Career Opportunities
Tradesperson - Electrician, Structural Maintenance Department
Job Code: 2728250
School District #36 (Surrey)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: May 26, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Contract / term
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Open To:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Management & Professionals
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
District Facilities Centre
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Salary:  $33.12/hr plus benefits and pension
Job Description & Requirements




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Tradesperson – Electrician

Structural Maintenance Department

 Three 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 as soon as possible. 

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 Foreman and Manager of the Electrical Department, electricians at the School District are responsible for a variety of projects including renovations, repairs and new installations in over 140 school district sites and offices. The successful applicants must be team-players, ready to be part of a cohesive, effective team of professionals in this busy department of professionals 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 working on fire alarm systems is considered an asset.  

The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. These positions will work afternoon shifts Monday to Friday with some requirement for day shifts as needed. The successful applicants will have access to top-quality tools and equipment, a well-maintained fleet of vehicles and work out of 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 electrical with a Red Seal endorsement;

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a variety of electrical work;

  • Sufficient physical strength and health to perform the duties of the position are required;

  • Experience working in an institutional setting is a bonus! 

This is a unionized position that offers an hourly wage rate of $33.12, plus a liberal benefit package including pension, health, vacation and sick benefits.  

Interested and qualified applicants should apply by clicking "apply online" below.  Please quote competition #1058-19.  If you have questions regarding this position, please call 604-572-0500 and ask for Manager, Electrical Department.  This competition will remain open until the positions are filled. 

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