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Golder Associates Environmental Scientist in VANCOUVER, 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 an Environmental Scientist to join our Environmental Remediation & Water team on a full-time basis. We work on a wide variety of environmental toxicology, environmental assessment, aquatic ecology, contaminated sediment, and water quality projects for clients across Canada and need to grow our multi-disciplinary team. Most of our team is in Vancouver, but this position can be based in other Canadian cities in our network of offices.

An overview of your role will include:

  • Leading project teams and able to effectively delegate and supervise junior staff to deliver on complicated deliverables

  • Able to critically evaluate data and able to work independently (when needed) to apply your technical knowledge to prepare high-quality work deliverables

  • Able to design and oversee environmental effects monitoring, baseline environmental characterizations, and toxicology or water quality assessments

  • Able to apply a client-focused approach and demonstrate business acumen in developing proposals and scopes of work for our clients

You will have a background in:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. water quality, environmental science, aquatic sciences, or toxicology)

  • 5 to 10 years of previous work experience in environmental consulting or industry

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a solid understanding of statistics suitable to the work

  • Passion for working in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team environment with strong interpersonal skills

  • Valid BC Driver’s licence

Other desirable qualifications or skills:

  • Demonstrated expertise with Canadian EEM guidance

  • CABIN certification

  • Higher-level training in applied statistics or programming

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 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: Environmental Scientist


Requisition ID: 21000798