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Golder Associates Intermediate Vegetation Ecologist 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.

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 IntermediateVegetation Ecologist to join our EnvironmentalPlanning & Permitting team on a full-time basis based in Vancouver.

An overview of yourrole will include:

  • Actas Vegetation and Wetlands discipline lead within larger integratedEnvironmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and permitting projects for mining andoil and gas clients

  • Developingand leading field programs (e.g., permitting, environmental managementactivities, ecosystems, vegetation, and wetland inventories and assessments)for various types of resource development projects including urban development,power, mines, infrastructure, and oil and gas.

  • Overseeingquality control of field methods and data collection in accordance withinternal Standard Work Instructions

  • Completionof TEM in accordance with provincial standards

  • Preparinghigh quality proposals and technical reports

  • Prepareenvironmental assessments and develop strategies to mitigate impacts to ecosystemsand vegetation

You will have abackground in:

  • MinimumB.Sc. degree with at least 3 years of experience as a biologist

  • Registrationas R.P.Bio. (or eligible for immediate registration) with the BC College ofApplied Biology

  • Experiencewith fieldwork in remote locations

  • Provencommitment to Health and Safety

  • Goodworking knowledge of the flora of BC

  • Experiencewith the collection of ecological data in support of TEM (e.g., applying theField Manual for Describing Terrestrial Ecosystems, 2nd Edition)

  • Familiaritywith/proficient in the use of ArcGIS

  • Experiencewith the completion of TEM, including ortho-imagery interpretation and the useof digital elevation/ slope-aspect models

  • ValidClass 5 driver’s licence (note - Golder collects abstracts / Motor VehicleRecords for all new and current employees identified as Golder Drivers)

  • Willingnessto perform fieldwork in various weather conditions and for extended periods.

  • Strongorganizational, interpersonal and time management skills

  • Goodwritten and verbal communication skills

  • Theability to work in a dynamic environment with limited supervision.

  • Abilityto work in a team-oriented environment

  • Basedon client requirements, staff can be subject to random drug and alcohol testing

The following experienceand training would be considered an asset:

  • Experienceworking with ATVs/UTVs/Argos, trailering, offroad/resource road driving

  • Goodoutdoor survival skills and experience working and navigating in remote areasin a safe manner

  • Workingknowledge of the soils of BC

  • Knowledgeof/experience with terrain classification in BC

  • Knowledgeof applicable provincial and federal environmental regulatory permitting requirements

Your benefits at Golderwill include:

  • Competitivebenefits and remuneration packages

  • Optionto purchase shares in Golder

  • 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: Intermediate Vegetation Ecologist


Requisition ID: 19001139