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Temporary Maintenance Tradesperson (Painter)

Temporary Maintenance Tradesperson (Painter)

Expiry Date: 
Monday, May 17, 2021 - 9am
Job Type: 
Campbell River Region
Campbell River
School District 72 (Campbell River)
Construction/ Trades
Applications are invited for the position of Temporary Maintenance Tradesperson (Painter), for 40 hours per week, effective June 14, 2021 to October 1, 2021. Hours of work are generally between 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. but may be adjusted due to operational requirements.

a) Carries out painting work including the use of various powered equipment.
b) Develop a close liaison with other staff so that a team approach is developed in the operation of schools and painting maintenance work.
c) Works from oral and/or written instruction and to established procedures, including ability to read construction drawings and specifications.
d) Uses hand and power tools/equipment and materials associated with performing assigned duties, cleans and stores tools and equipment as required.
e) Responds to emergency situations when required.
f) Provides his or her own personal tools and safety footwear.
g) Other duties as assigned.

The successful applicant may be required to submit a certificate of medical fitness as a condition of employment.

The rate of pay for this position is $33.41 per hour plus 4% in lieu of statutory holidays, in accordance with the current Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 723.

Qualifications & Experience: 
Required Qualifications:
a) Hold a valid B.C. TQ and/or interprovincial TQ ticket as a painter.
b) Minimum of two years of recent full-time equivalent commercial/residential painting experience (approximately 3500 hrs.) as a journeyman painter, including brush, roller, and spray.
c) Familiarity with WHMIS and Fall Protection procedures.
d) Must have the ability to read and write English, preferably have Grade 12 (B.C.) Graduation.
e) Physical ability to perform all assigned tasks, including heavy lifting of up to 50 lbs.
f) Have a clear understanding of all painting related procedures and equipment.
g) Ability to establish and maintain a satisfactory relationship with school administration, parents, staff, and students.
h) Ability to work at heights including a ladder, scaffold, or scissor lift.
i) Ability to organize work.
j) Valid B.C. Driver’s License Class 5 minimum.
k) Ability to use personal protective equipment.
How to apply: 
Only applications with the following documentation will be considered:
1. School District 72 (Campbell River) Application For Employment - Non-Teaching, available on the School District website at
(resumes may also be attached to the application)
2. Covering letter indicating why you are seeking this position.
3. Three letters of work-related references.
4. A copy of Grade 12 certificate or equivalent.
5. A copy of a valid B.C. TQ and/or interprovincial TQ ticket as a painter.

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., May 10, 2021. Please apply:
Online at Make a Future:
In the event of challenges with the Make a Future website,
candidates may contact Make a Future directly for assistance.
at 1-877-900-5627 or, 1-866-806-6851.
By email to:

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those applicants selected for further discussion will be contacted or acknowledged. The successful candidate(s) will be required to complete a criminal record check.