Current Postings

Saanich

DISTRICT OF SAANICH
PARKS
NATURAL AREAS

 

STUDENT PARKS TECHNICIAN
(NATURAL AREAS)

Temporary Full-Time Position
(Approximately 4 months)
 
Do you have a passion for working outdoors? Do you want to gain practical, hands-on experience? The District of Saanich, the largest municipality on Vancouver Island, has a diverse parks system with over 170 parks and natural areas and over 100 kms of trails. The Parks Division is seeking a Student Parks Technician to perform a variety of operational tasks to support the Natural Areas and Community Stewardship Sections of Saanich Parks and assist in a variety of parks operations planning projects by performing fieldwork, research, and supporting community stewardship and public engagement events.
 
Requirements include: one year of post-secondary education; enrollment in a full-time post-secondary education program is mandatory; preference will be given to those enrolled in a parks-related field such as Geography, Resource Management, or Outdoor Recreation, etc. at a University or Technical Institution; one month previous work experience; and a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence is preferred. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
 
The successful candidate will work a 35-hour week, generally Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with occasional evening or weekend work depending on operational needs.
 
This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $31.22 per hour plus 15% in place of benefits (equivalent to $35.90 per hour). Job description and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca.  Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on April 14, 2024, quoting competition 24090 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. Only those under consideration will be contacted.
 
The District of Saanich is recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers for 2023. As an equitable and inclusive employer, we value diversity of people to best represent the community we serve and provide excellent services to our citizens. We strive to attract and retain passionate and talented individuals of all backgrounds, demographics, and life experiences.  If you require any adjustments to enable participation at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact in confidence accessibilityHR@saanich.ca. We thank all applicants for applying.