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Golder Associates Junior Biologist (Terrace) in TERRACE, British Columbia

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

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 of ownership.

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

Golder has a new opportunity for a Junior Environment, Fisheries and Wildlife Biologist and/ or Technician to join our Environmental Planning & Permitting team based in Terrace. 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, and marine settings (i.e. environmental monitoring/ management activities, fish and fish habitat assessments, fish salvage, intertidal and marine surveys, water quality, benthic invertebrates, sediment, vegetation, and wildlife surveys)

  • Working on various types of projects including 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, marine and 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

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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 (Terrace)

Location: BC-TERRACE

Requisition ID: 21001049