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Parrot's Feather

A popular aquatic garden plant that spreads with water currents, animals, boats/trailers and fishing gear. Dense stands can stagnate water, and increase breeding grounds for mosquitoes

Zebra/Quagga Mussels

These tiny freshwater mussels clog drains, damage infrastructure, and are very costly to control/eradicate learn more »

Giant Hogweed

A towering toxic invasive plant with WorkSafe BC regulations learn more »

Invasive Species Research Conference

Turning Science into Action! Co-hosted by Thompson Rivers University and the Invasive Species Council of BC. learn more »

European Fire Ant

A tiny ant with a toxic sting learn more »

Purple Loosestrife

An aggressive wetland invader that threatens plant and animal diversity learn more »

Orange Hawkweed

Also yellow, these invasive plants replace native vegetation along roadsides, and threaten areas not yet reforested learn more »

Japanese Knotweed

Grows aggressively through concrete, impacting roads and house foundations learn more »

Spotted Knapweed

A single plant spreads rapidly with up to 140,000 seeds per square metre learn more »

Scotch Broom

An evergreen shrub that invades rangelands, replaces forage plants, causes allergies in people, and is a serious competitor to conifer seedlings learn more »

Employment

ISCBC offers a wide range of employment opportunities for people who are passionate about making a difference to BC’s outdoors. We also post job openings from regional organizations, agencies and others within BC that are related to invasive species management. Please check back for new opportunities!

Student Position: Invasive Species IT and Outreach Employee - Victoria

Build your experience working on websites and/or with people - make a difference in the Greater Victoria area. The Invasive Species Council of BC is seeking a summer student that is looking for new and rewarding challenges and that brings strong IT background and/or great communication skills. 

Student Position: Invasive Species Outreach and IT Employee - Williams Lake

Build your skills working with people, developing resources and making a difference in communities across the Cariboo. The Invasive Species Council of BC is seeking a summer student 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.

Invasive Species Team Crew Member Position - JCP Skills Development Project

The ISCBC is working in partnership with provincial government and community partners in the BC interior to provide awareness and educational outreach of invasive species, with a special focus on invasive aquatic species. Training for applicants will include practical field skills in survey inventory, treatment and monitoring of terrestrial and aquatic plants and other species as well as training in and development of your communications skills. As a member of the Team, your work in the project will include two components. In one component you will gain practical field experience and receive training in use of field tools and equipment for survey inventory, treatments, monitoring and data management of high priority invasive species in the local region. From the other component you will receive training on and practical experience in education, awareness and outreach activities and public communications skills. During your work, you will gain skills in planning, coordinating and leading public outreach and extension events. You will expand your skills in writing, speaking and working with new programs through webinar and workshop training.

Invasive Species Supervisors

Are you an effective communicator and proven trainer with a strong knowledge base in resource management? Do you enjoy working with a wide range of passionate people who are working to make a real difference in BC and beyond? Do you have a background in invasive species, or are you willing to gain this knowledge? The Invasive Species Council of BC is seeking Invasive Species Supervisors who are looking for a new and rewarding challenge in an innovative and collaborative atmosphere. This is your chance to help mentor others in developing invasive species skills and the confidence in seeking new employment and business opportunities.

Training and Extension Specialist (Peace Region)

Are you an effective communicator and proven trainer with a strong knowledge base in resource management? Do you enjoy working with a wide range of passionate people who are working to make a real difference in BC and beyond? Do you have a background in invasive species, or are you willing to gain this knowledge? The Invasive Species Council of BC is seeking a new team member in the Peace Region who is looking for a new and rewarding challenge in an innovative and collaborative atmosphere.