Career Opportunities
Tradesperson - Plumber, Structural Maintenance
Job Code: 2673289
School District #36 (Surrey)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Aug 16, 2019 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
District Facilities Centre
Start Date:  Jul 01, 2019
End Date: 
Salary:  $31.91 plus liberal benefits and pension
Job Description & Requirements

Tradesperson - Plumber

Structural Maintenance Department

 Four 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 plumbing position. The start date for these AFG positions is July 1, 2019. 

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.  

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;

  • Class B Gasfitter License

  • Sprinkler Fitter Journeyman Certificate an asset

  • Cross Connection Control Certificate an asset 

These are unionized positions that offer an hourly wage rate of $31.91 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 #1028-19.  This competition will remain open until positions are filled.

Note:  The successful applicant will be 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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