Operators are responsible for operating the equipment at least once a week and engage with the community to determine what routes to tow the SmartKAMUTIK device. Location: Nain, Hopedale, Postville, Rigolet and Makkovik 

If you fit these criteria, SmartICE is looking for you! 

  • Seeking casual seasonal employment
  • Interested in supporting sea-ice safety in your community
  • Interested in developing personal and employment skills
  • Have experience travelling on the sea ice in your community
  • Have traditional knowledge of sea ice and safety practices
  • Understanding of the importance of job safety, accountability, and mutual respect in the workplace
  • Interested in technology, environmental monitoring, or communications

Candidates selected for this position will:

  • Take part in a 5-7 day SmartICE operator training program and will learn how to operate or deploy SmartICE’s SmartKAMUTIK and SmartBUOY technologies
  • Support the local Nunatsiavut Government Conservation Officer in monitoring sea-ice safety with the SmartKAMUTIK on a regular basis during the ice season
  • Learn about equipment maintenance procedures and sea-ice safety measures
  • Share land-based skills and knowledge of local ice conditions with youth trainees
  • Become certified in emergency First Aid

If you are a interested in participating in this program, contact:

Rex Holwell, SmartICE Manager of Nunatsiavut Operations
Phone 922-2074 or email rex@smartice.org