New Job Eco-Sculpture Assistant In British Columbia
Company : City of Burnaby
Salary : $32.08 an hour
Location : British Columbia
The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!
This is semi-skilled horticultural work in the planting of eco-sculptures. An incumbent performs a variety of horticultural tasks such as plant selection, fertilizing, watering, pruning and planting of eco-sculptures; operates a one-ton truck and trailer unit used to transport eco-sculptures, materials, equipment, tools and crew; provides information and instruction to the public on construction, planting and maintenance of eco-sculptures; prepares and makes presentations to various community groups; may direct and check the work of a small group of labourers; prepares and maintains planting plans, reports, records and statistics related to the work performed. Performs related work as required.
Qualifications include up to high school graduation supplemented by courses related to the work plus sound related experience, or, an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of the methods, practices, tools and equipment used in horticulture operations. Sound knowledge of the names and varieties of plants used for eco-sculptures. Ability to carry out oral and written instructions; complete and maintain a variety of planting plans, reports and records related to the work; provide information and instruction to the public and to make presentations. Skill in the handling and maintenance of plant stock and in the use and care of horticultural equipment and tools. A valid Driver's License for the Province of British Columbia is required.
Please apply online by May 3, 2023.
Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.
Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.