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Are you interested in joining a dynamic team dedicated to the conservation of Atlantic salmon in Canada? Come join us at the Mactaquac Biodiversity Facility located minutes outside of beautiful Fredericton, New Brunswick.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is looking for a Lead Hatchery Management Biologist (BI-03) to manage all unit staff and operations at Mactaquac Biodiversity Facility.
Principally, Mactaquac Biodiversity Facility operates a captive breeding program designed to maintain the genetic diversity of Atlantic salmon populations of conservation concern and facilitate the re-
establishment of self-sustaining populations in the Maritimes Region. The successful candidate for this position will :
Intent of the process
We are seeking a qualified person to fill one (1) Lead Hatchery Management Biologist position.
A pool of qualified or partially qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff similar positions of various language requirements, tenures and security requirements within Science Branch, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Maritimes Region.
Positions to be filled : 1
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
A bachelors degree in a biological sciences discipline from a recognized educational institution
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
A masters degree in a biological sciences discipline from a recognized educational institution or a technical diploma in fish hatchery management obtained from a recognized educational institution.
focused fish hatchery setting).
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance
Valid driver’s licence
Willingness and ability to work in remote field sites during inclement weather conditions
Willingness and ability to work overtime
Willingness and ability to travel
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