Jump to main content

Maintenance On-Call/Casual
$27.76 - $28.46 per hour

Located on the unceded ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and səlil̓w̓ətaɬ nations since 1917, the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF), is the union of professionals representing 50,000 public school teachers in the province of British Columbia, Canada. We here at the BCTF advocate for a free, inclusive, and quality public education system where the learning needs of all kindergarten to grade 12 students can be met.

The BCTF office building is situated in close proximity to the Canada Line and other major transit routes in a central Vancouver location. The BCTF provides an exceptional working environment for approximately 180 employees where respect, diversity, and professional growth are championed and valued.

We welcome applications from individuals who prioritize and share the same values of social justice, activism, and learning.

We are seeking an individual who is interested in on-call maintenance work with the BCTF to assist with janitorial services, building, and furniture maintenance.

Examples of janitorial duties include floor cleaning and waxing; vacuuming of carpets and upholstery; dusting and cleaning of furniture, windows, walls, carpets, and upholstery; cleaning, sanitizing, and stocking of washrooms; light gardening, pressure washing, leaf blowing, and litter pick-up.

Examples of furniture maintenance include shelf installations; furniture moves and assembly; and equipment assembly.

Examples of building maintenance duties include painting; small plumbing, carpentry, and tile repairs; wood refinishing; light bulb changes; baseboard installations; door repairs and replacement.

Required qualifications

  • excellent communication skills
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • training and/or experience in painting, carpentry, and plumbing
  • minimum of two years’ experience in custodial and/or maintenance work preferably in a building with an automated security system
  • ability to do heavy lifting
  • secondary school graduation
  • flexibility and willingness to accept assignments on short notice.

Building Maintenance Worker Certification is desirable.

Benefits of working at the BC Teachers’ Federation

  • a competitive salary, including 15% in lieu of benefits
  • professional development opportunities
  • on-site parking/subsidized transit
  • a supportive team environment.

Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and references, not later than 5:00 p.m., June 9, 2023, via the link JPCAS-2023-02.

Diversity and Accessibility Statement

The BC Teachers’ Federation is committed to furthering social justice, diversity, decolonization, equity, and inclusion within our community. Applicants are encouraged to disclose, on a voluntary basis, whether they self-identify as a member of an equity-deserving group, which includes female, 2SLGBTQIA+ person, a person of colour, a person who has experienced racism, Aboriginal (Indigenous) person, and/or a person with a disability.

The BCTF strives for compliance with the Accessible British Columbia Act and ensuring our communities are as barrier-free as possible. Applicants requiring an accommodation are encouraged to contact the hiring manager at 604-871-2200.

Read More About:

Category/Topic: Postings & Opportunities