Golder Associates Senior Vegetation Ecologist in VANCOUVER, British Columbia
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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 a Senior VegetationEcologist to join our team on a fulltime basis based in Vancouver in our Environmental Planning and Permitting Group .
An overview of your role will include:
Actingas a Vegetation and Wetlands discipline lead within larger integratedEnvironmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
Developingand leading field programs (ie. Permitting, environmental management activities,ecosystems, vegetation and wetland inventories and assessments)
Overseeingquality control of field methods and data collection in accordance with internalStandard Work Instructions
Completionof Terrestrial Ecosystem Mapping (TEM) in accordance with applicable provincialstandards
Preparinghigh quality proposals and technical reports
Preparingenvironmental assessments and developing strategies to mitigate impacts toecosystems and vegetation
Samplingdesign and collection of ecological field data
Workingwith various types of resource development projects including urbandevelopment, power, mines, infrastructure and oil and gas
This role will be responsible for:
MinimumBSc degree with at least 7 years of experience as a biologist
Registrationas RPBio (or eligible for immediate registration) with the BC College ofApplied Biology
Experiencewith field work in remote locations
Provencommitment to Health and Safety and good working knowledge of the flora of BC
Experiencewith the collection of ecological data in support of TEM (e.g., applying the FieldManual for Describing Terrestrial Ecosystems, 2 nd Edition).
Experiencein the use of ArcGIS
Experiencewith the completion of TEM, including ortho-imagery interpretation and the useof digital elevation/slope-aspect models
Willingnessto perform fieldwork in various weather conditions for extended periods
Demonstratedability to supervise and mentor junior and intermediate staff
Abilityto work in a team-oriented, dynamic environment
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 Best ManagedCompanies, 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: Senior Vegetation Ecologist
Requisition ID: 20000442