BC Local Government Job Posting Service

The Corporation of the City of North Vancouver
Environmental Technician

Temporary Full-Time

The Engineering, Parks and Environment Division requires a temporary full-time Environmental Technician for approximately one year.

This is a dynamic advisory and technical position focused on implementing the City’s environmental programs and projects.  You will be involved in the planning and implementation of a variety of environmental projects, plans and policies, including habitat restoration, promotion of environmental best practices and facilitating community based stewardship initiatives.  This will involve providing technical expertise and advice on environmental matters, including regulatory and other requirements of governments or affiliated agencies. You will also administer City environmental bylaws and policies, review development applications, and conduct environmental studies.  The position involves coordinating environmental monitoring; preparing technical terms of reference and reviewing proposals; recommending the hiring of environmental consultants;  receiving, investigating and responding to environmental complaints; providing information to the public on  environment and sustainability issues and developing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with community stewardship groups, other municipalities, governments departments and agencies, developers and the wider City of North Vancouver community.
You will have completed a related technical diploma or a Bachelor of Science degree with courses in biology, ecology or related subjects, together with sound related experience in the environmental management field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Knowledge of federal and provincial regulations, City policies, bylaws and other environmental issues relating to the work to be performed is required, along with a thorough knowledge of analysis and research techniques in environmental science.  Excellent interpersonal skills are necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts, together with the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, including formulating recommendations, making effective presentations, and preparing correspondence, technical narrative and statistical reports, tabulations and records.  A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office is required, as well as a valid Class 5 BC Drivers’ license.

For temporary full-time positions of eight (8) months or longer, a City employee who is successful on the posting will have the right to revert to their former position.

$36.45 – 43.04 per hour
(Pay Grade 24 – January 2019 rates)
Hours of Work:
The City of North Vancouver currently works on a compressed work schedule of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, with one scheduled day off (Monday or Friday) approximately every three-week scheduling cycle.

Apply on-line through the Career Portal at  prior to 5:00pm Thursday, January 17, 2019

Thank you for your interest in the City of North Vancouver.

Posting #: 2019-0002 

Location: North Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Environmental Services
Posted: January 2, 2019, 2:10 pm
Expires: January 17, 2019, 5:00 pm