Intermediate Field Biologist

· Vernon, 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 our Vernon office location to fill the position of Intermediate Field Biologist.


Triton is an employee-owned environmental consulting firm with 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 ROLE


The successful candidate will be responsible for leading field programs and providing technical support to project managers. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Leading aquatic and/or terrestrial field programs
  • Supervising and training junior field staff
  • Providing technical leadership within a team environment
  • Liaising with on-site client representatives and contractors
  • Data collection, compilation, and reporting
  • Working collaboratively within Triton corporate culture
  • Must be able to travel and work remotely for durations of up to 2 weeks at a time


SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS


Skills and qualifications include:


  • BSc. or M.Sc. in biology or related field
  • R.P.Bio or eligibility for registration with the BC College of Applied Biology or equivalent professional designation
  • Minimum of three years of relevant experience
  • Technical knowledge in aquatics and/or terrestrial biology
  • Extensive field experience leading aquatic and/or terrestrial programs
  • Significant experience with environmental monitoring and/or environmental inspection
  • Multi-jurisdictional knowledge of environmental regulations, policies, and permit application processes
  • 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.


Closing Date:  August 16, 2021


Competition Reference:  IFBV-0621


Website:  www.triton-env.com


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


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