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Appointment opportunity - Torngat Joint Fisheries Board member

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Position overview

The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians who are interested in the following position:

Our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers and advisors reflect Canada's diversity. The Government of Canada has implemented an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous peoples and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We 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.

Background Information

The Torngat Joint Fisheries Board is the primary body making recommendations to the Minister in respect of fish habitat and the conservation of species, stocks of fish, aquatic plants, fish habitat and management of fisheries, other than the Inuit Domestic Fishery, in the Labrador Inuit Settlement Area (LISA).

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

How to Apply

Appointment opportunities will be produced in an alternative format upon request.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application by Monday, December 11, 2023 to at Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Your application must include the following:

Diversity and Official Languages

The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that its appointments take into consideration the desire to achieve gender parity and reflect Canada's diversity in terms of linguistic, regional and employment equity representation. The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard strives to establish a diverse membership and encourages and values the inclusion of all Canadians.

Candidates will be asked to complete a self-identification form as part of the application process and are encouraged to self-identify as any of the following:

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who self-identify in their self-identification form. Please note that providing this information is voluntary although completion of the form is mandatory.

The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency as an asset when assessing candidates for this position. You are therefore encouraged to include in your self-identification form your ability to speak and understand a second official language. You are encouraged to also include in your application your ability to speak and understand another language, such as an Indigenous language.

Education and experience

Ability and skills

Personal attributes

Language Requirements

English essential. Proficiency in both official languages would be an asset, but is not required.

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 one of these positions:

You must comply with the Ethical and Political Activity Guidelines for Public Office Holders throughout your appointment, as a term and condition of employment.

You will be subject to the Conflict of Interest Act.

A reliability security clearance may be required.

A roster of qualified candidates may be established and may be used for similar or future opportunities.

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