Position               Emergency Services Technician

Location               Coquitlam, Vancouver, Surrey and Abbotsford, BC

Status                  Full-time

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



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


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 Licence 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 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.