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Senior Fisheries Scientist

Company: Ecofish Research Ltd
Location : Vancouver,BC
Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Fisheries Scientist to join our team of experienced and skilled professionals. We provide a safe, supportive and engaging culture that is based on innovation, collaboration, and integrity. With the opportunity to apply the latest scientific approaches and gain analytical skills you can realize your career potential. Our compensation plan is competitive with great opportunities for growth and advancement through mentorship, training, and other professional development opportunities.

The successful candidate will be welcomed into an exceptional team of professionals working across Canada that are dedicated to science-based, ethical environmental consulting practices, and collaborating on fascinating and challenging projects. This role based in one of our Vancouver Island or downtown Vancouver offices and will be responsible for:
• Leading the design, planning, and execution of ecological studies focused on fisheries and aquatic resources, but also including water quality, climate, and other environmental information. 
• Summarizing and analyzing data to draw conclusions on environmental conditions and using these results with inference to scientific literature to make defensible conclusions about the status of the environment and the potential effects of anticipated natural and anthropogenic influences. 
• Documenting these results in written reports and presenting the results to clients, regulators, Indigenous groups and stakeholders as part of regulatory and approval processes.
• Working as a member of an interdisciplinary team, taking the lead on specific tasks, taking direction on others, and collaborating with your colleagues to maximize work productivity and quality.

Qualifications and Skills:
If you have the following qualifications and are looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity, we would like to hear from you.
• M.Sc. or Ph.D. in aquatic or fisheries science
• R.P.Bio. or eligible
• 5+ years of senior technical experience
• Consulting experience
• Effective analytical and technical writing skills, and ability to produce high quality reports and proposals
• Excellent time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills
• Strong attention to detail with a commitment to quality, excellence, and ethics
• Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, dynamic business with strict deadlines, budgets and quality standards
• Strong computer skills including MS Office Suite

Apply Now!
Interested applicants can send a resume and cover letter that clearly identifies their experience as well as three references to apply@ecofishresearch.com. Applications will be accepted until the role is filled. Only those applicants that are selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.