Facility Maintenance Worker 3

Req ID:  834
Business Unit:  Parks & Environmental Services
Division:  Panorama Recreation
Shift:  Auxiliary
Rate of Pay:  $32.49 - $34.66 per hour
Hours of Work:  Varies - as and when needed, including days, eveni
Posting Date:  Jun 14, 2024
Closing Date: 

Req ID: 834 

Business Unit: Parks & Environmental Services 

Division: Panorama Recreation

Regular/ Auxiliary: Auxiliary

Pay Grade: CAN/05/02/J09 

Rate of Pay: $32.49 - $34.66 per hour 

Hours of Work: Varies - as and when needed, including days, evenings and weekends

Posting Date: April 17, 2024

Closing Date: This position will be open until filled


This position performs a wide variety of semiskilled maintenance and custodial duties including the use of specialized equipment in various parts of the complex. The work involves the operation, cleaning and maintenance of public recreational facilities which may include ice arenas, swimming pools, indoor tennis courts and other recreational facilities.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs building and equipment maintenance including painting, plumbing, carpentry, heating systems, and ice scraping equipment.
  • Maintains contact with teams, organizations and the general public and advises on the usage of recreational facilities as per the booking schedule.
  • Performs regular janitorial cleaning functions including cleaning public areas and replenishing supplies.
  • Makes routine security checks, and to maintain order of customer behaviour in public areas.
  • Monitors and records the operation of the arena refrigeration plant, checks oil levels and pressures, refrigerant temperature and pressure, cooling water and brine temperature, and be fully conversant with emergency procedures.
  • Maintains ice surface in the arenas.
  • Tests pool water samples and adjust chemical feed rates to ensure chlorine and Ph. levels conform to Vancouver Island Health Authority requirements.
  • Responsible for minor repairs to various pool pumps and pool chemical feed systems.
  • Monitors the operation of a variety of pumps and filters, logging results and making adjustments.
  • Vacuums and brushes pool walls, gutters and surfaces, backwashes pool filters and disinfects pool decks.
  • Performs outdoor parks’ maintenance, inspection and repair services.
  • Performs turf maintenance duties associated with maintenance of parks and ball fields.
  • Cleans and performs minor maintenance repairs on park properties.
  • Completes records and reports.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the CRD
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Additional Information

  • None

Key Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and customer service skills are required.
  • Knowledge of building maintenance, building cleaning, and building trades, including Health Department regulations governing the operation of public pools and rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of materials, tools and equipment used in janitorial and building maintenance work, including the safe handling of chemicals, corrosive materials and pressurized gases.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision in carrying out semiskilled mechanical, building maintenance and cleaning tasks.
  • Skill in the operation of equipment associated with the employee specialized areas of employment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of WorkSafeBC practices/protocols, Workers’ Compensation Act and OHS Regulations and other relevant safety statutes.
  • Sufficient physical strength and stamina to perform the required duties.


  • High School Graduation
  • A minimum of 2 years' directly related experience


  • Acceptable criminal record check. The applicant/incumbent is required to undergo a criminal record check to work in this position and to report to their supervisor if any criminal charges are laid against them that may be related to their employment.
  • Refrigeration Operator Certificate or 5th Class Power Engineer Refrigeration
  • Pool Operator Certificate Level 1
  • Pool Operator Certificate Level 2
  • Building Service Worker 1 Certificate
  • Building Service Worker 2 Certificate
  • WHMIS Certification
  • Valid BC Driver's Licence


To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click "Apply now" to submit your resume and covering letter online.

We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and may consider a combination of experience, education and/or training where possible.

The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.


We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. In our commitment to bring differing perspectives to our workplace, and to deliver the best possible service to our customers, we encourage and welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and lived experiences.

Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

If you require assistance, please email us at careers@crd.bc.ca