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City of Abbotsford

Facility Maintenance Technician II

Abbotsford, BC
Full Time
5 days ago
Facility Maintenance Technician II
Parks, Recreation & Culture
CUPE, Full-time on a Temporary Basis
Posting #J1121-0631

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

The City of Abbotsford's Parks, Recreation and Culture Department is has an exciting opportunity for an experience professional to join their dynamic team as they newest, Facility Maintenance Technician II. This position is full-time on a temporary basis, until return of incumbent, approximately 12 months. Please note this assignment could be shortened or extended based on operational requirements.

In this busy role you will perform technical, building service, custodial and maintenance work which varies according to recreation facility activities and requirements. Your thorough knowledge of materials, methods and practices used in pool and arena operations will assist you in pool and ice set up and maintenance. In addition, you will operate related equipment; perform minor maintenance and repair of machines, pumps and filters; perform minor construction, renovation and maintenance of recreation buildings, ensure building security and perform custodial functions for the ice arena, swimming pool, public and multi-purpose areas.

As the successful candidate, you will participate in activities related to special events and program activities; provides assistance to user groups and other organizations using recreation facilities; and ensures security measures are implemented and conforms to facility rules and regulations. Being a team player with considerable knowledge of the applicable hazards and safety precautions, including procedures for handling chlorine, ammonia and cleaning agents used in City recreation facilities will make you an asset to the team.

To be considered for this position, you must have:
  • Completion of Grade 12 included or supplemented by basic carpentry courses;
  • Two years of experience in the operation and maintenance of ice-making equipment and refrigeration and pool filtration systems, or equivalent;
  • Valid B.C. Class 5 Driver's Licence;
  • Ice Facility Operator (IFO) Certificate OR Refrigeration Plant Operator Certificate or BC equivalent;
  • Level I and Level II Pool Operator's Certificates from a recognized association or educational institute.

Due to the nature of the job, you must be available to work a variety of shifts including evenings, weekends, holidays, and split shifts.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $27.58 to $32.46 plus an additional 12% percent in lieu of benefits, vacation and stat holidays. At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. To apply, please visit us online at:

Closing Date: December 8, 2021