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Golder Associates Intermediate Biologist in FORT ST JOHN, British Columbia

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for an Intermediate Biologist to join our Environmental Planning and Permitting team on a full-time basis based in Fort St. John, BC.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Collect data to answer diverse ecological questions by developing study designs and implementing field programs in terrestrial and freshwater aquatic settings (i.e. environmental monitoring/ management activities, fish and fish habitat assessments, fish salvage, water quality, benthic invertebrates, sediment, vegetation, and wildlife surveys) for various types of projects including power, mines, infrastructure, and oil and gas

  • Assisting with leadership in, and following health and safety requirements

  • Generate specialized technical reports to meet the unique needs of clients. Examples include quantitative wildlife, fisheries, vegetation, and water quality studies

  • Prepare environmental assessments and develop strategies to mitigate potential impacts to environmental resources

  • Write environmental management and protection plans, environmental effects assessments and effectiveness monitoring plans, and habitat offsetting plans

  • Work with a large team of other experts to provide practical solutions to some of the most complex environmental management problems faced by industry and governments

  • Collaborate with industry, government, non-government organizations, and First Nations to achieve satisfactory environmental outcomes for development projects

  • Contribute to proposals and business development activities in procuring project work with our clients


You will meet the following minimum criteria:

  • A passion for the outdoors and for wildlife, fisheries, and vegetation

  • A degree in ecology or a related field

  • A Registered Professional Biologist (RPBio) with the BC College of Applied Biology, or the education needed to apply to the college

  • Strong commitment to health and safety

  • Demonstrated ability to compile and analyze ecological data; peer reviewed publications are an asset

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with environmental assessment, effects monitoring programs, and/or special research studies in applied ecology

  • Desire to provide high-quality, innovative, and practicable solutions for clients

  • Ability to work independently but also thrive in an atmosphere that requires cooperation and teamwork to provide quality, solution-oriented consulting services

  • Demonstrated field skills and ability to manage complex programs involving substantial ecological data

  • A valid Class-5 or higher driver’s licence

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 15 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, now a member of WSP, is a leading, global consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of Golder (member of WSP). Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Golder (member of WSP) as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

Golder Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities upon request.


Title: Intermediate Biologist


Requisition ID: 21000911