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Structural Maintenance Department

Four Temporary, Full-time AFG* CUPE positions available

*Annual Facilities Grant term positions are effective July 1st to June 30th with the potential for annual renewal and the opportunity to apply for a continuing, full-time electrical position. The start date for these AFG positions is July 1, 2019.

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 new positions with 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. These plumbing positions work afternoon shifts 3:00 pm-10:30 pm, Monday to Friday only. The successful applicant will have access to top-quality tools and equipment, a wellmaintained 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;
  • Class B Gasfitter License
  • Sprinkler Fitter Journeyman Certificate an asset
  • Cross Connection Control Certificate an asset

These are unionized positions that offer an hourly wage rate of $31.91 plus a liberal benefit package including pension, health, vacation and sick benefits.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply on-line at http://bit.ly/2V9reZB.

Please quote competition #1028-19. This competition will remain open until positions are filled.

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


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We are currently accepting applications for a Labourer II (Temp)

Job Summary
Under the general supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor or Designate, performs a variety of manual duties, some requiring specific skills and/or expertise, related to the construction, alteration
and maintenance of grounds, buildings and equipment.


  1. Performs manual grounds maintenance duties such as raking and cutting grass (may use a small riding mower), digging and backfilling and shoveling and levelling earth, sand, gravel, blacktop, concrete and snow.
  2. Performs manual duties associated with framing, sheeting, roofing and other building maintenance procedures.
  3. Assists other employees as required.
  4. Ensures necessary equipment and materials are available for projects that are to be carried out.
  5. Operates and services light duty equipment and/or tools including an assortment of basic hand tools.
  6. May on occasion be required to perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Grade 10 education or the equivalent
  • A minimum of one-year related experience
  • Must possess and maintain a valid B.C. Class 5 Driver's License
  •  Physical capability to perform the job duties

Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions
Competent in the use and care of tools and equipment common to this work

How to apply
Applications should include a cover letter, a detailed personal résumé including related training and experience, contact information for three references from supervisors and any other relevant supporting documentation. Please apply on line at http://bit.ly/2UT5gLl

Please create a profile on “Make a Future.ca” and submit your application to the job posting by clicking the “APPLY” button.

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.

If you have questions or require assistance with this application process, please contact the Customer care department at MakeAFuture at 1 866 806 6851 or applicant [AT] makeafuture [DOT] ca



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Afternoon Shift

A challenging, management opportunity exists in the largest, fastest growing school district in BC with approximately 73,000 students and 10,000 staff at 140 sites.
Reporting to the Manager of Service Operations, you will be responsible for the overall general management, scheduling and supervision of all custodial activities, building maintenance, planning, managerial support of maintenance workers and other district offices. You will also be responsible for supervision of building security and emergency response liaising with weekend user groups and / or contractors. You may be required to attend emergency after hour call outs to sites during the week as well as on weekends. This position works predominantly afternoon shift hours, you are responsible for 65-75 caretakers in your zone.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A diploma or equivalent work experience in a related field along with management education
  • Comprehensive knowledge of industrial cleaning supplies, tools and protective equipment
  • Proficient in related computer applications: word, excel, outlook. Knowledge of CAD is desirable or the aptitude to learn
  • Proven leadership skills and a team approach to managing
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to make decisions independently are necessary.
  • Ability to build a positive and progressive workplace culture
  • A high level of integrity and superior work ethic
  • The ability to provide leadership working in a changing organizational environment.
  • Computer experience and knowledge of Word and Excel are required.

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

Qualified and interested applicants should forward their resume with supporting documentation, references and cover letter, quoting competition number no later Friday, May 3rd 2019 by applying online at http://bit.ly/2KxdpQI
Competition #1026-19

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.


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Service Operations Department

Reporting to the Manager of Service Operations, you will be mobile within Surrey and available to work on short notice in all departments for on-call assignments involving possible day, afternoon or graveyard shifts.

Applicants are expected to possess the following qualifications: BSW Certificate, oral and written English language skills, valid BC Driver’s License and related experience in the custodial field.
This is a union position offering a liberal benefit package.

Qualified applicants can apply online at http://bit.ly/2Iu7ol1. Be sure to include proof of BSW Certificate, resume, cover letter and quote competition. Alternatively you can complete a paper Support Staff

Application and submit along with your documents to the District Head office at:
Competition #CUST:1027-19
Human Resources Department
School District No. 36 (Surrey)
14033 92nd Avenue
Surrey, BC V3V 0B7

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


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For this Full Time Temporary position, you will:

  •  Hold an ITA Certificate of Qualification (Painter and Decorator)
  • Prepare and apply paint
  • Power wash and prepare exterior of buildings for paint
  • Sand/hydro blast for cleaning decorative or preparatory purposes
  • Install rubber, fibreglass, acid resistant or metalized linings
  • Install all wall covering on buildings or structure surfaces

40 hours per week
$30.14 per hour effective May 1, 2019, approximate duration of 4 months

Please send resume with supporting documentation to:
Human Resources at: hrsupportstaff [AT] mpsd [DOT] caMission Public Schools

We regret only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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Coast Mountain College
Location: Terrace, BC

Coast Mountain College (previously Northwest Community College (NWCC)) is an accredited post-secondary institution that serves the rich and diverse communities and learners of BC’s beautiful northwest region. It aims to be the college of choice for experiential, place-based learning allowing students to learn both in the classroom and in the spectacular outdoor spaces that are so unique to this part of Canada.

Reporting to the Vice President, Corporate Services, the Director of Facilities & Ancillary Services will lead the short- and long-term planning and development for facilities while actively seeking business development opportunities to address changes in enrollment, physical plant inventory requirements, preventative maintenance programs, and energy efficiency initiatives. While providing direction to management to ensure the efficient and effective operation and maintenance of facilities, grounds and equipment, as the leader of the Facilities and Ancillary Services department, they will promote on-going professional development and transition planning within the department.

The ideal candidate brings senior management experience from a unionized, public sector organization with a large, operational component, and a portfolio that includes building and grounds maintenance, renovations, inventory control and facilities planning. They will be able to think strategically and conceptualize the nature and evolution of the College’s physical assets. A strong, positive, motivating team leader who has the ability to lead a team in the achievement of project goals.

This position is based in Terrace, BC, with some travel required to Coast Mountain College’s other main campuses in Prince Rupert, Smithers, and Hazelton.

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please respond to Nancy Payne at 604-602-2560 or npayne [AT] boyden [DOT] com


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Under the general direction of the Vice President, Finance & Corporate Services, the Director, Facilities Services is responsible for the effective operation and maintenance of College campuses, and for the leadership of the Facilities Services Department in a manner consistent with the overall strategic goals of the College.

The Director provides leadership and professional direction in the areas of facilities planning, administration, maintenance and repair; architectural and engineering services; construction and renovations management; energy management; grounds maintenance and landscaping; and custodial services.  Responsibilities include providing strategic and technical guidance to senior staff to ensure appropriate development of campuses to support the College’s activities. The incumbent is responsible for the budgetary planning of the Facilities    Services Department including but not limited to capital projects, building and grounds maintenance, custodial services, and facilities operations.