Employment Opportunity – Program Administrator

Maternity Leave position

As soon as possible


The Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association (PEIFA) is seeking a Program Administrator to support our Tag and Licensing department.

Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•       Contact for PEIFA members for fishing tags, online licensing, logbooks, and membership renewals 

•       Provide front line duties for the office including answering phone calls, emails and managing internal & external customers in a timely and professional manner

•       Create and upload engaging content to the website and social media platforms

•       Process incoming and outgoing mail and courier items

•       Co-ordination of registrations and draws as required

•       Bank deposits and accounting tasks associated with the sale of tags, logbooks and accounts receivables  

•       Attend and record minutes at industry meetings

•       Assist PEIFA Science staff, as required 

•       Perform data entry as well as create and maintain Association databases 

•       Assist membership with government licensing and policy needs in accordance with the DFO and Transport Canada legislation 

•       Demonstrate discretion and maintain integrity of member information

The following skills will be considered an asset:

 A recognized degree or diploma is preferred. However, a combination of education and personal experience in the marine fishery will be considered as well as experience in an office setting. 

•       Excellent record keeping skills 

•       Ability to create and upload online content

•       Above average computer and organizational skills

•       Ability to multi-task 

•       Experienced in using Microsoft programs 

•       General knowledge of commercial fisheries on Prince Edward Island 

•       Ability to work with a collaborative team 

•       Ability to comprehend new information quickly

Annual salary per the Collective Agreement 

$41,845.02 plus benefits 

The selected candidate will require a background check and must be bondable. This is a unionized position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If interested, please forward a cover letter, and resume by April 30th to lois@peifa.org