Action Team Member (Salmon Arm)

Operations · British Columbia, British Columbia
Department Operations
Employment Type Temporary Full Time (7.5)
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $18-$20 per hour

The Invasive Species Council of BC is a provincial non-profit organization working to protect and restore BC’s landscapes and habitats from the devastating impacts of invasive species. Over the past 15 years, the Council has developed and delivered outreach, training and skill development programs while working closely with a network of partners, including the Indigenous Invasive Species Network, Local Government Invasive Species Network, and the Province of BC.

 

HERE’S WHY IT’S SO GREAT TO WORK WITH US.

Do you have a desire to contribute to our Province’s environment? Prepared to solve and learn about some of BC’s invasive species challenges? Interested in having a real-world impact on your local community? It’s time to make a difference in our society and your career by joining as an Action Team Member!

 

Action Team Members are part of a 4-person crew involved in field survey, management and restoration of BC’s landscapes and habitats from the impacts of invasive species. Reporting to the Action Team Supervisor, this role requires self-motivation and high levels of organization from individuals who enjoy learning new skills and working on a team!


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Execution of invasive species management techniques as identified on a local workplan via mechanical or chemical means.
  • Participate in virtual/online orientation and training as required.
  • Ensure Occupation Health & Safety practices are followed and complied.
  • Ensure professionalism while carrying out all Action Team activities, including interaction with the general public and our partners.
  • Assist with database maintenance and reporting.


What skills and strengths you will bring as an Action Team Member:

 

  • Highschool diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to engage in physical work, heavy lifting (up to 25kgs/55lbs), outdoor work in challenging environments/weather conditions/remote locations
  • Experience in supporting and expanding a volunteer and/or community engagement program
  • Willingness to learn!

 

This position is 4-6 months long . Additionally, this role will be a 37.5 hour work week, with specific compressed work week schedule to be determined.

Tentative start date of Apr 25, 2022.

 

ISCBC is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, and age. We encourage those who self identify as Indigenous, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA+ to apply.

 

All successful applicants for field based and extension positions must provide proof of all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada. 

 

We thank all applicants for your interest in the Invasive Species Council of BC. Applicants based in British Columbia preferred. Only those who are short-listed will be contacted. 

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  • Location
    British Columbia, British Columbia
  • Department
    Operations
  • Employment Type
    Temporary Full Time (7.5)
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $18-$20 per hour