Senior Biologist, DFO

May 31 2018

 

DFO is looking for a Senior Biologist for the Fraser & Interior area.

 

The immediate need of the resulting pool will be to staff Senior Biologist positions within the Fraser and Interior Stock Assessment and Resource Management Programs at full or part time hours and for various tenures. It may also be used for similar positions within Fisheries and Oceans in the Pacific Region.

 

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Education:

  • Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in a natural, physical, or applied science with specialization in a field relevant to the duties of the position. (Degree equivalency) Degree equivalency

Experience:

  • Significant** experience in conducting and reporting results of quantitative analyses of scientific data.
  • Experience in working collaboratively with clients or stakeholders such as other government departments or agencies, non-government organizations, First Nations or industry representatives.
  • Experience leading or participating in multi-disciplinary teams focused on science based program delivery.
  • Experience in managing financial and human resources.

 

Your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Depending on the position being staffed, any of the asset qualifications may also be deemed as an essential qualification and only candidates and persons with a priority entitlement who possess those qualifications will be considered for that specific vacancy. Please indicate if you possess any of the asset qualifications in your application.

Education:

  • A Masters or Doctoral degree from a recognized university with a specialization in natural, physical, or applied sciences or other specialization relevant to the position. (Degree equivalency) Degree equivalency

Experience:

  • Recent* and significant** experience in conducting and reporting on quantitative analyses of biological data related to fish population dynamics or stock assessments.
  • Significant** experience in using computer software for fisheries management purposes including databases and reporting tools.
  • Significant**experience in fisheries resource management including identifying problems and solutions, and communicating recommendations to decision makers on fisheries issues.
  • Experience in working with First Nations.
  • Experience leading or participating in multi-disciplinary teams focused on the monitoring or management of fish populations.
  • Experience designing surveys to monitor and assess fisheries or fish populations.
  • Experience preparing and publishing peer reviewed literature and/or technical reports.
  • Experience writing code using a modern programming language (e.g. R, ADMB, etc.).
  • Significant**experience in biological resource management including identifying problems, developing solutions, and communicating recommendations to decision makers.
  • Experience in developing and directing stock assessments of fish populations.

*Recent is defined as experience within the past five (5) years

** Significant is understood to mean the depth and breadth of experience normally associated with having performed the full range of activities related to the individual experience factor

 

https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=1169424

 

Closing date June 19th.

 

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