LFFA Field Technician – Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance

Activities will include:
Conducting the fieldwork for the Bank Stabilization program.
Setting up and monitoring the ARIS sonar.
Following the survey protocol.
Assist with weekly field-based planning initiatives.
Manage the data collected during fieldwork.
Collect basic habitat variables in river.
Assist with ARIS data management and analysis.
Required to work up to 12 hours shifts without overtime pay.
Shifts overnight and weekend work will be required.
Work on other projects as required

Completion of High School.
Knowledge of fish species in the Lower Fraser River.
Experience with working outdoors, especially in river or stream systems.
Ability to work independently without supervision and in a team environment where mutual support is essential.
Knowledge and appreciation of First Nations culture and how culture impacts the development of individuals and communities.
Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with First Nations communities and service providers.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills that promote mutually beneficial and respectful professional relationships.
Professional commitment, flexibility, good problem and dispute resolution skills.
Computer literacy on Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Suite, and other computer software.
Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License required.
Ability to travel independently to worksites.
Criminal Records Check required.

Other Requirements/assets:
Post-Secondary education in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Fisheries management, or Wildlife management.
One year of experience in a similar position.
Demonstrated ability in data collection and management.
Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal and team building skills.
Experience with the hydro-acoustic equipment or other sonar systems is an asset.
Application Deadline: April 25, 2021, or until filled.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their resume, 2 references and cover letter to:
Aidan Fisher
E mail: Aidan.Fisher@lffa.ca