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Are you looking for a new 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 individual to join a well-established team of environmental professionals at any of our office locations, including Edmonton, Calgary, Kamloops, Prince George, Terrace, or Vancouver, to fill the position of Senior/Intermediate Biologist (Amphibian).
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 safety conscious people-first culture.
Triton is known for applying technical expertise and pragmatism to the challenges our clients task us with. 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. 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 bolster our team. 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 be responsible for providing amphibian specialist expertise to field staff and project management teams. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Providing technical amphibian support to collaborative project teams
- Conducting amphibian surveys including auditory/call and visual survey methods
- Amphibian capture, handling, and relocation
- Planning, leading, and reporting phases for amphibian components of major projects
- Contributing to reporting and permitting deliverables
- Representing Triton in correspondence with client representatives, contractors, and peers
- Contributing to Tritons collaborative, safety conscious culture
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
Ideal candidates will possess the following:
- BSc. or M.Sc. in biology or related field
- Biol., RPBio, or equivalent registration with a professional regulatory body is an asset
- Experience leading amphibian surveys, including call and visual methods
- Experience with Coastal Tailed Frogs an asset
- Experience with reptile survey and handling an asset
- Knowledge of specific biology, behaviour and habitat for amphibians present in BC and AB
- Demonstrated experience with species-specific capture and handling procedures
- Species at Risk experience an asset
- Effective technical writing skills
- Familiarity with provincial and federal wildlife regulations and guidance materials
- Ability to work in physically demanding remote field settings for extended durations, staying in a mix of camp and/or hotel accommodations.
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative working style
- Proficient in the operation of off-highway vehicles
- Valid Class 5 driver’s license