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Environmental Services Technician (Full-Time)
Municipality: Fraser Valley Regional District This posting closed on

February 16, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 2018-09 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Job Description: The Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) is comprised of six member municipalities and eight Electoral Areas, each containing numerous unique communities, cultures and landscapes. Discover more at www.fvrd.ca.
Duties: We are looking to recruit a dynamic individual to engage with residents and businesses to help develop environmentally sustainable behaviours such as recycling and composting. The Environmental Services Technician must be outgoing, have excellent customer service skills and demonstrate a passion to improve the region’s air, land and water. As a Full-time Union employee you will report directly to the Deputy Director of Regional Programs and assist with a range of projects that may include implementation of the region’s Solid Waste Management Plan, Air Quality Management Plan and other initiatives.
Educational Requirements: • A degree in Environmental Sciences or a related field with a good understanding of and preferably some experience working with environmental issues relating to the various environmental files handled by this department or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Skill Requirements: • Knowledge of local government service delivery and municipal waste and air quality management practices is preferred, and knowledge of legislation, policies and procedures pertaining to Regional Districts, would be an asset.
• Preferably experience in providing educational information and assistance to the general public to achieve sustainable practices.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to express thoughts and ideas clearly, and converse with a wide range of people including technical consultants, elected officials, staff, and the general public.
• Excellent writing skills, with the ability to write in a clear and concise manner.
• Must be in possession of a valid Driver’s Licence.
Salary: The wage rate for this bargaining unit position is $25.80 per hour plus a comprehensive benefits package. Upon successful completion of the required six month probationary period the wage will increase to $30.35 per hour.
Additional Information: The FVRD offers a great place to work and live with a mix of rural and urban life styles along with an abundance of recreational and cultural opportunities. For more information about the FVRD, please visit our website at www.fvrd.ca.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume, along with a cover letter, indicating how you meet the qualifications. Please quote Competition #2018-09 and send, in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on February 16, 2018 to:

jobs@fvrd.ca or mail to:

Human Resources Department
Fraser Valley Regional District
45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6

Or fax confidentially to: 604-702-5461
Web Address: www.fvrd.ca
Address: 45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC
V2P 1N6
E-mail: jobs@fvrd.ca
Opening Date: January 26, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: February 16, 2018 04:30 PM

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