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Posting number 2017.084
Position Building Maintenance Worker
Department Facilities
Contract type Staff, 100% full-time, Temporary
Contract timeline June 2017 - December 31, 2017
Start date June 2017
End date December 31, 2017
Salary scale $3,393.50 - $4,031.75 per month (Staff pay group 5)
Closing date May 26, 2017

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching excellence, community relevance, and Indigenization. With over 100 programs, from graduate and undergraduate arts, science, and professional degrees, to trades and technical education, university preparation, and continuing education UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students.

Posting details

Under the general direction of the Director of Facilities, this position provides building maintenance operations for the university. Duties include maintaining the general appearance, cleanliness and safety of the interior and exterior of the campus buildings, exterior entrances and walkways; reviewing and completing daily work orders; performing building maintenance and repairs including minor plumbing and electrical repairs. The BMW coordinates and assists in the collection of all confidential shredding and recyclable materials as needed; maintains and services the clean water filter kiosks and participates in pest control at the university. The BMW coordinates/supervises contracted services as required; assists in the assembly and installation of manufactured goods; transports and relocates equipment, furniture and supplies, manually or by operating a motor vehicle. The BMW acts as campus liaison for special events and set-ups; maintains safety conditions inside and outside the campus; and acts as an Emergency Response Team member.


Shift work is involved on a rotational basis with days and evening involved.




Certification in building systems or maintenance programs (such as BOMA, BOMI, IFMA) preferred or equivalent education or experience in basic trades-related fields. Minimum two years related building maintenance experience.  An equivalent combination of training and experience is acceptable. Valid driver’s license, and basic computer skills mandatory.


Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check. Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

How to apply

Direct resume including evidence of appropriate qualifications by May 26, 2017, referring to Posting #2017.84 to


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University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
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Please note:

  • We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • In order to be environmentally and fiscally responsible, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.
  • Shortlisted applicants for staff positions will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

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