Intermediate Field Biologist

Triton - Vernon, BC (30+ days ago)

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Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd. is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join a well-established team of environmental professionals in the role of intermediate field biologist. Our existing projects encompass Western Canada and will provide the successful candidate with exciting and rewarding opportunities for career development.

Triton is an employee-owned environmental consulting firm with 30 years of experience responding to the environmental needs of resource developers across all sectors, as well as all levels of government. Our clients look to us to provide a wide range of scientific, technical, and management expertise that merge to provide practical environmental solutions. Triton’s offices are geographically situated to provide effective service delivery within Western Canada. Our multi-disciplinary team comprises environmental professionals specializing in aquatic and terrestrial biology, soil science, vegetation ecology, environmental assessment, environmental auditing, environmental monitoring/inspection, and resource management.

Triton will provide you with a challenging and supportive working environment and a management team dedicated to promoting your personal and professional growth. We offer a competitive wage and benefits package.


The successful candidate will be responsible for leading field programs and providing technical support to project managers. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Leading aquatic and/or terrestrial field programs
Supervising and training junior field staff
Providing technical leadership within a team environment
Liaising with on-site client representatives and contractors
Data collection, compilation and reporting
Working collaboratively within Triton corporate culture
Must be able to travel and work remotely for duration of up to 2 weeks at a time.


B.Sc. or M.Sc. in biology or related field
R.P Bio or eligibility for registration with the BC College of Applied Biology or equivalent professional designation
Minimum of three years of relevant experience
Technical knowledge in aquatics and/or terrestrial biology
Extensive field experience leading aquatic and/or terrestrial programs
Significant experience with environmental monitoring and/or environmental inspection
Multi-jurisdictional knowledge of environmental regulations, policies, and permit application processes
Adept in the operation and maintenance of required field equipment
Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative working style
Superior problem-solving skills, with the ability to think outside the box
Proficient in the operation of off-highway vehicles
Valid Class 5 driver’s license
Experience providing monitoring and/or inspection services on pipeline construction projects considered an asset
Experience operating boats, including jet-drive, considered an asset


If this opportunity sounds like you, and you are serious about joining a progressive team of environmental consultants, please apply with a resume and cover letter.

Closing Date: May 31, 2020

Competition Reference: IFBV-0320


We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.