Full Time | Alert Bay

Fisheries Office Assistant (FOA)

Deadline: Position Open Until Filled

POSITION SUMMARY:  To assist the Aquatic Resources Manager (ARM) in the coordination, administration and monitoring of ‘Namgis fisheries.

REPORTS TO: NR Director, and Aquatic Resources Manager


  • Under the direction of the Aquatic Resources Manager, assists in the operational administration of ‘Namgis Fisheries including:
    • Maintenance of required statistical and field records.
    • Administration and monitoring of ‘Namgis Food, Social and Ceremonial (FSC) permits.
    • Liaison with Fisheries and Oceans technical staff and other agency staff as appropriate
  • Assists, as directed, in the implementation of fisheries related research activities.
  • Participation in ‘Namgis team research and related projects
  • Undertake training as assigned.
  • Other duties as required by the Natural Resources Director, and/or the Administrator.


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in fisheries management or a related field
  • Familiarity with the Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy and related agreements
  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills`
  • Computer skills and familiar with Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to engage with ‘Namgis members, the general public, and DFO officials in a courteous manner.


  • Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent
  • Certificate or diploma in administration, data management or related field

Please supply a cover letter and resume’ and send to humanresources@namgis.bc.ca

Salary range; $43,109 up to $50,151

This position will remain open until filled.

Only those short listed will be contacted.