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Duties include partnering with stakeholders and Indigenous groups to implement conservation programs, advocating for improved management of wild Atlantic salmon, participating in government working groups, meeting with relevant federal/provincial officials and elected representatives, preparing and delivering recommendations to advisory bodies, and advocating for the protection of wild salmon from key threats, according to ASF’s Strategic Plan.
The successful candidate will lead ASF’s participation in the review of environmental impact assessments for projects that may impact Atlantic salmon. Other responsibilities include delivering presentations, media interviews, and assisting ASF’s Communications, Research, and Fundraising teams.
The PD also serves as a liaison and advisor to the regional salmon council and affiliate organizations in the province. The successful candidate will work closely with ASF’s Executive Director of Regional Programs and other ASF staff located throughout eastern North America.
The candidate must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, analytical and collaborative problem-solving skills, and proficient computer skills. French language is considered an asset.
The successful candidate must reside within NS and will be required to travel throughout the province regularly. A reliable personal vehicle is required. The ability to work both independently and with a team is essential.
This is a 1-year term position with the potential to become full-time permanent. ASF offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Please send a letter of application, resume, and references to:
Nathan Wilbur, Executive Director of Regional Programs
Atlantic Salmon Federation
ASF thanks all applicants for their interest. Receipt of application will be acknowledged; however, please note that only those selected for interviews will be contacted following the application period.