DFO Creel Survey Jobs

Discussion in 'General Open Forum' started by winter chrome, Jan 17, 2018.

  1. winter chrome

    winter chrome Member

    posting for a co-worker. Anyone interested in conducting dock side creel can apply. Some great opportunities if you bring your boat and want to fish ALL summer in some prime locations...

    posting didn't cut and paste all that well...


    DFO, South Coast Salmon Stock Assessment

    Location of work may include:
    Port McNeill, Port Hardy, Quatsino Sound, Kyuquot

    Official Languages Proficiency: English Essential

    Wage: 21.87 per hour, based on a 35 to 40 hour work week.

    Date of position(s): June 1 – Aug 31, 2018

    Closing date: Feb 28, 2018

    Contact or send resumes by email: Matt Clarke

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    PO Box 10
    Port Hardy, BC, V0N 2P0
    (250) 949-6444


     To collect and record fishery and stock assessment related data while monitoring marine or freshwater fisheries (recreational) at various boat ramps.

     To collect biological samples that are required for stock assessment and fishery management purposes.


     Secondary School Degree, Diploma or enrolment in a post-secondary program an asset


     Experience identifying species caught in the recreational fishery such as Pacific salmon, rockfish, groundfish and shellfish.

     Experience working with the public and/or interacting with anglers.


     Knowledge of the recreational fishery.

    Abilities and Skills:

     Ability to follow detailed instructions, collect and record data in a clear and concise manner.
    Ability to work independently.

     Ability to use and enter records into computer systems.

    Personal Suitability:

     Effective interpersonal relationships.

     Dependable.

     Good judgement.

     Organised.

     Safety conscious (1st Aid Training an asset).

    Conditions of Work:

     Must possess a valid BC class 5 or 7 with "N" driver’s licence.

     Willingness to use personal reliable vehicle to travel to remote work sites; compensation will be paid at approximately $0.50 per km (subject to changes in government travel rates)

     Ability to handle inclement weather, and significant public interactions.

     Willingness to work weekends and shift work.
  2. Cuba Libre

    Cuba Libre Well-Known Member

    If I was just retired, I would jump at this opportunity. But be prepared to wear your thick hide !!! LOL

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