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Position: INTERMEDIATE-SENIOR ECOLOGIST
Organization: North-South Environmental Inc.
Location: Campbelville, near Milton, GTA, Ontario (or commute from Guelph, Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge)

North-South Environmental Inc. (NSE) is a niche natural heritage services firm that was established in 1999. We focus on technical expertise as an essential foundation to sound analyses in developing ecologically-based, practical and defensible project solutions. We value our people and the culture of our team. We are seeking an Intermediate-Senior Ecologist who will bring their perspective and experience to the group.

As an intermediate-senior team member, you will manage projects (financial, schedule and deliverables), liaise with clients, and act as technical lead for a variety of projects (commensurate with experience). You will provide technical expertise in one or more ecological specializations (e.g., plants, birds, amphibians, fish & fish habitat) and be proficient with natural heritage planning in Ontario.

You can find out more about us on our website: http://www.nsenvironmental.com.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Manage a variety of projects commensurate with experience including interaction with clients, scheduling of field work and meetings, budgeting, agency liaison, meeting deadlines for deliverables, etc. For example, these projects may include:
    • Environmental Impact Studies/Assessments
    • Management plans
    • Natural heritage system planning & policy support
    • Peer reviews
    • Environmental inspections
    • Species at Risk screening reports
    • Monitoring programs
  • Supporting and assisting other project managers on an as-needed basis and consistent with the overall objective of NSE collectively providing the best service to clients
  • Implement field programs, for example: breeding bird surveys, reptile surveys, amphibian breeding surveys, vegetation surveys, tree inventories, ELC surveys, wetland evaluations (OWES), bat surveys
  • Deliver high quality reports and other project deliverables on time and within budget
  • Undertake marketing initiatives and generate new work including recruiting clients, developing new projects and preparing proposals
  • Contribute to company initiatives and development
  • Contribute to the general running of the office

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Degree in Ecology, Biology, Environmental Studies or similar field
  • Minimum eight (8) years of relevant experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, policy documents and acceptable field survey protocols
  • Sound knowledge of Ontario species and habitats
  • Proven project management experience in an ecological field
  • Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, time management skills, and be fluent in use of standard Microsoft Office software

OPPORTUNITIES

  • Meaningfully contribute to the management and development of the company
  • Build and develop client relationships and build work areas that interest you
  • Work within a team of ecologists that share, learn and mentor each other

The successful candidate will be expected to be comfortable working within a small office (8-10 people), working as part of interdisciplinary teams with external team members (e.g., project partners and sub-consultants) completing higher-level analyses, problem solving, and analysis of contributing disciplines, within the context of ecological work.

Pay will be commensurate with experience and capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, consistent with being able to fulfil the duties of the position. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Interested individuals are invited to submit a resume and covering to:

Please Note: CVs will be reviewed as received and interviews conducted as candidates are identified to fill the position as soon as possible.

Mirek Sharp and/or Sal Spitale

msharp@nsenvironmental.com

sspitale@nsenvironmental.com

NSE Office Location:

35 Crawford Crescent, Suite U5, P.O. Box 518
Campbellville, Ontario, L0P 1B0

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 10 2019    ID: 53819