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Position: Fisheries Technician (term)
Organization: Shuswap Nation Tribal Council
Location: Kamloops, BC

(approx. June 8, 2020 – March 31, 2021)

Position Profile:

The Fisheries Technician is responsible for assisting the Director of Fisheries with a range of projects such as stock assessment, fish habitat restoration and monitoring, catch surveying, communications and outreach.

Qualifications & Abilities:

  • University degree or technical college diploma in related discipline essential
  • Swiftwater rescue training, basic first aid and boat operations certification an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
  • Intermediate level of computer skills
  • Ability to travel and to work flexible hours
  • Valid driver's license

Relevant Experience:

  • 3-5 years of related work experience essential
  • Experience working around water
  • Experience with a range of field techniques and equipment
  • Experience with project monitoring, data compilation and report preparation
  • Experience working with First Nations an asset

In accordance with the SNTC Human Resource Policy, the first priority will be to hire qualified persons of Secwepemc ancestry. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

To Apply:

Applications consisting of a cover letter and resume with three references must be submitted no later than noon Wednesday May 27, 2020 to:

Murray Ross, Director of Fisheries
Secwepemc Fisheries Commission
c/o Shuswap Nation Tribal Council
680 Athabasca Street W., Kamloops, BC V2H 1C4
PH: 250-579-8747


Shuswap Nation Tribal Council thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 14 2020    ID: 56654