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Dawson Creek

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

 

Date Posted:

February 06-23, 2018

Job Order #
dc160
Full/Part-time:

Fulltime Temporary 40 hrs/week May 1-August 31, 2018

Employer/Location:

Peace River Regional District
PO Box 810
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4H8

Job Title:

Invasive Plant Program Assistant

Starting Date:

May 01, 2018

Wages:

The after probation rate of pay for this union position is $24.10/hr (plus 14% in lieu of benefits) during the three month probationary period the rate of pay is $22.17/hr (plus 14% in lieu of benefits).

Qualifications:
  • The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, possess a valid Pesticide Applicator Certificate (Industrial Vegetation and Noxious Weeds) prior to the start date of May 1, 2018.
  • WHMIS and a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and abstract and a Criminal Record Check are also required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have excellent plant ID skills and local knowledge of the Peace River area.
Duties:

The Peace River Regional District is seeking a Temporary Position for Invasive Plant Program Assistant for a 40 hour work week from approximately May 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018, situated in the Dawson Creek office.

The program consists of on the ground efficacy monitoring and inventory work, GPS point collection, landowner education programs, public education, enforcement, and collaboration with other agencies.

On the ground control work is conducted through the Invasive Alien Plant Program, which allows detailed mapping of invasive plant occurrences, environmentally sensitive areas, and areas that have been treated. The program utilizes an Integrated Pest Management approach that employs mechanical, chemical, and biocontrol methods to achieve control objectives. Public education involves community hand-pull events, distributing brochures and giving presentations at public gatherings, fairs and to organizational groups, posting newspaper ads, creating videos and more.

A detailed job description can be obtained at: http://prrd.bc.ca/quick_links/employment/index.php .

How to Apply:
Applicants are invited to submit their resumes, complete with cover letter and references “in confidence”.
Attention: Kelsey Bates, Executive Assistant
  • Mail to above address
  • Fax: 250-784-3220
  • Email: hrprrd@prrd.bc.ca
  • or phone 1-800-670-7773

We thank you for your interest, however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

Closing Date:

February 23, 2018 at 4:30pm

 

Date Posted:

February 06-25, 2018

Job Order #
dc161
Full/Part-time:

Fulltime/Parttime

Employer/Location:

Spill-Chek Environmental
Dawson Creek, BC

Job Title:

Labourer

Starting Date:

February 20, 2018

Wages:

Competitive wages and opportunities for career growth

Qualifications:
  • Previous labour experience.
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License and current abstract.
  • Grade 12 or GED.
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment drug and alcohol test.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be able to follow directions.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must have own vehicle to get to work and be punctual.
  • Experience on Bobcat an asset.
  • Tickets for the following will be an asset: CSTS 9, Confined Space, Ground Disturbance, Fall Protection, First Aid.
Duties:
  • Assist tradespersons and perform various labour activities as required.
  • Some travel required.
How to Apply:
Submit resume.

Only candidates that have been considered for this position will be contacted.

Closing Date:

February 25, 2018