Intermediate Field Biologist

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

Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd. is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join a well-established team of environmental professionals in the role of intermediate 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 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 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 duration of up to 2 weeks at a time.


  • B.Sc. 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


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:  September 30, 2020

Competition Reference:  IFBK-0320


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
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience