JOB POSTING - Fisheries Reconciliation Implementation Manager


Wuikinuxv Village (Katit), Rivers Inlet

C/O BAG 3500, Port Hardy, B.C. V0N 2P0

Admin Office Phone: (250)-949-8625


Fisheries Reconciliation

Implementation Manager



JOB DESCRIPTION

The Wuikinuxv Nation Stewardship Office is looking for a Fisheries Reconciliation

Implementation Manager to work with our Fisheries Team, the community and local

partners. The Fisheries Reconciliation Implementation Manager will work on a variety

of projects that will support management planning processes, in season operational

decision-making, and research and monitoring activities within Wuikinuxv Nation

Territory. The ideal candidate will be a leader with a strong interest and experience

working with community-based fisheries or fisheries management.


PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Work with Wuikinuxv Fisheries team to facilitate the strategic planning and coordination of various Wuikinuxv projects and programs related to fish and aquatic species, especially work related to implementation of the Fisheries Resource Reconciliation Agreement

  • Project development and management including budgeting and reporting

  • Policy and procedure development

  • Work with Wuikinuxv Guardian Watchmen and other compliance and enforcement staff to monitor and enforce fisheries laws and policies

  • Collaborate with researchers or lead science based research or monitoring projects

  • Represent Wuikinuxv on relevant committees and technical working groups.

  • Maintain effective communication with internal Wuikinuxv Nation staff, council, committees, as well as external governments and organizations

  • Develop communication materials, and sharing information with the broader community

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma related to fisheries management or a related discipline;

  • 3 to 5 years of experience working in Fisheries Resource Management;

  • Awareness of the importance of Indigenous laws, rights and title issues and traditional ecological knowledge to fisheries management;

  • Knowledge of federal and provincial law related to fisheries management;

  • Understanding of and experience with ecosystem-based management and its application to resource and economic development in the marine environment;

  • Experience as a leader with a clear and collaborative approach and strong project management skills, including ability to manage multiple work plans and complex projects simultaneously;

  • Strong writing and analytical skills;

  • Experience with managing budgets and writing project reports;

  • Strong communication and public relations skills;

  • Computer skills, including familiarity with MS word & excel

Additional qualifications and characteristics

that are important for the position include:

  • Familiarity with Wuikinuxv Territory and stewardship values;

  • Experience working with First Nations, stakeholders, and government agencies;

  • Understanding of fisheries science and management activities within the BC coast;

  • Field experience conducting fisheries research, and managing field crews to implement research initiatives;

  • Demonstrated ability to train field staff on survey methods and experimental design;

  • Experience with research project management, data entry and analysis, and report writing;

  • Personal characteristics such as team oriented, integrity, self-motivated, conscientious, persistent and leadership abilities;

  • Experience with vessel operation and/or maintenance;

  • Experience with field research or work in remote locations;

  • Willingness to travel to and work from Rivers Inlet on a regular basis


POSITION DETAILS

  • Full-time

  • Wage: $55,000 - 70,000 + benefits, depending on qualifications and experience

  • Reports directly to Stewardship Director and works collaboratively with all members of Stewardship Team

  • Full Job Description available upon request.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to:


Andra Forney - Stewardship Director

Email: stewardship_director@wuikinuxv.net

or in person to the Band Office


DEADLINE:

Friday, July 9th 2021 – 4:00pm

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