Current Postings




Permanent Full Time Position
Varying shifts including evenings, weekends and nights (37.5 hours per week)
G.R. Pearkes is seeking a self-motivated Facility Technician who will perform technical work relating to the repair, maintenance and operation of equipment and mechanical systems in GR Pearkes Recreation Centre.
Working closely with their supervisor, the Facility Technician oversees the maintenance and repair of the Centre. This includes the Ammonia Refrigeration Plant and associated systems, re-surfacing equipment, heating and air handling systems, and general facility areas. Additionally, the Technician will act as a role model and leader and provide guidance and instruction to facilities maintenance team.

Requirements include Grade 12 or equivalent; Fourth Class Power Engineering Certificate; three and a half (3.5) years of experience in related physical plant maintenance, recreation/commercial buildings; WHMIS certification valid within one year; Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $39.35 per hour plus an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at  Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2023 quoting competition 23174 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email  Although we thank all applicants for applying, only those under consideration will be contacted.
The District of Saanich is recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers for 2023. As an equitable and inclusive employer, we value diversity of people to best represent the community we serve and provide excellent services to our citizens. We strive to attract and retain passionate and talented individuals of all backgrounds, demographics, and life experiences.  If you require any adjustments to enable participation at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact in confidence