Youth Opportunities

Assistant Fisheries Technician at Harkness Laboratory of Fisheries Research

The Indigenous Youth Work Exchange Program (IYWEP) is currently seeking an Assistant Fisheries Technician to participate in aquatic research studies at Harkness Laboratory of Fisheries Research in Algonquin Park. The successful candidate may participate in some or all of the following tasks:

  • Netting index surveys, angler creel surveys, biological sampling, water quality monitoring, habitat assessment, lake depth mapping, field equipment maintenance/repair, bass spawning surveys and computer data entry
  • Operation of boats, outboard motors, canoes, ATVs and other specialized equipment may be required
  • Participate in other ecosystem research projects in Algonquin Park to gain a variety of experience, wildlife surveys, species at risk etc.
  • The assistant may work outdoors, in diverse weather conditions, and overnight in remote areas

To learn more, including eligibility requirements and program highlights, please click here.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Gary Ridout, Senior Resource Technician, Harkness Laboratory of Fisheries Research by email gary.ridout@ontario.ca or by fax (613) 637-2864.

There is no application deadline but the position will be removed from the website when filled.