Term: Full-time Term Position (until March 31, 2021)
Start Date: ASAP
Wage: Competitive remuneration based on experience and qualifications
Reports to: LFFA Executive Director
The Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA) is a collaboration of thirty First Nation communities from the mouth of the Fraser River to the Fraser Canyon. The organization is guided by an Executive Committee who is directed by Leadership and Fishery Technicians of the First Nations. The LFFA provides advocacy, technical and coordination support to First Nation communities and their leaders in fishery matters. Working with LFFA will provide candidates with a diverse fisheries resource management experience. The organization was established in 2010 and is growing its capacity to manage and coordinate Fraser River protection and habitat restoration. The LFFA is a First Nations aggregate organization for government, industry, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to establish best practices and coordinate resource and community needs.
Fish and fish habitat restoration is a key component of the LFFA’s strategic mandate and we work with our member First Nations, governments, and stakeholders to restore the productivity of the Lower Fraser River. The Fisheries Biologist will participate in building a network of environmental, First Nation, and government organizations to summarize and map the present status of wetlands/marshes in the lower Fraser River region and its associated estuary. This will involve engagement with senior biologists, technical working groups, First Nations community members, and resource managers within government and the greater community, providing unique opportunities for career growth and learning. The successful applicant should be comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
The Fisheries Biologist will provide coordination, planning, program development, financial monitoring and reporting, technical support and advice to fisheries Program Staff, Executive Committee, Working Groups and Lower Fraser First Nations. Activities include:
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
Application Deadline: 4:00 pm November 29, 2019 but will remain posted at lffa.ca until the position has been filled.
Interested candidates should submit their resume, 3 references, and a cover letter to:
Attn: Ian Hamilton Biologist, LFFA
Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance
2788 Sumas Mtn. Rd.
Abbotsford BC V3G 2J2
Tel: 604-852-4040 ext. 34
E mail: Ian.Hamilton@lffa.ca
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference is given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry as per Section 41 of the Human Rights Code.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Nov 7 2019 ID: 55137