Appointment opportunities

We know that our country is stronger, and our government more effective, when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will continue to search for Canadians who reflect the values that we all embrace: inclusion, honesty, fiscal prudence, and generosity of spirit. Together, we will build a government as diverse as Canada.

The overarching goal of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard is to protect our three oceans, coasts, waterways and fisheries and ensure that they remain healthy for future generations.

The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following position(s).

Board member (part-time)

Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board

The Eeyou Marine Regional Wildlife Board is the main instrument of Wildlife (all terrestrial, aquatic, avian and amphibian flora and fauna ferae naturae, and all parts and products thereof) management in the Eeyou Marine Region and the main regulator of access to Wildlife.

Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on its website.

Candidates must apply online by October 18, 2017. English and French appointment opportunities will be produced in an alternative format upon request. Your cover letter and résumé should be sent to appointments-nominations@dfo-mpo.gc.ca at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Per diem: $225 plus travel and living expenses.

Position location: in Washkaganish, meetings can be held in the Eeyou Istchee

Official languages and diversity

The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your online profile your ability to speak and understand your second official language. Preference may be given to candidates who are members of one or more of the following groups:  women, Indigenous peoples, disabled persons, and members of visible minorities.

To be considered for one of these positions, please provide examples from your career that clearly demonstrate how you meet the following requirements in your application.

Education and experience

If you are selected for an interview, the following criteria will be assessed: 

Knowledge, skills and abilities
Language requirements

Proficiency in both official languages would be preferred.

If you move on to the next stage of the selection process, we will contact your references to verify how you have demonstrated the Experience requirements and the following personal attributes in your current and recently held positions:  

Eligibility factors and conditions of employment

In your application, it will be important that you confirm you meet the following requirements:

If you are appointed to this position, you must comply with the Ethical and Political Activity Guidelines for Public Office Holders throughout your appointment.