Guardian Watchman

Website K’ómoks First Nation

About K’omoks First Nation

We, the K’omoks people, envision a prosperous and healthy nation, in which we exercise our rights and title throughout our territory, honouring our people, lands, waters, cultures and languages. K’omoks First Nation ensures the well-being and self-sufficiency in all aspects of our Nation by asserting our rights and title while upholding our members.

About the Role

Reporting to the Guardian Managers, the Guardian Watchman will participate in the field work within the K’ómoks territory doing terrestrial, marine, and freshwater-related work. The Guardian Watchman serve as additional eyes and ears in the K’ómoks territory.  Working with crew as a team, the candidate will need to demonstrate a strong commitment to protecting the health of terrestrial and aquatic-based resources within the K’ómoks Territory.

What you will need

  • Swiftwater Rescue training is preferred
  • Valid BC Driver’s license
  • Familiarity with resource management, rules, and regulations
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience travelling throughout the territory, including by boat (specifically knowledge of navigating through rough terrain, turbulent waters)
  • Boating experience required (minimum 2 years) – Skipper experience is an asset
  • Knowledge of local marine and terrestrial species and Fish identification is an asset

Working Conditions

  • This role will require the candidate to work primarily outdoors in different weather conditions, working near or in the water

 Application Information:

If this opportunity to work with a growing, indigenous organization appeals to you, please apply with your resume and cover letter here.

This posting will remain open until filled.

We value employment equity and prioritize applications from indigenous applicants, and especially encourage those living within the K’omoks First Nation to apply. If you have any questions about the job posting or the process, please reach out to

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