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Biologist, Comox Valley

Anticipated Work

  1. Manage and conduct environmental inventory and assessment projects.
    a) Impact Assessments.
    b) Riparian Assessments.
    c) Ecological Inventories.
  2. Complete environmental monitoring activities including construction monitoring, water/sediment sampling, aquatic acoustic monitoring, invertebrate and fish sampling, and coastal marine projects.
  3. Develop and implement ecological habitat restoration and enhancement projects.
  4. Prepare technical data reports and other reporting requirements.
  5. Implement company health and safety programs.
  6. Liaise with clients and regulators.
  7. Secure project permitting deliverables.
  8. Provide leadership and mentoring to team members.
  9. Seek business development opportunities based on your background and skill set.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor or graduate (preferred) degree in a relevant discipline (Biology, Environmental Science) with 2+ years working experience.
  2. Strong technical writing and verbal communication abilities are a must.
  3. Direct experience leading and managing environmental assessments and permitting processes, including
    a strong knowledge of federal and Provincial environmentally specific regulations and processes.
  4. Robust working knowledge of Pacific Northwest aquatic and terrestrial ecology.
  5. Understand the power of effective collaboration.
  6. Strong adaptive and problem-solving capabilities.
  7. Personable demeanor to create and maintain a productive company culture, client relationships and positive change.
  8. Ability to work independently.
  9. Computer skills (MS Office 365, GIS mapping).
  10. All successful candidates will also need to undergo a criminal record check.
  11. Valid BC Driver’s license.

Extra Credit

  1. GIS mapping (ArcGIS).
  2. Consulting experience.
  3. Ability to complete physically challenging work remotely and in inclement weather.
  4. Experience with study design and implementation.
  5. Experience with acoustic monitoring of marine construction activities.
  6. Membership in good standing with the College of Applied Biology.
  7. Diverse and up-to-date professional development and certifications.
  8. Previous experience conducting freshwater field work (fish and amphibian enumeration, salvage, assessment).
  9. Database and statistical analysis skills.

What to Expect

  1. Competitive compensation.
  2. Diverse project work.
  3. Fun, inclusive, and supportive work environment.
  4. Health spending account.
  5. Flexible scheduling.
  6. Remote work options.
  7. Financially supported professional development opportunities.

Other Stuff

The position is based on a 35–40-hour work week with flexible hours. As mentioned, we feel personal growth and happiness is foundational to doing outstanding, meaningful work. This posting will remain active until the position has been filled. Note we will only respond to shortlisted candidates.

Thank you!

Interested? Email your resume and references to [email protected]

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