Labourer 2: Invasive Plant Management Team - 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.

Labourer 2: Invasive Plant Management Team

Nature and Scope of Work
Working as part of a team, you will be responsible for identifying, surveying and removing invasive plants using manual and mechanical control techniques in various (agricultural, forest, beach, old field) settings. Staff will provide a written report on their activities at the end of the season. Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
You must enjoy working outdoors performing regular, repetitive physical activity in all weather conditions. Required skills include the following:

  • Able to work independently and in a team environment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Experience and/or knowledge of invasive species management;
  • Native and invasive plant identification skills;
  • Ability to read maps, collect and record data;
  • Knowledge and use of handheld GPS units;
  • Experience maintaining and using small hand tools such as weed-eaters;
  • An understanding of Delta’s geography and natural features;
  • Ability to maintain records on daily activities and on other required duties.

Desirable Training and Experience:

  • Preference given to applicants currently enrolled in an undergraduate or diploma program with a focus on natural resources/environmental studies;
  • First Aid Level 1 would be an asset.

Required Licences, Certificates and Registrations:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License for Province of British Columbia

The City of Delta provides a competitive salary of $30.30 per hour + 6% in lieu of benefits. Interested applicants are requested to apply on-line at by February 22, 2023 quoting competition #23-56 EX.

Protecting the health and safety of our community and employees remains our number one priority. The City of Delta is committed to taking every precaution reasonable in the circumstances to protect the health and safety of workers from the hazard of COVID-19. The City has implemented a vaccination policy for all employees. All new employees with the City of Delta are required to provide proof of vaccination from COVID-19, as a condition of employment. The City of Delta will evaluate and accommodate employees who are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 either through medical or human rights exemptions.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those under consideration will be contacted. Preferred candidates will be required to complete a criminal records check.

Organization: City of Delta
Location: Delta, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Environmental Services, Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping
Posted: January 25, 2023, 9:39 am
Expires: February 22, 2023, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $30.30 Hour

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