Tradesperson - Plumber

Job Code: 3360343

Job Description

Tradesperson - Plumber

Structural Maintenance Department

One regular, full-time position available

The Surrey School District respectfully acknowledges that our schools reside on the traditional, unceded, and shared territories of Coast Salish peoples: The q̓ ícə̓ y̓ - Katzie, the qʼwa:n̓ƛʼən̓ - Kwantlen and the SEMYOME - Semiahmoo First Nations, who have been stewards of this land since time immemorial.

Surrey Schools, recipient of the BC Top Employers and Canada's Greenest Employer awards, is the largest school district in BC and the second largest employer in Surrey. Spread across one of the fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools provides quality education to over 77,000 students with 124 schools sites and a variety of other learning facilities, offering a broad range of innovative programs and services to support the learning of our students. The Surrey School District team of approximately 13,000 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.

Surrey Schools is seeking to fill an open position 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!

Surrey Schools prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. The plumbing position works afternoon shifts 3pm-10:30pm, 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 $37.08 plus a liberal benefit package including pension, health, vacation and sick benefits.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply by clicking "apply online" below. This competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Note: Successful applicants will be required to consent to a Criminal Records Search prior to employment. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest.

Posted On
May 25, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Job Open To
Management & Professionals
District Facilities Centre
$37.08/hr. plus benefits package: Municipal Pension, health, vacation & sick benefits. Effective date per collective agreement.
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter