Fisheries Biologist (DEWR10282022)

Job Description:

The Fisheries Biologist will report to the Assistant Director responsible for the Nunavik Research Centre in the Department of Environment, Wildlife and Research.


  • Planning, coordinating & implementing fisheries research and monitoring programs across Nunavik;
  • Planning, coordinating, and participating in field work in remote locations;
  • Support local and regional organizations in developing & implementing fisheries research and monitoring programs
  • Preparing reports, meeting presentations & funding submissions, as required;
  • Working with a multidisciplinary team to advance research and knowledge on Nunavik fish populations;
  • Provide technical advice on development project proposals;
  • Supervise technical staff / students, as required;
  • Other related duties required or assigned.


  • Minimum B.Sc.;
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience in a related field;
  • Field experience a pre-requisite;
  • Laboratory experience a pre-requisite;
  • Demonstrable report writing capacity and presentations at meetings;
  • Excellent command of English (written and oral); French and Inuktitut an asset;
  • Proficient computer skills;
  • Knowledge of computer programs (Word, Excel, PPT, ArcGIS, etc.);
  • Northern experience an asset;
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities an asset;
  • Leadership experience an asset;
  • Organized, time management and prioritizing skills.


All marginal benefits available to employees of the Corporation as outlined in the Makivvik Corporation Human Resources Policy Manual

It is the Corporation’s objective to favor and promote the employment of Inuit beneficiaries of the JBNQA.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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