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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Fish and Wildlife Services Branch
City:    Picton
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    41111 - Resource Technician Sr 2 (B/U)
Salary:    $1,054.52 - $1,210.67 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    66487
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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 technicians

How 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.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 41 Hatchery Ln, Picton, East Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Lands and Resources
Posted on:   Friday, June 13, 2014
  • E-NR-66487/14
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, July 4, 2014 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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