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Facility Maintenance Technician II - Auxiliary
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

December 15, 2017
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 17-025 (External) (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Parks, Recreation & Culture
Job Description: At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. Key to our ongoing success is providing an environment that is inclusive and maximizes the diverse talents, backgrounds and perspectives of all employees, where every member of our team feels valued, respected and empowered. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

Our organization is currently growing and evolving in a dynamic way. Our City Council has adopted a new, leading edge Official Community Plan, and a forward thinking and ambitious Strategic Plan that provides us with a blueprint for our community’s ongoing growth and prosperity. Abbotsford is an exciting place to be right now. Be part of the story. Join our team today.

The City of Abbotsford currently has an exciting Auxiliary opportunity for a Facility Maintenance Technician II 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.

The incumbent is responsible for:

• 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;
• 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 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
• Refrigeration Plant Operator Certificate or BC equivalent
• BCRPA Level I and Level II Pool Operator’s Certificates

*Please note that applications from lesser-qualified candidates may be considered.*

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and a fully qualified applicant hourly rate of pay is from $25.23 to $29.69 per hour (2015 rates) plus a percentage in lieu of benefits.

Opening Date: October 31, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: December 15, 2017 04:30 PM