Tradesperson – Carpenter – School District No. 36 (Surrey) (Surrey, BC)

By | July 27, 2018

School District No. 36 (Surrey)

School District No. 36 (Surrey)

Tradesperson – Carpenter
Structural Maintenance Department
 Five positions available to June 30, 2019
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 316km2, most of our staff are able to work close to home. The Surrey School District team of approximately 10,000 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.
Reporting to the Manager of Structural Maintenance within the Facilities Division, the Carpenter 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 as a locksmith is considered an asset.
The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. These carpenter positions work afternoon shifts 3pm-1030pm, 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 carpentry/joinery with a Red Seal endorsement;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a variety of carpentry work;
  • Experience working as a lock smith is an asset;
  • Sufficient physical strength and health to perform the duties of the position are required;
  • Experience working in an institutional setting is a bonus!

This is a unionized position that offers an hourly wage rate of $31.91 plus a liberal benefit package including pension, health, vacation and sick benefits.
Interested and qualified applicants should apply on-line at by August 10, 2018 at 4:00pm quoting Competition #961-18.
The successful applicant is required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment.  Only applicants selected for interviews are contacted.