Consultant II, Fisheries Biologist (Associate Level)

ERM Group - Smithers, BC (29 days ago)

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This is a fantastic opportunity for a Fisheries Biologist looking to advance their career with a global environmental leader, and to make a significant impact in successfully implementing ERM's global strategy.

Travel to beautiful, remote locations across Canada
Work on major, multimillion-dollar projects
Be a key member of a rapidly growing team of fisheries specialists delivering project work within Canada and globally
Work out of Smithers, or Vancouver, BC

We want to do great things; we need your help

ERM is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, and social consulting services with offices in over 40 countries. We have worked with many of the Global Fortune 500 companies delivering innovative solutions for business and selected government clients helping them understand and manage the sustainability challenges that the world is increasingly facing. The breadth of experience over our 40-year history means we have an extraordinary track record and excel at taking on complex and challenging projects.

Our clients are primarily in the mining and oil & gas sectors, and we support water management through all phases of the project life cycle. We are currently engaged in exciting, transformative projects with major clients.

As a fisheries biologist, you will be a member of a large Freshwater and Marine Sciences team in Canada, working within a multidisciplinary community of toxicologists, geochemists, hydrologists, aquatic scientists, and wildlife biologists (among other disciplines), and will become a member of an extensive team of global environmental and social experts. This is an opportunity to contribute to aquatic environmental assessments and permitting for large-scale capital projects.

Your responsibilities:
Design and implement fish and fish habitat field programs in streams, rivers, and lakes throughout Canada.
Contribute to the development and monitoring of fisheries offsetting and compensation programs.
Compile, manage and analyze fish habitat, community, and biology data, and contribute to database management.
Draft technical reports, or sections of reports, including environmental monitoring, environmental permitting, and impact assessment.
Actively contribute to ERM’s international aquatics and fisheries technical communities.

Who you are:
MSc in Fisheries Biology or similar discipline.
Registered Professional Biologist (or equivalent)
5+ years of experience, including field experience in fish and fish habitat assessment, water quality sampling, and aquatic biology (experience with hydrology, instream flow assessment, fish habitat compensation are also assets).
Strong commitment to safety, including following established Health & Safety procedures.
Knowledge of the Federal, Provincial and Territorial regulations and guidelines as they apply to the mining and oil & gas sectors.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with the ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, work independently with minimal supervision and travel.
Strong statistical skills using the open source program R.
Excellent problem solving abilities and advanced writing/communication skills.
Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
Pleasure Craft Operators license.
Electrofishing Crew Supervisor
Positive outlook, collaborative, self-starter who takes initiative, and is inspired by the success of ERM as a global company.

Working with ERM

ERM has been delivering outstanding client services in Canada for over 35 years. We have over 200 employees in nine offices across Canada. All of our achievements would have been impossible without our exceptional staff.

Our people are the heart of our business and we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive community. Here are just a few examples of how we take care of our people:

Personal Development

Career mapping tools and resources to help you decide how you want to grow your career
ERM Academy training programs backed up by mentoring and coaching
Technical communities and Yammer engagement to help you interact with any ERMer globally
Tuition assistance and reimbursement for relevant conferences, seminars, professional memberships and designations

Recognition Programs & Financial Benefits

Annual bonus to eligible employees, and awards for going above and beyond
Save up to 8% of your pay with our Group RRSP
Vacation starting at 3 weeks
  • Maternity leave top-up
Top-notch Medical and Wellbeing Benefits

Extended medical, dental and vision plans for you and your dependents
Life insurance and disability insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Best Doctors Program

Office Events

Exciting client events
Fun social events organized by our Social Activities Committee
Get involved in supporting organizations around the globe by collaborating with ERM’s international teams or through the efforts of the ERM Foundation

This is a full-time (40 hrs/week) position. During peak activity, there will be some travel and overtime required.

Who We Are:
As the world’s leading sustainability consulting firm, ERM is uniquely positioned to contribute to the environment and society through the expertise and energy of our employees worldwide. Sustainability is what we do, and is at the heart of both our service offerings and how we operate our business. ERM and our partners are driven by a dynamic vision: By 2021 we will be the clear leader in our chosen markets, we will double in value and we will deliver on our promises to our clients, our people and our investors. For our people, our vision means attracting, inspiring, developing and rewarding our people to work with the best clients and on the biggest challenges, thus creating valuable careers. We achieve our vision in a sustainable manner by maintaining and living our ERM values that include Accountability, Caring for our People, Client Focus, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Transparency.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a video questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

ERM welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

ERM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!