Plant Nursery Coordinator – WBT Wild Bird Trust of BC

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Plant Nursery Coordinator will be working closely with the Restoration and Site Manager in onboarding, training, and offering employment and life skills supports to 5 participants engaged through WEO. The ideal candidate will bring their experience and knowledge in retail or wholesale operations, human resources or team supervision, staff and volunteer training. You will support WEO participants engaged in organizing stock, assisting with orders and payments, collaborate with the Site & Restoration Manager to maintain nursery infrastructure, and collaborate with Communications Director with our online sales platform. If time allows, support product development and ecological education that is at the core of our social enterprise, and participate on next steps for our Nursery Growth Project.

OPTIONAL SKILLS:
Please highlight your experience with any of the following optional skills that may apply to you: Nursery business experience wholesale operations; knowledge of Indigenous issues and traditional ecological knowledge (TEK); horticulture, ethnobotany; native and invasive species plant knowledge; social enterprises; volunteer program management.
*Contract duration is approximately 24 weeks starting ASAP with the total contract duration dependent on securing funding, with $16000 the estimated total to be confirmed upon hiring. Employment funding requirement for candidates to be 30 years old or under, and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or received refugee protection.

HOW TO APPLY:
email jobs@wildbirdtrust.org with a cover letter and resume (PDF or Word) with subject header: “Nursery Coordinator”. We welcome applications from Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Coast Salish People. At least 75% of hours to be worked on-site, up to 25% remote. Reviewing resumes until position filled.

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