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Field Operations Coordinator

The Field Operations Coordinator will coordinate and conduct fieldwork to mitigate the impacts of invasive species within the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK). This position will be the technical lead regarding terrestrial invasive species identification, impacts, management options, and restoration techniques.

Deadline to Apply: February 10, 2023


Invasive Species Field Assistant

The Invasive Species Field Assistants are our boots on the ground WEED WARRIORS! Pulling, conducting inventories, reseeding, researching, lake monitoring, data collecting and so much more, all to help reduce invasive impacts throughout the East Kootenays.

Deadline to Apply: March 24, 2023


Invasive Species Education Assistant

The Invasive Species Education Assistants are the FACE of EKISC! Raising awareness across the East Kootenays about the negative impacts of invasive species through workshops, courses, interpretive walks + events!

Deadline to Apply: March 24, 2023

Pesticide Applicator Job Opportunities

EKISC aims to increase the number of experienced, licensed Pesticide Applicators in the region. If you are currently licensed and would like more information about contract opportunities, please contact Gabriela Halas, EKISC's Field Operations Manager, at for more details.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming an invasive plant management practitioner, join us for our annual spring weed management workshops or email Megan MacPhee, EKISC's Education + Communications Manager at to help find a course right for you.


For information about the provincial Pesticide Applicator's Certificate, visit the Ministry of Environment website

2023 Expression of Interest

The East Kootenay Invasive Species Council (EKISC) provides a role of coordinating the management of invasive species across the East Kootenay region. To accomplish this, EKISC contracts the work out to qualified and experienced pest management experts. Every year, EKISC advertises an Expression of Interest to identify the capacity and availability of known and new pesticide applicators.


If you are interested in contract work with EKISC or would like to learn more about this process, please contact Katie Reid, Program Director, at to request an EOI package.

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