Current Postings

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


Communications Student


A passion for the environment, educating others, and working with people are essential qualities for the RDEK’s Communications Summer Student. There are 2 positions available. From providing education about Extended Producer Responsibility programs to running summer camp activities for kids or sharing information about reducing, reusing and recycling at a local farmer’s market, environmental education and interpersonal communication are cornerstones of this position. This position is based out of our Cranbrook Office.
As part of the Communications team, the successful candidate will have a reputation for being a dedicated worker who sees this position as an opportunity, not just a job; will value a team environment; and, is an eager learner with a sense of confidence and ease in public situations.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Completed Grade 12 and are enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution pursuing a Degree in Earth/Environmental Sciences or Education.
  • Valid BC Driver’s Licence, good driving record, and ability to drive in all conditions and during day or night.
  • Strong communication skills with references that can speak to your ability to work with the public.
  • Sense of fun and ability to read an audience.
  • Strong work ethic with a willingness to work evenings and weekends.

This is a temporary, full-time (up to 35 hours per week) Union position with an hourly rate of $24.38. The term of employment commences on or about May 6, 2024, and concludes on or about August 30, 2024.
If you possess the necessary qualifications and experience, we invite you to submit a resume and cover letter, no later than 4:30 pm, Friday, March 8, 2024 to:

Ashley Grobell, Human Resources Manager Email: (MS Word or PDF Format) Please quote: 2024-04

Information on our organization is available on the RDEK website (
We thank all who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.