Wildlife Technician

Job Description:

REPORTS TO:                                 The Assistant Director of the Nunavik Research Centre in the Department of Environment, Wildlife and Research


Assisting in planning, coordinating and implementing research programs and fieldwork; tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Shipping, receiving, processing of and reporting on wildlife kits and samples at the Nunavik Research Centre;
  • Preparing materials and supplies for wildlife research projects (i.e., sampling tools, camping and safety equipment, etc.);
  • Environmental monitoring (collection and preparation of water, soil, air samples);
  • Trapping and/or harvesting of wildlife species and fish for sampling;
  • Ageing of salmon scales, char otoliths and beluga teeth;
  • Testing walrus and seal samples for Trichinella;
  • Data entry and analysis;
  • Be available to travel, when requested;
  • Any other related duties request by the supervisor.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Good communication skills in at least two (2) of the three (3) languages: Inuktitut, English and/or French;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications;
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license (provincial or territorial);
  • Comfortable working indoors and outdoors;
  • Ability to understand concepts related to the wildlife monitoring, wildlife disease and health and environment monitoring;
  • Strong on-the-land skills, knowledge of fish and wildlife;
  • Knowledge of project proposal, funding applications, report writing, program evaluations and strong organizational skills;
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude;
  • Good integrity, autonomy, punctuality and accountability.

Inuit Beneficiary hiring will always be a priority at Makivvik.

Training will be available for Beneficiaries in the advancement of their career.


All marginal benefits available to employees of Makivvik as outlined in the Makivvik 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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