Golder Associates Environmental, Fisheries & Wildlife Technician in VANCOUVER, British Columbia
At Golder, wethrive on challenges.
Golder is not just a place to work, itis a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate,innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in astrong culture of ownership.
Golder has a new opportunity for four Environmental, Fisheries and Wildlife Technicians to join our Environmental Planning & Permitting team.
Golder has offices throughout the province and this posting is for multiple positions that may be based in FortSt. John, Terrace, Victoria, or Vancouver . Much of the work will include working away from the home office for extended periods. The position will be a temporary hourly contract until the end of 2020 with the possibility of extension.
An overview of yourrole will include:
Participatingin field programs in terrestrial, freshwater aquatic, and marine settings (i.e. environmentalmonitoring, fish and fish habitat assessments, fish salvage, water quality,benthic invertebrates, sediment, vegetation, and wildlife surveys) for varioustypes of projects including urban development, power, mines, infrastructure,and oil and gas
Planningfor logistics and equipment
Actingas a crew member for simple to complex field programs
Qualitycontrol of field data collections and data entry
Assistingwith report preparation and safety during field operations
Performingphysically demanding work in various weather conditions
Experienceconducting general vegetation, fish, wildlife, and species at risk surveys andassociated management activities
You will have abackground in:
Technicaldiploma or degree (Fish and Wildlife Technician, BSc in Biology or equivalentprogram, or appropriate field-specific training programs)
Strongcommitment to health and safety
Level1 First Aid certificate with CPR and AED
Understandingof the functioning of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems within BC
Understandingof various basic survey, sampling, and data collections techniques (eg.ecosystems, vegetation, wildlife and wildlife habitat, fish and fish habitat,water quality, benthic invertebrates, sediment in freshwater, terrestrial andmarine environments).
Experiencewith avian, vegetation, fisheries, and or marine surveys an asset.
Workingknowledge and proficiency in the use of basic field navigation and surveyequipment such as GPS, compass, clinometer, water quality meters etc.
Selfstarter and ability to work effectively in a team environment
ValidClass 5 drivers license
Experienceoperating in remote locations an asset
Backpackelectrofishing certification (preferred)
Swiftwater rescue technician certification (preferred)
UTV,snowmobile operator certification (preferred)
BoatPleasure Operator Certificate (preferred)
ScubaDiving experience an asset
Your benefits at Golderwill include:
Employeeowned structure - own the business, own the result
Deepenyour expertise in a dynamic work environment
Innovativeand collaborative multidisciplinary projects
Onthe job training, mentoring, and coaching
Globalprojects and travel opportunities
One of Canada’s BestManaged Companies, Platinum member status 11 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 is committedto providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. Assuch, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment andselection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.
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Title: Environmental, Fisheries & Wildlife Technician
Requisition ID: 20001128