Technologists - Grounds (Civil)
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 3000034 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #36 (Surrey) Posted on: Apr 18, 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
Openings: 2
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Salary:  $31.10/hr. plus liberal benefits package including Municipal Pension, health, vacation and sick benefits
Job Description & Requirements

Technologists – Grounds (Civil)

Full-time CUPE positions

2 regular on-going Grounds Technologist

Spread across one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools is the city's second largest employer and a recipient of the BC Top Employers and Canada's Greenest Employer awards.  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. Surrey Schools 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.

Due to growth and staff movement Surrey Schools seeks to fill two positions in our Technologist team! Reporting to the Manager of Grounds, these positions are responsible for providing exceptional technical and grounds information support to ensure maintenance program and projects adhere to applicable codes, by-laws & regulations.  These positions develop, plan, organize and schedule maintenance and other activities.  The positions communicate between internal and external consultants/contractors/suppliers to ensure the successful completion of assigned projects and as such the ideal candidates must have exceptional communication skills both written and verbal. Success in these positions requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to meet multiple and competing deadlines as well as respond to time-oriented emergencies. The Technologist role requires thorough knowledge of computer applications and software applications related to the role.

Surrey Schools prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. Typical hours offer a shift of 7am-3pm, Monday to Friday. The successful applicants will be based out of the beautiful District Facilities Centre located in the heart of Surrey.

Applicants must have:

  • Completion of a 2-year diploma in Technology in a related discipline from a technical college recognized by the School District;
  • Minimum three years related work experience in construction, maintenance field including supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience;
  • Registered or eligibility to register as an Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T) or Architectural Technologist (AT-BC) with the Association of Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC;
  • Knowledge of relevant codes;
  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license.


This is a unionized position that offers a 37.5 hour work week with an hourly wage rate of $31.10, plus a liberal benefit package including Municipal Pension, health, vacation and sick benefits.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply by clicking on "apply online" below.  This competition 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.  To all others, thank you for your interest.

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