We are seeking a highly motivated individual for our Operations Coordinator based out of Penticton, BC. This individual will manage the terrestrial field program including inventory, monitoring, mapping and reporting. The ideal candidate will have strong administration and communication skills; experience coordinating field programs and managing staff; ability to work independently at a home office and in the field; and general knowledge of the region and invasive species programs in BC. This leadership position will work closely with the executive director, operational field staff and contractors, and multiple partners to help protect our communities and the natural environment from the threat of invasive species.
Application period has now closed.
Summer Youth Job Opportunities
We are currently seeking five enthusiastic, self-motivated and organized individuals to join our team as invasive plant program assistants and aquatic invasive species program assistants. Positions will run from May to August. There are positions in the South, Central, and North Okanagan.
Citizen Science Volunteer – Invasive Mussel Monitoring
Seeking community members who own private docks on Kalamalka, Wood, Okanagan, Skaha, Vaseux, or Osoyoos lakes to help monitor for invasive mussels during the summer. Volunteers will receive two mussel monitors to have attached to their docks and be required to check them every two weeks. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Sierra at 250-718-7901 for more information.
Citizen Science Volunteer – Shoreline Surveys for Asian Clams
Seeking community members who are interested in conducting shoreline surveys every two weeks for Asian clams on beaches at Osoyoos Lake. Positions will run during the summer to late fall. Email email@example.com or call Sierra at 250-718-7901 for more information.