Terrestrial Biologist

March 13 2024
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Credit, Collections,
St John's, NL | Dartmouth, NS | Moncton, NB | Saint John, NB | Fredericton, NB • Full time

Terrestrial Biologist - ( 24000143 )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is looking for new members of our environmental services team in Atlantic Canada to join our team as a Terrestrial Biologist and conduct field surveys and related reporting to support environmental impact assessment and permitting opportunities. If you are curious, a good communicator, and are interested in working in a fast-paced environment full of opportunities to learn about environmental consulting and work across Atlantic Canada and beyond, then we are looking for you.

This role is full-time and offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and benefits. As part of our environmental services team the successful applicant will support the development and delivery of environmental studies for a variety of resource, infrastructure, and development projects in our local communities and across the country. You will be part of a team that includes national experts who will mentor you closely as you grow your skills and career while working on a diverse collection of environmental management projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct environmental field work in your area of interest and experience, which may include avian surveys, vegetation surveys, and/or wetland surveys

  • Lead and/or assist in the development of environmental management programs such as environmental impact assessments, environmental protection plans, and environmental permits

  • Candidates may also have the opportunity to support other service areas depending on their interests and abilities and learn from discipline leads (e.g. aquatics, remediation, air quality)

  • Collaborate with a diverse team of experts including freshwater biologists, marine biologists, terrestrial and wildlife biologists, archaeologists, and engineers

  • Analyze field and technical data, and draft technical reports

  • Lead and/or support the development of proposals and participate in other business development activities

  • Follow established standards, policies, procedures, and guidelines to complete project work

  • Conduct desktop project-related research (e.g., historic data, regulations, literature reviews)

  • Complete applicable company and client required health & safety training and follow health &safety policies and procedures

  • Support development and delivery of Indigenous, public, and stakeholder engagement activities

  • Attend client and regulatory meetings


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Able to work effectively in a team atmosphere and independently, as required

  • Experience in the collection of biological and physical field data in one or more of the following disciplines: birds, vascular plants, lichens, or wetlands

  • Comfortable working on multiple projects concurrently, sometimes reporting to different individuals

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including strong MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), and technical writing skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Willingness to learn new skills and flexibility in undertaking work tasks

  • Knowledge of relevant local provincial and federal environmental legislation and policies is an asset

  • Knowledge of general construction practices and environmental mitigation measures is an asset

  • Experience in conducting environmental baseline programs and environmental impact assessments is an asset

  • A willingness to travel and periodically work extended hours

  • Good driving record and valid driver's license required

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Science, Environmental Science, Forestry, Environmental Management, Engineering, or related field. A Master's degree would be considered an asset.

  • Minimum of 1-5 years' work experience. However, individuals with 1 year or less of work experience or equivalent (e.g. work co-ops, travel or other experience) should not be discouraged from applying.

The hiring process is ongoing, and applications will be reviewed periodically and suitable candidates may be contacted before the closing date.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : Canada-Nova Scotia-Dartmouth

Other Locations : Canada-New Brunswick-Saint John, Canada-New Brunswick-Fredericton, Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador-St. John's, Canada-New Brunswick-Moncton

Organization : BC-1214 EnvSvcs-CA Atlantic Canada

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 13, 2024, 5:48:52 AM

Req ID: 24000143


Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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