Wildlife Biologists

· Vernon, British Columbia
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 a dynamic, enthusiastic wildlife biologist to join our team. Our existing projects encompass Western Canada and will provide the successful candidate with exciting and rewarding opportunities for career development. The selected applicant may be based out of any of our office locations, including Calgary and Edmonton in Alberta, Kamloops, Vernon, Prince George, Terrace, and Vancouver in BC.


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.


We are recruiting wildlife biologists to support existing projects. Primarily field based, the successful candidates will be responsible for delivering the field components of environmental projects and providing technical support to project management teams. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical leadership on the wildlife components of our projects within a team environment
  • Provide mentorship to aspiring wildlife biologists
  • Plan and lead wildlife programs on major projects
  • Deliver tasks and scopes of work in accordance with approved budgets and schedules
  • Represent Triton in direct correspondence with on-site client representatives, contractors, and sub-contractors
  • Provide high quality and independent review for projects
  • Provide parsimonious, defensible environmental project advice to Triton clients within the bounds of project interest and the regulatory environment
  • Contribute and participate within Triton’s highly collaborative corporate culture



Ideal candidates will possess the following:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in biology or related field
  • P.Biol., RPBio, or equivalent registration with a professional regulatory body
  • Minimum of five years experience for conducting wildlife and wildlife habitat surveys, include breeding bird surveys, amphibian survey, species-specific surveys and inventory, and pre-construction wildlife and migratory bird nest sweeps
  • Demonstrable experience with wildlife capture techniques and handling procedures, including amphibian salvage during pipeline construction phases
  • Demonstrated crew lead experience
  • Species at Risk experience an asset
  • Effective technical writing skills
  • Familiarity with provincial and federal wildlife regulations and guidance materials
  • Adept in the operation and maintenance of required field equipment
  • Proven ability to lead a team in remote conditions for extended periods
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to thrive in a proactive team environment
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license 


If this opportunity sounds like you, and you are ready to deliver within a diverse and thriving team of environmental consultants, please apply with a resume and cover letter.

Closing Date: September 30, 2020

Competition Reference: WBVE-0820

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