Position: Box Tree Moth Scout
Hours: part-time (evenings/weekends)
Organization: Landscape Ontario
Location: Toronto, Ontario
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The Career Foundation is currently seeking a part-time Box Tree Moth Scout on behalf of Landscape Ontario, the province’s premier horticultural trades association. The Box Tree Moth Scout position is intended to support Landscape Ontario’s Box Tree Moth management program. Box Tree Moth was first discovered in North America in Etobicoke in November 2018. This is an invasive pest, which completes its life cycle on Buxus species of plants.
Under the supervision of Landscape Ontario the Box Tree Moth Scout will work with staff and volunteers from Landscape Ontario to identify homes in the affected neighbourhoods that have Box Tree Moth in their boxwood shrubs and get permission from the homeowners to allow Landscape Ontario to monitor and spray for Box Tree Moth throughout the summer.
Elimination of this pest will ensure that it does not spread to farms that grow boxwood or to other areas of North America. The Box Tree Moth Scout will play a very important role in the eradication plan by identifying homes with the Box Tree Moth.
What's in it for you?
Landscape Ontario is an equal opportunity employer.
*How to Apply:
Please forward your résumé and cover letter to email@example.com with “Box Tree Moth Scout – Ref # CTH-ML” as the subject header. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected will be contacted for an interview.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 5 2019 ID: 53774