Interested in an exciting career in fisheries assessment and management? If so, consider this opportunity to provide leadership to the fisheries programs on the Great Lakes.What can I expect to do in this role?In this role, you will:• provide team leadership to staff on all operational aspects of the fisheries assessment and related research programs• assist in the development of annual and long-term operational plans, produce schedules, spreadsheets and flowcharts• ensure the maintenance and security of capital assets at local field stations• provide training and safety instructions to operators, scientists, and techniciansHow do I qualify?Mandatory requirements:• You possess a valid Ontario class 'G' Driver's Licence. • You have the ability to acquire a Marine Emergency Duties (MED 1,2) certificate from the Coast Guard as well as the ability to obtain the Small Vessel Operators Proficiency qualification.• You have the ability to operate small vessels under a variety of weather conditions, including inclement weather.General skills:• You have team leadership skills to provide guidance to technical staff.• You have financial management skills to assist with revenue and expenditure projections.• You have communication and interpersonal skills to liaise with other government staff and the public verbally and in writing (using Word, email)• You have analytical and evaluation skills to resolve issues and review operational policies, manuals and protocols• You have the ability to interpret, apply and ensure compliance with applicable legislation and regulations.• You have the ability to use computers and associated software including Microsoft Word, Excel, power point etc. to produce documents, flow charts, schedules and presentations.Knowledge of fisheries management:• You have experience carrying out fish habitat and population assessments.• You have experience applying research and data collection techniques related to fisheries management.Knowledge of fisheries vessels and equipment:• You have knowledge of great lakes vessel design, capital planning, construction and maintenance.• You have knowledge of the design, operation, and construction of fishing gear such as gill nets, hoop nets, trawls and seines.• You have knowledge of the design and maintenance of fisheries and ecosystem assessment equipment.
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