Tradesperson - Carpenter

Structural Maintenance Department

One Full-time AFG* CUPE position available

*Annual Facilities Grant term positions are effective July 1st to June 30th with the potential for annual renewal and the opportunity to apply for a continuing, full-time carpenter position. The start date for this AFG position begins as soon as possible.

Spread across one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools is the city's biggest employer. Located on Canada's spectacular West Coast and nestled in the southwest corner of Green Timbers Urban Forest, we are just 30 minutes southeast of the city of Vancouver. Surrey Schools is the largest and fastest growing public school district in BC, and with 140 sites across 328km2, most of our staff are able to work close to home. The Surrey School District team of approximately 12,000 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.

Due to growth, the Surrey School District’s Operations division has an exciting opportunity in our carpentry department. This temporary annually renewable position offers a great learning opportunity for the new carpentry graduate as well as a great work-life balance for a seasoned professional! Reporting to the Manager of Structural Maintenance within the Facilities Division, the carpentry position 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 prepared to work effectively in a small team along side all in-house trades as well as independently to complete top quality work at various District facilities. Experience and training in institutional facilities is a bonus!

The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. The carpenter position works 37.5 hours per week on afternoon shifts beginning at 3pm, Monday to Friday only. The successful applicants 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 carpentry and/or joiner with a Red Seal endorsement;

Experience working as a lock smith or desire to learn is an asset;

Sufficient physical strength and health to perform the duties of the position are required.

This is a unionized position that offer an hourly wage rate of $34.46 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.

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Job Category:
ECE, EA and Support Staff
School District #36 (Surrey)
Posting Date:
10/6/2021 8:00:00 PM
Surrey, British Columbia