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BC Public Service

LABOUR 06R - Seed Orchard Picker/Pruner

Posted 2 days ago

Job Details




dollar sign46,390 to 52,148 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
LABOUR 06R - Seed Orchard Picker/Pruner

Position Classification
Labourer R6


Work Options

Saanichton, BC V8M2A5 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$46,390.17 - $52,148.60 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division
Forest Improvement and Research Management Branch

Job Summary

Bring your commitment to excellence in sustainable forest management

The position is responsible for maintenances of orchard cones through picking and collecting (Picker) or will be responsible for the maintenance of orchard trees through pruning (Pruner).

Job Requirements:
• Must be at least 16 years of age.
• Physically fit and able to lift supplies up to 25kg for 30 m (i.e. bags of fertilizer, cones buckets, etc.) and operate equipment (i.e. orchard lifts, pruners, weed eaters, mowers, etc.) on an on-going basis.
• Able to work outdoors in all types of weather, including winter cold weather, and with potential allergens such as pollen, grass, insects, chemical pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers; as well as ability to work at heights using lifts and ladders up to 5 m.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
• Manual labour or outdoor working experience.
• Experience working with plants; (i.e. tree planter, gardener, landscaper, orchard worker, and cone picking), or equivalent training and experience.

For questions regarding this position, please contact

About this Position:
This is a temporary opportunity until November 1, 2024 and may be extended.
This position is located in Saanichton and has full time on-site requirements.
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary vacancies.

Working for the BC Public Service:
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover Letter: NO -Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES -Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES -You will need to complete a basic questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Natural Resource Sector

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-16

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