EKISC - East Kootenay Invasive Species Council

Employment & Contract Opportunities

All Expressions of Interest, Requests for Proposals, Career Postings and Seasonal Positions are posted on this page. Remember that most seasonal employment and contract opportunities are posted each year during the winter and spring months.

Check back often so that you don’t miss any opportunities. If you are really interested in joining our organization, it never hurts to submit a cover letter and resume!

 Job Opportunities for 2017

All job postings for 2017 have now closed. Thank you for your interest.

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 Katie Reid, EKISC's Field Operations Manager, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  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.
  • For information about the provincial Pesticide Applicator's Certificate, visit the Ministry of Environment website


Submissions are invited from individuals or companies who wish to be considered for a contract position in the East Kootenay for the 2017 field season:

Term: May through Nov 2017.

Responsibilities: Inventory and treatment of invasive plants.

Requirements: Valid Class 5 BC Drivers license, current BC herbicide applicators license, valid BC pesticide service license and experience in the treatment of invasive plants.

Equipment: Treatment equipment is required. Please provide a detailed list of available treatment equipment.

Work Area: Please provide preferences for work areas in 2017 (contact [email protected]>.com for work area maps.)

Budget: Please provide minimum and maximum contract budget and capacity to deliver.

Skills: Must have excellent skills in communication, planning, map-reading, organization, and record keeping, and the ability to implement weed treatments over a wide area.

Inquiries can be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.ekisc.com for additional information.

Interested persons or companies for the above contract position are invited to submit a written response (to a maximum of 4 pages) with an attached resume(s) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5pm on April 28th, 2017 (by e-mail only).

This Expression of Interest is a non-binding document. EKISC does not make any representations or provide any undertakings to individuals or companies other than to invite them to submit an Expression of Interest. We thank all who submit a response, however only qualified applicants may be contacted.

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