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Looking to hire firefighters and crew bosses to start work Sept 4th, 2017

To apply contact: 

 Earl William. Ph: 250-373-2253, Cell: 250-682-9184 or message him on FaceBook

Jason William. Ph: 778-220-5348

SEASONAL Employment Posting -- Fisheries Field Technicians

The Nicola Watershed Stewardship and Fisheries Authority (NWSFA) is looking to expand our field crew.  We need people who enjoy the outdoors, will work in all weather conditions, be able to deal with stinky rotten salmon carcasses and be able to walk over slippery surfaces and climb over obstacles. 

Fisheries Field Technician:

Requirements: valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle that can go on dirt roads.

Qualifications: technical knowledge (data collecting, species ID, etc), safety awareness, good communication skills, strong work ethic (reliable and motivated), able to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team, able to work weekends and nights, good physical condition.

Job Description: ability to work 8 hours outdoors in all climatic conditions, to conduct carcass recovery and biological fish sampling. Fish fence/trap operations may consist of night-shifts.

Education and work experience: (Preferred) NVIT Natural Resources Diploma or BCIT Renewable Resources Diploma and/or 5 years work experience in the field of Fisheries.

Work apparel:  cruising vest, rain gear, thermal and/or wicking base layers, CSA approved hiking boots. Chest waders and wading boots will be provided. Start Date: September 5th, 2017             End Date: To be determined - when the river freezes (usually beginning of December)
Pay: starting at $13.00/hr, dependent on work experience and credentials


DEADLINE FOR RESUMES:  Thursday, August 31st

*The NWSFA apologies for the short notice – we are in need of one additional crew member for the upcoming season.
Resumes with Cover letter can be sent to:
NTA offices, c/o Tracy Wimbush, NWSFA Program Manager
Box 188, Merritt, BC
V1K 1B8
Fax:  250-378-9119

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