CKISS is Hiring: Operations Program Coordinator

Are you curious as to the issue and impacts of invasive species in the Central Kootenay region? Do you want to minimize the impacts of invasive species on the ecosystems, communities, and economy of the Central Kootenay region? Do you have extensive knowledge of integrated pest management, with proven experience in on-the-ground activities? Do you possess strong communication and leadership skills? If you do, then there is an exciting opportunity for you to join the team at CKISS!

POSITION: Operations Program Coordinator

LOCATION: Worksites within the Regional District Central Kootenay and Regional District Kootenay Boundary Area A and B. The Coordinator will work out of the Rossland office (TBC) or may work out of a home-based office within the CKISS region (

TERM: Permanent, salary of $45,000 to $50,000 dependent on experience (40 hours a week from April-December, 24 hours a week from January-March)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 7th, 2016 at 4:00 pm

INTERVIEWS: March 14th, 2016

START DATE: April 4th, 2016


The Operations Program Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of the Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society (CKISS) terrestrial and riparian operational plant program. This position requires a high level of professionalism, communication and leadership. As an ideal candidate you will be self-motivated and have strong team building, leadership, organization, extension and conflict resolution skills. You will have an extensive knowledge of integrated pest management, with proven experience in on-the-ground activities. In addition, you will have proven leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team. CKISS fosters team development and you will be expected to communicate weekly with other Program Coordinators and the Executive Director.  You will be directly supervising multiple staff and organization will be key to your success. The Operations Program Coordinator reports to the Executive Director.

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