Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd. (“Triton”) is seeking enthusiastic, dynamic individuals to fill Junior Biologist positions at our Kamloops office location.
Triton is an employee-owned environmental consulting firm with 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, soil 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.
Successful candidates will be responsible for delivering the technical components of environmental projects and providing support to Project Managers. Responsibilities:
- Assisting with water quality, fish, wildlife, and vegetation assessments
- Environmental monitoring of construction work activities
- Implementing and reviewing erosion and sediment control measures
- Recording data and observations in an accurate and well-organized manner
- Preparing technical reports detailing environmental assessments and monitoring activities
- Conducting fish salvage and isolation during instream works
SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidates will possess the following skills, traits, and qualifications:
- Bachelor of Science in biology, ecology, or related degree
- Membership or eligibility for membership in the College of Applied Biology
- Willing to work 10-12 hours per day and up to 14-day field shifts
- Physically fit and able to conduct field work in all weather conditions
- Able to work independently with minimal supervision
- Valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence and Level 1 first aid training
Although not required, the following would be considered assets for this position:
- Experience conducting fish, wildlife, and ecosystem assessments
- Experience in environmental monitoring for construction projects
- Ability to identify fish and plant species
- Knowledge of BC environmental regulations and legislation
- Experience operating 4×4 trucks and ATVs/UTVs, with valid training certifications
- Environmental Monitoring, electrofishing, and H2S Alive certifications
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: July 15, 2019
Competition Reference: JBK-0519
We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.