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Job Title: Fisheries Biologist
Company: Yucwmenlucwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP
Effective Date: TBD
Deadlines for Applications: Open until position filled
Submit Resumes to: River Johnson



We’re pleased to offer this exciting career opportunity as a Fisheries Biologist with Yucwmenlucwu (Caretakers of the Land) LLP.
Yucwmenlucwu is a growing natural resource management company under the Splatsin Development Corporation which is
located in Enderby, BC. We provide a diverse range of environmental, archaeology, and forestry services to our many partners
and clients, as well as technical support to the Splatsin Community. Our team is comprised of over 30 professionals and
technicians focused on the protection and conservation of cultural and natural resources. This position provides an excellent
opportunity for someone wishing to make a positive contribution to the current state of our environment. We offer
competitive wages, as well as an attractive employee benefits package. Enderby is a vibrant, thriving community and our
location allows for a quality lifestyle with access to many world-class recreational amenities.
Summary of Duties:
The Fisheries Biologist will assist our environment team in the management and delivery of various projects and conservation
initiatives, specifically in the fields of fisheries research and monitoring programs, fisheries and aquatic resource impact
assessments, and development of mitigation measures and habitat restoration plans.
Responsibilities:
• Management and delivery of fisheries and aquatic studies, programs, and initiatives
• Provide technical support to the referral and consultation processes
• Mentor and train junior staff and Splatsin community members
• Develop and maintain good relationships with clients, regulatory agencies and partners
• Develop project proposals, work plans, and budgets
• Prepare technical letters and reports
• Manage contracts and sub-consultants
Requirements:
• Previous experience working with a First Nations community or organization on fisheries management
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Fisheries Biology or equivalent
• Minimum of 5 years of multidisciplinary experience in aquatic ecology/fisheries biology/management
• Minimum of 3 years direct project management experience
• Understanding of freshwater fisheries in the Southern Interior of BC and fish habitat restoration and enhancement
techniques
• Registered (or eligible) Professional Biologist in BC with the BC College of Applied Biology
• Crew supervisor electrofishing certification in BC
• Thorough understanding and application of fish habitat assessment and quantification methods
• Knowledge of provincial and federal regulatory processes, guidelines, and best management practices
• Excellent analytic skills with a strong background in biostatistics
• Experience in stream and lake sampling techniques
• Understanding of instream/environmental flow assessments and modeling tools
• Ability to cultivate relationships with community members, colleagues, and partners
• Excellent organization, prioritization and time management skills
• Proven ability to work within project budgets, under contracts and with sub-consultants
• Demonstrated technical writing and research experience
• Strong interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
• Discretion and respect for confidentiality
• Possess a current and valid Canadian Driver’s License
5655 Hwy 97A Enderby, BC V0E 1V0 250-838-0775 Fax: 250-838-2378
To be considered for this position, your resume must clearly demonstrate proficiency in the aforementioned duties,
responsibilities and requirements. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those
considered will be contacted for an interview.


Posted: October 2, 2018
Closes: December 1, 2018