Current Postings

19 – 24 Avenue South
Cranbrook BC V1C 3H8
Phone: (250) 489-2791 or 1-888-478-7335
Fax: 250-489-3498


Protective Services Student


The Regional District of East Kootenay is now accepting applications for a Protective Services Student. This position is open to students enrolled in a post-secondary institution and planning to return to school in the fall. This position is based out of our Cranbrook Office.
Under the supervision of the Protective Services Manager, the Protective Services Student will provide administrative support to the department. This may include but is not limited to assisting in the coordination of emergency planning programs, training programs and initiatives and ensuring operational readiness of the Emergency Operations Centre and site support functions.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Working towards a Certificate/Degree in Emergency Management or a similar field.
  • One-year administrative experience (preferred).
  • Effectively deal with emergency situations.
  • Engage with fellow employees, the public and outside agencies in a courteous manner.

The term of employment commences on or about May 6, 2024, and concludes on or about August 30, 2024, and is five days per week (35 hours maximum). The hourly rate is $32.57.
If you possess the necessary qualifications and experience, we invite you to submit a resume and cover letter, with references, no later than 4:30 pm, Friday, March 8, 2024 to:

Ashley Grobell, Human Resources Manager
Email: (MS Word format or PDF)
Please quote: 2024-08 

Information on our organization is available on the RDEK website (

We thank all who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.