Outreach Assistant, Green Programs and Services

City of Delta

One of the sunniest regions in BC's Lower Mainland, Delta embraces three unique communities - Ladner, North Delta and Tsawwassen.  The City of Delta is looking for dedicated individuals to join our team and share in our commitment to lead the way in public service excellence.

Outreach Assistant, Green Programs and Services

Job Location:
Delta, British Columbia, Canada
4 months (May to August 2019)
Hours of work:
32 hours per week; Monday to Sunday (max. 7 hours per day); some evening work

The City Delta’s Green Programs and Services are a series of sustainable initiatives put forth by the municipality to promote green living and sustainable community development. These programs, run through Delta’s Engineering Department, include solid waste management and water conservation. We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual to join us over the summer as we work to increase program awareness and participation. Based out of the City Hall in Ladner, this four month term will involve both field and office work and will provide excellent experience in developing and delivering outreach initiatives within a local government setting.

Examples of Work

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Engaging with the public as a Green Programs and Services ambassador at various community events;
  • Delivering presentations to kids camps and/or community groups;
  • Assisting with promotion and expansion of Delta’s corporate recycling ‘un-waste it.’ program;
  • Developing program outreach materials as needed; and
  • Facilitating Delta’s free sustainable workshops.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong public relations, communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Familiarity with Delta’s solid waste programs;
  • Skilled in the use of a computer, including desktop publishing; and
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

Required Licences, Certificates and Registrations

  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence is required.

Preference will be given to applicants currently enrolled in an undergraduate or diploma program with a focus in environmental studies, geography, communications, or education. Previous experience delivering outreach/engagement programs as well as a demonstrated interest in environmental initiatives would be an asset.

The City of Delta provides a competitive salary of $22.48 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits. Interested applicants are requested to apply on-line at www.delta.ca/employment by January 27, 2019, quoting competition number 18-32EX.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those under consideration will be contacted. Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Police Information Check.

City of Delta
Attention: Human Resources
4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, BC V4K 3E2

Organization: City of Delta
Location: Delta, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Community Services
Posted: January 8, 2019, 1:24 pm
Expires: January 27, 2019, 4:30 pm

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