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Job Posting at Quatse River CEDP Hatchery

Posted on April 3rd 2012, by Northern Vancouver Island Salmonid Enhancement Association

The Northern Vancouver Island Salmonid Enhancement Association (NVISEA) is seeking a full time hatchery technician for the Quatse River Hatchery in Port Hardy. Duties vary seasonally and include fish husbandry, crew supervision, swim enumeration, fish transport and releases, data recording, facility tours and general maintenance activities.

Candidates are required to have a diploma in Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology or equivalent facility experience, excellent computer skills and a valid BC driver's licence. Assets include swift water rescue, Level 1 first aid, net pen fish culture experience, general maintenance skills and adult and juvenile species identification.

NVISEA operates the Quatse River Hatchery, Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre and O'Connor Lake Net Pens. We also partner with the Friends of the Marble River to seasonally staff the Marble River Public Involvement Program (PIP) Hatchery. NVISEA employs four full time staff members, with an additional casual crew of eight. This position is full time, Tuesday to Saturday. NVISEA's Quatse River Hatchery has just undergone a complete facility rebuild, with the addition of an outstanding Interpretive Centre. Please visit our web site for more information on NVISEA.

If you love salmon and rivers, enjoy outdoor work, are in good physical health and can work with minimal supervision please forward your resume to:

Ken Fuller – Manager
Quatse River Hatchery
PO Box 1409
Port Hardy BC, V0N 2P0

Fax: (250) 949-5195

Closing Date: April 16, 2012
Desired Hiring: April 30 or sooner

Only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

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