Permanent Full Time

November 16, 2018

Treaty Lands and Resources Department

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

JOB SUMMARY:
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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• 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

QUALIFICATIONS:
• 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

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• 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:
• 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.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
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

WHY WORK FOR TSLEIL-WAUTUTH NATION?
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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