Did you know?
Water boundaries are referenced to permenent markers on the shore.
The position of boundary points in water course is know in relation to physical reference markers installed on the shore.
Vista Clearing Contracts
Clearing vegetation and maintenance of the 2,172 kilometers (1,349 miles) of boundary vista through forest and brush requires a major portion of the Commission's efforts. To enable the annual maintenance to be carried out, the Commission may offer certain contracts for vegetation clearing and maintenance in various locations along the U.S.-Canada boundary.
Visit these national sites for current vista clearing contract opportunities offered by the International Boundary Commission:
Are you interested in working for the IBC?
If you are passionate about working in the outdoors, engaging with Canadian and US colleagues in a collaborative and collegial environment, working in various communities along the border from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean, or along the most rugged and remote terrain of Alaska and the Yukon and all the way North to the Arctic Ocean, IBC is the right place for you. On a regular basis, the Commission offers opportunities for seasonal general laborer employees such as equipment operators and people that are handy with small construction works or line clearing. We are also looking for professional land and geodetic surveyors as well as technicians who like to work outdoors and travelling for extended periods. Our employees must be citizens of the United States or Canada and must have the ability to enter either Country at any given time. Check with your country's Section for more information on the employment opportunities that may be available to you:
US section: email@example.com
Canadian section: firstname.lastname@example.org
You may also visit these sites for employment opportunities depending on your country of citizenship:
For Canada: https://natural-resources.canada.ca/careers & https://www.canada.ca/en/services/jobs/opportunities/government.html
For the USA: https://www.usajobs.gov/