The Land and Resources Department is seeking individuals who are interested in working as on-call field technicians.

Location:                         Land and Resources Department, Mount Currie, BC
Status:                             Casual/Temporary/On-Call for the 2017 – 2018 Field Season
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 field technicians for the following areas of field work conducted by the Land and Resources Department:

  1. Fisheries Technicians – to collect and record data for fish/salmon surveys and stock assessments;
  2. Environmental Monitors – to carry out various environmental monitoring tasks such as water quality sampling, electrofishing, and GPS use; and revegetation efforts

All on-call field technician roles require the ability to collect and record data and a basic level of computer knowledge to prepare field reports. Field technicians must have physical abilities and safety training for working in the outdoors in different conditions and rough terrain within the Lil’wat Traditional Territory.  Shift work may be required, for example to work on the sockeye salmon counting fence which runs 24 hours/day and 7 days/week during the months of August and September.  Early mornings and long days may also be required. 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
  • Assist with other deliverables as required

Qualifications:

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

 

Please submit your Cover letter & Resume no later than Friday, May 19, 2017 at 4:00pm to:
Bobbi-Jo Leo, Lands.Administration@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.