Assistant Director - Plant Maintenance and Minor Renovations

School District No. 36 (Surrey)

School District No. 36 (Surrey)

Assistant Director
Plant Maintenance and Minor Renovations


Serving a diverse, multicultural urban centre, the Surrey School District is a progressive district offering a broad range of innovative programs and services to support the learning of our students and staff. Spread across one of the largest and fastest growing cities in British Columbia, we are the city’s largest employer. We provide quality education to over 75,000 students with over 130 schools and other facilities and an annual budget of over $800 million. We are proud of our multiple awards including 2019 BC’s Top Employers, 2019 Canada’s Greenest Employers and BC Hydro Power Smart Excellence Awards.

Reporting to the Director of Physical Plant and Transportation Services, the Assistant Director is responsible for the following areas: structural, security, electrical, grounds and mechanical maintenance; portable classroom relocation; and minor renovations.  The Assistant Director provides leadership to a team of management and technical staff in various roles in a changing organizational environment.

The ideal candidate will hold an engineering or architecture degree, or possess a combination of equivalent post-secondary education and experience.  Managing large budgets, dealing with complex personnel issues and managing maintenance-related computer information systems are part of the role description.  An excellent record of achievement as a strong, innovative leader/manager in a similar role is required.  Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, combined with 10 years’ relevant experience will be necessary to enable the successful candidate to fulfill this role.  The total staff complement in this department is over 160 and includes managers, forepersons and technical staff.

The Surrey School District offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

Qualified and interested applicants should apply on Make a Future no later than January 31, 2020, or by forwarding a cover letter, resume and references, to:

Human Resources Department
School District No. 36 (Surrey)
14033 92nd Avenue
Surrey, BC V3V 0B7

Note: Successful applicants will be required to consent to a Criminal Record Search prior to employment. Only those persons selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest.

Organization: School District No. 36 (Surrey)
Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Engineering, Facilities Management/Development
Posted: January 13, 2020, 10:59 am
Expires: January 31, 2020, 4:00 pm

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