Electronic Monitoring Video Analyst (Full Time)


Ecotrust Canada


Position Location: Prince Rupert, BC

Start Date: Immediately

Type: Part time – Monday to Friday: 4 hours per day/20 hours per week (3-month contract with possibility of extension)

Compensation: Competitive rates, commensurate with experience

Location: Ecotrust Canada’s Skeena office in Prince Rupert, BC.


Ecotrust Canada is an enterprising non-profit organization that works with rural, remote, and Indigenous communities toward building an economy that provides for a healthy and resilient natural environment; sustainable and abundant energy, food, and housing; prosperous and meaningful livelihoods; vibrant cultures and inclusive societies. We call this approach, building an economy that provides for life. Our fisheries team has many years of direct experience in commercial fisheries and fishery monitoring programs. For more information, please see ecotrust.ca

Ecotrust Canada is the service provider for the Area A Crab fleet’s electronic monitoring (EM) and biological sampling programs. In addition, we provide support to fish harvesters and community organizations through our charitable programs.

2021 will be our tenth year of delivering EM programs in Area A and our ninth year of delivering biological sampling programs. Our approach is to provide an EM system comprised of software and hardware components that are affordable and effective. Key components of these programs are to work in collaboration with the Area A Crab Association, individual licence holders and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) to collect and deliver high quality and timely data.

Reporting Responsibilities:

The Video Data Analyst will report to the Area A Project Manager, Ecotrust Canada Fisheries and Marine Monitoring, and will work in our Prince Rupert office.

Video Analyst Duties and Responsibilities:

Video analysts are responsible for analyzing Area A Crab electronic monitoring videos in order to record fishing compliance issues by vessel per month. Videos will be reviewed using a custom online database which also serves as a data entry tool. Training in the use of this software will be provided but general computer literacy and experience in data entry is an asset. There may be other related administration duties as needed by the program.


  • Strong computer literacy skills, previous experience with Excel data entry, and a high comfort level working with video software are assets.
  • At-sea/river experience aboard recreational, commercial and/or food fishing vessels an asset.
  • Good time/task management, strong attention to detail, tracking and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure; be reliable, very organized and disciplined
  • Ability to work independently with a high level of self-motivation, as well as the ability to take direction from managers and be a team player.

How to Apply

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume and references ASAP outlining how you meet the desired qualifications by email to dianne@ecotrust.ca or in person to 425 – 309 Second Avenue West, Prince Rupert BC. Questions about the position can also be submitted to dianne@ecotrust.ca.

We encourage all interested parties to apply. We will only contact those who are shortlisted for an interview.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.