Traditional Walleye Harvest Managers

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date March 1, 2018
Type Full Time / Contract
Company Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte
Location Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Category Business / Management
Client Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte
Contact Information


Traditional Walleye Harvest Managers – Four – Term Positions


Position is responsible to approach every person spearing; requesting name, band number, home reserve and/or place of origin, and recording this information; logging statistical information such as: male/female, number taken (each run) and to milk as many fish as possible, fertilizing the eggs and returning the milt back to the waters, using proper technique. This monitoring of the harvest is to ensure that the harvest occurs responsibly.

Responsible to record requested information by:

  • Approaching ALL persons entering or preparing to enter water to spear and confirming that they are Native, gathering band number, home reserve and or place of origin. This information and all responses are to be tabulated as responded, for reporting purposes.

Ensuring the harvest occurs responsibly by;

  • maintaining a daily log documenting:
  • the number of fish,
  • the sex of the fish
  • the average weight
  • any abnormalities in the fish
  • demonstrating the techniques used for milking the fish, fertilizing the eggs and returning the milk back into the water

Administrative Duties

  • Ensuring that weekly time sheets are filled out and handed in to the supervisor every Monday morning BEFORE 9:00 a.m.
  • performs other duties as may reasonably be required to fulfill the functions of this position

Essential Qualifications:

  • knowledge of traditional fish “milking” techniques, or willingness to take training and learn how to milk fish
  • MUST possess valid Class “G” license, own transportation and proof of valid vehicle insurance
  • MUST possess excellent written communications skills
  • public relations skills and organizational skills
  • positive and cheerful approach with the public
  • Must be able to provide a Clear Criminal Reference Check
  • Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:           March 14, 2018 at 4:30 pm

R.R. #1, 24 Meadow Drive
Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory
K0K 1X0


Phone: 613-396-3424
Fax: 613-396-3627

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NOTE: Internal postings are intended for all MBQ staff and the membership of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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