Intermediate Biologist/Ecologist

Hatch - Mississauga, ON (8 months ago)

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Requisition ID: 23407

Job Category: Environmental

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Intermediate Terrestrial Biologist/Ecologist, Environmental Services Group

The Hatch Environmental Services Group (ESG) undertakes technical studies and delivers environmental services in the areas of ESIAs, permitting, ESAs, community engagement, sustainability/corporate social responsibility, climate change and related project delivery services. Our wealth of environmental, engineering, EPCM project delivery, procurement and professional services experience and our global footprint is highly differentiated in the growing environmental services market.

We are currently seeking Intermediate Biologists/Ecologist or Natural Heritage Specialists in Ontario. The person who accepts this role will be working with senior leaders in our ESG group to build client relationships and help to execute and deliver projects.

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

Essential:
Strong understanding of terrestrial and wetland ecosystem systems and approaches to assessing potential project effects and proposed mitigation measures.
Experience leading ELC, rare and invasive vegetation as well as terrestrial species at risk assessments.
Permitting experience with federal, provincial and local (municipal and conservation authority) permitting and approvals processes.
Work with senior leaders to help grow opportunities of our existing environmental consulting practice in the areas of ESIAs and permitting and natural heritage systems.
Project coordination of key environmental deliverables.
Assist in project management, resource planning, mentorship to project junior teams.
Work collaboratively with an integrated, multidisciplinary teams, liaising and supporting global peers.

Skills and Qualifications:
Post-Secondary Education in, Biology, planning, environmental science, or environmental, management and/or a related discipline.
Minimum of 8-10 years’ experience in managing and delivering environmental assessment and/or inventories.
Demonstrated project execution and client engagement experience.
Well-versed in defendable or standardized survey methodologies and a thorough understanding of Provincial and Federal permitting and approvals and regulatory requirements.
Additional experience in wildlife and/or aquatic surveys is considered a valuable asset
Ability to take initiative.
Entrepreneurial with a technical soul.
Effectively managing internal and external stakeholders.
Effective, open communication and presentation style with the ability to plan and deliver best in class, high quality deliverables.

Preferred:
Postgraduate qualifications in a related discipline.
Understanding of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act and provincial environmental assessment processes.
Ability to be flexible, learn and perform challenging tasks outside their area of skills and experience.
Core Competencies: Leadership, Consultative, entrepreneurial, relationship builder, strategic thinker and implementer, influencer, networker, collaborator.

We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.