Assistant Building Engineer 1

Job Code: 3265080

Job Description

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

Hours: 7 hours per day

Permanent positions are currently available at the following sites: McBride, Roberts, & Selkirk Elementary.

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

With deep gratitude and respect, we are honoured to be learning and unlearning on the ancestral and unceded lands of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking people of xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish) Nation, and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nation.

The Vancouver School Board (VSB) is an exciting, progressive, and dynamic school district providing a rich array of educational opportunities for learners from kindergarten to adult. VSB has 110 educational sites and more than 8,000 employees, represented by 14 bargaining units and exempt staff. Vancouver schools have an excellent reputation as being diverse and inclusive. VSB enrolls nearly 50,000 students of which, nearly 5% identify as being of Indigenous ancestry. VSB respects, prioritizes, and supports Indigenous ways of knowing and learning.

The District welcomes qualified applicants who value equity and diversity as essential to excellence. The distinct makeup of the VSB community strives to support the inclusion of all voices. You may wish to share some lived experiences that demonstrate your connections to our diverse student community.

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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2. Create a profile

3. Click on Job Postings then click Search

4. Select the Job you are qualified for

5. Answer ALL job posting questions then click Apply

6. Upload ALL supporting documents

7. You will receive a confirmation email once your application has been submitted

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
September 02, 2023
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