[Sust-mar] Fisheries Scientist, f/t, Oceana Canada, Ottawa or Halifax / flexible
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Position: Fisheries Scientist http://GoodWork.ca/922513
Organization: Oceana Canada
Location: Preferably in Ottawa or Halifax, Canada, But TBD, based on candidate.
Oceana Canada, an independent charity established to restore Canadian oceans to be as rich, healthy, and abundant as they once were, is proud to be affiliated with the international family of Oceana organizations. Oceana Canada works with civil society, academics, fishers, and government to return Canadas formerly vibrant oceans to health. We engage in fact-based campaigns designed to preserve the bounty of the sea as a source for wild-caught fish, as well as to preserve the marine ecosystem for our own and future generations.
Oceana Canada seeks a Fisheries Scientist to play a critical role in support of the success of its campaigns. The Fisheries Scientist, reporting to the Director of Science, will have responsibility for researching Oceana Canadas campaign topics in fisheries science, oceans management and related policies.
Principal duties and responsibilities
Research and review topics related to fisheries and marine conservation to inform and support the goals and strategies of Oceana Canadas campaigns.
Gather information through literature searches, data mining, and expert interviews; build and analyze large datasets.
Keep up to date on best practices and scientific methodologies and any innovations concerning the conservation and sustainable management of marine fisheries.
Critique fisheries policy, implementation and practice at the national and regional level.
Write, edit, and prepare reports with meticulous attention to detail. Draft science-based policy recommendations.
Develop a strong network of scientists and personal expertise in fisheries management.
Contribute as a part of a team to support the development of Oceanas initiative to Save the Oceans, Feed the World.
Perform additional duties as needed and/or assigned.
Must be willing to accept varied workload. Some long hours, weekend events, alternative hours to accommodate international time zones and travel may be required.
Must have the ability to handle many tasks simultaneously in a dynamic work environment with speed, accuracy, and a positive attitude; show initiative, and exhibit insightful planning and understanding of abstract concepts.
Must maintain strict confidentiality in working with sensitive information, and possess excellent judgment in handling communications, expenses, personal relationships and representing Oceana Canada in a professional manner.
Other duties as assigned
Graduate degree in a relevant Science discipline with practical experience in fisheries science, conservation and marine biology.
Extensive knowledge of Canadian fisheries, science and management.
Excellent writing, editing, communication and research skills required.
Ability to build and analyze large datasets.
Knowledge of marine ecosystems, fisheries management, aquaculture and seafood trade.
Organized working style with attention to detail.
Fluency in French will be considered an asset.
The successful candidate must be available for full-time work in Canada.
Oceana Canada offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Oceana Canada is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, support will be provided in the recruitment process and accommodations for disabilities will be provided on request wherever appropriate. All offers of employment are conditional upon the successful completion of reference checks and a criminal background check.
While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted.
Please send your resume and cover letter, including your salary expectations, to:
hr at oceana.ca
by 3pm on September 18, 2015.
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