Northern Shuswap Tribal Council


Position: 2019 NSTC Catch Monitor – Seasonal

Job Summary

The Seasonal NSTC Catch Monitor contributes to the overall success of the NSTC Fisheries Program by undertaking the duties that are associated with meeting the deliverables of fishery catch data collection.

Skills and Abilities

  1. Interact with fishers at designated areas.
  2. Biological or scientific technical sampling
  3. collecting data and compiling reports, verifying permits to fish that have been issued by a designated person or employee of the NSTC
  4. Follow safe practices around the river and make recommendations for improved safety practices at job site or to the overall program.
  5. Recognize infractions or breaking of rules and report to appropriate persons.
  6. Maintaining fishing sites, ensuring that they are clean of garbage.
  7. Organization and maintenance of equipment
  8. Participate in employer organized events and training.

Qualifications & Experience

Applicants must be 17 years of age or older at date of hire.

Having First Aid Level 1 with transportation endorsement is also an asset, as is Swift Water

Rescue Certification – Swift water Operations or higher.

Working Conditions

Some travel is required. The ideal candidate will have and maintain a valid BC Driver’s License and a vehicle in good working condition with appropriate vehicle insurance to meet program needs.

The successful applicant will be required to travel to designated sites, work in severe weather conditions, perform the physical requirements of the job (working/walking along river banks etc), work non-standard hours of work (evenings, late night and early morning) with minimal supervision.

Please submit applications to:

Operations Coordinator

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

17 First Avenue South

Williams Lake, BC   V2G 1H4

(250) 392-7361, ext.200 or 1-888-392-7361 Enquiries only

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  June 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Position:     Natural Resource Manager

Reports to: NStQ Stewardship Advisory Committee


NSTQ Stewardship Advisory Committee is seeking a Natural Resource Manager to guide and further develop the NStQ Communities collaborative natural resource stewardship initiatives. If you have a proven history of project management, a solid understanding of First Nations governance and relationship-building and excel at incorporating diverse perspectives into operational practices, we look forward to your application.


  • Project Management
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience in managing multiple projects with varying timelines.
  • Ability to work independently and to be self-directing self-empowered and self-motivated.
  • Ability to build effective interpersonal relationships from the community level to senior government levels.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the treaty teams, community governing bodies, service providers and government agencies to achieve goals.
  • Ability to think strategically.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs for word processing, databases, spreadsheets, presentations, email and the internet, to the intermediate level (capable of using a large number of functions and feel confident using the programs).
  • Ability to manage conflict and manage change.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, have attention to detail.
  • Understanding of First Nations values, culture, history, communities, and traditional territories.
  • Strong knowledge of governance.
  • Excellent research, communication and writing skills. Quality interactions with internal and external contacts to achieve defined goals.
  • Ability to motivate and manage staff and develop strong relationships with all levels of staff, service providers and government agencies.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to First Nations natural resource governance (i.e. First Nations studies, public policy, land use planning, environmental studies, geography, public administration, law, political science).
  • OR a Master’s Degree in a related field and 1 year of related experience.
  • OR an equivalent combination of education, training from a recognized institution and at least 5-6 years related experience may be considered (resource management or program management experience and demonstrated experience participating on project teams to develop and foster respectful and productive First Nations governance structures).


For a complete job description:

Posted Until Filled

Submit your cover letter & resume with 3 references to:

Stewardship Advisory Committee

c/o         Bonnie Slack, Operations Coordinator

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

17 South 1st Avenue, Williams Lake, BC  V2G 1H4

Email:    Phone: 250-392-7361    Fax: 250-392-6158


HOW TO APPLY? (NSTC/NSTS Jobs Only) [IMPORTANT NOTE:  For any of the job opportunities which are available and posted for any of our NStQ communities (and ‘not‘ with NSTC), please follow the  instructions within those individual postings]

Resume’s will be accepted by fax (250)392-6158, hand delivery, email:, or by post/mail.   Please  provide  a  cover  letter,  resume and any supporting documents with your submission. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry as per Section 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act.             **NOTE**  Resume’s received after 4:00PM on noted deadline dates will not be considered.

All Applications To:

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

Attn: Operations Coordinator

17 South First Avenue

Williams Lake, BC   V2G 1H4 


(250) 392-7361, ext.200 or (Toll Free: 1-888-392-7361) Enquiries only