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Maintenance On-Call/Casual
$28.18 - $29.95 per hour

The British Columbia Teachers' Federation (BCTF) is 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.  

As an organization, we are dedicated to advancing learning conditions for students concurrently with advocating for BC's public school teachers and the teaching profession. We are also deeply committed to democratic decision-making and supporting the engagement of the teachers who make up our member base. Equally, we act on our belief in social justice in schools and the broader community, and actively support our members in striving to achieve equity, inclusion, and a more just society for their students today and into the future. 

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.  

This is an in-person position based out of Vancouver. 

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/kitchens; light gardening, pressure washing, leaf blowing, snow removal, and litter pick-up.

Examples of furniture maintenance include minor repairs; shelf installations; assembling, moving, and disassembling furniture and equipment.

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

The Casual Shifts to be filled are generally scheduled as follows:

Monday through Friday:

  • Dayshifts: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Nightshifts: 5:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.


  • 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Required qualifications

  • excellent communication skills
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • ability to respond to emergencies using sound judgement
  • training and/or experience in painting, carpentry, and plumbing
  • minimum of two (2) years’ experience in custodial and/or maintenance work preferably in a building with an automated security system
  • ability to do heavy lifting in a safe manner
  • 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., March 28, 2024, via the link JPCAS-2024-03.

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.

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