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INTERMEDIATE TO SENIOR AQUATIC BIOLOGIST

Location
Burnaby, BC
Details
Full Time
6 days ago

INTERMEDIATE TO SENIOR AQUATIC BIOLOGIST:  Harvey 2418 

We have an immediate opening for a R.P. Bio with five to ten years of experience in biological services within British Columbia. 

  • The successful person will have a thorough knowledge of local environmental regulations and their application to a wide variety of projects in industry and government settings.
  • The successful candidate will be an effective communicator proficient in preparing and reviewing reports that meet regulatory and client requirements, while having experience in leading field programs and mentoring junior team members. 

Specific skills and experience required: 

  • A positive attitude and the ability to be flexible as part of a small group of multidisciplinary biologists.
  • A registered professional biologist in BC (RP Bio); with a B.Sc., an M.Sc. would be considered an asset.
  • Advanced technical skills in freshwater or marine aquatic biology with the ability to design and lead study programs that address the needs of a project.
  • Certifications in electrofishing, Riparian Areas Protection Regulation, boat handling, and project management would be considered a benefit.
  • Experience in delivering reports that meet federal, provincial, and regional environmental regulatory requirements including environmental assessments with mitigation and offsetting.
  • Clear and concise proposal and report writing with an ability to provide detailed QA/QC.
  • Project management skills including project planning, preparing schedules and budgets, overseeing implementation, and the ability to produce deliverables on time.
  • Experience in working with a diverse clientele including local developers, rail companies and governmental agencies such as Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Public Services Procurement Canada.
  • Provide technical expertise to other business units such engineering, observation, fisheries environmental monitoring, sturgeon monitoring, and habitat restoration design.
  • Experience in more than one of the following areas is considered an asset: freshwater or marine bio-inventories, wetland assessments, aquatic effects assessments, habitat offsetting, species-at-risk surveys, marine mammal observation, fisheries environmental monitoring, sturgeon monitoring, and habitat restoration design.

This is a fulltime position

Salary is open depending on experience

Benefits package available after 3 months

A supportive and working environment

Category
Engineering