Sunday , February 5 2023

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Jobs – Conservation & Protection Supervisor

Website Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Job Description:

Employment Equity contributes to a strong and sustainable Public Service by ensuring that the workforce reflects the rich diversity of Canada’s population. At Fisheries and Oceans Canada, we see the value that a representative workforce brings to our organization. We celebrate the richness of the people that contribute to this organization’s workforce. A workforce where the diversity of thought, culture, ethnicity, age, gender orientation and experiences are considered as invaluable assets. Together, we can meet new challenges, fuel innovation through diversity, help create prosperity and make a positive impact in the workplace and the people we serve. We encourage and value the inclusion of all people including members of the LGBTQ2+ community and the four Employment Equity Groups. We therefore encourage you to apply for this opportunity should you believe you are qualified.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage a professional workforce, assigned budget and material resources with prudence and probity in accordance with government policy and regulations.
  • Oversee the collection and validation of enforcement data related to conservation and protection activities and apply established standards to measure program effectiveness.
  • Promote stewardship of the fisheries resources and fish habitat among the various user groups, private and public sector industries, government agencies, and the general public. Promote responsible fishing and develops community relationships to support and encourage a strong conservation ethic.
  • Plan, manage, direct and participate in enforcement operations and the response to crisis situations requiring the deployment of resources between Detachments; provide negotiation and consultation expertise to the parties in dispute and assist in enforcement and investigative services.
  • Recommend and implement enforcement priorities based on consultations with staff, regional and area management personnel, and the various client groups.
  • Determine the Detachment’s resource requirements (human, financial, equipment) and make recommendations to the Chief to obtain the resource requirements needed to safely and cost-effectively deliver enforcement operations.
  • Plan, organize and direct the activities of the Conservation and Protection program personnel for the assigned Detachment.

Job Requirements:

  • Recent experience in supervision. (Applicant must clearly demonstrate that they have supervised staff in an organizational unit. E.g., assigning work, conducting performance evaluations, coordinating staff training and developing staffing plans).
  • Work in an isolated posting.
  • Deployment to any part of the country, or assignment to all types of enforcement activities such as inland, coastal and offshore patrols (including air patrols), and/or forensic investigations and/or special operations;
  • Recent experience in planning and conducting enforcement activities in a natural resource management regulatory program.
  • Recent experience in developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with internal partners and external stakeholders to achieve program objectives.
  • Work and/or travel at sea or by air and in a variety of terrains and degrees of isolation for various periods of time in all weather conditions.
  • Meet medical and psychological suitability standards;
  • Travel (up to three weeks for special assignments).
  • Ability and willingness to work evening and weekends;
  • Meet the DFO use of force proficiency standards;
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice;
  • Wear a uniform and required protective clothing;
  • Recent experience in the development and implementation of a compliance plan or project in an aquatic ecosystem, fisheries, fish habitat or natural resource management context.
  • Carry and use firearms and other restricted and prohibited weapons meeting DFO proficiency standards;
  • Recent experience in synthesizing information, presenting analysis, generating reports and providing recommendations to Senior Management. (usually equivalent to PM05 or higher)
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license, a current standard First Aid Certificate and a CPR Certificate;

Job Details:

Company: Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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