Intermediate Marine Biologist/ Scientist

Job Description:


  • Leading or supporting regulatory permitting for marine construction

  • Data analysis and interpretation such as for environmental assessments and permit applications

  • Technical writing and report preparation

  • Planning and executing field work to collect environmental data (e.g. Water, sediment, species, habitat)

  • Support with budget development and proposal writing

  • Developing relationships with clients

  • Maintain technical knowledge in professional practice


Education:

B.Sc. Ocean Sciences, Marine/Freshwater Biology or related field; or Diploma in Environmental Technology. Registered, or eligible for Registration as an RPBio or EP is an asset

Core Competencies:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in an environmental consulting or similar role;

  • Customer service attitude;

  • Excellent organization and time-management skills to meet deadlines;

  • Excellent technical writing skill;

  • Good knowledge of aquatic ecology, species and habitats;

  • Ability to work in the field in a variety of weather conditions, and with limited direction;

  • Familiarity with BC and federal environmental legislation and experience preparing environmental permit applications

  • Environmental sampling/surveying using a variety of field instruments (e.g. bathymetry, ADCP, CTD);

  • Willingness to travel for project work, as needed;

  • Divers Licence;

Beneficial Skills/Experience

  • Experience in other areas of environmental science (e.g. toxicology, wildlife, vegetation)

  • Operating GIS software

  • Commercial diving certification

  • Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) experience

  • Working aboard boats

  • Modelling (e.g. Hydrotechnical)

  • Marine certifications (SVOP, MEDA3, ROC-M);

  • OHS Level 1 First Aid;

  • Familiarity with marine construction