Rugged Coast Research Society
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Rugged Coast Research Society has recently been approved for funds to conduct beach clean-up work in Chatham sound in collaboration with Lax Kw’alaams and Metlakatla. The work involves accessing the shoreline via boat and or helicopter, collecting debris (nets, floats, plastics etc.) and placing the debris in large bags which will be then collected by helicopter.
Anticipating about 20 days of work commencing late August/Early September until November.
We are hoping to bring on 3-4 people from the Lax Kw’alaams First Nations.
Skills required for the work are as follows:
- Physically fit and able to walk rugged shorelines in inclement weather
- Required to spend 2-3 nights camping at more remote locations
- 7 hours of paid online training prior to starting in Prince Rupert or Lax Kw’alaams
- Flexible in availability as clean-up work will be marine weather dependent
Preference will be given to applicants with:
- Boating experience in Chatham Sound
- Valid First-aid Certification
- Experience working in the Dundas/Melville area
- SVOP, Marine First Aid, Radio Operators certificate
Rate of pay:
$ 45.00 per hour – Technicians
$ 50.00 per hour- Crew Leaders
$ 55.00 per hour – Cultural Environmental Monitors
Field work also will include per diems.