119 – 11th Ave N
(250) 428-5655


210 – 1113 Baker St.
(250) 489-5117


 #2-503 7th Ave
(250) 341-6889


302 2nd Ave
(250) 423-4204


In an effort to help limit the spread of COVID-19, Kootenay Employment Services in Creston, Cranbrook, Fernie and Invermere are primarily delivering employment services virtually with pre-scheduled in-person appointments. Click on the link (above) for each corresponding office for our current hours of operation, contact information and how to schedule an appointment.


KES has plenty to offer. Whether you’re looking for work, considering a career change, investigating retraining or thinking of starting your own business, KES has something for you. Our professional staff are available to help you to develop an action plan to get you where you want to go. We have the latest information on funding for education and small business starts. We also conduct specialized employment programs for various groups of people. Whether you are interested in employment, business, or our community, KES is here to help. Explore the options in the menu above or call us to discuss your needs.

All employment-related uses of equipment are free of charge, but if you are using our equipment for non-related tasks, we will need to charge a fee, please ask your Employment Resource Advisor for details