OverviewCorporation of Delta Engineering Assistant 1 – Green Programs & Services Internship in Delta, BC
Corporation of Delta
Branch Delta BC CA
Engineering Assistant 1 – Green Programs & Services
Preference given to applicants currently enrolled in an undergraduate or diploma program with a focus on environmental studies, geography, communications or…
Job Location: Delta, British Columbia, Canada Term: Approximately 4 months (May to August 2017) Hours of work: Shift work consisting of a maximum of 32 hours per week This summer student position involves both field and office work in the Solid Waste division of the Engineering Department. A variety of tasks will be conducted related to the promotion of Delta’s Green Programs and Services including garbage, recycling, green waste and water conservation programs.
Illustrative Examples of Work
Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:
Attending various community events to engage residents and promote Delta’s Green Programs and Services;
Developing, coordinating and delivering presentations to various community groups related to Delta’s Green Programs and Services;
Communicating with the public as a Green Programs and Services ambassador;
Assisting with promotion and expansion of Delta’s ‘unwaste it’ program at public facilities;
Facilitating Delta’s free sustainable workshops.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong public relations, communications and interpersonal skills;
Strong customer service skills;
Skilled in the use of a computer, including desktop publishing, as it relates to the work;
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and as part of a team;
Self-motivated and creative;
Available for shift work including days, evenings and weekends.
Desirable Training & Experience
Preference given to applicants currently enrolled in an undergraduate or diploma program with a focus on environmental studies, geography, communications or education;
Experience in environmental outreach programs for non-profit groups or local government;
Ability to speak a second language is an asset;
Demonstrated interest in the environment.
Required Licences, Certificates and Registrations
A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence is required.
Incumbents are required to follow all applicable Safe Work Procedures, participate in Occupational Health & Safety training and meetings, and to report any hazards in the workplace.
Hours of Work
Maximum 32 Hours Per Week
Compensation, Salary and Benefits
The Corporation of Delta provides a competitive salary of $20.98 per hour (2015 rates) + 12% in lieu of benefits.
Employment Type: Internship
Location: Delta, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-24