Assistant Building Engineer 1
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 959416 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: School District #39 (Vancouver) Posted on: Sep 23, 2020
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Mandatory Document:
Vancouver BC
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 Engineer 1 (ABE 1)

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 $49,857.34 plus shift allowance and an extensive and comprehensive benefits plan (including Extended Health, Dental, Municipal 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.

Mandatory Qualifications: 

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


 Your application profile must include the following: 

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Email and phone contact of 3 References (Supervisors only)
  • Scanned copy of your Power Engineering/Boiler Operator Certificate



 **This posting is ongoing until filled.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted regarding an interview** 



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If you have any difficulties applying through the Make a Future website, then please email your resume, cover letter, and scanned copy of your 4th or 5th class power engineering/boiler operator certificate to Michelle Peacock, VSB Recruitment ( 

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