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Electronic Monitoring Video Data Analyst

Apply until: May 22, 2019

Job Description: Electronic Monitoring Video Data Analyst

Area A Crab Electronic Monitoring Project

 Video Analyst Job Posting

Location: Prince Rupert, BC

Start Date: Immediately

Length of contract: 3 months full-time – 30 to 40 hours per week depending on work levels, with the potential for contract extension

Compensation: Competitive rates, commensurate with experience

Other Considerations: Due to the requirements of project funding we are looking for candidates of Indigenous ancestry between the ages of 15 to 30.


Ecotrust Canada is the service provider for the Area A Crab fleet’s electronic monitoring (EM) and biological sampling programs. In addition, we run a number of innovative monitoring pilot programs through our Marine Monitoring Initiative, and provide support to fishermen and community organizations through our charitable programs.

2019 will be our eighth year of delivering EM programs in Area A and our seventh year delivering biological sampling programs. Our approach is to provide an EM system comprised of software and hardware components that are affordable and effective. Key components of these programs are to work in collaboration with the Area A Crab Association, individual licence holders and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) to collect and deliver high quality and timely data.

Ecotrust Canada is an enterprising non-profit organization that supports initiatives resulting in improved livelihoods and environmental and community conditions. Our fisheries team has many years of direct experience in commercial fisheries and fishery monitoring programs. For more information, please see www.ecotrust.ca

Reporting Responsibilities:

The Video Data Analyst will report into our Project Manager of Fisheries and Marine Monitoring, and will work in our Prince Rupert office.

Video Analyst Duties and Responsibilities:

Video analysts are responsible for the efficient collection of quality data from video footage of the Area A crab fleet as assigned to them. Area A crab videos will be reviewed in order to record fishing compliance issues by vessel per month.

Videos will be reviewed using a custom online database which also serves as a data entry tool. Training in use of this software will be provided but general computer literacy and experience in data entry is an asset. You will be responsible for tracking the hours worked and reporting the information every two weeks or as required.

The position will also be used for other administration duties as needed by the program.


  • Previous experience with data entry, and good task management and tracking skills.
  • Working knowledge of Excel and a high comfort level working with video software are assets.
  • At-sea/river experience aboard recreational, commercial and/or food fishing vessels an asset.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Work well under pressure, reliable, very organized and disciplined.
  • Ability to work independently with a high level of self-motivation as well as the ability to take direction from managers and be a team player.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume and references outlining how you meet the desired qualifications by email to skeena@ecotrust.ca or in person at 200-515 Third Avenue West, Prince Rupert BC. The deadline has been extended to May 22nd.

Questions about the position can be sent to skeena@ecotrust.ca

We encourage all interested parties to apply. We will only contact those shortlisted for an interview.