Building Service Worker

Township of Langley

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Building Service Worker

Auxiliary – Ongoing Recruitment Opportunity
Bulletin File #:  19-B007

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Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to over 123,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty.  A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley seeks applicants on an ongoing basis to augment auxiliary positions for Building Service Worker to join our team of professionals in the Parks and Recreation Division; Recreation Programs and Services Department.

Reporting to the Community Recreation Manager, you will be responsible in this unionized position to set up rooms for rental groups, perform minor maintenance, and operate cleaning machinery as required.  You will perform the following janitorial and custodial tasks: 
  • Sweep, wash, wax, and polish floors, hallways and related areas.
  • Wash hand basins, sinks, toilets, and tile work and replenish supplies in washrooms.
  • Clean windows, doors, glass partitions, and painted surfaces.
  • Perform minor maintenance, repair and painting work as required.
  • Ensure for building security,
  • Answer inquiries and gives out routine information and assistance to the public when required.
  • Work well with minimal supervision
  • Perform related work as required.

Your education will include completion of grade 12 (or equivalent) combined with some related experience.  You will have good knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in janitorial work; the principles of operation of heating, hot water, and ventilation units; and of routine building maintenance and minor repair tasks.  You will have the ability to perform simple repair and maintenance tasks on building and heating units and components; as well as to deal courteously and effectively with internal and external contacts.  It is essential you have strong interpersonal skills, and be well organized.  The Building Service Worker course would be an asset. 

This position is defined by the Township of Langley as a position of trust (Child Safety).  The successful candidate(s) will be required to have a police information check as a condition of employment (Note - Not required as part of the application process, however will be required upon consideration for employment).

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.   Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR Certification.
  • A valid BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside is required. A current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below must be uploaded with your application in order to be considered for this opportunity and in order for your application to be complete.To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $23.44 - $27.45 per hour (5 steps, 2019 rates) plus 13% in lieu of benefits.  The hours of work are non-standard hours and/or non-standard work weeks.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm, December 20, 2019.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

Ongoing auxiliary opportunities are shortlisted and filled on an as-needed basis only.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Organization: Township of Langley

Location: Langley, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Janitorial/Custodial Services,Facilities Maintenance
Posted: February 5, 2019, 2:42 pm
Expires: December 20, 2019, 4:30 pm

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