Fish Ageing Technician
Seasonal Departmental, 52 weeks
Manitoba Natural Resources and Northern Development
Fish and Wildlife, Resource Management and Protection
Advertisement Number: 39408
Salary Range: $42,678.00 – $50,609.00 per year
Closing Date: July 6, 2022
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).
Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.
Conditions of Employment:
· Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
· Must be able and willing work overtime as required
· Must be physically able to perform the duties of the position including the ability to lift loads weighing up to 30 kgs
· Must possess and maintain a valid full stage Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s Licence
· Must be willing and able to travel periodically throughout the province of Manitoba to conduct field work
· Post-secondary education in Biology, Resource Management or Environmental Studies, or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
· Experience in collecting and maintaining biological data such as fish ageing structures
· Experience working on resource management projects in a field environment including sampling of biological specimens from fish and/or other species
· Knowledge of basic fish biology and fish ageing techniques or methodologies
· Experience cataloguing biological samples and documenting data, including the ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures and implement quality control and assurance practices
· Effective verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate technical information to a variety of audiences
· Strong written communication skills with the ability to prepare technical reports
· Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external groups
· Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
· Ability to maintain high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
· Experience using Microsoft Office applications or equivalent software applications
· Knowledge of basic data analysis techniques with the ability to interpret, prepare, and present results
This position provides technical services to regional and head office fisheries staff. These services are required as an integral part of biologically sound management and as an integral part of the Coordinated Aquatic Monitoring Program (CAMP). The primary function of the position is to process and age fish ageing structures collected as part of CAMP.
Advertisement No. 39408
Service Centre 4
Human Resource Services
600-259 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB. R3B 2A9
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process.
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We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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