BC Local Government Job Posting Service
Facility Maintenance Technician II
Parks, Recreation & Culture
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The City of Abbotsford currently has two exciting auxiliary opportunities as Facility Maintenance Technician II’s in our Parks, Recreation and Culture Department.
This position performs technical, building service, custodial and maintenance work which may vary according to recreation facility activities and requirements. Your thorough knowledge of materials, methods and practices used in pool and arena operations will assist you in pool maintenance and water chemistry; installing and maintaining ice; operating related equipment; performing minor maintenance and repair of machines, pumps and filters; performing minor construction, renovation and maintenance of recreation buildings, and ensuring building security along with performing custodial functions for the ice arena, swimming pool, public and multi-purpose areas.
The successful candidate participates in activities related to special events and program activities; provides assistance to user groups and other organizations using recreation facilities; and ensures security measures are implemented and conforms to facility rules and regulations. If you are a team player with considerable knowledge of the applicable hazards and safety precautions, including procedures for handling chlorine, ammonia and cleaning agents used in City recreation facilities, we want to hear from you!
To be considered for this position, you must have:
- Completion of Grade 12 included or supplemented by basic carpentry courses;
- Two years of experience in the operation and maintenance of ice-making equipment and refrigeration and pool filtration systems, or equivalent;
- Valid B.C. Class 5 Driver’s Licence;
- Ice Facility Operator (IFO) Certificate OR Refrigeration Plant Operator Certificate or BC equivalent;
- Level I and Level II Pool Operator’s Certificates from a recognized association or educational institute.
Due to the nature of the job, you must be available to work a variety of shifts including evenings, weekends, holidays, and split shifts.
This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $27.58 to $32.46 plus an additional 12% percent in lieu of benefits.
At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive.
To apply, please visit us online at: www.abbotsford.ca/careers
Closing Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020