» T’aaq-wiihak Fisheries Monitors (Zeballos) Ecotrust Canada

T’aaq-wiihak Fisheries Monitors (Zeballos)

Apply until: March 17, 2020

Ecotrust Canada is seeking T’aaq-wiihak Fisheries Dockside Monitors for the 2020 T’aaq-wiihak Hook & Line (salmon and groundfish) demonstration fisheries.  Monitors will be based in Zeballos and work on the dock meeting fishing vessels as they land. Duties will be to monitor and document catch at offloads.

Fisheries are anticipated to commence April 2019 and run until November 30 for Hook & Line but actual length of fisheries is not known and set number of work days is not guaranteed.

Pursuant to Section 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act, preference will be given to aboriginal candidates who have a working knowledge of Nuu-chah-nulth culture and fishing practices.

Casual – Seasonal (2 positions):
Monitors may be required to work weekends and holidays. Monitors will be paid (minimum) for a 4 hour call out for each shift.

Responsibilities include:

– Collect accurate data at the dock from vessel offloads.
– Legibly and accurately record data on multiple forms.
– Maintain professional working relationship at all times.


– Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.
– Organizational skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
– Team work.
– Comfortable working on docks, fishing vessels, and handling fish.
– Criminal Record Check.
– Does NOT hold a Fisher’s registration card or certificate of accreditation.
– Does NOT purchase fish to resell.
– Is NOT an owner, operator, or employee of a business that catches, cultures, processes or transports           fish.

Ecotrust Canada will provide mandatory monitor training course in April (exact dates TBD) in Zeballos.
Successful applicants must pass a training exam.

Closing date for applications is March 17th, 2020.
For more information, please contact Gwen Bennett at (250) 266-0418. Click here for a PDF file of this posting.

Please submit your resume to monitoring@taaqwiihak.ca include “monitoring job – Zeballos” in the subject line.