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Saanich

DISTRICT OF SAANICH
PARKS
NATURAL AREAS

STUDENT PARKS TECHNICIAN

(PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT)
Temporary Full-Time Position
(Approximately 4 months)
 
Do you have a passion for parks? Do you want to gain practical, hands-on experience? The District of Saanich, the largest municipality on Vancouver Island, has a diverse parks system with over 170 parks and natural areas and over 100 kms of trails. The Parks Division is seeking a Student Parks Technician. In this role, you’ll perform a variety of operational tasks to support the Planning and Development Section of Saanich Parks by providing education and outreach to residents as part of the People, Pets and Parks program. Responsibilities also include   field work, research, and  data collection  that contribute to the parks’ GIS database and Asset Management program.
 
Requirements include: one year of post-secondary education; enrollment in a full-time post-secondary education program is mandatory; preference will be given to those enrolled in a parks related field such as Geography, Resource Management, Outdoor Recreation, etc. at a University or Technical Institution; one month previous work experience; and a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence is preferred. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
 
The successful candidate will work Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with occasional evening or weekend work depending on operational needs. The work will encompass both outdoor tasks in the parks and indoor responsibilities within an office setting.
 
This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $31.22 per hour plus 15% in lieu of benefits (equivalent to $35.90 per hour). Job description and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca.  Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, quoting competition 24091 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. Only those under consideration will be contacted.
 
The District of Saanich is recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers for 2024. As an equitable and inclusive employer, we value diversity of people to best represent the community we serve and provide excellent services to our citizens. We strive to attract and retain passionate and talented individuals of all backgrounds, demographics, and life experiences.  If you require any adjustments to enable participation at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact in confidence [email protected]. We thank all applicants for applying.


Organization: District of Saanich
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: April 2, 2024, 3:49 pm
Expires: April 16, 2024, 11:00 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job Experience: 1 to less than 7 months
Rate: $31.22 Hour