Position: Lead At-Sea Fisheries Technician/Trainer
Organization: Southwest Lobster Science Society
Location: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
Closing Date: August 31, 2018
The Southwest Lobster Science Society is seeking a qualified candidate to join our team as the Lead Fisheries Technician/Trainer. The Lead At-Sea Fisheries Technician/Trainer is a fulltime, contract position (approx. 8 months with the possibility of extension) based out of our Yarmouth, Nova Scotia office. The Lead Fisheries Technician will be required to travel and must have the ability to work flexible schedules including irregular hours, weekdays, evening, weekends and holidays. The Lead Fisheries Technician/trainer position is best suited for those who have experience as a fisheries technician and working at sea.
The role of the Lead At-Sea Fisheries Technician/Trainer requires both administrative project management skills coupled with technical, scientific sampling, analysis and training skills. The Lead At-Sea Fisheries Technician/Trainer must possess a minimum of 2 to 5 years’ experience overseeing marine scientific studies and have a solid understanding of the commercial fishery in the Maritimes region. The chosen candidate will lead and supervise the field technicians in vessel familiarization, safety procedures, and all capacities of the scientific data collection and analysis for the proposed programs. The roles and responsibilities of the Lead At-Sea Fisheries Technician/Trainer are outlined below:
Qualifications & Requirements:
A range of work experience and education will be considered however those candidates with at-sea experience will be considered above other candidates.
Salary: between $23-25/hour - based on the candidate’s experience, education, and overall suitability for the position. Mileage will be compensated and a meal allowance will be provided when applicable.
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GoodWork ID: 47188 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Aug 8 2018