Assistant, Facilities - Casual (Part-Time)

Crofton House School
Vancouver, BC
May 14, 2019
May 14 2019
As Soon As Possible
Part Time

Exciting Career Opportunity
Assistant, Facilities - Casual (Part-Time)

At Crofton House School, we inspire girls to discover and pursue their personal excellence from the first day of junior kindergarten to grade 12 and beyond.

Bound by our belief in the power of all-girls education, Crofton House School fosters a strong sense of community among educators, staff, students and families. Here, everyone can contribute to the strength of our learning environment – including you.
 
As an integral member of the facilities team, you are a “Jack-of-all-Trades” and you will be responsible for performing preventive and routine maintenance such as: general repairs, plumbing, painting and moving equipment, furniture and boxes.  In addition, this role will be required to handle various tasks such as: security and emergency preparedness, special events and/or projects and responding to employee maintenance requests.
 
This position will involve weekend and on-call work.
 
Responsibilities:

  • General repairs
  • Testing and filter replacement
  • Handle a variety of general building maintenance requests related to electrical, plumbing, painting and carpentry
  • Make routine electrical repairs such as replacing small motors, lamp replacement, and changing ballasts
  • Conduct routine security checks throughout the shift
  • Move equipment, furniture, boxes
  • Assist with deliveries
  • Assist with traffic control as required
  • Assist with room setup and tear down involving the dismantling of equipment and furniture before and after events
  • Maintain fire extinguishers
  • Remove snow from walkways, stairs, parking lots and devices as required
  • Provide after-hours ‘on call duty’ as required
  • Act as back-up support to facilities day staff and handle requests that may not have been completed during the day
  • Performs other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated team player with proven organizational and time management skills
  • Proven ability to adapt quickly to varying assignments along with the flexibility to adjust to changing schedules as required
  • Effective communicator with demonstrated high degree of accuracy and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects
  • Sound judgement and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of health & safety regulations
  • Education or training in facilities management with 2+ years related experience an asset
  • General knowledge of building operations such as HVAC, electrical, fire alarm, plumbing and control systems an asset
  • Ability to organize and maintain lighting storage facility
  • Ability to maintain a light inventory control and re-order system
  • Ability to organize and maintain mechanical areas in a clean and well organized manner

Employment and Application Details:

Please note that applicants must be able to legally work in Canada.
 
Apply online at www.croftonhouse.ca/careers. We will review applications as soon as they are submitted.
We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview.  No phone calls, please.
 
About Crofton House School

Crofton House School is a university preparatory day school for girls from junior kindergarten to grade 12. Set on a beautiful ten-acre campus in Vancouver, we offer an inclusive, supportive community of dedicated teachers, involved parents, and enthusiastic students. Collaborative, student-centred, inquiry-based education and world-class facilities create a unique learning environment where each girl can reach her full potential.