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