Check out current employment opportunities at Salmon Coast!

We currently have three (3) summer positions available:

Research Assistant


Hourly Wage Rate:  $15

Salmon Coast Field Station Society is a charitable conservation organization and a hub for coastal research located in Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis territory, deep in the Broughton Archipelago, near Echo Bay. Visit salmoncoast.org for more information.

Salmon Coast supports innovative research and public education to protect and celebrate the wildlife, ecosystems and communities that make the Broughton Archipelago so precious. Visit salmoncoast.org for more information.

We are hiring one person to fill the role of Research Assistant for the summer of 2019. We have funding to support an 8 week position, starting May 13th or later.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Depending on the skills and interests of the candidate, the tasks and responsibilities of the Research Assistant may include:

  • Supporting scientific research and data collection activities at the Station
  • Spearheading data collection and analysis related to salmon health and population dynamics in the region
  • Conducting statistical analysis on past trends in juvenile salmon numbers;
  • Assisting in the collection and processing of fin clip samples for genetic analysis
  • Implementing self-directed research project with guidance from mentors
  • Liaising with other organizations and stakeholders to gather relevant data
  • Disseminate findings to stakeholders and general public
  • Assist with public presentations of research findings
  • Participating in partnership building projects with local First Nations and remote communities, including assisting at community events
  • Participating in various aspects of environmental education efforts, including helping to develop and deliver interpretative programs.

Language required: English

To apply please send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to info@salmoncoast.org with subject line “CSJ Research Assistant”


Communication and Outreach Assistant


Hourly Wage Rate: $15

Salmon Coast Field Station Society is a charitable conservation organization and a hub for coastal research located in Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis territory, deep in the Broughton Archipelago, near Echo Bay.

Salmon Coast supports innovative research and public education to protect and celebrate the wildlife, ecosystems and communities that make the Broughton Archipelago so precious.  Visit salmoncoast.org for more information.

We are hiring one person to fill the role of Communication and Outreach Assistant for the summer of 2019. We have funding to support an 8-week position, starting May 13th or later.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Depending on the skills and interests of the candidate, the tasks and responsibilities for the Communication and Outreach Assistant may include:

  • Assisting with developing outreach materials and interpretative programs;
  • Coordinating and assisting with Station tours for boaters, kayakers, and other visitors;
  • Assisting with disseminating information about the local ecosystem and research hosted by SCFS;
  • interface with community organizations in the region to support participation in the Catch, Clip and Release program (http://catchcliprelease.org/) to collect samples from hard to reach river systems;
  • Contributing to various aspects of non-profit administration, including donor stewardship and fundraising;
  • Contributing to various aspects of non-profit communication, including social media management, newsletter design/writing and development of promotional materials;
  • Participating in partnership building projects with local First Nations and remote communities, including assisting at community events;
  • Participating in various aspects of environmental education efforts, including helping to develop and deliver interpretative programs.
  • Supporting various aspects of operations including inventory management, internal communications and other related tasks.
  • Designing and producing media (e.g., video or print media, such as infographics and flyers) to help communicate the outcomes of recent research to appropriate audiences.

Language required: English

To apply please send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to info@salmoncoast.org with subject line “CSJ Communication and Outreach Assistant”


Sustainability Technician


Hourly Wage Rate: $15

Salmon Coast Field Station Society is a charitable conservation organization and a hub for coastal research located in Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis territory, deep in the Broughton Archipelago, near Echo Bay.

Salmon Coast supports innovative research and public education to protect and celebrate the wildlife, ecosystems and communities that make the Broughton Archipelago so precious.  Visit salmoncoast.org for more information.

We are hiring one person to fill the role of Sustainability Technician for the summer of 2019. We have funding to support an 8-week position, starting May 13th or later.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Depending on the skills and interests of the candidate, the tasks and responsibilities of the Sustainability Technician may include:

  • Support aspects of operations related to energy-efficiency and sustainability, including water management, battery care, solar and microhydro maintenance.
  • Support a sustainable and local food supply by assisting in maintenance of gardens and orchards (using organic approaches), harvesting local foods, and helping with food preparation and storage.
  • If skills and interests of the applicant align, develop or adopt technology-based solutions (sensors and data loggers) to monitor the electrical, water and food systems at the Station.
  • Assist with various aspects of Station maintenance, repairs, and operations;
  • Contribute to various aspects of non-profit administration, including supply orders and purchasing, donor stewardship, and fundraising.
  • Participate in partnership building projects with local First Nations and remote communities, including assisting at community events.
  • Participate in various aspects of environmental education efforts, including helping to develop and deliver interpretative programs.
  • Support scientific research and data collection activities at the Station, including marine mammal identification, juvenile salmon monitoring, and collection of samples for genetic testing.

Language required for job: English or French

To apply please send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to info@salmoncoast.org with subject line “CSJ Sustainability Technician”