The Land and Resources Department is seeking individuals who are interested in working as on-call Fisheries and Environmental Monitoring Technicians for the Líl̓wat Nation Land and Resources Department.

Title:                 On-Call Fisheries and Environmental Monitoring Technicians
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 on-call Fisheries and Environmental Monitoring Technicians for the Líl̓wat Nation Land and Resources Department. Duties will include collecting and recording data for fish/salmon surveys and stock assessments, conducting water quality sampling and electrofishing, using GPS, conducting revegetation work in riparian zones, and preparing field reports.  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.    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
  • Fisheries Field Technician Certificate
  • Environmental Monitoring Certificate
  • Physical ability to work in and about the rivers, streams, and rough terrain
  • Basic Computer skills
  • Basic Report Writing skills
  • Ability to operate a Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • 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 Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 4:00pm to:
Bobbi-Joe Leo, Lands.Administration@Lilwat.ca
P.O. Box 602, Mount Currie, B.C. V0N2K0 fax 604-894-1518

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