Tradesperson - Plumber
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2820397 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #36 (Surrey) Posted on: Sep 21, 2020
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Open To:
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Salary:  $33.78/hr. plus liberal benefits and pension
Job Description & Requirements





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Tradesperson - Plumber

Structural Maintenance Department

 One Temporary, Full-time AFG* CUPE positions available 

*Annual Facilities Grant term positions end annually on June 30th with the potential for annual renewal and the opportunity to apply for a continuing, full-time plumbing position. The start date for this AFG position begins as soon as possible. 

Spread across one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools is the second largest employer in Surrey and recently voted one of 2020's Top 100 BC Employers and Top Greenest Employers. 

Surrey Schools is 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 11,000 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 the Surrey School District is seeking to fill new positions with our Plumbing team! Reporting to the Manager of Structural Maintenance within the Facilities Division, the Plumber Tradesperson is responsible for a variety of projects including renovations, repairs and new installations in over 140 school district sites and offices. The successful applicant must be a team-player ready to be part of a cohesive, effective team of professionals in this busy department of roofers, plumbers and carpenters 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 institutional facilities is a bonus! 

The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. These plumbing positions work afternoon shifts 3:00 pm-10:30 pm, Monday to Friday only. The successful applicant will have access to top-quality tools and equipment, a well-maintained fleet of vehicles and 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 plumbing with a Red Seal endorsement;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a variety of plumbing work;
  • Sufficient physical strength and health to perform the duties of the position are required;


These are unionized positions that offer an hourly wage rate of $33.78 plus a liberal benefit package including pension, health, vacation and sick benefits.   

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