Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd. is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join a well-established team of environmental professionals in the role of intermediate aquatic biologist. Our existing projects encompass Western Canada and will provide the successful candidate with exciting and rewarding opportunities for career development.
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.
Triton will provide you with a challenging and supportive working environment and a management team dedicated to promoting your personal and professional growth. We offer a competitive wage and benefits package.
The successful candidate will be responsible for leading aquatic field programs and providing technical support to project managers. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Leading aquatic field programs;
- Contributing specialist expertise to multi-disciplinary projects;
- Supervising and training junior field staff;
- Preparing permit applications;
- Writing high-quality reports, cost estimates, and proposals;
- Providing technical leadership within a team environment;
- Liaising with clients, regulators, and contractors; and
- Working collaboratively within Triton’s corporate culture.
SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will ideally possess the following skills and qualifications:
- B.Sc. or M.Sc. in biology or related field
- P.Biol. or eligibility for registration with the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists
- Minimum of four years of relevant experience
- Technical knowledge in aquatics and fisheries biology
- Extensive field experience leading aquatic and fisheries programs
- Significant experience with environmental monitoring and/or environmental inspection
- Multi-jurisdictional knowledge of environmental regulations, policies, and permit application processes
- Fish sampling experience, using various techniques
- Adept in the operation and maintenance of required field equipment
- Effective technical writing skills, including reporting and document review
- Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision
- Excellent verbal communications skills
- Detail oriented with solid organizational and time management skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative working style
- Superior problem-solving skills, with the ability to think outside the box
- Valid Class 5 driver’s licence
- Experience operating off-highway vehicles
Although not required, the following would be considered assets for this position:
- Regional regulatory contacts
- Experience scoping and budgeting projects
- Technical and permitting experience in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba
- Experience operating boats, including jet-drive
- Species at Risk experience
- Business development experience and the potential to bring new work opportunities
HOW TO APPLY:
If this opportunity sounds like you, and you are serious about joining a progressive team of environmental consultants, please apply with a resume and cover letter.
Closing date: May 31, 2018
Competition Reference: IABC-0518
We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.