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Job title: Fisheries Technician
Company: Metla Environmental Inc.
- Company Name: Metla Environmental Inc.
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- Opening Date: 2022-04-06
- Closing Date: 2022-07-01
- Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Employment Opportunity for Fisheries Biologist/Technician
Seasonal Fisheries Technician/Biologist: Job description.
Location: Remote camps on the Yukon and Taku rivers. Period May 15 through August 30. Employment could extend past August 30 if candidate is not returning to studies.
Job description/duties: Assist on-site project biologists with all aspects of the projects. Work will include, but may not be limited to, salmon stock assessment and sampling (traditional weirs, mark/recapture and sonar) as well as fish culture practices such as broodstock collection, gamete collection and fry rearing and feeding.
Qualifications: BSc. , or two year diploma graduate or 3rd or 4th year degree student. Applicant will require familiarity with general computer hardware/software systems, using excel spread sheets and the recognition of the importance of accurate data collection and entry. Candidates need to be mature with the ability and willingness to work in an isolated environment for extended periods of time. Boat experience is an asset as is working in remote areas. Need to be moderately physically fit. Require standard first aid with CPR as well as a boat operator’s certificate. General camp maintenance and operation duties are expected.
The existing camps are comfortable with satellite internet and emergency satellite phone capabilities. Food, lodging and equipment supplied by employer. The job presents an opportunity to acquire fisheries knowledge and experience while working in interesting and untrammelled environments.
Salary: Negotiable and commensurate with experience.
Metla Environmental Inc. is an established Yukon based company with over 30 years conducting fisheries projects in northern B.C. and Yukon. Please contact:
867 336 1876
Metla Environmental Inc.
Applied Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
867 633 2795
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