The Cowichan Valley Regional District is now accepting applications from prospective candidates to work as an Environmental Services Assistant with the Environmental Services division for summer 2022. Reporting to the Senior Environmental Analyst, Environmental Services, the Environmental Services Assistant will assist the division in current areas of research including but not limited to: climate adaptation strategies, watershed management, and, environmental master planning to support land use strategies. This position will assist Division staff with a range of activities which may include but is not limited to: performing research and compiling information; field investigations; mapping and GIS analysis; development of communications and outreach materials; and, report writing.
This position is available for a period of 17 weeks commencing May 2, 2022 and continuing until August 26, 2022, subject to funding. Hours of work are 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
This temporary position is unionized (CUPE Local 358), and is compensated at $21.88 per hour (2021 rate). Additionally, this position will receive 14% in lieu of benefits, statutory holidays and vacation, bringing the compensation to $24.94 per hour.
Please submit a resume and cover letter by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date indicated above.
Successful candidates will be required to submit a satisfactory police information check and driver’s abstract.