Wetland Scientist

Job Description
Arcadis is seeking a Wetland Scientist for Montreal, Quebec. We are looking for an experienced Scientist to support federal, provincial, and local environmental permitting including field data collection efforts associated with wetlands delineations, endangered species habitat assessments, and environmental assessments. The position requires an understanding of federal, provincial, and local permitting efforts specific to the province of Quebec. This role will support several Arcadis clients in Quebec and Canada for various renewable energy development projects, including biogas production plants.

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is ‘people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

 

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Terrestrial Biologist

Job Description:

Parsons is currently recruiting for an ecologist to support the Ecological Services group based in Ontario. Duties will include field investigations and inventories (e.g., breeding bird and amphibian surveys, three-season floral inventories, Ecological Land Classification assessment, Wetland evaluation, and mapping), impact assessment studies and mitigation plans, during and post-construction monitoring of environmental project components, as well as preparation of technical reports and memos. The successful candidate will be required to work in the field and travel to job sites throughout Ontario.

 

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Data and Electronic Monitoring Field Technician

Want to help look after our ocean resources? Think rain-soaked high-vis fashion is the next big trend? Want to travel the coast? Archipelago is seeking an honest and motivated co-op student for a 4-month work term within our Fisheries Monitoring Programs to assist with the delivery of the programs in our four ports throughout Coastal British Columbia. Housing will be provided with this position and movement amongst our main coastal ports of operation may be expected. Hours of work can be irregular with weekend and evening work required.

What kind of work can you expect?
You will be trained to:

• Identify fish species.
• Monitor and document the offload activities of groundfish commercial fishing vessels.
• Assist at offloads with piece counting and halibut tagging.
• Monitor compliance of fishery regulations.
• Record your findings electronically and on paper and provide feedback to the appropriate staff.
• Install and service electronic monitoring equipment on board commercial fish boats.
• Troubleshoot computer and/or CCTV based issues.
• Assist with data entry and data verification.
• Regularly meet with the supervisors and other staff to exchange information and problem solve.
• Provide regional administrative assistance to Archipelago’s fishery monitoring programs and maintain open communication and teamwork with coworkers in other locations.
• Maintain hard drive and monitoring equipment inventory.
• Ship, receive, wipe and archive hard drives as needed.
• Provide customer service.
• Perform biological sampling of selected species.

 

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Research Associate – School of Climate Change and Adaptation

The Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation (CCCCA) at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is seeking a Research Associate to work on several research projects related to carbon emission reduction and mitigation. The CCCCA is a 45,000 square-foot research facility located in the community of St. Peter’s Bay, PEI. The facility and the lands surrounding it serves as a living laboratory that allows for unlimited access to nearby wetlands, forests, and coastal habitats. The CCCCA is a world leading research and teaching center in understanding and adapting to climate change impacts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The research focus of this position will include:

  • Measuring the carbon flux of ecosystems and agricultural systems for PEI using various remote sensing and drone technologies as well as field measurements
  • Quantifying the carbon sequestration potentials for all types of ecosystems and agricultural systems in PEI
  • Developing a GIS- and web-based data portal to support the dynamic mapping of historical and current carbon fluxes across PEI and the scenario-based mapping of carbon sequestration potentials until 2050 with consideration of future climate change impacts (here is an example data portal: https://atlas.peiclimate.ca/)

In addition to leading on these research activities, the Research Associate is expected to:

  • Publish research results on a timely manner in high-impact journals
  • Write project reports and research proposals
  • Organize meetings/webinars/conferences
  • Supervise graduate and undergraduate students

 

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Wildlife and Environmental Student

Joining Suncor means you will work for one of the best companies in Canada, providing tremendous future potential where talented people thrive and lead. As our business evolves, so do our employment opportunities. Our work culture includes a dynamic mix of professionals, with a diversity of skills and expertise.

The student is an integral member of the Wildlife Team supporting all Suncor sites in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo in adhering to environmental and regulatory requirements. As part of this team, the student will be responsible for planning and conducting various wildlife audits and inspections, data control, logistics and for providing support in wildlife management and monitoring activities at Oil Sands Base Plant in Fort McMurray.

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Parks and Protected Areas Knowledge Gatherer Coordinator

Youth/Student Leadership and Travel Opportunity

Parks and Protected Areas Knowledge Gatherer Coordinator

$12,000 contract (24 weeks) October 3, 2022 to March 17, 2023
plus travel to attend Parks and Protected Areas Leadership Residency
in Georgian Bay Ontario March 7-9

The Canadian Parks, Protected, and Conserved Areas Leadership Collective (CPPCL) is seeking a youth contractor (18-30 years old) to support a team of four diverse young professionals as they create online resources and case studies that will enhance our leadership programs by linking interdisciplinary knowledge to practical issues and revealing hidden perspectives and experiences that can expand our understanding of equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization in all aspects of parks and protected areas leadership.

The Knowledge Gatherer Coordinator contract involves attending a selection of leadership program sessions between October and March, editing twenty case studies co-created by Knowledge Gatherers and park leadership program participants, co-creating reports on four capstone team projects, and compiling evidence-based resources for leaders in parks and protected areas research and management. The Knowledge Gatherer Coordinator will support monthly virtual dialogues with
conservation leaders and will provide the Knowledge Gatherers with guidance to create effective knowledge mobilization materials. CPPCL Knowledge Gathering is a unique opportunity to interact directly with researchers, managers and leaders across the parks and protected areas system.

CPPCL will only succeed in understanding and challenging systemic privilege and oppression if we represent a diversity of people equitably. Applicants who have experience working in equity, diversity, inclusion and decolonization or who can add underrepresented perspectives (e.g., women, youth, francophones, BIPOC, LGBTQTS+, or persons with disabilities) are encouraged to apply.

Contract Details: $12000 total, which is paid monthly. This contract can be completed remotely. Residency travel expenses will be covered by CPPCL. While the time expected to complete the deliverables varies, it is expected to take an average of twenty hours per week, not including the face-to-face portion. Contractors are free to take on additional outside work and should be available to participate in online sessions between 11:30am and 3:30pm Eastern on: Oct. 17-21 (eResidency), Nov. 18, Dec. 16, Jan. 20, and Feb. 13 (monthly workshops), and must be available to attend the full-day face-to-face residency from Mar. 7-9. This contract is funded in part by Canada’s Green Jobs program. Applicants must be between 18 to 30 years of age and eligible to work in Canada.

About CPPCL: The Canadian Parks, Protected, and Conserved Areas Leadership Collective (CPPCL) is a collaborative project hosted at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES) and funded by the Canadian Parks Council (CPC), which represents Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial park agencies. CPPCL delivers leadership programs and services to connecting parks and protected areas practitioners and researchers.

Application Process (deadline September 12, 2022):

Please send your CV and a maximum one-page letter outlining how your education and lived experience are related to the scope of this work to manager@cpcil.ca. Please also submit a short (<2 minute) video that addresses the following questions:

  1. Based on the information at CPCIL.ca, why do you want to be part of this project?
  2. Why do you think it is important to broaden the narrative of parks and protected areas by seeking hidden perspectives and increasing representation?
  3. What unique skill or perspective would you bring to this team that you want us to know about?
  4. What perspective that you lack do you hope someone else has so you can learn from them?

If you cannot submit a video, please indicate so in your cover letter. Short-listed applicants will be
contacted for a zoom interview. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

For questions, please contact manager@cpcil.ca

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Parks and Protected Areas EDID Knowledge Gatherer

Youth/Student Learning Opportunity

Parks and Protected Areas EDID Knowledge Gatherer

$6600 contract (10 weeks) October 3 to Dec 9, 2022

The Canadian Parks, Protected, and Conserved Areas Leadership Collective (CPPCL) is seeking a team of two diverse young professionals (18-30 years old) to support the development of online resources in a variety of formats to mobilize our research into equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization (EDID) and uplift hidden perspectives so we can broaden representation within parks and protected areas research and management in Canada. For information about the project visit cpcil.ca/edid-research-project.

The EDID Knowledge Gatherer contract involves designing and producing useful and relevant content to share the findings of the CPPCL EDID research project and generating accessible resources that parks and protected areas leaders and partners can use to inform EDID work. These knowledge mobilization products may include podcast episodes, newsletter articles and blog posts, infographics, short-form videos, self-assessment tools, online learning modules (LearnDash), or case studies. In
addition to building on the CPPCL research project and related literature, contractors will engage in dialogues with conservation leaders and draw on their own education, skills, and lived experience. Applicants should be excellent researchers and communicators with the ability to work independently and with empathy. French language fluency is an asset. CPPCL Knowledge Gathering is a unique opportunity to interact directly with researchers, managers and leaders across the parks and protected areas system.

CPPCL will only succeed in understanding and challenging systemic privilege and oppression if we represent a diversity of people equitably. Applicants who have experience working in equity, diversity, inclusion and decolonization or who can add underrepresented perspectives (e.g., women, youth, francophones, BIPOC, LGBTQTS+, or persons with disabilities) are encouraged to apply.

Contract Details: $6600 total, paid monthly. While the time expected to complete the deliverables varies, it is expected to take approximately thirty hours per week. If required, the contract can be extended to 15 weeks (October 3 to Jan 13) to reduce expected time commitment to 20 hours per week. This contract can be completed remotely. Contractors are free to take on additional outside work and should be available to participate in online team meetings at times to be determined. This project is
funded in part by Parks Canada and by Canada’s Green Jobs program. Applicants must be between 18 to 30 years of age and eligible to work in Canada.

About CPPCL: The Canadian Parks, Protected, and Conserved Areas Leadership Collective (CPPCL) is a collaborative project hosted at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES) and funded by the Canadian Parks Council (CPC), which represents Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial park agencies. CPPCL delivers leadership programs and services to connecting parks and protected areas practitioners and researchers.

Application Process (deadline September 12, 2022):

Please send your CV and a maximum one-page letter outlining how your education and lived experience are related to the scope of this work to manager@cpcil.ca. Please also submit a short (<2 minute) video that addresses the following questions:

  1. Based on the information at CPCIL.ca, why do you want to be part of this project?
  2. Why do you think it is important to broaden the narrative of parks and protected areas by seeking hidden perspectives and increasing representation?
  3. What unique skill or perspective would you bring to this team that you want us to know about?
  4. What perspective that you lack do you hope someone else has so you can learn from them?

If you cannot submit a video, please indicate so in your cover letter. Short-listed applicants will be
contacted for a zoom interview. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

For questions, please contact manager@cpcil.ca

Download job posting here.

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Parks and Protected Areas Knowledge Gatherer (Multiple Positions)

Youth/Student Learning and Travel Opportunity

Parks and Protected Areas Knowledge Gatherers

$2500 contract (23 weeks) October 3, 2022 to March 17, 2023
plus travel to attend Parks and Protected Areas Leadership Residency
in Georgian Bay Ontario March 7-9

The Canadian Parks, Protected, and Conserved Areas Leadership Collective (CPPCL) is seeking four diverse young professionals (18-30 years old) to enhance our 2022-2023 leadership programs by creating online resources and case studies that link interdisciplinary knowledge to practical issues and present unique perspectives and experiences that can help us expand our understanding of equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization in all aspects of parks and protected areas leadership in Canada.

The Knowledge Gatherer contract involves observing a selection of virtual leadership program sessions between October and March, co-creating five case studies with park leadership program participants, gathering evidence-based resources to support one capstone team project, and identifying hidden perspectives that can broaden representation in parks and protected areas research and management. The team will also attend monthly dialogues with conservation leaders and receive guidance to produce effective knowledge mobilization materials. CPPCL Knowledge Gathering is a unique opportunity to interact directly with researchers, managers and leaders across the parks and protected areas system.

CPPCL will only succeed in understanding and challenging systemic privilege and oppression if we represent a diversity of people equitably. Applicants who have experience working in equity, diversity, inclusion and decolonization or who can add underrepresented perspectives (e.g., women, youth, francophones, BIPOC, LGBTQTS+, or persons with disabilities) are encouraged to apply.

Contract Details: $2500 total, which is paid 50% at the mid-point, 50% at the conclusion of work. This contract can be completed remotely. Residency travel expenses will be covered by CPPCL. While the time expected to complete the deliverables varies, it is expected to take an average of five hours per week, not including the face-to-face portion. Contractors are free to take on additional outside work and should be available to participate in online sessions between 11:30am and 3:30pm Eastern on: Oct. 17-21 (eResidency), Nov. 18, Dec. 16, Jan. 20, and Feb. 13 (monthly workshops), and must be available to attend the face-to-face residency from Mar. 7-9.

About CPPCL: The Canadian Parks, Protected, and Conserved Areas Leadership Collective (CPPCL) is a collaborative project hosted at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES) and funded by the Canadian Parks Council (CPC), which represents Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial park agencies. CPPCL delivers leadership programs and services to connecting parks and protected areas practitioners and researchers.

Application Process (deadline September 12, 2022):

Please send your CV and a maximum one-page letter outlining how your education and lived experience are related to the scope of this work to manager@cpcil.ca. Please also submit a short (<2 minute) video that addresses the following questions:

  1. Based on the information at CPCIL.ca, why do you want to be part of this project?
  2. Why do you think it is important to broaden the narrative of parks and protected areas by seeking hidden perspectives and increasing representation?
  3. What unique skill or perspective would you bring to this team that you want us to know about?
  4. What perspective that you lack do you hope someone else has so you can learn from them?

If you cannot submit a video, please indicate so in your cover letter. Short-listed applicants will be
contacted for a zoom interview. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

For questions, please contact manager@cpcil.ca

Download job posting here.

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KFN Wildlife Monitor

Lands, Resources and Heritage Branch

Scope of Services Description:

  1. Attend weekly meetings with the Natural Resources Branch to plan where the Wildlife Monitors will patrol – talk about any issues to be addressed;
  2. Collect and report information on wildlife within the Kluane First Nation Traditional Territory;
  3. Conduct patrols within the Traditional Territory to ensure regulations and harvest quotas;
  4. Serve as a liaison between the First Nation and enforcement officials;
  5. Working knowledge of the YG Wildlife regulation summary;
  6. Conduct the collection of Fish and Wildlife Harvest Survey for the current seasons harvest;
  7. Identification of possible local fish and wildlife issues and concerns, i.e.: meat wastage, habitat degradation, littering, etc.;
  8. Serve as a contact for citizens to report infractions such as poaching or over harvesting;
  9. Write daily reports, recording of contacts, completing wildlife monitor harvest record, wildlife viewing and patrol forms, all documents have to be typed and submitted with your invoice;
  10. Work when required with the KFN L, R & H Department Staff.

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Intermediate Terrestrial Biologist/Ecologist

Cambium is a successful consulting and engineering company built on quality people doing great work in a rewarding environment.  It’s our team that makes us unique.

And…our team is growing!  Cambium is looking for an Intermediate Terrestrial Ecologist to join the Natural Sciences group and support a variety of projects related to environmental impact assessment, ecological monitoring, species at risk protection, invasive species management, and ecological enhancement/restoration. Our Natural Sciences group works with a variety of public and private clients on a wide range of projects. The successful candidate will have in‐depth training and experience as a Biologist or Ecologist; will be expected to complete ecological field inventories to a high level of detail following provincial protocols; contribute to the preparation of reports and mapping; and support senior staff in various aspects of project management and delivery.

  • Carrying out fieldwork using established protocols and classification systems, to complete surveys and inventories of the natural environment. This will require advanced knowledge of terrestrial and wetland flora and fauna native to Central Ontario.
  • Contributing to deliverables that characterize the natural environment and provide an assessment of development-related impacts, at various scales. This includes completing literature reviews, natural feature mapping, technical writing, and data analyses.
  • Supporting senior staff in project planning, scheduling, and allocation of personnel and resources.
  • Collaborating with other Natural Sciences Group staff to complete template and resource development, and internal training.
  • Facilitating the preparation of proposals and grant applications for prospective work.
  • Adhering to health and safety protocols for self and support staff.
  • Providing mentorship and training to junior Cambium personnel.
  • Working to meet internal and external deadlines, which may require occasional evening and weekend work.
  • Other tasks, as required.

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