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Seed Orchard Pest and Plant Health Biologist - British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Land, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development - Vernon, BC 

The Seed Orchard Pest and Plant Health Biologist is responsible for coordinating the operational pest and plant health management programs at Ministry Seed Orchards (coast and interior) including monitoring and assessing pest and plant health issues and resultant damage, and prescribing prevention, control or treatment solutions. This position is an expert resource for all provincial seed orchards, wild-stand seed harvesters and for the Tree Seed Centre (TSC) regarding the protection of seed and seed producing trees from damage by pests (insects, pathogens, wildlife, weeds and other cultural factors). The Biologist is responsible for providing pest management and plant health extension and education services for internal (Ministry) and external clients in BC’s seed orchard industry (coast and interior), and delivers information on relevant scientific research to these stakeholder groups. The Biologist conducts pest management and plant health research and communicates relevant results to the BC seed orchard community.

Application end date: February 19, 2018. More information here.

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Updated: January 26, 2018