Golder Associates Junior Biologist Ft St John in FORT ST JOHN, British Columbia
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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 Junior Environment , Fisheries and Wildlife Biologist and/ or Technician to join our Environmental Planning & Permitting team based in Fort St John BC Office . Aspects of the work will include working away from the office and in the field for extended periods . Both hourly contracts with opportunity for extension and regular full-time positions are available commensurate with qualifications/ experience.
An overview of your role will include:
Participating/ conducting field programs in terrestrial and freshwater aquatic (i.e. environmental monitoring/ management activities, fish and fish habitat assessments, fish salvage, water quality, benthic invertebrates, sediment, vegetation, and wildlife surveys)
The various types of projects will include power, mines, infrastructure, and oil and gas
Planning for logistics and equipment
Acting as a crew member in simple to complex field programs
Quality control of field data collections and data entry
Assisting with and following safety requirements during field operations
Assisting with office-based proposal, and background research, and report preparation
Performing physically demanding work in various weather conditions
You will have a background in:
Technical diploma (Fish and Wildlife Technician), or Degree BSc in Biology or equivalent program (Biologist), or appropriate field-specific training programs
Strong commitment to health and safety
Understanding of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems within BC
Understanding of various survey, sampling, and data collections techniques (eg. For ecosystems, vegetation, wildlife and wildlife habitat, fish and fish habitat, water quality, benthic invertebrates, sediment in freshwater, terrestrial environments)
Experience with avian, vegetation, fisheries, and/or marine surveys an asset.
Working knowledge and proficiency in the use of basic field navigation and survey equipment such as GPS, compass, clinometer, water quality meters etc.
Self-starter and ability to work effectively in a team environment
Valid Class 5 driver’s license
Experience operating in remote locations an asset.
Level 1 First Aid certificate with CPR and AED (preferred)
Backpack electrofishing certification (preferred)
Swift water rescue technician certification (preferred)
UTV, snowmobile operator certification (preferred)
Small Vessel Operator Proficiency Certificate (preferred)
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
On the job training, mentoring, and coaching
Global projects and travel opportunities
One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 13 consecutive years
Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and 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.
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.
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Title: Junior Biologist Ft St John
Location: BC-FORT ST JOHN
Requisition ID: 21001050