Mechanic - Trades Person Fleet Maintenance
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 3032928 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #36 (Surrey) Posted on: May 20, 2021
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Open To:
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Management & Professionals
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Salary:  $33.78/hr. plus liberal benefits package including Municipal Pension, health, vacation and sick benefits
Job Description & Requirements

Mechanic – Trades person Fleet Maintenance

Full-time on-going 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 328km2, most of our staff are able to work close to home. The Surrey School District team of approximately 12,000 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.

Surrey Schools, recipient of BC Top Employers and Canada's Greenest Employers awards,  has a rare vacancy in our mechanic shop. As a large organization Surrey Schools is ideally suited for individuals seeking to learn, grow and keep busy. Whether you’re a new red seal mechanic seeking to start your career or a seasoned professional seeking better work-life balance, the Surrey School District is the place to be!

Reporting to the Fleet Maintenance Foreman, our mechanics are responsible for the maintenance and repair of a diverse fleet of vehicles and equipment including vans, pickup trucks, school buses, grounds equipment and more. As an integral part of our small shop team, the ideal candidate is a self-starter with a great attitude and a strong work ethic. Our shop is kept very busy with preventative maintenance, walk ups and on some occasions emergent repair needs. As such the ideal candidate is flexible, adaptable and able to prioritize work.

The ideal candidate brings knowledge and experience in the maintenance and repair of light and medium duty vehicles and equipment, diesel trucks and schools buses, and heavy mobile equipment.

Qualifications include:

  • A BCTQ or Inter provincial ticket in Commercial Transport or Heavy Duty Mechanics
  • Commercial Vehicle Inspection Certificate
  • A valid BC Driver’s License – with air brake endorsement

Surrey Schools prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. Shifts are daytime 7am-3pm, Monday to Friday. This is a unionized position that offers an hourly wage rate of $33.78 plus a liberal benefit package that includes a pension plan, health, vacation and sick benefits.   

Interested and qualified applicants should apply by clicking "apply online" below.   Position will remain open until 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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