Co-op Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DF0), Gulf Nova Scotia Area Office


  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Ability to communicate technical information to nontechnical audiences
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Quality writing and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task under pressure
  • Willingness to Travel
  • Valid Driver’s Licence


Overall responsibility

The Student is directed by the Area Director on various roles and responsibilities pertaining to the Gulf Nova Scotia Area Office.

Key areas of responsibility

  • Collection of statistics for the preparation of summaries and reports.
  • Organize and prepare for internal / external meetings with industry, government and the public.
  • Liaison with staff regarding Harbour Authorities, industry and Aboriginal groups.
  • Accompany staff on site visits to various infrastructure projects.


  • Participate on working groups and project teams.
  • Foster internal and external relationships regarding Marine Protected Areas of Interest (AOI)
  • Review technical documents and provide presentations to internal and external stakeholders.

Consults with

  • Area Director
  • Chief, Resource Management
  • Area Manager Small Craft Harbours

Application Details

Term of employment

14 weeks – May –August 2019 – 37.5 hours/week – $14.62-16.72/hr.

Please forward cover letter and resume to Student Placement Officer, Megan Ringer by 12:00pm Monday the 25th March 2019.