Permanent Full Time

November 16, 2018

Treaty Lands and Resources Department

Note: This role is only open to TWN Community Members and TWN Employees

We are currently accepting applications for two Full Time Natural Resource Technicians to join our Fisheries Crew and Environmental Monitoring department. The Natural Resource Technician is responsible for completing a variety of field-based tasks related to the Tsleil-Waututh territory.

Training will be provided to conduct field assignments related to natural resource management (fish stock assessments; minnow trapping, habitat assessments). Please note, the position is largely seasonal, however tasks may continue year round.

• Assist with environmental inspection and monitoring to ensure environmental compliance
• Conduct technical assessments for air, water and land utilizing job-specific equipment
• Participate in habitat enhancement and resource management duties
• Assist with maintenance and operation of field and monitoring equipment
• Observe, record and enter data information in an accurate well-organized matter
• Communicate effectively and adhere to safety protocols
• Attend all Department and TWN Safety meeting
• Other related duties as required

• Reliable method of communication (e.g. cell phone) required
• Physically fit and competent working outdoors in variable, sometimes severe, weather conditions required
• Experience working in and around water (both rivers and marine) along with travel and/or work by boat required
• Experience working with machinery (e.g. trucks, motors, utility vehicles) and basic knowledge of maintenance and troubleshooting an asset
• Education / training, or equivalent, related to Natural Resources topics such as fisheries, forestry or protected areas management considered an asset however will train

• Demonstrated ability to work efficiently with a team and independently with minimal supervision
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Demonstrated flexibility and cooperation
• Ability to keep clear and accurate records
• Self-motivated; safety oriented and attentive to details
• Ability to report for work on time with necessary work clothing and equipment required

• Knowledge of native plant species, invasive plant species control and local ecosystems considered an asset
• Knowledge of Tsleil-Waututh Nation culture and traditional territory an asset.

Physical Demands
• Must be comfortable working in rugged, remote areas with minimal supervision
• Must be comfortable working in and around water (streams, rivers and ocean)
• Must be comfortable working in variable weather conditions
• Must be comfortable working with potentially dangerous machinery
• Must be comfortable with repetitive actions such as lifting up to 50 lbs and bending

Training and career development
Business casual office
Community fitness & gym access
Comprehensive group benefits plan & pension plan
Modern and new office building (Coming soon)

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