Career Opportunities
Painter Apprentice
Job Code: 2531528
School District #61 (Greater Victoria)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Sep 30, 2019 
Job Type:
Contract / term
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Mandatory Document:
Start Date: 
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements

Painter Apprentice

(6 Month Term with Renewable Option)

(3rd or 4th year – 3 positions)

The Greater Victoria School District provides public educational services to over 20,000 students in the Greater Victoria Area, encompassing six municipalities.  To provide this service, the District has a current operating budget of $190 million and employs approximately 3,000 staff; which includes, teachers, principals and vice-principals, support staff, psychologists, speech and language pathologists and exempt managerial staff.

The Greater Victoria School District is currently accepting resumes for Painter Apprentices.  Successful applicants:

  • Must be a 3rd or 4th year Painter Apprentice working towards a Red Seal Certificate of trade qualification as a Painter/Decorator as issued or recognized by the Province of BC.

  • Must possess a demonstrated knowledge of the standards, practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment used for the construction, repair and maintenance of buildings, grounds or equipment in his/her area of expertise.

  • Must have a valid BC Driver’s License.

  • Proven ability to maintain a cooperative working relationship with other workers, supervisory and teaching staff, students and the public.

  • Must have working knowledge of digital technology; including email, online databases and facilities management software used by School District #61.

  • Must be physically able to perform all duties as noted in the Job Description.

 Salary:  $29.57 per hour plus allowances on the following schedule:

  • 3rd year apprentice will receive 75% of the wage for the first 6 months, then 80% for the next 6 months.

  • 4th year apprentice will receive 85% of the wage for the first 6 months, then 95% for the next 6 months.

Hours:  7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday to Friday. 

This position falls within the CUPE 382 bargaining unit.  Please click here for a complete job description. 

 Please submit letter of introduction, résumé, proof of Trade Qualification and references to:

Human Resource Services

Greater Victoria School District No. 61

556 Boleskine Road, Victoria, BC V8Z 1E8


Email: / Fax: 250-475-4113


School District 61 thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

To apply:

  • Click 'Apply Online' to sign in/register
  • Apply to this job posting
  • Check your 'Job Application Log' to confirm you successfully applied.