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DUNCAN BC JOBS

Position: Green Facility Landscaper
Organization: Pacific Northwest Raptors Ltd.
Location: Duncan, BC
Eligibility: age 30 or younger (see below)

The Raptors is a bird of prey and falconry organization dedicated to raising awareness for birds of prey and promoting conservation through education. We are looking for a Green Facility Landscaper to join our team! The goal is to have a team member who helps drive us to become more green, environmentally friendly, and sustainable, in keeping with the conservation mandate of the raptors.

This position would be based out of our visitor centre in Duncan, BC. The Landscaper would be responsible for much of the grounds-keeping, creation and on-going care of wildlife gardens, daily gardening maintenance, general maintenance, construction, and any other physical labour needed. This is a physically demanding position and includes being outside in all weather conditions at all times of the year.

We pride ourselves on a working environment that is built on open communication, respect, and a passion for our amazing ecosystems, and the ideal candidate would embody these values to fit in with our close-knit team of biologists and bird enthusiasts.

An ideal candidate would have:

  • A degree or diploma in a STEM field
  • Experience in horticulture/gardening/wildlife gardens
  • Adaptability to a variety of work and tasks
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work with a team, as well as be self-directed
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Passion for animals
  • Passion for conservation and the environment
  • A valid BC drivers license and reliable transportation
  • Excellent physical fitness, and the ability to lift/move heavy loads (>50lbs)
  • Basic plant ID knowledge
  • Experience with construction, the use of power tools, and basic grounds-keeping machinery
  • Experience with landscaping or other property maintenance

An exceptional candidate would also possess:

  • First aid skills

This is a full-time position. Wages start at $17-18 per hour, depending on experience. This is a contract, funded position for an applicant under thirty years of age, and qualified applicants must have a diploma or degree in a science field. See eco.ca for more details on qualifications.

To Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@the-raptors.com

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 1 2021    ID: 59339