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Seeking Invasive Plant Management Crew Supervisor and Crew Members

Positions: Invasive Plant Management Crew Supervisor / Crew Members
Company: Maple Leaf Forestry Ltd.
Location: Cranbrook, BC

Maple Leaf Forestry Ltd. is a well-established natural resource management firm providing a diversity of professional and technical environmental/forestry/GIS services to government and industry clients throughout British Columbia. Our head office is located in Cranbrook, BC. To learn more about us, please visit: http://www.mapleleafforestry.ca

Maple Leaf Forestry Ltd. has exciting opportunities for an Invasive Plant Management Crew Supervisor and Crew Members, based out of our Cranbrook office. The anticipated start date is mid-May carrying through until September 2021 with opportunity for an extension in other roles within the company.

Job description:

  • Invasive plant control in urban and rural environments
  • Herbicide application and manual treatments
  • Data management and reporting
  • Equipment care and calibration
  • Crew supervisor’s additional responsibilities: coordinating crew logistics, project management duties, and reporting.

Crew member qualifications:

  • A desire to work outdoors
  • Experience with plant identification
  • Basic knowledge of plant biology is considered an asset
  • Sufficient physical fitness to lift and hike 15L backpack sprayers over uneven terrain
  • Proficiency at Microsoft Excel
  • Class 5 driver’s licence
  • Current Pesticide Applicator Certificate (P.A.C.). Successful applicants who do not have a P.A.C. will be provided the opportunity to enroll in the certification course. Course fees will be paid by Maple Leaf Forestry.

Crew Supervisor qualifications include the above qualifications plus:

  • Previous experience in invasive plant management
  • Previous experience in a crew leadership role

To Apply:

If you are interested in working outdoors, developing specialized skills, and protecting the native plant communities of the East Kootenays, we invite you to apply today!

Email applications to: ipm@mapleleafforestry.ca

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

Thank you for your interest!

Shane Holley, RFT
General Manager
Maple Leaf Forestry Ltd.


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 14 2021    ID: 59480