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Download [ Temporary Electrician 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.

We are currently seeking a full-time, temporary Electrician to start immediately with a tenure of approximately six (6) months or until return of the absent employee. Reporting to the Manager – Maintenance, the Electrician will ensure a safe and healthy environment for students and staff across the district.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent plus a Certificate of Apprenticeship and a Certificate of Qualification (TQ) in the trade;
  • Two (2) years’ experience at a Journeyman level in commercial or institutional service;
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to: www.makeafuture.ca/richmond

By 4 pm, June 29th, 2018. Applicants must proof of qualifications in order to be considered.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

Download [ Substitute Bus Drivers 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.

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

Required Qualifications:

  • A valid B.C. Class 2 Driver’s license with an air brake endorsement;
  • At least one-year work experience in the operation of passenger buses;
  • 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;
  • The ability to deal in a friendly, courteous and effective manner with a variety of passenger situations;

A good knowledge of the Greater Vancouver geographic locations, road and traffic patterns.

The rate of pay is $25.96 which includes 4% vacation pay.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to: www.makeafuture.ca/richmond.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

Download [ HVAC Technician position - pdf ]

The Burnaby School District is looking to hire a FULL-TIME HVAC Technician. This position installs, upgrades, services, repairs and inspects heating and ventilation equipment.
You will also perform 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. 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 (post TQ) is required.

HVAC system experience coupled with boiler maintenance and DDC/building automation experience.

Valid B.C. Driver’s License (Class 5).

A thorough 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 $33.06/hour (effective July 1, 2018) and a benefits package including provincial medical, dental, extended health benefits, life insurance and pension.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, detailed resume, and proof of TQ/certifications to:
Human Resources
Burnaby School District
5325 Kincaid Street
Burnaby BC V5G 1W2
applications [AT] burnabyschools [DOT] ca

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 [ Energy Specialist 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 2,900 committed professionals across the district. We are currently looking for an Energy Specialist. This is a temporary one-year assignment with the possibility for renewal.

As part of a team dedicated to energy conservation and sustainability, the successful applicant will be responsible for identifying innovative opportunities for the District and its individual facilities to maximize energy efficiency and promote environmental stewardship.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and report results of energy projects and overall energy consumption
  • Collect and report data on the District’s greenhouse gas emissions
  • Identify and quantify energy conservation opportunities; perform energy assessment
  • Assist in the preparation of reports for internal and external stakeholders and energy conservation partners (Fortis BC and BC Hydro)
  • Build business cases for energy efficiency and conservations programs
  • Coordinate the implementation of projects; ensuring due process for grant submissions
  • Assist with the implementation and updates of Strategic Energy Management Plan
  • Promote Environmental stewardship policy through behavioral programs
  • Assist the Energy and Sustainability Manager to implement employee training and awareness programs to promote energy conservation and communicate the energy efficiency initiatives undertaken

To be qualified for the position, applicants must possess one of the following:

  • BCIT Sustainability Energy Management Associate Certificate (SEMAC)
  • UBC Master’s in Clean Energy; completion in the Energy Efficiency Module
  • Registered Professional Engineer or Certified Energy Manager
  • Master’s degree in Sustainability and planning

The successful candidate will also possess:

  • Experience in mechanical and electrical building systems and building automation systems (BAS) combined with strong data analysis and reporting skills
  • A passion for energy conservation and sustainability, and a willingness to engage and educate others on sustainable energy management principals to reach organizational goals of environmental stewardship
  • Strong technical skills relating to institutional building DDC System, lighting and mechanical systems.
  • Experience writing details reports and prepare business case
  • Experience in data analysis and data management (preferably within the context of facility or energy management)
  • The ability to create projections, strategies and action plans
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills

Interested qualified applicants should apply online by clicking the “APPLY NOW” button. Application deadline is June 20, 2018 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.


 

Download [ Facilities Technologists position - pdf ]

Full-time CUPE positions
1 regular on-going Structural/Architectural Technologist
1 regular on-going Grounds Technologist
1 temporary Grounds Technologist (until return of incumbent)

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 growth and staff movement the Surrey School District seeks to fill three positions in our Technologist team! Reporting to the Manager of Structural/Plumbing Maintenance and/or to the Manager of Grounds these positions are responsible for providing exceptional technical and building information support to ensure maintenance program and projects adhere to applicable codes, by-laws & regulations. These position communicates between internal and external consultants/contractors/suppliers to ensure the successful completion of assigned projects and as such the ideal candidates must have exceptional communication skills both written and verbal. Success in these positions requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to meet multiple and competing deadlines as well as respond to time-oriented emergencies. The Technologist role requires thorough knowledge of computer applications and software applications related to the role.

The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. These days-only positions offer a shift of 7am-3pm, Monday to Friday. The successful applicants will be based out of the beautiful District Facilities Centre located in the heart of Surrey.

Applicants must have:

  • Completion of a 2-year diploma in Technology in a related discipline from a technical college recognized by the School District;
  • Minimum three years related work experience in construction, maintenance field including supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience;
  • Registered or eligibility to register as an Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T) or Architectural Technologist (AT-BC) with the Association of Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC;
  • Sound knowledge of BC Building Code and other applicable entities;
  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license.

This is a unionized position that offers a 37.5 hour work week with an hourly wage rate of $30.83, plus a liberal benefit package including Municipal Pension, health, vacation and sick benefits.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply on-line at www.makeafuture.ca/surrey by 4:00 pm, June 22, 2018.

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


 

Download [ Tradesperson - Plumber position - pdf ]

Structural Maintenance Department
Regular full-time CUPE position available

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 growth the Surrey School District is seeking to fill a new position in our Plumbing team! Reporting to the Manager of Structural Maintenance within the Facilities Division, the Plumber Tradesperson is responsible for a variety of projects including renovations, repairs and new installations in over 140 school district sites and offices. The successful applicant must be a team-player ready to be part of a cohesive, effective team of professionals in this busy department of roofers, plumbers and carpenters who hold 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. Experience and training institutional facilities is a bonus!

The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. This plumbing position works afternoon shifts 3pm-1030pm, Monday to Friday only. The successful applicant will have access to top-quality tools and equipment, a well-maintained fleet of vehicles and the beautiful District Facilities Centre located in the heart of Surrey.

Applicants must have:

  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license;
  • Interprovincial trades qualification (TQ) in plumbing with a Red Seal endorsement;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a variety of plumbing work;
  • Sufficient physical strength and health to perform the duties of the position are required;

This is a unionized position that offers an hourly wage rate of $31.75 plus a liberal benefit package including pension, health, vacation and sick benefits.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply on-line at www.makeafuture.ca/surrey by June 22, 2018 at 4:00pm.

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


 

Download [ Tradesperson - Painter position - pdf ]

Maintenance Infrastructure Department
Regular full-time CUPE position

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 Security and Infrastructure within the Facilities Division, the Painter Tradesperson is responsible for a variety of projects including renovations, repairs and new installations in over 140 school district sites and offices. The successful applicant must be a team-player ready to be part of a cohesive, effective team of professionals in the Maintenance Infrastructure Department who hold 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 a timely fashion.

The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. This days-only position offers a shift of 7am-3pm, Monday to Friday. The successful applicant will have access to top-quality tools and equipment, a well-maintained fleet of vehicles and the beautiful District Facilities Centre located in the heart of Surrey.

Applicants must have:

  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license;
  • TQ journeyman ticketed painter;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a variety of painting work;
  • Experience working in an institutional setting is a bonus!

This is a unionized position that offers an hourly wage rate of $31.75, plus a liberal benefit package including Municipal Pension, health, vacation and sick benefits.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply on-line at www.makeafuture.ca by 4:00 pm, June 22, 2018.

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


 

Download [ Project Manager position - pdf ]

FACILITIES AND CAMPUS DEVELOPMENT
BCIT’s Facilities and Campus Development is looking for two regular, full time Project Manager. A key objective of this position is to deliver general construction projects to its clients and stakeholders on time, on budget, and within scope and quality. The scope of the projects includes both renovation and new buildings and varies in complexity and size. As a member of the Project Service team, this position leads a team of Senior Project Coordinators and liaises with all functions within the Facilities team and Campus Development.

Project Services activities are undertaken to advance BCIT’s strategic educational vision and to support facility renewal objectives. The division is responsible for the delivery of projects on BCIT campus lands, with an emphasis on the efficient utilization of assets and sustainable practices.

ACCOUNTABILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Implement approved project plans from conception to completion and ensures they meet the requirements of the Ministry of Advanced Education and BCIT.
  • Ensure projects are developed to meet the maintenance and operational needs; and requirements for the specific sites.
  • Working with the Project Services Division (PSD) team, develop processes and procedures relating to the delivery of projects in respect to new construction, upgrades, tenant improvements, system renewals(HVAC & electrical), civil works, life safety system upgrades, data and communication infrastructure upgrades, and other related services. Prepare estimates, project budgets, set project schedules, review of technical documents, making recommendations to Senior Management as required.
  • Manage the project milestones and performance metrics in relation to deliverables and established targets. Confirm the validity of project estimations and assumptions at key milestones, and manage the project budget to ensure that it is within the allocated funding.
  • Ensure that deficient work is completed in a timely manner on all projects; as-built drawings, operating and maintenance manuals, warranties and master plans are completed and delivered in a timely manner.
  • Participate in the preparation of RFP's for contractual services, evaluating and making recommendations of awarding of contracts to consultants as required and ensures contract requirements and deliverables are regularly reviewed and met as they apply to the area.
  • Manage agreements and meets all requirements (including ongoing progress and financial reporting requirements) associated with the deliverables of projects.
  • Lead key building retrofit/building re-commissioning projects from conception to completion.
  • Provide guidance to the Project Coordinators and clerical staff in preparing tender packages, reviewing the tenders and making recommendations for the award of contracts.
  • Provide direction and leadership to project staff and other employees involved in this area, consistent with policies and procedures of the Institute.
  • Act as the Project Leader for key sustainable building projects, coordinating multidisciplinary teams of engineers, contractors, technicians and architects.
  • Complete project assessments with clients to determine the viability, needs, requirements and assist in the delivery of a project plan.
  • Manage the preliminary design and space planning requirements for minor projects
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned by the Director of Project Services.
  • Promotes a learning environment by identifying and implementing employee training and development opportunities, ensuring that staff receives on the job training on desktop tools, safety, and changes to workplace procedures and policies/standards.
  • Provides direction to staff on day to day administration and interpretation of the applicable collective agreements and is the School’s lead on human resources and labour relation issues.

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT BCIT:

  • Being a part of BC's Top 100 Employers, and a member of the CCDI
  • A generous Total Compensation package which includes extended health and dental benefits and a pension plan.
  • Access to Professional Development Funds and opportunities for career development.
  • Increase your knowledge with Tuition waivers for BCIT courses.
  • Enjoy subsidized parking and discounted access to our fitness facilities (including classes like Yoga and Zumba).
  • Additional Wellness and Employee Assistance programs.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma of Technology – Architecture/Engineering or related bachelor degree or PMP or AIBC/APEGBC designation. Three to five years current relevant work experience directly related to managing and administering projects, including some years working in a unionized environment. A combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Demonstrated leadership, planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated collaborative management style that engages employees and mentors relationships to achieve work related goals.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, BIM, Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office software.
  • Knowledge of the jurisdictional responsibilities of various Municipal and Provincial government agencies related to building by-law, zoning, environmental and safety requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to establish and sustain a wide variety of stakeholder relationships.
  • Ability to communicate (oral, written and presentation) effectively with clients and stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of property management of educational facilities including health, safety, maintenance and operational requirements.
  • Contract negotiation and administration skills.

Sound knowledge of the practices and methods of architectural and engineering firms as related to administration of projects and building construction.

START DATE: As soon as possible.
COMPETITION: 18M142
OPENING DATE: June 2, 2018.
CLOSING DATE: July 6, 2018.

BCIT offers a competitive salary, generous benefits package and promotes an inclusive workplace. BCIT is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Only successful candidates will be required to have transcripts submitted directly to BCIT’s Human Resources Department directly from granting institution at the time of reference checks. All appointments will be
conditional until receipt of verified credentials.

To apply, visit us at careers.bcit.ca

We are only able to accept applications that are submitted on the BCIT Careers website.


 

Download [ Capital Project Manager position - pdf ]

The Board of Education of School District 36 Surrey (SD36) is seeking a seasoned and skilled Project Manager to implement over half a billion dollars in capital construction projects over the next decade. As the largest and fastest growing school district in BC, SD36 is a progressive, dynamic and fast growing school district offering a wide range of educational programs and opportunities for more than 70,000 learners. The district supports more than 9600 employees including over 5500 teachers at 125 schools with over $500 million operating budget. Growing by an average of 500 students per year, the need for new schools and school upgrades are constant.

The Capital Project Manager (CPM) will be responsible for managing the planning, implementation and completion of major capital projects ranging in values from $0.5M to $70M. This project management work involves technical, contractual, planning and financial activities required for capital project delivery. The work involves applying project management and technical knowledge to new school construction, additions and major renovation projects (seismic, building envelope, mechanical upgrades), within long-term maintenance considerations and budget limitations. The CPM negotiates and manages fees and construction costs, directs activities of architects, consultants, contractors and liaises with school administrators and various district staff on behalf of the School Board. Financial control of individual projects is required, with recordkeeping assistance provided by SD36 Finance Department. The employee exercises considerable independence of judgment and action in order to maintain the project budget and schedule for several projects simultaneously.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Manages production of contract documentation and administers contracts including correspondence, plans and specifications, approval documentation, site instructions, notice of change, contemplated change orders, change orders, change directives, contractual notices and invoices.
  • Liaises with architects, consultants, contractors, municipal authorities, district maintenance staff and school administrators to ensure that the interest and needs of the school board are reflected in the final project.
  • Supervises and/or directs SD36 staff, contractors and consultants as required.
  • Participates in a consultative process with facility users, designers, and senior management during the planning phase of projects.
  • Assists in preparation of funding submissions to the ministry, project cost estimates, and project schedules.
  • Manages assigned projects from start to completion ensuring legislative and contract compliance for satisfactory project completion.
  • Carries out regular field reviews of construction progress to ensure general conformance with the contract documents and prepares progress reports as required. Ensures satisfactory contractor performance; directs the change order process.
  • Ensures satisfactory project completion within the authorized budget.
  • Assists in preparation and review of computerized financial recordkeeping of ongoing projects by reviewing and approving invoices, reviewing and managing detailed project cost reports showing commitments, expenditures and available or received funding. May direct preparation of design aid sheets for existing buildings and proposed projects as required.
  • Manages contract and legal dispute processes as required. Provides dispute and claims resolution advice for senior management on legal claims issues. Resolves contractual issues up to designated level. Recommends and carries out contract termination in cases of unsatisfactory performance.

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong, clear, concise communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Exemplary problem-solving skills. Ability to seek creative solutions to difficult problems
  • Assertive, strong negotiation skills to ensure others meet expectations and interests of the Board are met or exceeded.

Required Education, Experience and Certification

University graduation in Engineering or Architecture plus minimum five years supervisory project experience; or Registered Quantity Surveyor or graduate of an Institute of Technology with minimum five years project management experience. Canadian Construction Association Gold Seal Certificate in Project Management is desirable.

Required Licenses, Certificates and Registrations

  • Eligibility for registration as an Architect, Professional Engineer, PMP, or as an Applied Science Technologist (Building Construction) in an appropriate discipline.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License. (Business use of personal vehicle will be required)

The Surrey School District offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

Qualified and interested applicants should apply no later than June 22, 2018, apply online at www.makeafuture.ca/surrey or forward their cover letter, resume and references, quoting competition number to:
Competition #947-18
Human Resources Department
School District No. 36 (Surrey)
14033 - 92nd Avenue
Surrey, BC V3V 0B7

Note: Successful applicants will be required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only those persons selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest.


Download [ Director – Facilities & Transportation Services position - pdf ]

Serving a diverse, multicultural urban centre, the Surrey School District is a progressive district offering a broad range of innovative programs and services to support the learning of our students and staff. Spread across one of the largest and fastest growing cities in British Columbia, we are the city’s largest employer. We provide quality education to over 72,000 students with over 130 schools and other facilities and an annual budget of over $800 million.

We are proud of our multiple awards including BC Top Employer 2017 and BC Hydro Power Smart Excellence Awards.

The District is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director, Facilities & Transportation Services. This position reports to the Assistant Secretary Treasurer and has a key role on the Business Leadership Team. The Director leads an exemplary team of professionals and trades staff in various disciplines including custodial, transportation and grounds.

Core Responsibilities:
The Director of Facilities & Transportation Services provides leadership and directs initiatives designed to ensure support consistent to the School District’s policies, vision, mission, and value statements. The Director contributes to the strategic goals by:

  • Modelling ethical leadership throughout all relationships;
  • Modelling a focus on safety;
  • Identifying, developing and implementing strategies, goals and objectives as well as
    policies, systems and procedures for managing District infrastructure, maintenance and
    physical operations;
  • Providing excellent customer service to school communities including fellow employees,
    third party users of school services, and of course - school children and their parents;
  • Working closely and in collaboration with Union partners.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • An engineering or architecture degree; or an equivalent combination of post-secondary
    training and experience, as well as certification in the field of facilities management;
  • Leadership capabilities in the areas of collaboration, teamwork, engaging others, and
    driving change;
  • A successful track record as a senior manager of both facilities and personnel, preferably
    in a complex, public sector environment;
  • Demonstrated evidence of providing effective human resource management, building strong teams and working productively with the Union;
  • Good working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation;
  • Strong financial planning and management experience with operating and capital budgets;
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems, make decisions and facilitate resolution of issues;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to prioritize projects and workload to meet deadlines and budget; 
  • The proven ability to lead as well as be a team-player.

The Surrey School District offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

Qualified and interested applicants should apply no later than June 22, 2018, apply online at www.makeafuture.ca/surrey or forward their application, cover letter, resume and references, quoting competition number to:
Competition #946-18
Human Resources Department
School District No. 36 (Surrey)
14033 - 92nd Avenue
Surrey, BC V3V 0B7

Note: Successful applicants will be required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only those persons selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest.


 

Download [ Manager of Health and Safety position - pdf ]

Effective August 1, 2018

Reporting to the Director of Operations, this challenging position will implement and manage comprehensive health & safety and emergency preparedness programs across the District, ensuring a healthy and safe work environment for our students and employees. The successful candidate will act as the resource person for a variety of health and safety matters in a unionized environment.

Responsibilities:

  • To advise and assist senior management and other persons involved in planning, controlling and maintaining a healthy and safe environment for work and study
  • Develops and maintains a clear understanding of district’s objectives and overall strategies in order to effectively plan, prioritize and integrate health and safety resources across the district
  • Conducts risk assessments and analyzes work environments, designing programs to control, eliminate and prevent injury or disease
  • Reviews and updates occupational health and safety procedures and school safety response plans to support compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Represents the Board on the District Health and Safety Committee and works with the Committee as the employer’s representative to develop and implement an integrated program to promote an awareness of safety in the workplace
  • Acts in the capacity of the employer’s representative in connection with worksite inspections and responses to WorkSafeBC inspection reports and orders
  • Ensures immediate and appropriate incident reporting, investigations and risk assessments occur as required exercising discretion and adherence to WorkSafeBC Legislation and Regulation
  • Maintains the web-based WorkSafeBC Claims management program and liaises with School District 23 with respect to reviews, relief of costs and WCAT appeals
  • Arranges for occupational health and safety testing and/or evaluations of the workplace by external agencies/consultants as may be necessary
  • Helps plan and coordinate the district’s emergency procedures, and acts as the district’s emergency on-site coordinator
  • Liaises with municipal and provincial emergency planners, updates plans, organizes exercises and evaluates procedures
  • Liaises with a variety of district staff, legislative organizations, Health Boards and other outside agencies, as necessary
  • Ensures WSBC and SD71 policy compliance with respect to provision of First aid services at all work sites
  • Will on occasion be required to perform other related duties as assigned

The successful applicant will possess:

  • A degree or diploma specializing in Health and Safety
  • 3 to 5 years directly related experience in the field of health and safety, preferably in a public sector unionized environment
  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation would be an asset
  • Considerable knowledge of the legislation and regulations pertaining to health and safety in the workplace
  • Considerable knowledge of work site inspection and accident prevention techniques, and of health and safety hazards for a wide variety of trades, labour, technical, teaching and office operations, combined with the ability to carry out inspections of work sites and to decide appropriate action in unsafe or emergency situations
  • Ability to investigate accidents or unsafe conditions and to accurately identify causes, sources, and appropriate remedies
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Power Point)
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of staff, outside agencies and community contacts
  • Ability to develop and deliver educational workshops and seminars related to health and safety to a variety of district staff

School District 71 (Comox Valley) is a positive, progressive and growing school district located on the east coast of Vancouver Island. It is located on the traditional territory of the Komoks First Nation. Located within the Comox Valley is the city of Courtenay, the town of Comox and the village of Cumberland, each providing their own unique services and community cultures. The Comox Valley is a desirable place to live with great ocean beaches, golf, skiing, hiking, swimming and boating. In addition, the community has a strong and vibrant arts and cultural programs.

As a learning organization, we work closely with our educational partners to develop responsible, compassionate citizens and successful lifelong learners. Over 1400 employees work to provide a comprehensive educational program to approximately 8,500 students from kindergarten to Grade 12 in our 15 elementary schools, 1 middle schools, 3 secondary schools, 2 alternate schools, and a distributed learning school. The district’s annual operating budget is approximately $100 million.

To Apply:
The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Applications received prior to 1:00 pm (Pacific Time), Monday, June 25th, 2018 are assured careful consideration.

Qualified applicants are invited to apply in confidence by submitting a detailed resume with supporting documentation and three professional references through www.makeafuture.ca/comox-valley.

The successful applicant will be subject to the terms of the Criminal Review Act. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. No agencies please.


Download [ Mechanic/Welder position - pdf ]

School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast) is looking for a dynamic, experienced individual to join our maintenance team in the role of Mechanic.

Applicants must have a valid B.C. driver’s license (Class 5), B.C. Trade Qualifications as an Automotive or Heavy Duty Mechanic, preferably with welding and fabricating experience and a minimum of four years’ recent experience at the journeyman level. Experience maintaining a commercial vehicle fleet as well grounds equipment operations is an asset. A full job description is available on our website. www.sd46.bc.ca

This position is included in Local 801 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees and is effective July 1, 2018. The hours are 8.0 hours per day, Monday through Friday, day shift. The District offers a comprehensive wage and benefits package. For additional information, please contact Rob Collison at rcollison [AT] sd46 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca.

To apply, please submit a full résumé, transcripts and current work references online at www.makeafuture.ca. Full job descriptions for CUPE positions can be found on our website at http://www.sd46.bc.ca/index.php/jobs.

The deadline for applications is June 20, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

Human Resources Department
School District No. 46
Email: hr [AT] sd46 [DOT] bc [DOT] ca

All applications are welcome, however, we are able to reply only to those selected for an interview.


 

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.