24th April 2012
STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS
SALT WATER RECREATIONAL CREEL SURVEYOR
(Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
DFO, South Coast Salmon Stock Assessment
Location of work may include: Winter Harbour (Quatsino Sound).
Official Languages Proficiency: English Essential
Wage: $19.00 per hour, based on a 30 to 45 hour work week.
Date of position(s): June 1 Aug 31, 2012
Closing date: May 8, 2012
Contact or send resumes by email or fax to: Andrew Pereboom
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
PO Box 2159
Port Hardy, BC
Ph (250) 949-6444
Fax (250) 949-6755
To collect and record fishery and stock assessment related data while monitoring marine or freshwater fisheries (recreational) at landing sites.
To collect biological samples that are required for stock assessment and fishery management purposes.
Secondary School Diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.
Experience identifying species caught in the recreational fishery such as Pacific salmon, rockfish, groundfish and shellfish.
Experience working with the public and/or interacting with anglers.
Knowledge of the recreational fishery.
Abilities and Skills:
Ability to follow detailed instructions, collect and record data in a clear and concise manner.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to use and enter records in to computer systems.
Effective interpersonal relationships.
Safety conscious (1st Aid Training an asset).
Conditions of Work:
Must possess a valid BC class 5 drivers licence.
Willingness to use personal reliable vehicle to travel to remote work sites; compensation will be paid at government rate (local commuting costs will not be compensated).
Ability to handle inclement weather, and significant public interactions.
Willingness to work weekends, shift work, and overtime.
Ability to relocate to field locations when required by survey design.