Assistant Building Engineer 1

Job Code: 3265080

Job Details

The Vancouver School Board welcomes applications for the position of:

Assistant Building Engineer 1 (ABE 1)

Annual Salary : $56,583.28, plus shift allowance

Extensive & Comprehensive benefits : Extended Health, Dental, Municipal Pension Plan etc.

September to June Shifts : Generally 2:30pm-10:30pm

July to August Shifts : Generally 7:30am-3:30pm

Location : TBA

Only applicants who are fully qualified will be considered for this position

At the VSB, we are proud to provide exceptional learning experiences for students. As a large, urban school district, the VSB is one of Canada’s most diverse school systems.

With deep gratitude and respect, we are honoured to be learning and unlearning on the ancestral and unceded lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓ əm (Musqueam), Sḵwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) & səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh Nation). We embrace Indigenous ways of knowing and learning and work to expand Indigenous perspectives across the curriculum and within our 107 schools and programs, where more than 50,000 students learn and grow.

Equity and inclusivity are at the forefront of our approach to education. More than 7,700 staff work to create learning environments where every student thrives by prioritizing students’ needs, applying evidence-informed practices and building relationships. The VSB’s culture reflects the diversity of our city. Students enrolled in the VSB come from varied backgrounds and lived experiences and are encouraged to explore and share their unique selves and gifts. Our commitment to students goes beyond academics. Students’ overall well-being and sense of belonging are equally important. We strive to build a school system where every student can be their authentic self and succeed throughout their learning journey. In doing this work, we champion equity and accountability by making evidence-based decisions. As a learning organization, humility is our guidepost as we seek to continually improve student outcomes in service to them, their families, and the broader community. Our work is guided by the VSB Education Plan and grounded in the embedded equity statement. For more information about our school district, visit

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

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
  • Two References - Your current Manager and 1 more most recent direct supervisor. Include their full name, title, company name, email address, phone number and the months and years they supervised you
  • A copy of your Work Permit or PR Card (if you are not a Canadian Citizen)
  • A copy of your Power Engineering/Boiler Operator Certificate

This posting is ongoing until filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

We do not notify unsuccessful applicants or respond to inquiries regarding the status of an application. We will contact applicants directly if we are interested in moving forward or if an application requires additional information.


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If you require assistance with your application call Make a Future at 1 866 806 6851 or email your resume, cover letter, and scanned copy of your 4th or 5th class power engineering/boiler operator certificate to Michelle Peacock (VSB Recruitment) at

Posted On
March 30, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Multiple locations
$56,583.28 /year + shift allowance & benefits plan
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter