FISHERIES TECHNICIAN (x2)

POSITION: Fisheries Technician (2 positions)

TERM: Part-Time, Term (Sept. 21, 2020 to Jan. 29, 2021)

REPORTS TO: Band Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

Tsawout is looking to add two part time hatchery technician positions for 8 hours per week at Goldstream hatchery and surrounding watersheds. These positions are based out of Tsawout First Nation and require travel to Goldstream hatchery and surrounding watersheds. Candidates should possess a positive attitude and have an aptitude for fish and fish culture and be willing to work on weekends. Days & hours will be Wed. and Sat. (8:00 am to 12:00 noon).

Responsibilities:

  • Record biological data, including but not limited to fish counts in stream and dead pitch surveys
    from fish in Goldstream River.
  • Acquire on the job safety training and learn how to operate in around flowing water.
  • Acquire on the job training on basic salmonid biology i.e.: and life histories of pacific salmon and
    share Tradition Ecological kKowledge (TEK) with hatchery staff.
  • Performs other data entry and validation functions as needed in regards to inventory.
  • Assists with other office functions including, but not limited to, data validation, purchasing,
    tracking daily activities, weekly summaries, and equipment maintenance (if required).
  • Assist Goldstream field staff as needed. Duties include counting salmon landed by species, collecting brood stock, egg stripping and fertilization, cutting salmon heads/snouts, and collecting fish lengths and other biological data. Sampling may occur on weekends and holidays.

This is a great entry level position that can potentially lead to other employment opportunities within Tsawout First Nation.

Preferred Skills:
Preference will be given to applicants who:

  • Posses a valid BC driver’s license and insured vehicle.
  • Have any combination of training and/or equivalent experience.
  • Have the ability to lift 40-50 lbs.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: TUES. SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 (4:00 pm)

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HOW TO APPLY

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Please direct applications to:

Cathy Webster
Governance/HR Support Manager
Tsawout First Nation
7728 Tetayut Rd. Saanichton, BC
V8M 2C3

Email: cwebster@tsawout.ca
Phone: (250) 652-9101 ext. 304
Fax: (250) 652-9114