital funding for projects. The work involves applying technical and project delivery knowledge related to new school construction and major seismic renovation projects, while integrating long-term maintenance considerations and funding limitations. The Facilities Project Planner coordinates the activities of architects and consultants preparing the feasibility studies and liaises with VSB Facilities and school administrators for input and feedback. The employee exercises considerable judgement and action in order to develop and secure an adequate project budget and schedule for several projects simultaneously.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Prepares funding submissions to the ministry with project cost estimates and project schedules.
  • Liaises with architects, consultants, contractors, municipal authorities, school administrators and the province to ensure that relevant information and requirements are reflected in the feasibility analysis. Maintains liaison with community representatives and the general community on matters related to planning and facilities.
  • Participates in a consultative process with facility users, designers, and senior management during the planning phase of projects.
  • Prepares Design Aid Sheets per ministry guidelines for existing buildings and proposed projects.
  • Keeps updated on ministry’s Capital Plan Instructions for Planning and Major Projects as they relate to the Seismic Mitigation Program.
  • Provides computerized financial recordkeeping by reviewing and approving invoices, preparing and maintaining feasibility study cost reports showing expenditures and available funding.
  • Resolves contractual issues with consultants up to designated level. Recommends and carries out contract termination in cases of unsatisfactory performance.

Required Knowledge and Abilities

  • Knowledge of building technology for architectural, mechanical, electrical and structural disciplines. Knowledge of materials and methods used in building construction. Knowledge of contracting practices and C.P.M. project scheduling.
  • Ability to evaluate project risks and incorporate them in feasibility studies with strategies to mitigate them including allocation of contingency funds.
  • Ability to forecast project schedules and incorporate in feasibility studies, including as assessment of prevalent and forecasted escalation rates.
  • Familiarity with education facilities and related public sector issues; knowledge of issues and practices related to the use of school facilities and grounds.
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to read and understand hazardous materials reports and remediation practices and geotechnical investigation reports and impacts to project feasibility studies.
  • Ability to effectively utilize Windows computers including word processing, spreadsheets, database and communications software.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, school and maintenance staff, consultants, city officials and others.
  • Need to apply independent and team efforts; strong interpersonal, communication and report writing skills.
  • Ability to provide technical information and advice in matters relating to planning and feasibility of major projects.

Required Education and Experience
Graduation in Planning, Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or Quantity Surveying with minimum ten years’ experience in facilities planning or building projects; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses, Certificates and Registrations
Eligibility for registration as a Planner, Professional Engineer, PMP, Architect or as an Applied Science Technologist in an appropriate discipline.
Valid BC Driver’s License.

Apply via www.makeafuture.ca/vancouver by May 28, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. and include a cover letter and resume.

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Download [ Painters (Temporary) position - pdf ]

School District No.62 (Sooke) requires temporary painters to work immediately.

For more information about our District, please refer to our website at www.sd62.bc.ca.

Rate of pay: $28.08/hr.

Qualified individuals are invited to submit their cover letter and resume, including the names and telephone numbers of at least two references on or before May 25, 2018 to dpisrael [AT] sd62 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca.

Dawn Israel
Human Resources Assistant
School District No.62 (Sooke)
3143 Jacklin Road
Victoria, BC V9B 5R1

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.


 

Download [ Trades Certified Mechanic position - pdf ]

Number of Vacancies: 1
Working Conditions: Full Time.
Rate of Pay: $30.79 per hour
Posting Deadline: Open until filled

The Langley School District is an innovative, inspiring and unified Learning Community and the sixth largest School District in BC. Our mission is to inspire all learners to reach their full potential and create a positive legacy for the future.
We are looking for individuals that share our values of Integrity, Excellence, Courage and Community. If you share our passion for creating an inspiring Learning Community, we are accepting applications for a Trades Certified Mechanic in our Transportation Department for a full-time assignment. Individuals will perform a variety of tasks related to the upkeep and repair of district vehicles and equipment. This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package and pension, along with an excellent working environment.

Individuals must have the following qualifications:

  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Apprenticeship and/or Trades Qualification Certificate (Commercial Transport Vehicle Repairs or Automotive Mechanical Repairs )
  • Automotive (Propane) Gas Fitters Ticket
  • Class 2 B.C. Driver’s Licence, including Air Brake endorsement
  • One year related experience
  • Ability to perform a variety of skilled tasks in the maintenance of district vehicles, equipment and generators
  • 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 procedures
  • Physical ability to perform the required duties

Qualified individuals must submit an application (External Support Staff Application form available at www.sd35.bc.ca) along with a complete resume (including 3 references) and proof of above qualifications to:
recruitment [AT] sd35 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca

In the Email Subject Line please quote: Mechanic

Successful applica nts will be subject to a criminal records check.

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


 

Download [ Trades Certified Painter (Full-time Temporary) position - pdf ]

Number of Vacancies: 2
Working Conditions: Full Time Temporary – 6 month Term(Position may be extended)
Rate of Pay: $30.79 per hour
Posting Deadline: Open until filled.

The Langley School District is an innovative, inspiring and unified Learning Community and the sixth largest School District in BC. Our mission is to inspire all learners to reach their full potential and create a positive legacy for the future.
We are looking for individuals that share our values of Integrity, Excellence, Courage and Community. If you share our passion for creating an inspiring Learning Community, we are accepting applications for a Trades Certified Painter in our Maintenance Department for a temporary assignment (position may be extended). 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 an application, along with a complete resume (including references) and proof of above qualifications to:
http://www.makeafuture.ca/regions-districts/bc-public-school-districts/fraser-valley/langley/

Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal record check.

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


 

Download [ Labourer – Painting Dept position - pdf ]

Number of Vacancies: 2
Working Conditions: 6 Month Summer Term
Rate of Pay: $21.39 per hour
Posting Deadline: May 31, 2018

The Langley School District is an innovative, inspiring and unified Learning Community and the sixth largest School District in BC. Our mission is to inspire all learners to reach their full potential and create a positive legacy for the future.
We are looking for individuals that share our values of Integrity, Excellence, Courage and Community. If you share our passion for creating an inspiring Learning Community, we are accepting applications for a Labourer in our Painting Department for a temporary assignment. Individuals will mainly perform pressure washing and other tasks related to the prep of the Langley Schools Painting Department.

Individuals must have the following qualifications:

  • Completion of Grade 10.
  • B.C. Driver's License.
  • Ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to use judgement in applying clearly prescribed methods and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively using courtesy and tact in the routine exchange or provision of information.
  • Physical ability to perform the required duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Pressure washing of school buildings.
  • Operates tools and equipment of the trade.
  • Inspects (daily) and operates a service vehicle.
  • Performs other assigned comparable duties which are within the scope of knowledge, skills and abilities required by this class specification.

Qualified individuals must submit an application, along with a complete resume (including references) and proof of above qualifications to:
http://www.makeafuture.ca/regions-districts/bc-public-school-districts/fraser-valley/langley/

Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal records check.

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


 

Download [ Groundskeeper position - pdf ]

Number of Vacancies: 7
Working Conditions: 2-3 Month Summer Term (Mid-Jun e to end of August)
Rate of Pay: $21.92 per hour
Posting Deadline: May 31, 2018

The Langley School District is an innovative, inspiring and unified Learning Community and the sixth largest School District in BC. Our mission is to inspire all learners to reach their full potential and create a positive legacy for the future.We are looking for individuals that share our values of Integrity, Excellence, Courage and Community. If you share our passion for creating an inspiring Learning Community, we are accepting applications for a Groundskeeper in our Grounds Maintenance Department for a temporary assignment. Individuals will perform a variety of tasks related to the maintenance and upkeep of the Langley Schools Grounds.

Individuals must have the following qualifications:

  • Completion of Grade 10
  • Valid BC Driver’s License
  • Ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to use judgement in applying clearly prescribed methods and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively using courtesy and tact in the routine exchange or provision of information
  • Physical ability to perform the required duties

Duties and Responsibilities include:

Cuts and trims grass

  • Assists with laying drain and septic tiles
  • Operates equipment such as a lawnmower, weed eater, power tools, jack-hammer and ride-on lawnmower
  • Operates a grounds vehicle and trailer

Qualified individuals must submit an application, along with a complete resume (including references) and proof of above qualifications to: http://www.makeafuture.ca/regions-districts/bc-public-school-districts/fraser-valley/langley/

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