NSCC - Building Services Assitant (FS9)

Building Services Assistant (FS9)


Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) – IT Campus

Halifax, NS

Operational Support

Facilities Management

Continuing Full-Time Position: Commencing approximately May 22, 2017

Salary range: $36,951.14 to $38,766.01 annually

Application deadline is midnight, April 20, 2017

Competition No. 2017-084

What you’ll be doing…

Reporting to the Facilities Manager, or designate, with an emphasis on energy and sustainability, the Building Services Assistant provides general building maintenance services and may assist in the delivery of custodial-related duties throughout the campus. Provides routine information and answers inquiries. Work is performed according to established NSCC standards and guidelines. The hours of work are thirty-five (35) hours per week. Shift work and on call duties may be required.

What we’re looking for…

A collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in their role and who strives for excellence every day. Committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC’s mission, they bring a learning-centered perspective to everything they do. They think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. They flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within their role and the College. Is this you?

You have:

  • Grade 12 or recognized equivalent (GED) or willingness to attain Grade 12 or GED within the probationary period

  • Two years recent and progressive experience in a building maintenance related field or two years of related experience in one or more of the general building trades is required.

  • Building Environmental Systems - Practical Overview or equivalent

  • Training in WHMIS and Occupational Health and Safety regulations

  • Must be organized with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment by using your planning and organizational skills.

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and to interpret policies and procedures accurately with strong oral and written communication skills in addition to interpersonal skills to provide routine information and answer inquiries

  • Basic knowledge of general building maintenance related to the mechanical aspects of all equipment in a public facility (i.e. painting, drywall repair, minor carpentry, HVAC and life safety systems).

  • Possession of a valid NS Driver’s License & First Aid, CPR, AED.

What you’ll experience at NSCC…

You’ll change lives. You’ll join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia’s economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you’ll be part of that change.

You’ll find a place to grow. With a lot of opportunity for professional development and collaborative projects, you’ll continue to grow and learn throughout your career.

You’ll find a place to thrive. Doing meaningful and challenging work in a publically accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You’ll have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence.

You’ll celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. Our college welcomes diversity in both its student body and its employees, and we take every opportunity to become more inclusive. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from all diverse communities including but not limited to Indigenous Personss, racially visible persons, people with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles.

Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application. NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner. Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, relevant references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

To apply for College jobs, simply click on the Apply Now Online button. To serve you better, NSCC has a user-friendly on-line application process in partnership with Career Beacon. First time users will complete a basic registration and receive a username and password via email (NOTE: email may appear in "Junk Mail" folder depending upon your mail management configuration). You will then have the option of uploading your existing resume(s) and cover letter(s) in seconds or creating them on-the-spot in the "editor". For more information about working at the College, please visit us at http://www.nscc.ca/about_nscc/jobs_at_nscc/

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