Seasonal Grounds Equipment Operator II

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Surrey


Seasonal Grounds Equipment Operator II

Temporary position – to October 25, 2024

The Surrey School District respectfully acknowledges that our schools reside on the traditional, unceded, and shared territories of Coast Salish peoples: The q? íc?? y? – Katzie, the q’wa:n??’?n? – Kwantlen and the SEMYOME – Semiahmoo First Nations, who have been stewards of this land since time immemorial.

Surrey Schools values an inclusive school district where equity is deeply embedded, and diversity welcomed. We acknowledge the profound responsibility we all have in ensuring that our schools and district sites foster an atmosphere where everyone feels secure, respected, and valued. Our commitment to providing a quality education extends beyond academic excellence; we are committed to creating and cultivating diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free environments for all applicants, employees, students, and their families. Our identity, as Surrey Schools, is expressed in the shared values of openness, fairness and tolerance and recognizes the importance of diversity of identity and thought.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Surrey Schools, recipient of the BC Top Employers and Canada’s Greenest Employer awards, is the largest school district in BC and the second largest employer in Surrey. Spread across one of the fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools provides quality education to over 82,000 students with 124 schools sites and a variety of other learning facilities, offering a broad range of innovative programs and services to support the learning of our students. The Surrey School District team of approximately 13,000 employees works tirelessly every day to ensure that children are getting the best start they can, providing the preparation to be our leaders of tomorrow.

Reporting to the Grounds Utility Foreperson, the Equipment Operator II is responsible for the safe operation of rubber tired, mobile construction and maintenance vehicles between 1800-5500 kilograms G.V.W., with all applicable attachments, and vehicles 16,000 kilograms G.V.W. and under.

Work largely involves sports field mowing with tractor and 16’ wide implement. Work also involves a variety of tasks and handling equipment such as pallet jacks, forklifts and high reaches to load, unload from trucks and store and retrieve materiel.

The successful applicant will carry out and coordinate work of the following nature: Inspect and perform routine servicing and makes minor repairs and adjustments to equipment operated. Plan, organize and coordinate work to ensure the safe and efficient performance of equipment and tasks and may be required to perform the functions of a lower classification. Work involves physical labor, routine inspection, and record keeping.


Completed grade 12 or equivalent;

A valid unrestricted Class 5 BC Driver’s License with a safe driving record;

Three months’ recent experience performing a variety of maintenance tasks utilizing light to medium mobile construction and maintenance equipment and vehicles, or an equivalent combination of training and experience;

This is a unionized position that offers up to a 37.5 hour work week with an hourly wage rate of $27.73, plus an excellent benefit package including Municipal Pension, health, vacation and sick benefits.

This Seasonal Grounds Equipment Operator II is a temporary position – to October 25, 2024.

Qualified applicants can apply by clicking the ”apply” button to the right of the posting. The closing date for this position is April 5, 2024 at 4:00pm.

Note: Successful applicants will be required to consent to a Criminal Records Search prior to employment.

Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest.


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