We’re hiring a Fishery Sampling Steward!
Competition number NCCFSS060223
The NunatuKavut Community Council Inc (NCC) is accepting applications for a temporary Fishery Sampling Steward position, there will be one (1) position available for the Charlottetown/Pinsent’s Arm/Port Hope Simpson area. The Fishery Sampling Steward will be working to collect fish samples and document fishery related activity within NunatuKavut. This position will report to NCC’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
NunatuKavut means “our ancient land” and refers to the territory of Inuit who belong to south and central Labrador. NCC is a rights-based governing body that represents NunatuKavut Inuit. We are a dynamic, fast-paced, and growing team that strives to meet the priorities, interests and needs of our people. Our governing vision demonstrates commitment to community and culture as we seek “to govern ourselves, provide and care for one another, our families and our communities while nurturing our relationship with our lands and waters.” We foster an open and transparent working environment which incorporates Inuit values of caring, fairness, respect, accountability, and teamwork.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Collect and preserve samples from salmonid, cod, and other fish species during the communal fishery.
- Monitoring aquatic invasive species when required.
- Collecting fish organ samples to be analyzed for microplastics.
- Maintain efficient records and notes; including documenting observations of interest (i.e., striped bass, species at risk)
- Travel to nearby communities to collect samples.
- Encourage NCC members to return and assist with the collection of catch logs.
- May assist in the distribution of communal fishing designations in the community.
- Assist with other fishery monitoring and assessment surveys.
- Other duties that may be related to ENR initiatives.
Conditions of Employment
- Must be willing to travel.
- Must have experience traveling in boat.
Skills and Qualifications
- Must have good knowledge of local areas.
- Must have good communication and organization skills.
- Must be able to work well independently and with others.
- Must be willing to work flexible hours during the fishing season.
Education and Experience Requirements
Successful completion of post-secondary education in natural resources, environmental science or related field; OR equivalent combination of education and or experience.
Preference may be given to qualified members of NunatuKavut Community Council.
How to Apply
Please submit resume, cover letter and three references to:
Chelsea Dyson, HR Coordinator
NunatuKavut Community Council
Deadline to apply is June 16, 2023
Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.