Junior/Intermediate Fisheries Biologist – Full Time
Alberta Conservation Association – Sherwood Park, AB

Alberta Conservation Association (ACA) is seeking a highly motivated individual with keen interests in conservation and sustainable use of aquatic resources to join our Fisheries Program. This is a full-time position based out of our Northeastern Regional Office in Sherwood Park.

Responsibilities and Requirements

As part of the Fisheries Program, your organizational and interpersonal skills will help you undertake various projects, including population assessment, sport fishery evaluation, recreational fish stocking, lake aeration, water quality monitoring, fisheries and fish habitat restoration and enhancement, invasive species monitoring, implementation of species recovery and management plans, and applied research geared to answering questions relevant to conservation and management policies.

Successful candidates will thrive in a supportive team environment, but also be capable of operating with a high degree of independence. You will be responsible for supporting the development and field delivery of one or more projects, data entry and analysis, report writing, and meeting deadlines. Your work may also include participation in projects in other ACA program areas (i.e., Wildlife and Land Management) when opportunities arise.

This role will require periodic work during non-traditional office hours including weekends and holidays, as well as occasional work in field camps, and travel throughout Alberta.

Qualifications

  • Minimum a B.Sc. in Aquatic Biology or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence (supply drivers abstract before start date)
  • Valid First Aid Class C certification with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong data management and analytical skills
  • Proficiency with ArcGIS and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to perform in a variety of field conditions
  • Detail-oriented and excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic

Job Posting Closing Date: May 29, 2022, or until the position is filled.

Apply for F2022-004


We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. However, only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.