Environmental Specialist (willing to relocate)

Grieg Seafood BC LTD. - Comox Valley, BC (30+ days ago)

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Grieg Seafood BC Ltd., an exciting and growing company in the Aquaculture industry, is seeking to hire a full-time Environmental Specialist in their Regulatory and Environmental Department. The specialist will be part of a creative cutting-edge team that employs state-of-the-art technology and marine water quality analytics to drive environmental mitigation programs and operational decision-making, and is responsible for Grieg’s obligations in British Columbia’s dynamic regulatory system.

The Environmental Monitoring Specialist is based in Campbell River and works 8 consecutive 10 hours days and will get 6 days off before returning to work. An expectation will be to cover most days at sea sites.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with analytical and life support systems management;
  • Assist with maintaining Grieg operating procedures pertaining to monitoring and operation of the mitigation systems;
  • Onsite support during elevated site environmental events (e.g. algae blooms);
  • Working with data collection, IT systems, year-end data analysis and reporting;
  • Implementation of protocols and standards for Purchasing and Maintenance of all monitoring and mitigation equipment (e.g. microscopes);
  • Assist with development of R&D projects and reporting aimed at improving production, reducing mortality and earning social licence;
  • Regulatory reporting to government agencies as per conditions of licences and permits;
  • Perform technical sampling, analyses and modelling (for permitting applications);
  • Coordinating environmental monitoring programs related to regulatory compliance;
  • Deliver training programs to sea site staff (plankton sampling and identification);
  • Assist in the implementation of environmental/regulatory policies and management systems;

Qualifications, Training and Experience:

  • Familiar with Project Management;
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook);
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, time management and problem-solving skills;
  • BSc or related degree in Biology, Marine Biology, Environmental science or Aquaculture;
  • Minimum 1-2 years of related work experience, preferably in an industrial setting with fisheries, aquaculture and/or a marine setting or equivalent.

As part of our commitment to employment excellence, Grieg Seafood offers a highly competitive salary commensurate with experience and a generous benefits package.

Closing Date: September 2nd 2019

Thank you for your interest in Grieg Seafood. Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time