The Kitsumkalum Fish & Wildlife department will be operating a Skeena River Creel Survey during the 2023 season. Field data technicians will be needed to fill seasonal positions from late June to late August.

Successful candidates will be contacted. Workplace training will be provided for successful candidates.

Job Description:

  • Travel between Ferry Island and Highway 16 West to Kwinitsa, by pick- up truck (Shore Crew)
  • Travel between Terrace and China Bar – Lower Skeena River (Boat Crew)
  • Fill out daily pre- trip inspection, vehicle log and crew safety documents
  • Safely and respectfully interact with coworkers, recreational fishers and public
  • Conduct river-based and shore interviews, record harvest effort of recreational fishers
  • Accurate identification of recreational catch, including species and quantity
  • Identifying adipose fin clipped hatchery salmonids, careful handling for scale and length sample
  • Daily submission of correct interview data
  • $18-20 hourly rate (depending on experience)


  • Youth between the ages of 15 to 20 years old
  • Safe field work conduct on or near moving water
  • Familiar with Lower Skeena River
  • Physically fit, ability to access riverbank fishing sites by foot, and ability to enter and exit jet boat
  • Ability to follow direction from management
  • Ability to work on their own, follow schedule and complete daily work tasks
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working toward completion of a High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid BC Class 5 Drivers Licence or Class 7 Drivers Licence (N) is an asset (not necessary)
  • Safety training (Swift Water Rescue Level 1; First Aid OFA Level 1) will be provided, but an asset if certificates are valid.

Working Conditions are:

  • Outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Riverine based interviews, on and around jetboats
  • Shift work: early morning, evenings, and weekends

Closing date to apply is June 7, 2023. Please send an updated resume, cover letter and drivers abstract to:
Tammy Roberts.
Kitsumkalum Fish & Wildlife department
Development Corporation & Resource Management office
14303 highway 16 West
Terrace, BC