Creel Survey Staff – NCSFNSS – Kitimat, BC

Duties include the following:
Conduct dock-side interviews with anglers returning from recreational fishing trips to collect fishing activity data
Conduct vessel counts during a float plane survey of the fishing area
Careful handling of anglers recreational catch
Accurately identify recreational catch, including species caught and quantity
Collecting biological samples, such as scales, tissue samples and lengths, from selected species
Inspecting chinook and coho salmon catch for clipped adipose fins
Collecting heads from chinook or coho salmon with clipped adipose fins
Documenting the number of boats returning from fishing trips passing through boat launches
Creating legible and accurate records of information collected according to survey requirements
Data review, correction, compilation and entry

Requirements include:
Successful completion of high school education
Ability to safely conduct work around water
Ability to safely and respectfully interact with the public at boat launches
Ability to accurately identify salmon, groundfish and shellfish species
Data collection experience
Class 5 driver’s license with access to a vehicle
Post-secondary education and past fisheries monitoring experience is an asset
Computer literacy including experience with data entry and editing is an asset

Working Conditions are:
Outdoors in all weather conditions
On and around docks and boats
Shift work, evenings and weekends
Position start dates are June 1st and 15th. Please send applications to the attention of Kayla Yard at:

North Coast Skeena First Nations Stewardship Society
Suite 363 – 309 2nd Avenue West
Prince Rupert BC, V8J 1H2 Fax: 250 624 8615
Qualified First Nation candidates are encouraged to apply. NCSFNSS thanks all interested applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.