THE OPPORTUNITY

Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd. is seeking a highly motivated intermediate biologist for our Kamloops office. Our existing projects encompass Western Canada and will provide the successful candidate with exciting, challenging, and rewarding opportunities for professional growth.

Triton is an employee-owned environmental consulting firm with nearly 30 years of experience responding to the environmental needs of resource developers across all sectors, as well as all levels of government. Our clients look to us to provide a wide range of scientific, technical, and management expertise that merge to provide practical environmental solutions. Triton’s offices are geographically situated to provide effective service delivery within Western Canada. Our multi-disciplinary team comprises environmental professionals specializing in aquatic and terrestrial biology, soils science, vegetation ecology, environmental assessment, environmental auditing, environmental monitoring/inspection, and resource management.

THE ROLE

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering the technical components of environmental projects and providing technical support to project managers. Responsibilities will include a variety of tasks, such as:

  • Leading and supervising field teams in various disciplines (wildlife assessments, fisheries inventories, fish salvage, water quality monitoring, environmental monitoring/inspection)
  • Preparing regulatory approval, permit, and licence applications
  • Writing reports and providing assistance with cost estimates and proposals
  • Liaising with clients, regulators, and contractors
  • Providing technical leadership within a team environment
  • Supervising and mentoring junior field staff
  • Liaising with clients, regulators, and contractors
  • Working collaboratively within Triton’s corporate culture

SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.Sc. or technical diploma in biology or related field
  • Professional designation or eligibility for same (e.g., R.P.Bio., RBTech)
  • Five to eight years of relevant experience
  • Sound knowledge of field techniques and regulatory standards necessary for conducting surveys in a variety of service sectors (i.e., water quality, fisheries inventories and salvage, wildlife assessments, environmental monitoring/inspection)
  • Demonstrated field experience leading environmental teams
  • Good working knowledge of federal and provincial environmental legislation
  • Effective technical writing skills, including reporting and document review
  • Adept in the operation and maintenance of required field equipment
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence

ADDITIONAL ASSETS

  • Experience operating boats, including jet-drive
  • Experience scoping and budgeting projects
  • Business development experience and the potential to bring new work opportunities

HOW TO APPLY:
Please email cover letter and resume to 2017-HR03@triton-env.com.

Closing date: November 30, 2017

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.