Youth Employment Opportunity

Community / Organization: 
BC Parks | Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
Posting Date: 
Thursday, September 3, 2020
Closing Date: 
Monday, September 7, 2020
Location: 
Various locations
Job Status: 
Temporary
Description: 

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy has created the new Youth Employment Program to provide youth with employment opportunities for a 4-month term.

The applications for these BC Parks Student Rangers positions located in Parksville, North Vancouver, Vernon and Prince George are open now. This posting closes on September 7th.

Student Rangers can expect to work on field-based projects in the areas of recreation, conservation, public outreach, and Indigenous relations.

In addition to the Student Ranger positions, BC Parks will also be running an office-based Intern Program with positions based out of Victoria, Terrace and Smithers. Applications for this program will be posted sometime in the upcoming weeks.

Depending on their placement, a BC Parks Intern will work in the Conservation, Indigenous Relations, Community Engagement and Education, Marketing and Web Information, Planning and Land Administration, Facilities and Campground expansion or Recreation Policy Section.

Youth will have the exciting opportunity to grow their skills and experiences and can find out if a career within the natural resource and outdoor sector might be interesting to them.

To support employment equity and diversity in the workplace, we highly encourage applications from under-represented groups and would greatly appreciate if you could share this opportunity with your network.

To support Indigenous applicants interested in these positions, an Indigenous Applicant Advisor (indigenousapplicants@gov.bc.ca) can provide guidance in navigating the hiring process. More information on this new service can be found here (https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/careers-myhr/job-seekers/indigenous-a...).

Contact: 
For more information about either job posting and to apply, please follow this link for details: http://bcparks.ca/yep/ For questions on the Student Ranger Program, please reach out to: Owen Catherall Student Ranger Program Coordinator BC Parks | Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy 2930 Trans Canada Hwy | Victoria, BC | V9B 6H6 Office: 778-974-2783 | Cell: 250-208-4538 | : Owen.Catherall@gov.bc.ca For questions on the BC Parks Intern Program, please reach out to: Rike Moon pronouns she, her (Curious why this is here?) Community Engagement Specialist Community Engagement and Education BC Parks | Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy : +1 2364783322| : rike.moon@gov.bc.ca https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/71275
Type of opportunity: 
Job Posting

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