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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 learn more »

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 »

Invasive Species Team Crew Member Positions - JCP Skills Development Project

The ISCBC is working in partnership with provincial government and community partners in the BC interior to provide management, 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.

TERM: Full Time, Late May 2017 (exact TBD) to December 15, 2017
LOCATIONS: Williams Lake, Revelstoke, Kamloops, Vernon 
ELIGIBLITY: For individuals who have been on Employment Insurance in the last 5 years

Job Description (PDF)

Please submit your application package to the local WorkBC Employment Centre ASAP.