Career Opportunities
Temporary Carpenter
Job Code: 2622849
School District #41 (Burnaby)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Oct 15, 2019 
Job Type:
Full Time
Contract / term
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Openings: 2
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Certificates & Diplomas
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Salary:  $33.64/hour
Job Description & Requirements

The Burnaby School District is looking to hire two TEMPORARY Carpenters to work throughout the District on a temporary basis. This position is responsible for the 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 (7:30 a.m. 4:00 p.m.), and pays $33.64 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 ( for consideration for this position.  Alternatively, you can email your application (cover letter, resume, proof of TQ/certifications in one attachment [preferably pdf]) to:


Human Resources

Burnaby School District

5325 Kincaid Street

Burnaby BC V5G 1W2


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.

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