Careers

Saanich
 DISTRICT OF SAANICH
PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
PARKS DIVISION

 Assistant Supervisor, Natural Areas

Regular Full Time Position

 
Saanich has an exciting opportunity in the Parks Division for a personable, enthusiastic and positive team leader within the Natural Areas Section.  Under the general direction of the Parks Urban Forestry and Natural Areas Supervisor, this position coordinates and participates in the maintenance, conservation and restoration of park natural areas. The Assistant Supervisor is responsible for providing coaching, training and orientation to staff and volunteers; assisting in project development, implementation and coordination; planning, assigning, supervising, inspecting and assisting in the work of the Section; maintaining effective work schedules; taking action on day to day problems; assisting with budgeting and estimating; and ensuring the safety of staff and the public. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, coupled with effective leadership are required.
 
Requirements include a Degree or Diploma or similar accreditation in environmental studies, environmental sciences, resource management or related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution; minimum three years progressive experience in a position related to the work of the section;  supervisory skills training and a minimum of six months supervisory experience in a related operational work area; possession of, or ability to obtain, an I.S.A. Certified Tree Risk Assessor Certificate and ISA Certification; possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence and possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid BC Pesticide Applicator Certificate.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
 
This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $35.10 per hour and an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca. Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017 quoting competition 91.17 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email careers@saanich.ca.  In addition to the interview process, testing will be conducted.  We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.


Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Forestry/Arboriculture
Posted: April 18, 2017, 2:34 pm
Expires: May 1, 2017, 11:45 pm