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fisheries observer

Source: Job Bank


Yarmouth, NS


$190.00 daily

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English or French
  • Hours: 40 to 56 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Will train
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • In/on water

Work setting

  • Various locations
  • Staff accommodation available


  • Assist biologists
  • Check registrations and licences of fishing vessels
  • Inspect fish catch for size
  • Inspect fishing gear and equipment
  • Generate public awareness of fish and wildlife conservation and regulation
  • Perform resources protection duties

Area of work experience

  • Fishing industry
  • Renewable resources

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own vehicle
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel regularly

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Physically demanding

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone

Personal suitability

  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Workplace information

  • On the road job

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Mileage paid

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits

Other benefits

  • On-site housing options

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