Marine Research Associate
Overview The Torngat Wildlife, Plants & Fisheries Secretariat is seeking employment applications for an Anticipated Summer Intern position. Wage: $12.65/hour Duration: 11 weeks Hours: 32.5 hours/week Start Date: June 2, 2014 Location: Happy Valley - Goose Bay, NL E-mail resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 13, 2014 at 1pm Atlantic time. Process Screening A hiring committee will screen the applications against position requirements. Best qualified candidates will be selected for an interview. Only selected candidates will be notified. Interview Selected candidates will proceed with an interview. Task Interviewed candidates will be asked to provide an example of their written work. Reference References on best suited candidates will be checked. Decision Successful and unsuccessful interviewed candidates will be notified. Job Description Supervisors Title Fisheries Research Program Manager (FRPM) Main Function To provide assistance with the fisheries research program of the Torngat Secretariat. Major Duties Use software to analyze Labrador Inuit Knowledge interviews on Atlantic Salmon and Arctic Char. Prepare a final written report for Torngat Secretariat library. Assist the FRPM with the preparation of scientific equipment for a snow crab survey. Organize small events with local groups on fish and fish habitat. Education Preference given to a student currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution. Competencies Ability to work independently. Ability to write comprehensively. Knowledge of the Labrador Inuit Settlement Area (LISA) and renewable resources in the area. To be considered, the applicant must meet Student Eligibility criteria as per Canada Summer Jobs program 2014, which include the following: Canadian citizen or entitled to work in Canada. Between the ages of 15 and 30 years. Must be a full time student and returning to school in fall 2014.