Wildlife Technician

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

Assisting in planning, coordinating & implementing research programs and fieldwork; tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Shipping, receiving, processing of and reporting on wildlife kits and samples;
  • Preparing materials and supplies for wildlife research projects (i.e., sampling tools, camping and safety equipment, etc.);
  • Environmental monitoring (collection and preparation of water, soil, air samples);
  • Trapping and/or killing of wildlife species and fish for sampling;
  • Ageing of salmon scales, char otoliths and beluga teeth;
  • Testing walrus and seal samples for Trichinella;
  • Data entry and analysis;
  • Other tasks as required by NRC Director or staff.

Qualifications:

  • Secondary 5 (or equivalent experience);
  • Some environmental monitoring training;
  • Strong on-the-land skills, knowledge of fish and wildlife;
  • Relevant experience an asset;
  • Must be comfortable working in laboratory, office and field environments;
  • Must be willing and able to understand concepts related to wildlife monitoring, wildlife disease and health, and environmental monitoring;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel;
  • Must be organized;
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to different tasks;
  • Must be fluent in Inuktitut and competent in English;
  • Some knowledge of French is an asset;
  • Valid driver’s license (northern or southern);
  • Familiarity with firearms;
  • Comfort driving or traveling in boats, ATV’s, helicopters, and small airplanes.

Benefits:

All marginal benefits available to employees of the Corporation as outlined in the Makivik Corporation Human Resources Policy Manual


It is the Corporation’s objective to favor and promote the employment of Inuit beneficiaries of the JBNQA.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


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