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Title:                                    Call for Casual / On-Call Fisheries Technicians
Location:                           Land and Resources Department, Mount Currie, BC
Status:                                Casual/On-Call
Reporting to:                  Fisheries Manager, Land and Resources Department
Wage:                                Dependent on experience

Summary:

The Land and Resources Department is seeking individuals who are interested in working as Temporary Casual On-call Fisheries Technicians for the Líl̓wat Nation Land and Resources Department.  Duties will include collecting and recording data for sockeye salmon count and sampling program for the purpose of salmon stock assessment.  Candidates must be physically fit, have knowledge of outdoor safety, and be prepared to work outdoors in all conditions.  Candidates may be required to work in rough terrain as well as have the abilities for river crossing.    Long days and early mornings may be required.  Additionally, we will be seeking candidates interested in working on the sockeye salmon counting fence which will require shift work during the months of August and September, when the fence will be operating 24 hours/day and 7 days/week.  We encourage applications from those with entry level skill and willingness to learn, as well as those with more skills and experience

Duties:

  • Be punctual, reliable and prepared to work outside in all conditions
  • Conduct field duties and data collection under the direction of the crew supervisor
  • Fill out Daily Activity Report
  • Prepare project field report, as required
  • Support and role model values and vision of Líl̓wat Nation
  • Assist with other deliverables as required

Qualifications:

  • Level 1 first aid a requirement
  • Physical ability to work in and about the rivers, streams, and rough terrain
  • Basic Computer skills
  • Fisheries Field Technician Certificate an asset
  • Environmental Monitoring Certificate an asset
  • Basic Report Writing skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Previous experience in data collection and analysis an asset
  • Valid BC Driver’s License an asset
  • Vehicle an asset
  • Swift-water and Flood Rescue Certification an asset
  • RISC Archaeological & CMT Training Certificate an asset
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Líl̓wat Nation culture, history and traditional territory an asset

 

Please submit your Cover letter & Resume no later than Thursday August 15, 2019 4:00 pm to:
Richenda Grafton, Richenda.Grafton@Lilwat.ca
P.O. Box 602, Mount Currie, B.C. V0N2K0 fax 604.894.6841

Preference will be given to Aboriginal people. We thank you for your interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.