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Fisheries Technicians

The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council has seven (7) seasonal (6-8 weeks) full-time and short term (10 days) full-time positions available for the 2017 fisheries field season. The successful applicants will be placed in one of three projects: Stellako Adult Sockeye Enumeration Project, Endako River Chinook Enumeration Project and Juvenile Sturgeon Indexing project. These projects will run from August 21 – October 13, 2017. Starting wage is $16.00/hour. Rate of pay will be determined by applicant’s relevant experience and training.

This position is intended to assist in the completion of the program’s suite of technical projects, including: preparing field gear, learning how to collect data and gathering data by boat or ground survey.

Application Deadline: 4:30 PM, August 13, 2017

Attention: Christina Ciesielski

Qualifications

Must have Grade 12 Diploma or GED equivalent. Preference will be given to those candidates with a post-secondary education in a field related to fisheries and/or natural resource management. Several years’ experience working on a variety of related field-based projects. Experience operating boats, off road vehicles, and various field sampling equipment is also required.  A demonstrated ability to work with First Nations is a requirement, as well as strong interpersonal and communication skills. A valid class 5 Drivers License is preferred.

Positions report to the Senior Fisheries Program Technician and in his/her absence, the Fisheries Program Manager.

Conditions of Employment

  • valid Class 5 Drivers License preferred;
  • level 1 First Aid and Transportation Endorsement;
  • must have a Social Insurance Number (SIN);
  • high level of physical fitness, able to work in all terrain types and often in poor weather conditions;
  • ability to work as part of a diverse, multi-disciplinary team;
  • experience around streams/rivers/lakes. Ability to swim and be comfortable around water;
  • experience using GPS and field measurement equipment;
  • detail oriented, resourceful and self motivated;
  • frequent field-based work in remote settings for extended periods throughout the summer/fall months;
  • moderate to high levels of travel to the CSTC member communities and throughout the Nechako watershed; 
  • full-time term positions, subject to funding.

Purpose of the Job

Specific duties are as follows:

Key Responsibilities for all projects:

  • data collection;
  • maintain gear and assisting with the preparation for day to day field activities;
  • operation of boats, atvs, and other specialized equipment may be required.

Key Responsibilities Stellako fence project:

  • data collection and data entry;
  • count files from DIDSON;
  • conduct lake and stream surveys (Stellako, Nadina, Francois Lake, Nithi River, Ormond Creek);
  • dead pitch surveys;
  • night guard duties.

Key Responsibilities Endako Chinook project:

  • assist Biologist with daily stream walks of Shovell Creek and Endako River.

Key Responsibilities Juvenile Sturgeon project:

  • assist putting out set lines for sturgeon;
  • socument locations with GPS and recording data;
  • retrieve set lines, check for Sturgeon;
  • fish identification;
  • recording measurements of fish.

Carrier Sekani Tribal Council
Suite 200-1460 Sixth Ave
Prince George BC V2L3N2
Phone (250) 562-6279
Fax (250) 562-8206
Email: cciesielski@cstc.bc.ca

http://www.carriersekani.ca/images/docs/CSTCFisheriesFieldTechnicianDetailed2017.pdf


Reconciliation Table Manager

Full-Time, Term Position (2 years)

Reporting to the table of Chiefs and the Tribal Chief, and the General Manager, the Reconciliation Table Manager is responsible for assisting and guiding the Carrier Sekani First Nations (CSFN) in progress under the “Pathway Forward Agreement (PFA)”, in the following areas:
a. Development of a strategic approach in negotiations and engagement, with clear measurable time lines and goals.
b. Development of a reconciliation framework
c. Development of a decision-making process

For more information click here: http://www.carriersekani.ca/images/docs/170706_Job_Description_Reconciliation_Table_Manager.pdf

Deadline for submissions: Position will be open until filled.

Forestry Table Manager

Full-Time, Term Position (2 years)

Reporting to the table of Chiefs and the Tribal Chief, and the General Manager, the Forestry Table Manager is responsible for assisting and guiding the Carrier Sekani First Nations (CSFN) in progress under the “Pathway Forward Agreement (PFA)”, in the following Forestry Sub-Areas:
a. Development of a strategic approach in negotiations and engagement
b. Development of a stewardship framework
c. Development of a decision-making process that is inclusive to community members, Keyoh holders, and hereditary leaders.
d. Tenure opportunities in the territories.
e. Economic development and commercial relations with non-CSFN tenure holders.
f. Forestry-related socio-cultural matters.
g. Oversight of the implementation of the immediate measures set out in Part IV of the PFA.

For more information click here: http://www.carriersekani.ca/images/docs/170619_Job_Description-Forestry_Table_Manager.pdf

Deadline for submissions: Position will be open until filled.