Vegetation and Wetlands Ecologist

· Kamloops, British Columbia
Employment Type Permanent Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Are you looking for a new opportunity to build a meaningful career in the environmental field? Do you want to work with a dynamic team of professionals striving to make a difference in all they do? Do you want to participate in Western Canada’s most exciting development projects? Do you want to do what you love in some of the most beautiful parts of the country? If so, look no further.


Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd. (Triton) is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic individual to join a well‑established team of environmental professionals at any of our office locations, including Edmonton, Calgary, Kamloops, Prince George, Terrace, or Vancouver, to fill the position of Vegetation and Wetlands Ecologist.

Triton is an employee-owned environmental consulting firm with over 30 years of experience responding to the environmental needs of resource developers across all sectors, as well as all levels of government. What does that mean for you? We have deep roots in our communities, strong relationships with clients and regulators, and a track record of helping projects get built responsibly. We control our own destiny and promote a safety-conscious, people-first culture.


Triton is known for applying technical expertise and pragmatism to the challenges our clients task us with. 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. We apply this wide range of expertise in providing practical environmental solutions to our clients.


Triton is growing and looking for the next generation of professionals to bolster our team. Triton will provide you with a challenging and supportive working environment and a management team dedicated to promoting your personal and professional growth. We also offer a competitive wage and benefits package.



The successful candidate will be responsible for providing wetland and vegetation expertise to the field staff and project management teams. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Leading vascular and non-vascular plant surveys, including rare plants
  • Advising and implementing construction mitigation for plants
  • Classification, delineation, and monitoring of wetlands in pre-construction and construction settings
  • Weed survey and mitigation
  • Providing technical vegetation and wetland leadership to collaborative project teams
  • Supervising and mentoring vegetation and wetland field staff
  • Planning, leading, and reporting phases for vegetation and wetland components of major projects
  • Leading and contributing to reporting and permitting deliverables
  • Representing Triton in correspondence with client representatives, contractors, and peers
  • Contributing to Triton’s collaborative, safety-conscious culture


  • BSc. or M.Sc. in biology or related field
  • Biol., P.Ag., R.P.Bio., or equivalent registration with a professional regulatory body is required.
  • Minimum five years of experience leading vegetation and wetland inventory, classification, delineation, and mitigation projects
  • Rare plant survey and salvage/translocation experience an asset
  • Seed collection experience an asset
  • Experience surveying, characterizing, and delineating wetlands, and plant communities across western Canada
  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Wetland Authenticating Professional in Alberta
  • Ability to lead work in physically demanding remote field settings for extended durations, staying in a mix of camp and/or hotel accommodations
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficient in the operation of off-highway vehicles
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license


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.

Closing Date:  February 15, 2021

Competition Reference:  VWEKA-1220


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

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  • Location
    Kamloops, British Columbia
  • Employment Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience