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Intermediate Aquatic Field Biologist

Company: Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd.
Location : Calgary,AB
Job Description

THE OPPORTUNITY

Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd. ("Triton") is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join a well-established team of environmental professionals in the role of intermediate aquatic field 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, 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.

THE ROLE

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 
  • Supervising and training junior field staff
  • Providing technical leadership within a team environment
  • Liaising with on-site client representatives and contractors
  • Working collaboratively within Triton corporate culture

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Skills and qualifications include:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in biology or related field
  • 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
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative working style
  • Superior problem-solving skills, with the ability to think outside the box
  • Proficient in the operation of off-highway vehicles
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Experience providing monitoring and/or inspection services on pipeline construction projects considered an asset
  • Experience operating boats, including jet-drive, considered an asset

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.

Email:  2018-18@triton-env.com

Closing Date:  December 15, 2018

Competition Reference:  IAFBC-1318

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.