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Fisheries Analyst

Torngat Wildlife, Plants and Fisheries Secretariat - 4 Jobs
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
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Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Paid Time Off
Retirement Plans
Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
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About Us

Torngat Wildlife Plants and Fisheries Secretariat is an organization dedicated to supporting the Torngat Wildlife and Plants Co-management Board, and the Torngat Joint Fisheries Board with implementing chapters 12 and 13 of the Labrador Inuit Land Claim Agreement.

Overview of the Role

As the Fisheries Analyst, you will report directly to the Senior Policy Analyst and be at the forefront of policy development, research, and public engagement. Your work will shape and influence the management recommendations outlined in chapter 13 of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement (LILCA). This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual with a strong background in environmental policy, research, and resource conservation.

As the Fisheries Analyst, you possess a strong background in research, environmental policy development, and resource conservation. You have strong analytical abilities to interpret complex data and information. You utilize your excellent communication skills to engage with stakeholders and educate the public.


  • Analyze legislative and regulatory developments and policies to identify matters of interest to the Senior Analyst.
  • Conduct evaluations of existing policies and identify matters of interest.
  • Develop and participate in workshops for stakeholders and members to gain input to and/or communicate the outcome of policy development initiatives.
  • Educate the public through social media, schools and local newsletters on any policy related information.
  • Participate in research studies of issues that may affect resource conservation within LISA.
  • Apply recognized statistical tools and techniques to interpret and analyze data to identify trends, patterns, and opportunities to enable strategic decision making.
  • Organize and maintain databases to ensure that information is available and accessible to the organization to facilitate analysis, research, and decision making.
  • Prepares technical and research reports on observations, findings, and/or impacts to communicate results to stakeholders, industry, government, or the community.
  • Stay current on research initiatives at the national, provincial, and community level.
  • Other specific duties as assigned by the Senior Policy Analyst and Executive Director.

Ideal Candidate

  • Completion of Bachelor or Master of Resource Management, biology, fisheries science or equivalent with work experience in renewable resource research, policy and management.
  • Minimum of three years' experience in fisheries management/policy or a combination of education and experience.
  • Proven computer data analysis, report writing, and presentation skills are required.
  • The ability to work independently and strongly across diverse partnership groups and as part of a team.
  • Experience working at sea and/or experience working in remote settings with small vessels considered an asset.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to convey complex information clearly and concisely to diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail.

What We Offer

  • Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Sunlife Health and Dental Insurance Plan - 100% coverage
  • 22 days of annual leave with incremental increases after each 5-year period with the Secretariat
  • 5 annual hunting, fishing, and gathering days
  • Statutory holidays with additional ones that have significance to Nunatsiavut history
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan (Employer Matched) - 3.5%
  • RRSP Contribution (Employer Matched) - 2.5%
  • Travel benefit - $900 per year for employee and dependents
  • Labrador allowance - $3,000 per year / $6,000 with dependents
  • Clothing allowance - $500 annually
  • Professional Development Opportunities

The Torngat Secretariat is committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment. We are a proud equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic that makes us unique.

If you require reasonable accommodation to take part in the employment process, please contact Maddie Coombes at [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request.

Location: Happy Valley-Goose Bay. If the successful candidate is located within a Nunatsiavut community or would like to relocate to a Nunatsiavut community, this can be accommodated by the Torngat Secretariat.

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About Torngat Wildlife, Plants and Fisheries Secretariat

About Torngat Wildlife, Plants and Fisheries Secretariat

Torngat Wildlife Plants & Fisheries Secretariat is an organization that works towards healthy ecosystems and communities with shared stewardship of wildlife, plants, and fisheries within Nunatsiavut. We are an administrative unit, a research hub, and public policy organization that supports the activities of the Torngat Wildlife and Plants Co-management Board, and the Torngat Joint Fisheries Board. Both boards were created by the Labrador Inuit Land Claim Agreement and are responsible for a range of decision-making and recommendation processes related to the management of wildlife in the Nunatsiavut region.