City of Port Alberni

Senior Maintenance Worker

(Aquatic and Recreation Centre)

The City of Port Alberni is a community of 17,500 people. Located centrally on Vancouver Island, Port Alberni is a well-serviced municipality that offers residents affordable west coast living, as well as proximity to oceanfront, lakes, rivers and mountains.
The City is currently looking for a Senior Maintenance Worker (Aquatic & Recreation Centre) to join a progressive and dynamic organization as part of the Parks, Recreation and Heritage team.  Reporting to the Facility Operations Supervisor, this technical position is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the indoor Aquatic Centre and dryland recreation facility complex, as well as several other municipal facilities.  Specific duties include:
  • Directing and supervising the facility maintenance operations of the Aquatic Centre and recreation complex, as well as several other facilities.  This includes the chlorination, filtration, heating, ventilating and janitorial equipment.
  • Training and supervising staff members, including the planning, scheduling and coordination of their work.
  • Developing and implementing standards of building maintenance for janitorial work and preventative maintenance.
  • Ensuring that building and equipment repairs and maintenance duties are completed.
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of an asset and inventory management program.
  • Assisting in preparing specifications for the purchase of capital items and contract work; oversees contract work as required.
  • Assisting in the planning of and providing direct oversight of the annual Aquatic Centre shutdown.
  • Ensuring that the required health and safety procedures and policies are implemented and adhered to as required.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Completion of Grade 12 and technical training courses in a related field, as well as a minimum of 2 years’ experience in aquatic operations.  An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered
  • Experience in janitorial and building maintenance work
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • BCWWA Chlorine Handling certification
  • Completion of Pool Operators I and II Courses (BCRPA or RFABC)
  • Completion of Transportation of Dangerous Goods training
  • Valid Class 5 BC driver’s license
  • urrent WCB OFA Level I and CPR-C first aid certifications
This position is part of the CUPE Local 118 bargaining unit.  The successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment fitness test, skills assessment and a police information check.  For additional information, including a full job description, please go to
Qualified individuals may apply by forwarding a resume and cover letter by 4:30 pm on July 23, 2018:
Attention: Krista Tremblay, Manager of Human Resources
By mail: City of Port Alberni, 4850 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, BC  V9Y 1V8
By email: 
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

Location: Port Alberni, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Janitorial/Custodial Services,Facilities Maintenance
Posted: June 29, 2018, 9:39 am
Expires: July 23, 2018, 4:30 pm