Apply Now For The Wildlife Monitor X3 Positions At Avison Management Services Ltd. In Canada 2023!

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A Wildlife Monitor is a professional who enforces laws and investigates violations that occur in wilderness areas. 

Avison Management Services Ltd. is looking for a Wildlife Monitor to join our team and help protect our wilderness areas. Wildlife Monitor responsibilities include issuing hunting and fishing licenses and participating in backcountry search and rescue operations. 

Ultimately, you will work alone in various wilderness areas to help protect wildlife and provide backup to law enforcement as needed. 


  • Patrol assigned regions
  • Coordinate and oversee educational programs for the public
  • Assist wildlife management efforts
  • Partner with other law enforcement agencies
  • Conduct search and rescue operations
  • Write incident reports and testify in court
  • Collect and catalog evidence for ongoing investigations

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Game Warden or similar role
  • Must have no felony convictions
  • Must have no misdemeanor domestic violence or sexual abuse convictions
  • A clean driving history
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as a Game Warden

Wildlife Monitor

Avison Management Services Ltd.



  • Driving Licence

Resource Management through Environmental Leadership

Wildlife Monitor

Avison Management Services Ltd. is a well established and growing Environmental and Forestry Consulting

Company with operations across British Columbia. We are currently seeking Wildlife Monitors to join our

team for the 2022 field season. This position will include field and some office-based work. These positions

are seasonal based on when bears are active.

What is a Wildlife Monitor (WM)?

Wildlife Monitoring is a job that requires dedicated well-trained professionals to help provide safe working environments for industry personnel working in the natural environment. The primary duty is to keep workers safe. This requires not only a keen understanding of the outdoors, but requires extensive knowledge of potentially dangerous wildlife, their behavior and appropriate response to prevent dangerous encounters, and the safe use and application of deterrents. A Wildlife Monitor must be experienced, well trained, professional, and most importantly – Safe. Some things cannot be taught in a short course, often it takes years of experience to gain the attributes, knowledge and skills of a Wildlife


The ideal candidate will have the following mandatory certifications and requirements to take the WM training and become a WM:

  • Successfully passed the Non-restricted Canadian Firearms Safety Course Exam
  • Possession and Acquisition License (PAL)
  • Must legally own and be intimately familiar with an approved firearm
  • Criminal record check, must not contain any convictions of violent crime
  • Successful pre-access alcohol and drug test (test can have been undertaken before work begins)

The following training and life experiences in addition to the above are recognized as advantageous to a wildlife monitor position; applicants must meet at least one of these requirements:

  • Conservation Officer, Park Ranger, Game Warden, Peace Officer, Police, Military or Canadian

Ranger, training and experience,

  • Work as a professional wildlife biologist or wildlife technician that includes working with and around medium and large carnivores, ungulates, and/or managing problem wildlife,
  • Previous potentially dangerous wildlife monitoring experience for an industry recognized company,
  • Significant professional guiding experience for large predators and game,
  • Significant hunting experience for large carnivores and other large game,
  • Significant trapping experience which includes trapping large, medium, and small carnivores.

Wildlife monitors should also have the following skills:

  • Ability to clearly communicate verbally to groups. The communication required would include orientation of the crews to the wildlife monitor operating procedures, wildlife encounter and deterrent procedures, etc.
  • Ability to safely and proficiently use, handle, maintain, store and transport the firearm, ammunition and other deterrents.

Avison Management offers an attractive wage package to successful candidates. If you fit these requirements and are looking for an exciting opportunity to work in the outdoors, please submit a resume. All resumes will be handled in confidence and should be sent by email. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

For additional information, please contact:

Olin Albertson, R.P. Bio
Project Manager
Wildlife Biologist
Avison Management Services Ltd.
P.O. Box 774
Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A0
Main Office Phone: (250) 567-2111 ext. 202
Direct: (250) 567- 6602
Mobile: (250) 570-9280
Web Address:

Job Type: Seasonal
Contract length: 5 months

Salary: $28.00-$30.00 per hour


  • 10 hour shift


  • Driver’s License (required)

Work Location: Remote

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