BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Building Service Worker


Position Type: Unionized Auxiliary
Department: Operations
Application Closing Date: Jan 31, 2020
Number of positions available: Multiple

Please Note: As part of the resume gathering phase you will be asked to complete an availability form. Any application without a completed availablity form will not be considered to move forward.    
The Richmond Olympic Oval is an international centre of excellence for sports, health and wellness, culture and entertainment used by members of our community and those seeking to wear the maple leaf on the international stage. We are now recruiting for Building Service Workers to join our Operations team.  Our team of Building Service workers have a crucial role in ensuring the ongoing cleanliness, safety and maintenance of our facility.  As a Building Service Worker, you are customer-service oriented, great at finding solutions and love to work in a busy operations and team environment. 

Core responsibilities of a Building Service Worker:
  • Responsible for custodial, maintenance and technical work in a sport, recreation & event complex.
  • Is a member of the facility maintenance team and is responsible for ensuring a safe environment for the community to enjoy.
  • Liaises with internal, external and partner stakeholders to ensure that their experience is positive.
  • Assists with maintaining and operating the building in an efficient manner.
  • Works under minimal supervision for routine matters and under guidance for new or complex assignments.

Duties of a Building Service Worker:
  • Operates custodial equipment in a safe manner
  • Deals tactfully and courteously with the public
  • Keeps accurate records, including, but not limited to: daily log of activities, equipment usage reports and material usage reports
  • Performs janitorial duties and routine building maintenance
  • Establishes and maintains liaison with community groups, program partners and others to assess needs of the community and appropriate responses to the needs
  • Works / collaborates with staff to review and evaluate the effectiveness of maintenance routines
  • Assists in developing policy recommendations for the maintenance of the building
  • Ensures that Health and Safety policies are followed at all times
  • Uses computer applications as required
  • Responds to building issues in order to maintain a safe environment and positive experience for staff and users
  • Prioritizes the work that has been assigned for the day and taking into account the issues that can arise during the shift
  • Resolves customer complaints and inquiries in a satisfactory manner, e.g. a complaint that has been received about the cleanliness of the building
  • Resolves issues with equipment that are not operating correctly
  • Assists with event conversion tasks
  • Other duties as assigned.

The qualifications and skills you bring to this role include,
  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Valid BC Driver’s License
  • Building Service Worker Certificate is required
  • Must possess the ability and commitment to work in a fast-paced environment, set priorities and balance a number of tasks at the same time.
  • Proven experience in building and sustaining effective relationships
  • Sound knowledge of all aspects of janitorial and building maintenance equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse client base (youth, seniors, adults and special populations)
  • Physically capable of carrying out the duties of the position
  • Exhibits good judgement and discretion
  • Strong consensus building and conflict resolution skills
  • Team player, but also works well independently
  • Basic computer skills
  • Excellent oral & written communications skills
  • Accurate keeper of records and information
  • Must be able to complete a successful criminal record check.

Your schedule could look like,
  • As this is an auxiliary position, you may expect to work evenings, graveyard and weekends. Hours vary as a result of events and operational needs, such as shift coverage.

As a part of your application, you will be asked to confirm your availability.

  • $23.41 per hour (plus 12% in lieu)

Perks: Our workplace culture embraces People, Excellence, Leadership, Team and Innovation. 
  • Full gym membership to the Oval
  • Access to 20,000sq ft fitness centre with top class facilities, over 100 pieces of strength and cardio equipment, 4-storey climbing wall, YYoga studio, endless fitness classes, Olympic sized ice rinks and the Richmond Olympic Experience (ROX) museum.
  • 12% in lieu of benefits increases to 16% in lieu of benefits after working 2,080 hours.
  • Free parking (except event days)
  • Collaborative team environment

The Richmond Olympic Oval is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all groups.  This includes women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who may contribute to diversity. We also recognize unique styles, perspectives, beliefs and creativity that support a diverse, respectful, inclusive and collaborative work environment.

Our GOLD medal candidate is personable, has a great attitude, is passionate about delivering exceptional customer service and has a genuine interest in contributing to the greater good of our company and our community. 

Sound like you? Then we want to hear from you. 


Location: Richmond, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Janitorial/Custodial Services,Facilities Maintenance
Posted: January 10, 2020, 2:02 pm
Expires: January 31, 2020, 4:30 pm