Environmental Specialist / Biologist
Posted: May 6, 2019
Position Type: Environmental Planning and Management Division
Location: Calgary, AB
Job Number: #19-05-0302
SUMMIT is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join the Environmental Planning and Management (EPM) Division as a Biologist (Competition #19-05-0302) based out of our Calgary, AB office. This position will require both field and office work.
You will carry out your duties in consultation with the Manager/Project Manager, EPM on all matters. The primary duties will be focused on baseline environmental assessments and environmental inspection/monitoring. You will draft, review and submit all daily field reports, diagrams, site observations as well as make site recommendations. You will also be responsible for technical reporting and support for regulatory permit applications. The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring the quality, cost efficiency and timeliness of deliverables.
You will be supported by the entire Summit organization which consists of a dynamic team of Professional Engineers, Biologists, Chemists and Agrologists, technical administrators, business development professionals, and an in-house IT department.
Candidates must be prepared to work in a multidisciplinary, fast paced project team environment and able to undertake a variety of project related tasks related to Environmental Assessment Services.
A University Degree or College Diploma from a recognized institution – specializing in environmental science, biology, ecology, or related specialization
Professional Designation or potential to obtain designation (e.g. P.Biol, P.Ag.)
A minimum of 3 years' direct experience in the environmental industry (Oil and Gas, Energy and Utilities)
Ability to perform surveys for Alberta/Saskatchewan-based wildlife following applicable Species Detection Protocols with preference given to candidates that demonstrate experience leading and designing field surveys
Experience with wildlife data management, analysis and interpretation, and determination of appropriate mitigation measures
Linear and non-linear Environmental Inspection and Construction Monitoring (preference to large scale linear developments)
Experience supporting other biophysical disciplines (e.g., wetlands, rare plants)
Experience completing environmental site assessments and soil sampling
Excellent technical writing skills and experience writing technical reports
Experience with common GIS platforms
Experience assisting with proposal writing and assessment design
Ability to take initiative, ownership and work independently with excellent problem-solving skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Experience building relationships with clients, regulators and stakeholders.
Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to travel to remote locations, potentially for extended periods of time.
Summit, An Earth Services Company has become the industry leader in the environmental services sector with operations in Canada, the United States and Australia. Our company focuses on offering turnkey environmental management solutions to clients across various industries.
Summit’s vision is to be the most respected environmental solutions company, admired for its people, performance and innovation.
If your passion and experience align with this vision, then Summit is for you! Visit our website, www.summitearth.com, for job postings.
We appreciate your interest in working with Summit. Due to the volume of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please submit your applications and letters of interest in confidence directly to firstname.lastname@example.org
This position will remain open until suitable candidates are found.