Fisheries Technician

  • Full-Time
  • Gimli

Website Manitoba Government


Manitoba Economic, Investment, Trade and Natural Resources, Fisheries Branch, is seeking qualified individuals to join the fisheries team. The Manitoba government has a comprehensive benefits package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity leave, family related leave, and a defined pension plan.
Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be willing and able to work extended hours as required.
  • Must be willing and able to work in rural field locations, on lakes and on rivers as required, which may include inclement weather.
  • Must be physically able to perform the duties of the position, including the ability to lift and maneuver a minimum of 30 kg.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid full stage Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s Licence.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Pleasure Craft Operator Licence.
  • Qualifications: Essential:

  • Graduate of post-secondary studies in resource management or biological sciences; emphasis in fisheries or wildlife management preferred.
  • Experience in implementing fish stock assessments field programs.
  • Ability to identify fish species found in Manitoba waterbodies.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office or equivalent software applications.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills including ability to record, compile, and manage large data sets.
  • Experience in the safe operation of 4×4 trucks while towing trailers.
  • Experience operating boats including knowledge of safe boating practices.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Duties: Manitoba’s Central Region has some of the provinces most heavily used and most important fisheries. Subsistence, recreational and commercial users share. As a key member of a small team dedicated to managing these resources, the Regional Fisheries Technician’s primary role will be to assist regional staff throughout the province in conducting annual index gillnetting programs, stock assessment programs on Lake Winnipeg and Manitoba.

    This position will also supoport various stock monitoring programs within the region as well as provides assistance to other areas in Manitoba.


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