A degree in; or pursuing a degree in; marine biology, environmental sciences, physics, ecosystems, earth sciences, fisheries, Engineering, technology or a considerably strong background in a Marine Mammal Discipline.
This position has a large responsibility, with the decision authority to delay or stop a multi-million dollar seismic activity. A strong decisive, and rational personality is beneficial.
Must have a good understanding of the Statement of Canadian Practice and The Species at Risk Act, along with a basic theory of seismic exploration.
A good attitude to conducting monitoring periods of concentrated effort, often for long days and several consecutive weeks
Ability and experience to identify a range of marine mammal acoustic signals
Ability to assemble, deploy and configure PAM equipment to optimize signal-to-noise ratio