Aquatic Ecologist

Maliseet Nation Conservation Council (MNCC), a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing Maliseet First Nation involvement in natural resource decision-making in the St John River Watershed and Bay of Fundy, is currently seeking candidates for position of Aquatic Ecologist.

This is a full time position and it will also require some travel. Salary will depend on qualification and experience. Applicants knowledgeable of Maliseet culture and history will be preferred.

Job Description

  • Work as a researcher, environmental advisor and a resource conservation manager with MNCC staff.
  • Act as the primary MNCC lead in habitat, environmental research initiatives, such as the study on how the coastal populations of different fish species affect each other, movement and migration of different fish species.
  • Review new opportunities and potential projects for collaboration with watershed groups, industry, universities and government organizations with MNCG to identify potential projects to be conducted under AFS programs.
  • Work along with MNCC science director on St John River Watershed conducting surveys to evaluate present status of culverts and stream assessment.
  • Work with science director to continue preparing and submitting proposals to appropriate funding agencies, pertaining to conservation, and management of natural resources and wildlife SAR.
  • Undertake ecology projects to generate more knowledge and understanding of St John River Watershed and Bay of Fundy and investigate the impact of humans on habitat and related issues.


  • Graduate degree is preferred and will be given preference
  • Relevant fields of study include biology, oceanography, environmental studies, and or natural resource management.
  • Knowledge and experience with Maliseet First Nation Communities and Maliseet Heritage
  • Aboriginal or non-profit organization experience
  • Criminal Record check required.


To apply, email, mail or fax your resume with a covering letter to

Fax#: 506-472-8543 Deadline date for application August 18th,2017