Junior Environmental Professional due May 30, 2022

Currently seeing a Junior Environmental Professional to work within its Environmental/Applied Biology division in both field and office settings. The position available is based out of the Williams Lake office.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Participating in/conducting field programs in terrestrial and freshwater aquatic settings, including but not limited to environmental monitoring, fish and fish habitat assessments, fish salvage, water quality, vegetation identification, and bird/wildlife surveys for varios types of projects in the resource managment sector.
  • Ecosystem classification and associated activities
  • Planning for project logistics and equipement
  • Supporting simple to complex field programs as a crew member
  • Quality control of field data collection and data entry
  • Assisting in office-based proposal efforts, background research, and technical report prepareation including environmental impact assessments and management plans

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Environmental or Natural Resource Science, Forestry, Biology or related field.
  • Experience working with fish, wildlife, and ecosystems in the interior of BC
  • Able to identify a wide variety of fish, wildlife and plant species
  • Broad knowledge of biophysical environment and enviromental management procedures
  • Experience with environmental permitting and assiciated environmental contruction monitoring of small or large infrastructure projects.
  • Excellent oral, written, and data presentation skills
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Strong interperonsal and organizational skills
  • Self motivated and able to work unsupervised
  • Physically fit to endure the rigors of field work in all conditions
  • Preference will be given to candidates with professional designations with the College of Applied Biology or the British Columbia Institute of Agrology, and /or certification in backpack eletrofishing, Riparian Areas Protection Regulation, Environmental Monitoring, and Erosia and Sediment Control.
  • Possess a valid BC driver’s license
  • Those with less experience are encourage to apply for a case-by-case evaluation of competency

Travelling will be required for this position, and at times this may be to remote camp situations.

Employment, role and wages of the successful applicant will depend on experience and competency. Duties may vary based on current contractual obligations. Training and professional development in multiple divisions is available, and will be provided based on the successful applicant.

Application: Please apply in confidence by emailing your resume and cover letter in PDF format with subject header ” Consus- Environmental/Biology Division Employment 2022″ by May 30 2022. Addressed to: humanresources@consus.ca , attn: HR Manager.