Job Posting 59933

SNAP Habitat Restoration Team Member
Green Timbers Heritage Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Surrey, BC
closes in 10 days (Sun, 2 Feb)
contract - full time  •  To be discussed

Term: May 5 - August 21, 2020
Hours: 37.5 hours/week, Monday - Friday, with potential for some weekend and evening work
Location: Surrey, BC

About Surrey’s Natural Areas Partnership:
Surrey’s Natural Areas Partnership (SNAP) is a unique partnership between three local non-profit organizations and the City of Surrey. SNAP’s goals are to restore and enhance Surrey’s urban forest; to promote environmental stewardship; and to empower youth as future leaders in environmental conservation.

Position Description:
Habitat Restoration Team Members will implement restoration projects (e.g. invasive plant removal, planting maintenance, park clean-ups, trail closures and small wildlife projects) in Surrey parks, under the direction of a Habitat Restoration Team Leader. This is a field-based position and will be primarily focused on invasive plant removal.

• Ensure work is completed in a safe and efficient manner
• Communicate with the public as an ambassador of SNAP and our partner organizations
• Assist the Habitat Restoration Team Leader with data collection, daily record keeping and the creation of a final report
• Occasionally assist with hosting special events such as community stewardship events
• Other related duties as required

Required Qualifications:
• Some post-secondary study in a related field such as urban forestry, geography, or environmental studies
• Demonstrated willingness and ability to perform repetitive, physical work in all weather conditions
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to lift and carry up to 30lbs
• Knowledge of ecological principles, and familiarity with native and invasive plants
• Provide steel-toed boots
• Valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence with a safe driving history, and willingness to submit a driver’s abstract
• Valid level 1 First Aid certification (or willingness to obtain prior to the start of employment)
• Completion of a Police Information Check will be required as a condition of employment
• As a condition of pending Canada Summer Jobs program funding (note, these criteria are subject to change):
- be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
- be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
- have a valid Social Insurance Number and be legally entitled to work in Canada and BC

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