Facilities Handyperson

Job No: PCRS529
Location: Surrey


Facilities Handyperson 

Program: Surrey Youth Services

Supervisor: Bruce Ratcliffe, Facilities Coordinator                                       

Regular Full Time (35 hours/week)

Salary Range: ($27.46 - $31.24)

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Pacific Community Resources Society is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from people of all gender identities and expressions, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and visible minorities.


The Facilities Handyperson works as part of a larger maintenance team to support the maintenance of a new 30-bed youth housing program as well as the maintenance needs of other PCRS sites in Surrey, BC. As the housing project will not be complete until the summer of 2023, the first 4-6 months will be working at other PCRS locations in the lower mainland. We are looking for someone who has direct experience in construction and/or building and maintenance support. The Facilities Handyperson  provides a variety of site duties to ensure our spaces are safe, welcoming, and comfortable for our staff and participants. Our ideal candidate has a passion for supporting vulnerable young people in our community. It is important to be self-motivated as a significant portion of this role you will be working alone. As you are part of a larger team it is also important that you are a team player who gains satisfaction when working with others to achieve team goals. As they may interact directly with youth in our programs it is important that you use a trauma-informed lens when working with young people. The successful candidate will have the ability to work in an atmosphere of respect and sensitivity.


·         Perform regular preventative maintenance duties with an eye for detail & delivery of quality workmanship with the ability to demonstrate preventative procedures to others.

·         Must be comfortable with and have experienced working alone.

·         Well organized with excellent communication/listening skills both written and verbal.

·         Excellent Problem Solving, Time Management skills, forecasting timelines, working independently      

·         Intermediate computer skills. Literate in Office 365, Microsoft Teams, and SharePoint.

·         Familiar with function and diagnosis of basic electrical systems

·         Familiar with water, plumbing and waste management systems.

·          Confident changing out toilets and tanks and repairs as required.

·         Adept at wall repairs, painting, hanging doors and flooring system repairs.

·          Excellent at the repair of and or sealing of bathroom sinks, bathtubs, and tile work.

·           Must understand and use PPE, safety equipment, eye, and head protection when appropriate.

·          Support custodian with site cleaning and maintenance


1.       Previous trades experience in general construction and finishing work.

2.        A combination of education, training and hands-on experience may be considered.

3.        Excellent verbal,  written and problem-solving skills.

4.        Proficiency in MS Word and Excel and e-mail

5.        Criminal Record Check, including the vulnerable sector.

6.         Proof of being fully Vaccinated for Covid 19

7.        Driver’s license and abstract

Additional Assets

  • A background in the not-for-profit sector is also an asset.

 Who We Are

Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) is a large not-for-profit agency that serves some of the most vulnerable people in our communities from Vancouver to Hope. We work with youth and vulnerable adults in the areas of education, employment, housing, substance use and mental health, and youth and family support services. We are CARF Accredited and a Certified Living Wage Employer.

 Our Vision - Everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities!

Our Mission - To inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration.

Our Values - Advocacy, Diversity and Inclusion, Empowerment, Service Excellence, Stewardship, Well-being

We are grateful to operate on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷm əθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh), Qw'?ntl'en (Kwantlen), se’mya’me (Semiahmoo), sc̓əwaθən məsteyəxʷ (Tsawwassen), q̓ic̓əy (Katzie), kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Coquitlam), qiqéyt (Qayqayt), máthxwi (Matsqui) and Stó:lō Nations.

 We Offer

ü  Equitable Base Pay – we are a Certified Living Wage Employer

§  Generous paid vacation time, personal time, sick time; additional paid time off for life events

§  Additional paid holidays, ex. Easter Monday, Boxing Day *

ü  Extended health, prescription, dental & vision care plan, with 100% Employer-Paid Premiums*

§  Disability and Life Insurance Coverage *

§  Employee & Family Assistance Program including preventative health & counselling *

ü  Membership in the Municipal Pension Plan with generous employer contributions *

ü  Flexible schedules and earned time off program *

ü  Full-day agency orientation and extensive training, with regular ongoing performance evaluations

ü  In-house digital and classroom learning opportunities; staff funding for professional development *

ü  Opportunities to use your voice & participate in committees on policy, wellness, safety, EDI, etc.

* Eligibility will vary depending on terms and role requirements – details for this posting will be provided on request.

 Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact our HR department at hr@pcrs.ca. Personal information will be kept confidential.



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