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Transportation Department

RECRUITMENT AMID COVID-19

Please continue applying for postings. We will continue processing applications.

Thank you for your interest in Surrey Schools. This current global pandemic is a very trying time for everyone. At Surrey Schools we want to assure you that we are planning now for the end of this current crisis. Surrey Schools continues to be committed todoing what is right for our job seekers and employees. We are working diligently to process applications remotely as efficiently as possible. We appreciate your patience as  we navigate this temporary solution.

Note: Please be sure that you have received a confirmation from Make a Future that you have applied to a specific posting. Without this confirmation your application will not have been submitted.

Please take care to keep yourself, and others, safe! If you require further information, please feel free to email us at recruitment [AT] surreyschools [DOT] ca.

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 Transportation within the Facilities Division, Bus Drivers are responsible for the safe operation of a 76 passenger school bus transporting students to and from schools and extra-curricular events. Bus Drivers must perform daily vehicle safety checks, and maintain cleanliness of the interior and exterior of the vehicle. They are responsible for building rapport with students, parents and school administrators and are required to monitor student conduct on the bus.

The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent worklife balance. Drivers work 6 hours per day, Monday to Friday, with scheduled hours between 6:30am and 4:30pm which includes a split shift. Extra hours for field trips between shifts may be required, and overtime rate is paid for hours in excess of 7.5 hours per day.

Applicants must have:

  • A valid Class 1 or Class 2 BC Driver’s license, with air brake endorsement
  • Understanding of basic vehicle mechanical functions and bus servicing requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English

This is a CUPE union position that offers an hourly wage rate of $26.35, plus a liberal  benefit package, including municipal pension, health, vacation and sick benefits. The position begins September 4, 2020.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply on-line at https://bit.ly/3dWMkzY. This competition will remain open until the position is 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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CUPE, on-call

Spread across one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools is the city's second largest employer. Located on Canada's spectacular West Coast and nestled in the southwest corner of Green Timbers Urban Forest, we are just 40 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 328 km2, most of our staff are able to work close to home. The Surrey School District team of approximately 11,000 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.

Whether you are an experienced caretaker or someone new to the profession, the Surrey School Board is the perfect next step in your career! Offering exceptional benefits, a great team environment, a culture of safety and the opportunity to grow your career- join our team today!

Reporting to the Assistant Manager of Service Operations, our caretakers provide exceptional cleaning in over 140 schools across the City of Surrey. Our team of spare board caretakers provide essential coverage for day-to-day absences and short-term assignments across the District. As a caretaker with the District, you are part of a dynamic team of professionals dedicated to providing a clean, safe and welcoming environment for our students, families and staff. In addition to building services, our caretakers enjoy engaging in customer service opportunities when working with diverse user-groups, school staff and administration. As such strong communication skills when working with individuals from diverse backgrounds is essential.

The successful applicants must be a team player, ready to be part of a cohesive, effective team of professionals in this busy department that holds 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.

Spare board caretakers must be available for day or afternoon shift as needed. Our caretakers have access to top-quality tools and equipment. The District Facility prides itself on a safety-first culture and our caretakers are provided with extensive training and support to work safely.

Applicants must have:

  • Completion of a Building Services Worker Certificate from a recognized institute;
  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license;
  • Sufficient physical strength and health to perform the duties of the position as required. This includes the ability to manually remove snow during inclement weather;
  • Experience working in an institutional setting is a bonus!

Surrey Schools provides its staff with excellent work-life balance. This is a unionized position with an hourly rate of $23.37/hr., plus a liberal benefit package which includes pension, extended health/dental and generous vacation.

Qualified applicants can apply on https://bit.ly/3i8AiH0 by clicking "apply online" below. Be sure to upload resume and cover letter, including proof of BSW Certificate. Alternatively, you can complete a paper Support Staff

Application and submit along with your documents to the District Facilities Centre at:
Competition #CUST:1095-20
Service Operations Department
6700 144 Street
Surrey, BC V3W 5R5

NOTE: The successful applicant is required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest in Surrey Schools.


 

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Surrey Schools provides quality education to over 4000 adult learners in British Columbia’s fastestgrowing community. Serving a diverse, multicultural urban centre, we are a progressive school district offering a broad range of innovative programs and services.

Surrey Community College, a post-secondary institution associated with the Surrey School District, is seeking a qualified instructor for our brand new Building Services Worker Program. The is a contract position, providing instruction for a 5-week program, evening hours (6:00pm to 10:00pm) Monday to Thursday, commencing August 17th to September 18th (80 hour course) with the possibility of continuing beyond October 2020 depending on registration for a new cohort.

The Building Service Worker Certificate Program provides the working knowledge required for successful graduates to apply for janitorial, custodial and caretaking positions in a variety of workplace settings. Salary range $35-40/hr. depending on level experience.

As the Instructor of the Building Service Worker Program you will be responsible for teaching the following courses – curriculum of which will be provided by the college:

Instructional topics covered include:

  • Cleaning
  • Chemical use
  • Equipment
  • Floor care
  • Safety
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) training

Requirements:

  • Five years of industry service
  • BSW Certified
  • WHMIS Certified
  • Experience teaching adults and/or Adult Instructor diploma preferred

Qualified applicants can apply on https://bit.ly/30VFUOH by 4pm Monday July 6th.

Please ensure to upload resume, cover letter and copy of BSW certificate.

Note: In accordance with the Criminal Record Review Act, all 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 your interest.