Fishing Guide
in Edmundston, NB

Edmundston, NB
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Fishing Guide

Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture

Open Competition


Larry's Gulch Lodge

Who we are

We invite you to join the Larry's Gulch team! We have the opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful places that New Brunswick has to offer while providing meaningful and challenging work. Imagine being able to experience the beauty of the world-class Restigouche River every day!

What you will do

As a member of the Larry's Gulch team, the successful candidate will be an Ambassador for Parks NB. You will be responsible for:

• Preparing pit rotation schedules for both regular and low water conditions in collaboration with the manager
• Directing and transporting clients to the pools in a safe manner
• Providing an enriching experience to clients in both official languages
• Ensuring complete confidentiality of discussions between clients during fishing trips
• Assisting clients with their fishing equipment and offering advice on fly fishing techniques
• Assisting clients in catching a salmon by fishing for them if requested
• Cleaning canoes and shoreline regularly
• Keeping the guide camp and fishing equipment clean and tidy
• Performing general maintenance at the Lodge
• Performing other related duties as required

Work Environment

• Hours of work are 7:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. to 10 p.m. each day, with a break from Friday at 12 p.m. until Saturday at 5:15 p.m.
• 60 hours per week

Who you are

Your attitude, skills and interests are just as important as your area of study. We are looking for diverse backgrounds that bring a combination of the following:

Need to have

• Minimum of one (1) year of experience as an Atlantic salmon fly fisherman
• Experience as an Atlantic salmon fishing guide
• Experience operating a motorized canoe on the Restigouche River
• Possession of a valid Emergency First Aid/CPR certificate
• NB Professional Guide License 1
• NB Pleasure Craft Operator License
• NB Salmon Fishing License
• An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered
• Spoken competence in English and French is required

Note: Guides must provide the canoe (minimum 26 feet), motor, life jackets, seats, oars and safety equipment as required by Transport Canada regulations.


$2,201.00 bi-weekly

Providing a safe workplace for all. Your health and safety are important to us. GNB has implemented preventative measures across the organization to ensure your health and safety.

How to apply

We encourage applicants to apply on-line, by e-mail to [email protected] or by mail at the following address indicating competition number R18-2022/23-1109. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture
Human Resource Branch
Marysville Place, 4th floor
P.O. Box 6000, Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
(506) 453-3115

This competition will remain open until the position is filled.

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities in which we live and serve. We encourage and support applications from Aboriginals, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups.

Check out what it is like to work at the Government of New Brunswick, where we are working together as One Team One GNB to improve the lives of New Brunswickers every day!

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