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Position: SNAP Field Team Leader
Organization: Green Timbers Heritage Society - Surrey's Natural Areas Partnership
Location: Surrey, Greater Vancouver BC

Term: September 8 – November 27, 2020
Hours: 37.5 hours/week, Monday – Friday, with potential for some weekend and evening work

About Surrey’s Natural Areas Partnership:

Surrey’s Natural Areas Partnership (SNAP) is a unique partnership between three local non-profit organizations and the City of Surrey. SNAP’s goals are to restore and enhance Surrey’s urban forest; to promote environmental stewardship, and to empower youth as future leaders in environmental conservation.

Position Description:

Field Team Leaders will each lead a team of staff to implement restoration and enhancement projects (e.g. invasive plant removals, restoration plantings, planting maintenance, park clean-ups and tree well maintenance) in Surrey parks. This is a field-based position and will be primarily focused on invasive plant removal and restoration plantings.


  • Assist with the supervision, training and evaluation of team members
  • Ensure work is completed in a safe and efficient manner
  • Maintain accurate daily records, track project deliverables and provide updates to supervisors
  • Communicate with the public as an ambassador of SNAP and our partner organizations
  • Other related duties as required

Required Qualifications:

  • Some post-secondary study in a related field such as urban forestry, geography, arboriculture or environmental studies
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to perform repetitive, physical work in all weather conditions
  • Supervisory and/or leadership experience
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong public relations, interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 30lbs
  • Knowledge of ecological principles, ability to identify native and invasive plants and common shade trees
  • Provide steel-toed boots
  • Valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence with a safe driving history, and willingness to submit a driver’s abstract
  • Valid Level 1 First Aid certification (or willingness to obtain prior to the start of employment)
  • Completion of a Police Information Check will be required as a condition of employment
  • As a condition of pending Canada Summer Jobs program funding (note, these criteria are subject to change):
    • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
    • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
    • have a valid Social Insurance Number and be legally entitled to work in Canada and BC

To apply:

  • Submit a cover letter expressing why you are interested in the position and how you meet our required qualifications
  • Submit a resume that clearly outlines your relevant work and volunteer experience
  • Ensure the subject line of your email reads “Field Team Leader – [first and last name]”
  • Send your application to by July 13, 2020

While we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. For more information on the SNAP program, please visit our website:

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date publiée : Jun 23 2020    Numéro : 56889