Invasive Species Technician

Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society
Posted 22 days ago

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Duties and Working Conditions

The Invasive Species Technician (IS Tech) works as part of a small field crew to carry out invasive species management including: surveys and manual removal of invasive plants in priority locations; sign installation and removal; landowner outreach; biological control agent surveys and possible collection. The IS Tech works primarily in the field with limited office time. Extensive driving will be required; a vehicle will be supplied for all job-related travel. The position requires good physical fitness and ability to complete physically demanding tasks including walking and driving long distances, lifting up to 50lb, use of hand tools to remove invasive plants, and potentially brushing and power tool operation. The IS Tech is expected to work outdoors in a wide variety of weather conditions and potentially in and around water.

Number of Positions: 3 Term: May 1 – Sept 1, 2023 (2 positions); May 1 – Dec 22, 2023 (1 position) Hours: Full-time, 36 hours per week Compensation: $22.50/hour Location: Nelson BC; work sites throughout the Central Kootenay region

Deadline to apply: 4:00 pm on Feb 20, 2023* *Applications will be reviewed as they’re received. Positions may be filled prior to the deadline if an appropriate candidate is found. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest.

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