Junior Biologist

Technical · Prince George, British Columbia
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 junior field biologists to join a well-established team of environmental professionals in our Prince George office.

 

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

 

Successful candidates will be responsible for delivering the technical components of environmental projects and providing support to Project Managers. Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with water quality, fish, wildlife, and vegetation assessments
  • Environmental monitoring of construction work activities
  • Implementing and reviewing erosion and sediment control measures
  • Recording data and observations in an accurate and well-organized manner
  • Preparing technical reports detailing environmental assessments and monitoring activities
  • Conducting fish salvage and isolation during instream works

 

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

 

Ideal candidates will possess the following skills, traits, and qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in biology, ecology, or related degree
  • Membership or eligibility for membership in the College of Applied Biology
  • Willing to work 10-12 hours per day and up to 14-day field shifts
  • Physically fit and able to conduct field work in all weather conditions
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence and Level 1 first aid training

 

ASSETS

 

Although not required, the following would be considered assets for this position:

  • Experience conducting fish, wildlife, and ecosystem assessments
  • Experience in environmental monitoring for construction projects
  • Ability to identify fish and plant species
  • Knowledgeable with B.C. environmental regulations and legislation
  • Experience operating 4x4 trucks and ATVs/UTVs, with valid training certifications
  • Environmental Monitoring, Electrofishing, and H2S Alive certifications

 

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: July 2, 2020

 

Competition Reference: JBPG-0620

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
    Prince George, British Columbia
  • Department
    Technical
  • Employment Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced