Intermediate Vegetation and Wetlands Specialist

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 Intermediate Vegetation Ecologists 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 successful candidate will work with our vegetation ecology team on a variety of vegetation-related field programs, such as:

  • Vegetation inventories
  • Weed surveys
  • Wetland assessments
  • Timber salvage assessments
  • Rare plant surveys
  • Re-vegetation planning
  • Habitat restoration



  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in botany, plant ecology, biology, or a related field
  • P.Biol. or eligibility for registration with the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists, Alberta Institute of Agrologists, College of Applied Biology, or similar
  • Minimum four years of experience as a vegetation ecologist, including leading crews
  • Exceptional plant identification skills, include wetland plants
  • Skilled in vegetation inventory methods
  • Superior knowledge of Alberta’s Wetland Policy and its associated directives
  • Extensive experience with wetland delineation and classification
  • Rare plant survey experience is an asset
  • Soil classification experience is an asset
  • Willingness to work in the field in remote locations
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Effective technical writing skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Detail oriented with solid organizational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative working style
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Experience operating off-highway vehicles



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: June 22, 2020

Competition Reference: VWS-0520


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
  • Employment Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience