Spare Mechanic
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2973315 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #69 (Qualicum) Posted on: Jun 04, 2021
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Job Type:
Contract / term
Job Category:
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Parksville BC
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Salary:  $35.73 per hour
Job Description & Requirements

School District 69 Qualicum

About School District 69 (Qualicum)

School District 69 (Qualicum) is centrally situated on east Vancouver Island and covers the area of Nanoose Bay to Bowser and spans from Errington across the Strait of Georgia to Lasqueti Island. We serve a student population of approximately 4000 students. School District 69 (Qualicum) consists of eight elementary schools (Grades K-7), two secondary schools (Grade 8-12), an alternate school (PASS/Woodwinds) and a Distributed Learning program to support home-learning families called the Collaborative Education Alternative Program (CEAP).  False Bay School on Lasqueti Island is entirely off-grid with an immense solar project recently completed. School District 69 (Qualicum) also embraces many community organizations  through various school programs. The area’s natural beauty, never-ending beaches, mild climate and small-town charm make it a popular tourist destination and a great opportunity to have a career in paradise.

Certified Mechanic - Spare 


1.    Repairs and maintains district school buses, vehicles and other equipment.

2.    In compliance with the Motor Vehicle Standards Act, inspects and certifies school buses, trucks, trailers, including propane fuel and air brake systems.

3.    Schedules, performs and maintains records of all preventative maintenance and repair work on vehicles.

4.    Researches and orders parts and replacement equipment as authorized by the Transportation Manager.

5.    Ships, receives and inventories equipment and replacement parts.

6.    Updates Repair Manuals and Service Bulletins.

7.    Responds to emergency breakdowns.

8.    Operates a variety of vehicles and equipment.

9.    Performs the duties of a bus driver as required.

Performs other job related duties.


1.    High school graduation or equivalent.

2.    Valid BC Trades Qualification or Interprovincial Trades Qualification for automotive mechanic repair, or heavy duty mechanical repair or commercial transport repair.

3.    Valid Class 1 BC driver’s license with an Air Endorsement Certificate.

4.    A gas safety branch license to perform repairs to or installations of propane fuel systems.

5.    Certification as a vehicle inspector under the auspices of the Vehicle Inspection Division of the Motor Vehicle Department, to perform all aspects of vehicle inspection.

6.    Minimum five (5) years related experience, including work experience acquired during apprenticeship.

7.    Valid Basic or Emergency First Aid certificate (one day course).

8.    Ability to work effectively with staff.


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School District 69 (Qualicum)

Director of Human Resources - School District 69 (Qualicum)



For further information please contact Denise Kinney, Human Resources Assistant at 250 954 3069 or  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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