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Facilities Maintenance Worker

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Facilities Maintenance Worker
Job Status Regular Full-Time
About Us
Home to vast parkland and attractions including Grouse Mountain, Lynn Canyon and Capilano Suspension Bridge, the District of North Vancouver is inspired by nature, and enriched by people. Designated one of BC’s Top Employers for six years, the District offers exciting professional development opportunities and a competitive total compensation package including a nine day fortnight. This is an exciting time to join the District, as we embark on a range of initiatives to transform digital service delivery, customer experience, and our approach to climate action. Known for being a flexible, family-friendly employer with an inclusive workplace culture, the District of North Vancouver is an exceptional place to work. If you are civic-minded and interested in making an impact on people and businesses on the beautiful North Shore, consider working for the District of North Vancouver.
Position Overview
We have a full-time opportunity available within our Facilities Section for a Facilities Maintenance Worker to help support the effective operation and maintenance of District building assets. In this onsite operational role, you will perform routine building and site condition inspections, respond to service and after-hours emergency calls, identify and assess occupant complaints, and perform minor repairs or servicing as required.

Assigned tasks may include operational duties for heating and ventilating equipment and related support systems; minor building repair (plumbing, drywall, carpentry) and janitorial tasks; moving, installing and configuring of workstations and equipment; scheduling and escorting of contractors while ensuring service and site safety standards; maintain computerized records related to the work; other duties as assigned. You will exercise considerable independent judgement and action in day-to-day activities.

The successful candidate will possess:
· Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in building maintenance, servicing and repair work.
· Ability to safely and competently utilize the tools and equipment required in building maintenance, servicing and minor repair work.
· Sound knowledge of the functions and operations of heating, ventilation, plumbing and electrical equipment and related systems.
· Ability to identify, troubleshoot, and assess issues, and perform minor repairs or servicing as required.
· Ability to identify problems, operate, maintain and make minor repairs to various building systems.
· Ability to read, understand, interpret technical drawings and specifications as it relates to the work.
· Ability to use computerized systems to access information, adjust controls, and maintain records.
· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts.
· Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Completion of Grade 12 supplemented by technical courses related to the work plus sound related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence is required.

The District of North Vancouver is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and accessible work environment. If you have what we’re looking for and have a passion to serve people and the community, and a demonstrated commitment to supporting a healthy and safe workplace, we would like to hear from you. Please apply on-line at by June 2, 2024 to be considered.
If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please inform us when we contact you.

We thank you for your interest in employment with the District of North Vancouver and advise that only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

We respectfully acknowledge the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), on whose ancestral lands the District of North Vancouver is located.

Compensation The pay range for this unionized position is $30.70 to $36.08 per hour (2024 rates) based on a 35 hour work week (Compressed work schedule available)
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number JP#24-31
Job Open Date 05/15/2024
Job Close Date 06/02/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Technical/Trade School Certificate/Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Driver's Abstract
Optional Documents
  1. Degrees/Certificates
  2. Other