Invasive Species Outreach Employee

ECOSYSTEM AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
Date Posted : February 12, 2019
Job Location : Williams Lake, British Columbia
Job Number : 80527
Job Type : Full-time
Start : May 06, 2019
Company : Invasive Species Council of BC
Website : bcinvasives.ca
Address : 100-197 Second Ave. North, Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada V2G 1Z5

Job Description

The Invasive Species Council of BC is seeking an individual under 30 that is looking for new and rewarding challenges in an innovative and collaborative atmosphere. As an Invasive Species Outreach Employee, you will assist in the development and delivery of some of the Council’s programs related to invasive species education, changing behavior, and training. You will want to build stronger communication skills both written and verbal, be able to research and be a concise and clear writer.

The Invasive Species Council of BC is a charitable organization with an established network of partners and advisors across the Cariboo and the province. You will work with a strong and supportive staff team and have the ability to work with respected leaders and mentors across BC.

As an Invasive Species Outreach Employee, you will have the opportunity to assist on a variety of the Council’s initiatives and activities, including but not limited to:
» Support the delivery of the Cariboo Invasive Species Outreach program – responsibilities include delivering invasive species outreach and education within the Cariboo regions to key audiences including community and youth groups, schools and first nations.
» Help to coordinate and deliver local invasive species education sessions, workshops, field tours and weed pulls and develop regional information and resources.
» Some areas will include supporting Council’s behaviour change programs, including Plantwise, Clean Drain Dry, Don’t Let It Loose and others.
» Support in delivery of aquatic invasive species monitoring program at 7+ lakes in the Cariboo region.
» Support provincial invasive species programming including Invasive Species Action Month, working with industry and business partners on best practices, supporting events and developing resources for key Council programs.

The successful candidates will be required to work a flexible schedule that may include some weekends.

Job Conditions

  • Travelling may be required.
  • Work on weekends may be required.
  • Working in outdoors in various weather conditions may be required.

Qualifications

  • Minimum experience : 0-1
  • Minimum educational level : Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Certifications:
    • Valid Driver’s License
  • Language : English