Senior Fish Culture Technician Posted Jun 12
Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC , Summerland, BC, Canada
 
The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC (FFSBC) is seeking a Senior Fish Culture Technician to join our team at the Summerland Trout Hatchery. Under the general direction of the Assistant Hatchery Manager, the Senior Fish Culture Technician will be responsible for the implementation of technical activities required for the delivery of programs supported by a fish culture facility including egg collections, incubation and rearing and the transfer and liberation of cultured fish into lakes and streams throughout the Province.

Working for the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC is more than a job. It’s a chance to be part of a unique organization that’s making a real difference in the future of BC’s fisheries.

Qualifications – Technical diploma specializing in fisheries resource management and 2 years directly related fish culture experience. Directly related fish culture experience includes capturing and spawning brood fish, incubating eggs, rearing juvenile fish, preventing/controlling fish disease, transporting and releasing fish into lakes or streams, collecting, summarizing and interpreting biological data and leading work activities of other staff, and planning and operating egg collection stations and fish release projects. Must hold a valid BC drivers license and Air Brakes Certificate. Equivalent combinations of education, training and experience may be considered. Lesser qualified applicants may be under-implemented.

To learn more about the position of Senior Fish Culturist, please review the posting and job description at http://www.gofishbc.com/About-Us.aspx#careers. For information on the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC please visit www.gofishbc.com.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your resume along with a letter that clearly and specifically states how you meet each of the listed education and experience qualifications by 4:30 pm PST, June 29, 2017. Please email your application to jobs@gofishbc.com. Please ensure your application clearly indicates the position in which you are interested.

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