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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Notice to all Sipeknekatik Band Fishermen/women


Re: Deckhand Position Available
The Fisheries Department is seeking a qualified deckhand to fish for the upcoming
lobster season. The deckhand (s) will be fishing in Lobster Fishing Area 35 (LFA 35).
Qualifications:
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MUST have VALID MED CERTIFICATE


MUST have standard first aid
MUST be available for a drug screening.
MUST be available to start immediately.

Specific Accountabilities/Duties:
1. Deckhands are required to be at the vessel 15 minutes prior to trip departures or as
directed by the vessel Captain; late arrivals/missed trips will not be tolerated and
must coincide with Captains orders.
2. Must give 12-hour advanced notice if a trip needs to be missed unless unforeseen
circumstances arise.
3. Must perform all duties and responsibilities of a deckhand as designed by the
Captains.
4. All deckhands will take the time to learn appropriate knot techniques, coiling,
catch handling methods and related responsibilities while fishing onboard the
Bands designated vessel.
5. All deckhands will be diligent in maintaining their own personal safety and wellbeing and of their fellow crewmembers.
6. Must maintain and clean the vessel and equipment at the end of each trio before
wharfing or at Captains request.
7. Must report any damages/malfunctions to the vessel, gear, or equipment to the
Captains.

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8. Must be available to work on pre-season work up and post-season storage of


vessel, gear and equipment.
9. Deckhands are responsible for maintaining their band email address and checking
regularly for updates from the Band.
10. Must be able to provide their own form of transportation and plan ahead for any
planned departures.
11. Must follow and abide by related tasks as assigned from time to time by the
Fisheries Manager.
If you wish to apply/sign up for these available positions, please contact Fisheries
Manager Brandon Maloney no later than Friday, June 5, 2015 at 12 p.m. local time
at 902-758-2049 or via email at bmaloney@sipeknekatik.ca.

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