St. Mary’s First Nation
RMOT (Resource Management Officer Technician)
Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy
Seasonal – Approximately 26 Weeks
Start Date – October 16th, 2023
Position Summary: (2-year job opportunity)
A primary objective of DFO’s Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy (AFS) is to build Indigenous capacity to manage their fisheries and participate fully in conservation. The AFS allows DFO to work with Indigenous groups to develop expertise in the area of fisheries and aquatic resource conservation and management. Monitoring and quantifying fisheries harvests and habitat impacts are foundational elements of effective conservation and management strategies. As such, fishery and resource monitors of all types play a pivotal role in fish conservation and Indigenous capacity building in general.
Among AFS participants, technical personnel that carry out the monitoring roles hold various job titles. For the purposes of the AFS program, they will be referred to as Resource Management Officer Technicians (RMOTs).
What are Resource Management Officer Technicians (RMOTs)?
All Indigenous personnel that are involved in observing fishing activities, collecting information and data on resource extraction (count catches or fishing effort as an example), or monitoring activities that impact fish habitat are RMOTs. RMOTs ensure that fishing and activities impacting fishing are 4
performed according to plans. Thus, personnel with various titles.
Some of the primary activities that monitors engage in include:
- Data collection and monitoring related to the use or harvest of aquatic resources and habitats;
- Observing activities that impact habitat and ecosystems.
Some auxiliary duties may include:
- Capacity building, outreach, education and training of Indigenous youth, and community members;
- Emergency response;
- Enforcement, compliance support through observation, recording, and reporting.
- Water Sampling
(Job Duties/Activities will very)
- Drivers Licence
- Must be a team player
- *Must be flexible to work in any weather conditions
- *Must be a St. Mary’s First Nation band member
- *Must be proven reliable and able to work independently
- *Being able to report and monitor
- Work well under stressful situations
- Openness and flexible with job duties (under direction of Fisheries coordinator)
- Related fisheries experience helps
- Boating license is an asset, not mandatory
Please forward resume to:
Human Resource Generalist
150 Cliffe Street
Fredericton, NB, E3A 0A1
Fax: 506-472-6220 or
Closing date for applications will be October 9th 2023 @ 4:30pm