Banff Centre Journeyman Plumber

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Banff, AB
$78,000 a year - Full-time

Job details

$78,000 a year
Job type
Journeyman Plumber
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.

We acknowledge, with deep respect and gratitude, our home on the side of Sacred Buffalo Guardian Mountain. In the spirit of respect and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Banff area, known as “Minhrpa” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “the waterfalls”) and the Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw, Chiniki, and Goodstoney Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Shuswap Nations, Ktunaxa Nations, and Metis Nation of Alberta, Region 3. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play, help us steward this land, and honour and celebrate this place.

The Opportunity
Each year, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity attracts thousands of artists, faculty, and community leaders from around the world by offering unique and specialized professional development programs. Banff Centre is deeply committed to, and has a globally respected track record of, advancing artists and leaders of all kinds and at all stages of their careers, showcasing their work to audiences, and inspiring them to make unique contributions which enrich the world.

The Journeyman Plumber performs work at the Tradesperson level on a wide variety of plumbing-related tasks keeping our 43 acre campus running efficiently for artists, guests and staff. This position will work across a variety of sites including on-campus hotels, theatres and performance spaces, the Sally Borden Fitness and Recreation building and various administration buildings.

Specific Accountabilities
Installation and maintenance of plumbing and drainage systems, steam and condensate distribution systems, domestic hot and cold water systems, natural gas and propane systems; and heating fluid systems.
Attend department and project meetings and be available to provide inspections, prepare estimates, develop plans for projects and renovations and identify and correct building deficiencies.
Ability to prioritize daily work, and be acquainted with purchasing procedures to order materials and equipment as needed.
May be assigned to supervise, direct, and assist in the education of plumbing and gas fitting apprentices.
Qualifications and Educational Requirements
Completion of Journeyman certificate with accredited qualifications or a 4th year apprentice in the trades of Plumbing and Gas fitting.
Familiar with and able to comprehend construction blueprints and specifications, technical data for various equipment suppliers, and general construction practices.
Demonstrates good judgment, organizational skills, problem solving, and independence in planning and completing assigned tasks.
Is physically fit and capable of lifting, pulling, and managing up to 75 pounds of heavy equipment or objects.
This position requires a valid Alberta driver's license.
Employment Terms & Benefits
In accordance with CUPE 4318, this is a unionized, permanent, salaried support staff position, subject to a 6-month probation period.
The annual salary for this position is $78,000 with a consistent 37.5 hours per week.
A compressed work schedule will be considered after completing probation - 4 days on, 3 days off!
The successful candidate will have access to a range of benefits through Alberta Blue Cross and our defined benefit pension plan.
Benefits of working at Banff Centre are:
Staff housing (based on availability)
Professional Development
Staff cafeteria and restaurant discounts at Vistas and Maclab Bistro
Onsite fitness facility at a discounted rate + first month free for new staff! (Includes fitness centre, climbing wall and pool)
Free or reduced admission to selected Banff Centre performance and events.
Application Process
We are accepting applications for the Plumber position until a suitable candidate has been found.
At this time we are only able to consider candidates with certification recognized in Alberta. For more information please visit
Candidates offered a position with Banff Centre, in this capacity, will be required to obtain a criminal record check verifying a clear record prior to an extension of a final employment offer.
Visa Requirements: Banff Centre is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

Commitment to Diversity

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Guided by our values, Banff Centre is rooted in Alberta with provincial, national and global impact. Our strength arises from inclusion; the diversity of people, ideas, perspectives, and cultural backgrounds in our work and team. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression to apply.

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