Auxiliary Trades Support

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Auxiliary Trades Support
Who We Are
At BCIT, putting people at the core of everything we do is paramount. This idea is the foundation of BCIT’s People Vision, which describes the Institute’s goals and priorities in respect to our people. In a complex and uncertain world, it’s vital our people feel valued, supported and connected. BCIT champions a culture of innovation and global progress through people’s imagination and creativity. With a competitive compensation package, great work-life balance, and career advancement opportunities, see why we’ve earned the title of one of BC’s Top Employers for over ten years running.
Position Summary
BCIT’s in-house Auxiliary Trades Support Services is looking for high caliber, dynamic and flexible individuals who have the skills and ability to work within the Institute in a variety of temporary assignments. Duties may include labour work, general maintenance and mechanical work. Employees may also work as a tool room attendant and first aid attendant.

This competition is on-going with opportunities for part-time or full-time hours of work.
Duties & Responsibilities

Serving our workforce at our various campuses, placements may vary from a few hours to several months in duration. Flexibility and adaptability are crucial to being successful in a temporary role. We provide support where employees are absent due to sick leave, vacation, or to assist with heavy workloads. Due to the varying demand for services, there may be breaks between assignments, we therefore cannot guarantee ongoing employment.

  • Grade 12 plus 6 months post-secondary education and/or training such as trades training.
  • Two years of general work experience plus one year of experience in trades environments such as construction or material handling.
  • Knowledge of mechanical maintenance and hand tools.
  • Familiarity with tools and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office package.
  • The ability to be called in on short-notice and work at various campus locations.
  • Customer-service oriented with an emphasis on excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Valid BC driver’s license.
  • Trades Qualification, Forklift and Level Two or Three First Aid Certification are assets.

BCIT’s Human Resources accepts auxiliary pool applications on an ongoing basis.

Please note: these are the minimum required qualifications. This position is a dayshift position as defined in Article 14.1 of the Collective Agreement.
Additional Information
Benefits – Why you’d love working with us

  • Competitive pay
  • Defined benefit pension plan with employer contributions
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • Access to most BCIT Flexible Learning courses free of charge
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs
  • Complimentary membership with free access to the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and more

BCIT values diverse experiences, ideas, cultures and perspectives and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. If you require accessibility accommodations during any part of the application or hiring process, please contact so we can best support you. Please note that all applications must be submitted via the careers page portal, email applications will not be accepted.

The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh).
Salary Range Salary varies based on position: $27.11 - $38.25 per hour.
Additional Salary Information
External hires are initially placed at the minimum of the salary range with set progressions to the maximum as per the Collective Agreement. Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.
Position Details

Posting Category Facilities / Trades
School/Service Area HR Advisory Services
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCGEU Support Staff
Job Status Auxiliary/Casual
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date
Competition Information

Competition Number 24B386
Competition Open Date 02/14/2024
Competition Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents