BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Environmental Assistant


The North Okanagan is an exceptional place to live, work and play. With its diverse natural beauty, robust economy and extraordinary recreational opportunities, it’s no wonder our residents enjoy such an outstanding quality of life. With a regional population of 90,000, the Regional District of North Okanagan offers a wide range of services directly to residents and through partnerships with its six member municipalities. 

We have an upcoming opening for the student/seasonal position of Environmental Assistant. The successful candidate is enrolled in a post-secondary program ideally related to natural resource, environmental or water studies, and holds a valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence without restrictions. First Aid certification is considered an asset.

You are detail oriented, have excellent customer service skills, and are physically capable of working in outdoor conditions. You can respond to the public with tact and courtesy and have basic knowledge of environmental and solid waste practices. You work well as part of a team, as well as on your own.

Reporting to the Environmental Technician – Solid Waste, the Environmental Assistant will assist technical staff with field and office work such as sampling, calibration of field equipment, verification of data, data entry and supporting environmental compliance initiatives. This position may also assist the Environmental Coordinator with public education and events. Come be part of a great team who takes pride in their work to enhance the very reasons the North Okanagan is such a great place to live, work and play. This is a full-time position (40 hours/ week) from approximately May 4, 2020 to August 28, 2020 with a wage of $16.44 per hour plus 16% in lieu vacation, statutory holidays and all other benefits.

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Please submit your resume, cover letter and any corresponding information as one PDF document to

Quote Competition No. 20-05 in the subject line

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. Friday, February 14, 2020

We thank all interested applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
No telephone or email enquiries please.

Location: Coldstream, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Categories: Environmental Services
Posted: January 13, 2020, 1:23 pm
Expires: February 14, 2020, 4:00 pm