Career Opportunities
Assistant Building Engineer 1
Job Code: 959416
School District #39 (Vancouver)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Mar 03, 2019 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Mandatory Document:
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements

Set in one of the world’s most livable cities, Vancouver is a community-minded district seeking talented educators, progressive leaders, and skilled support staff to enrich the learning experience of Vancouver’s 50,000 students. 


Assistant Building Engineering 1 (ABE1)

The Vancouver Board of Education invites applications for the Assistant Building Engineering 1 position, which mostly involves cleaning and some heating duties on the afternoon shift.  Strong communication skills and the ability to work independently and as a team member are essential.  

The job is 7.5 hours per day, with an annual salary of $47,097.18 plus an extensive and comprehensive benefits plan (Extended Health, Dental, Defined Benefit Pension Plan, etc). 

Between September and June, the job is generally an afternoon shift from 2:30-10:30 pm and includes a shift allowance.  During July and August, the work is during the day.



  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Must hold a valid Power Engineer 4th or 5th Class or Boiler Operator Certificate with Inter-Provincial Certification or higher


Your application profile should include the following documents: 

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three Professional References (Supervisors only)
  • Scanned copy of your Power Engineering/Boiler Operator Certificate



**Only applicants with a minimum 5th Class Power Engineering or Boiler Operator Certificate will be considered.  Please include a copy of your certificate in your application as proof of completion**


**Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted**



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