Kativik Regional Government

Uumajuit Warden

PERMANENT, PART-TIME POSITIONS

Under the Supervision of the Uumajuit Program Coordinator, the responsibilities of the Warden will include, without being limited to:

• Assist in the realization of the Nunavik Wildlife Protection Plan objectives and the Nunavik Aboriginal Aquatic Resources and Oceans Management Agreement objectives;
• Patrol the Nunavik territory so as to ensure that the regulations and wildlife exploitation modalities are respected (licenses, rights, etc.);
• Assist wildlife protection officers during verifications done on residents, temporary residents and visitors in Nunavik;
• Verify hunting and fishing access rights on the territory;
• Inform wildlife protection officers of reported or observed poaching activities;
• Assist the wildlife protection officers in cases of disruption of fish and/or wildlife habitat;
• Inform the population of applicable wildlife regulations;
• Participate with the wildlife protection officers in the education programs for students;
• Ensure communication between residents, temporary residents and visitors in Nunavik;
• Work with the Technicians to ensure that their tasks are completed including collaboration with DFO Fisheries Officers and Environment Canada Officers;
• Collect weekly observation and catch data (i.e. sighted, landed, loss and wounded) of marine mammals: Belugas, walrus, seals, narwhals, bowhead whales and killer whales;
• Provide patrol and weekly reports;
• Perform other related duties, as required, by the Supervisor.

 

Required Qualifications:

• Minimum of three (3) years of experience in wildlife protection, fisheries conservation or equivalent; traditional land skills will be considered as equivalent experience;
• Demonstrated experience in renewable resource harvesting, hunting, fishing, trapping and traditional land skills;
• Sound moral character;
• Never have been found guilty of, or pleaded guilty to, an offence under the Criminal Code;
• Available to undertake patrols and to travel within Nunavik;
• Written and oral working knowledge of at least two (2) of the following languages: Inuktitut, English and French
• Willing to undergo training.

*The selected candidates will attend training provided by the Ministère de la Forêt, de la Faune et des Parcs to qualify as Wildlife Protection Assistant.

 

Place of work:

Salluit
Salary:

Minimum: $34 014/year; maximum $55 123/year (Class 5)


Benefits*:

Cost of living differential: Minimum of $11 834/year
Food allowance: Minimum of $5 947/year
Annual leave trips: Minimum of 3
Simplified Pension Plan: 6% employer, 4% employee
Group Insurance
Vacation: 20 days
Statutory Holidays: 19 days including 10 during Christmas holidays

 

Please send your resume to:

Human Resources
Kativik Regional Government
P.O. Box 9
Kuujjuaq QC J0M 1C0
Fax: (819) 964-2975
Email:

 

The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and with the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit candidates.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.