Fisheries and Aquatics Biologist

Technical · Calgary, Alberta
Department Technical
Employment Type Permanent Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Are you looking for an 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 highly motivated and enthusiastic Fisheries and Aquatics Biologists to join a well-established team of environmental professionals in one of our office locations including Edmonton, Calgary, Terrace, Prince George, Kamloops, or Vancouver.

 

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 people-first culture.

 

Triton is known for being technically strong and pragmatic in its approach. Triton’s 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 take us to the next level. 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 supporting water quality monitoring and fish rescue work scopes on variety of projects. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading aquatic field programs
  • Providing baseline and pre and post development fish and fish habitat assessments
  • Fish rescue and water quality monitoring
  • 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

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in biology or related field 
  • P.Biol. or eligibility for registration with the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists or BC College of Applied Biology
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • Technical knowledge in aquatic ecology including fish habitat
  • Excellent fish handling and identification skills
  • Extensive field experience leading aquatic and fisheries programs
  • Significant experience with environmental monitoring and/or environmental inspection specific to pipeline watercourse crossings
  • 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 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: October 30, 2020

 

Competition Reference: FAB-0520

 

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
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Department
    Technical
  • Employment Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced