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The Tla’amin Nation is a modern, forward thinking, self-governing nation located on the beautiful upper Sunshine Coast (qathet Region).

Position Summary

Job Type:             Full-time, permanent

Hours of Work:  Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (evening and weekends as required)

Reporting to:      Director, Lands and Natural Resources

The AFP Coordinator coordinates Tla’amin Nation’s fisheries program including compliance, monitoring and stewardship activities to ensure the conservation and protection of fisheries resources for the Tla’amin Nation


Key Responsibilities

Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with Tla’amin policies, standards, practices and procedures as directed by the Director of Lands and Natural Resources.  Maintains confidentiality as required pertaining to members, clients, employees and general matters of the Nation.

  • Promotes, collects and reports data from harvesters.
  • Conducts stewardship activities within Tla’amin territory including reivers, watersheds and ocean.
  • Participates in the review of IFMP’s (Integrated Fisheries Management Plans).
  • Represents Tla’amin and participates in Fisheries consultations and provides updates to the Lands and Natural Resources team.
  • Participates in Tla’amin Marine Planning.
  • Assists with Tla’amin commercial fishing licenses. 
  • Coordinates Tla’amin Food Fishing Plans.
  • Supports and assists SEP (Salmon Enhancement Program) during peak season.
  • Supports and assists Guardian Watchmen during peak season.

Other related duties as assigned.


  • Grade 12 or equivalent and previous experience working with fisheries programs.
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license and acceptable Driver’s Abstract
  • Valid boat operator’s license (or willing to obtain).
  • Intermediate computer skills including MS Excel.
  • Understanding and knowledge of various salmon species
  • Physical ability to perform field work.
  • Acceptable Police Information Check
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Knowledge of Tla’amin cultural protocols/practices.

Working Conditions

Work is performed primarily outdoors with some work performed in an office environment.   Occasional travel to attend meetings or training is required.   

How to Apply

Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter by email to:  Jessie Peters, HR Manager at jobs@tn-bc.ca noting “AFP Coordinator” in the subject heading of your e-mail or drop-off/mail to Tla’amin Nation, 4779 Klahanie Rd, Powell River, BC, V8A 0C4 

Closing Date:  April 29, 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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