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Terrestrial Ecologist (Saskatoon)

Company: Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
Location : Saskatoon,SK
Job Description

ERM is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, and social consulting services. We are currently seeking an outstanding professional to join our Saskatoon, SK as a Terrestrial Ecologist to support our Mining and Oil and Gas teams. 

As a member of the team, you will act as a terrestrial ecologist in Saskatchewan, with capacity to also conduct work in other provincial jurisdictions in Canada.  Work will include field site investigations, vegetation assessments, wetland delineation, both wetland and grassland ecological assessment, and mitigation planning for ERM projects in the mining and oil and gas sectors. The successful applicant will have some exposure to environmental effects analysis, and offset/compensation planning as it relates to implementation of federal and provincial wetlands policies. More broadly, the applicant must show an interest in applying knowledge and skills to helping our clients solve complex challenges in these sectors.
This position has tremendous potential for career growth with the successful candidate having opportunities to directly interact with clients and regulators, and participate in business development. The successful candidate will be a member of a large multidisciplinary impact assessment team in Canada and will become a member of an extensive team of global environmental and social experts.

This position is designed for a motivated, career-minded person who enjoys problem solving and working within a multi-stakeholder environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Develop and lead terrestrial ecology field programs in Saskatchewan, and across Canada.
• Support preparation of terrestrial ecosystem and wetland assessments and management plans for EAs/EISs.
• Perform project delivery activities such as report writing, data collection and survey field work, data and literature review.
• Support preparation of proposals, including development of scopes and cost estimates, and participate in business development with existing clients and identified leads.
• Work with multiple projects within client’s scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.
• Build strong collaborative relationships with other ERM employees worldwide.

• BS degree in Sciences, Environmental Engineering or related field.
• 5+ years of consulting experience.
• Understanding of mining and/or oil-related environmental effects.
• Prior experience in environmental consulting or government and mining or oil and gas sectors are desirable.
• Expertise with Federal, Provincial and Territorial regulations and guidelines.
• Environmental Assessment experience.
• Wetland and upland plant identification, including grass species.
• Invasive plant identification.
• Weed management experience with knowledge of common herbicides and application techniques.
• Ability to acquire pesticide/herbicide applicators licenses is desirable.
• Experience conducting Range Health Assessments.
• Wildlife identification skills.
• Registered as 'Wetland Evaluator' in Ontario.
• Ability to follow directions and take initiative when required.
• Excellent communication, organization and time management skills.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office and project management approaches.
• Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a demanding work environment.

TO APPLY:

Please click on the following link: chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ERMGINC&cws=1&rid=11435

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a pre-interview OR Video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM!

ABOUT ERM:
Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services. We have more than 160 offices in over 40 countries and territories employing more than 4,500 people who work on projects around the world. ERM is committed to providing a service that is consistent, professional and of the highest quality to create value for our clients. We have worked with many of the Global Fortune 500 companies delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing.

For over 40 years we have been working with clients around the world and in diverse industry sectors to help them to understand and manage their environmental, health, safety, risk and social impacts. The key sectors we serve include Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, and Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical. All face critical sustainability challenges and our clients in these and many other areas rely on our ability to assist them operate more sustainably which has a positive impact on our planet.

Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers.

EOE/AAE
ERM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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