Surrey School District, SD36 – Assistant Director – Plant Maintenance & Minor Renovations

Position / Title Seeking:
Assistant Director – Plant Maintenance & Minor Renovations

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name:
Surrey School District, SD36

Organization Description:
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 72,000 students with over 130 schools and other facilities and an annual budget of over $800 million. We ae proud of our multiple awards including BC Top Employer 2017 and BC Hydro Power Smart Excellence Awards.

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

The ideal candidate will hold an engineering or architecture degree; or an equivalent combination of post secondary training 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 manager/leader in a similar role is required. Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, and approximately 10 years’ relevant experience will be necessary to enable the individual 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.

Contact Info:
Qualified and interested applicants should apply no later than August 3, 2018, online at or forward their cover letter, resume and references, quoting competition number to:

Competition # FAC 956-18
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.

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