BC Local Government Job Posting Service
Mission is located in the lower mainland of BC, and is nestled on the southern coastal mountain slopes overlooking the lush Fraser River Valley. Mission is a rapidly growing and dynamic community of approximately 38,000 residents, located 15 minutes north of the US border and 70 kilometers east of Vancouver. Although Mission is part of a broader metropolitan area, it still maintains its distinct and welcoming small town flavor.
If...working for a growing community and making a difference...
working for a progressive employer in the beautiful Fraser Valley...
working with an exceptional team, appeals to you...
You may be the person we are seeking.

Environmental Student

Are you a part-time or full-time student who is interested in protecting the environment?  Are you looking to gain experience in your chosen field of study?  This may be your opportunity! The District of Mission is looking for an energetic and motivated student for a 4 to 5-month assignment.

You will perform a variety of tasks related to customer service and outreach regarding water conservation and recycling regulations and related bylaws. Some of the specific duties include promoting and providing information on water conservation and recycling initiatives; conducting sprinkler patrols and curbside recycling inspections; preparing and maintaining reports, records and correspondence; attending and representing the District at public events to promote and provide education on the water system, water conservation and recycling; conducting research and analyzing consumption data and findings; and providing general support to the Engineering & Public Works Department.

Ideally you will have 2nd or 3rd year academic knowledge of the principles and practices of environmental studies and you are intending to return to school in the next academic year. You will use your abilities and skill to compile and record data and to research and analyze various factors relative to assigned projects to prepare non-complex research reports. You will have excellent customer relations skills, strong verbal and written communication skills and be able to prepare and deliver presentations to public groups. This position also requires proficiency in computer skills and a valid Class 5 BC driver’s license.

This opportunity will commence the beginning of May until the end of September 2020 (you will be able to work part-time hours in September if required). The hourly rate for this CUPE Student Employee position is $20.84 per hour plus 12.4% in lieu of vacation, statutory holidays, other paid leaves, fringe benefits and premiums. The hours of work will be up to 7 hours per day, 5 days per week with some early morning, evening and weekend shifts.

If this opportunity fits into your education plan, please apply via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2020-06) by Monday, March 2, 2020.

We thank all interested candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Location: Mission, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Environmental Services
Posted: February 10, 2020, 1:36 pm
Expires: March 2, 2020, 4:30 pm