MTS Level 3 - Fish Health Technician - Casual Employment Eligibility List - Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences - Atlantic Veterinary College (AMENDED CLOSING DATE)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Date of Posting: 
October 24, 2012
Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences - Atlantic Veterinary College
MTS Level 3 - Fish Health Technician
Casual Employment Eligibility List
Hours of Work: 


$ 17.59 per hour plus 4% vacation pay, as per CUPE 1870 (salary under review)

As soon as possible until December 31, 2013

 The AVC AIF-6 Healthy Fish, Healthy Environment, Health Food project at the University of Prince Edward Island is looking to create a list of Fish Health Technicians for casual on-call employment in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador for the 2013 research season.
The successful applicants will assist in carrying out a variety of field-based research projects. These positions may involve occasional travel within Newfoundland to work at hatcheries, sea cage sites (requiring travel by boat) and/or temporary sampling stations set up in processing plants, the AVC field office/lab or other locations. Irregular hours and some weekend work will occur.
• High school graduate.
• Preference will be given to candidates with a Laboratory or Aquaculture Technician/Technologist Certificate or Diploma.
• The ability to work independently as a member of a team is required.
• Other skills required include the capability to do repetitive work, excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to learn quickly.
• The work can be physically demanding, and may involve heavy lifting on occasion.
• Experience in fish handling/husbandry is an asset.
• A valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a standard transmission vehicle would be preferred.
Resumes will be kept on file and updated on an ongoing basis.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

K. Gaulton
R. Lilly

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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