Position               Carpet Cleaning & Emergency Services Technician

Location               Coquitlam, Vancouver, Surrey and Abbotsford, BC

Status                  Full-time

Pay                       $20 – $25/hr + Health/Medical Benefits, RRSP matching, etc.  


Position The Carpet Cleaning and Emergency Services Technician reports to the Emergency Services Manager and will be responsible for carpet cleaning and emergency services including demolition, water damage/flood drying and restoration.  


Carpet Cleaning:

  • Carpet cleaning in residential and commercial units
  • Operating carpet cleaning machines
  • Cleaning upholstery, area rugs and carpets

  Water Damage /Flood:

  • Set-up site protection and maintain a safe and clean job site
  • Determine category of water and extract using truck mounts, portables, and sump pumps
  • Calculate and set up necessary drying equipment
  • Clean and sanitize structure performing three-step bio-wash
  • Manipulate block or move contents
  • Monitor drying process and adjust/remove equipment as required


  • Demo flooring (sub-floors, tiles, laminate, carpet) and drywall
  • Removal of affected building materials as required

  General Duties:

  • Provide customer service while on site
  • Daily completion of tracking paperwork, timecards, checkout forms and other necessary paperwork
  • Take before and after photos of all job sites with Matterport camera and upload into Encircle software
  • Update team members, dispatchers and manager or any changes in project details
  • Keep job site clean, safe, and professional always


  • Carpet cleaning experience strongly preferred
  • Water damage/flood restoration experience is considered an asset
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and clean driving record is essential
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment as required
  • Clean criminal record as it relates to work

  Personal Attributes

  • Ability to provide excellent customer services to clients, sometimes under difficult circumstances
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Ability to work in a constant changing environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently

  Working Conditions

  • The work site may be contaminated with heavy smoke residue, mould, mildew, contaminated water or other unsanitary conditions
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided and at times is mandatory
  • This position primarily reports out of Canstar’s branches or is directly dispatched to work sites
  • This position works on job sites mostly within the lower mainland area but may be requested to work at job sites outside of this area including the Sea-to-Sky corridor
  • Shifts vary but usually are from 8:00am to 4:30pm less a half hour unpaid lunch break.
  • This position does have a component of on-call shifts on a rotation basis


If you are looking to be part of a fantastic team and would like to take the next step in your career, send your resume to careers@canstarrestorations.com today!

Applicants: We thank you for your interest but due to the volume of applications, only qualified and suitable candidates will be contacted.

Agencies: Please do not contact us about this position.