UFV Geography Job Board

Geographers are consistently hired in a wider range of occupations in both the public and private sectors than other natural or social science disciplines. Whether for longer terms, after graduation, or shorter, on a seasonal basis, this page lists job opportunities of interest to students in geography. They are posted by date, the most recent at the top of the page.

Interested parties wishing to post job bulletins on this page should contact Nicole Klassen, Geography Department Assistant, at Nicole.Klassen@ufv.ca.

City of Abbotsford--Drafting Technician     posted 9 July 2012

The city of Abbotsford is seeking a drafting technician who will complete work involved in "the preparation and maintenance of engineering drawings, site plans, sketches, area maps, and charts for the City".   Knowledge of AutoDesk software and engineering survey and basic engineering principles required. Check out job posting at: 


Bear Awareness Coordinators                                                            
posted 4/912

The Regional Coordinator for Bear Awareness Network of the Fraser Valley (BANFV) is looking for two community coordinators (one in Mission and one in Chilliwack) for the summer of 2012.  If interested, contact Frank Ritcey at 250-828-2551 or fritcey@bccf.com.  For more information you may also contact Regional Coordinator BANFV 604-897-2003 or Kai Elmauer at kai@managingconsensus.com.

Invasive Species Liaison Work opportunity
posted 4/912

The Invasive Species Council of British Columbia is looking for liaison workers for their Take Action program.  The positions are ideal for anyone who is looking for outdoor summer work and especially for those interested in boating and angling or other marine base activities.  For details on job description, remuneration, and how to apply go now to Aquatic Invasive Species Liaison Worker.

Environmental workers wanted
posted 4/6/12

Langley Environmental Partners Society (LEPS) is a non-profit partnership-driven organization formed in 1993 to protect and restore the natural environment through a variety of educational, cooperative and action based programmes.  This summer, it is looking for six post-secondary students spread equally across three separate but related positions in demonstration gardening, water conservation and community out reach.  For details on tasks, pay scales, how to apply and to whom, please go to Demonstration Garden Coordinator or Water Wise Team or Youth Employment Project.

Client Services (GIS) Representative wanted                                    posted 2/1/12

MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates (MDA), one of Canada's leading GIS, remote sensing and geospatial imaging companies, is looking for a technical client services representative.   Experience in GIS and Geography most certainly an asset.  For full description of position and details on how to apply, go to Technical Services Representative.

Volunteers for British Columbia Wildlife Federation                        posted 1/31/12

The British Columbia Wildlife Federation (BCWF) is looking for vounteers for a number of summer 2012 positions.  Not paid employment, but if you are looking for valuable experience generally in the area of environmental sustainability and programming, get you out of doors, and look really good on your resume, take a look at either of Wetland Education Social Media Assistant, Children's Envornmental Programming Facilitator or Wetlands Education Program Assistant.

Camp counsellors wanted                                                                      posted 12/08/11

Zajac Ranch for Children is looking for staff, counsellors and volunteers for children with chronic life threatening illnesses or disabilities.  For more information on qualifications and expectations go to Zajac Ranch.

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