Employment Opportunity – Program Administrator

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:

•       Primary contact for 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

•       Co-ordination and editing of PEI Fishermen’s Association print and online newsletter 

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

•       Process incoming and outgoing mail and courier items.

•       Completion and issuing of online licensing requests

•       Tracking of fishing tags and inventory management

•       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 accounting and record keeping skills 

•       Ability to co-ordinate a newsletter and update 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 team 

•       Ability to comprehend new information quickly

 

Annual salary per the Collective Agreement 

$37,057.33

 

The selected candidate will require a background check and must be bondable. This is a unionized position. 

If interested, please forward a cover letter and resume by 4:00pm August 3, 2021to lois@peifa.org