Marine Biologist

Department: Biological Services

Date Posted: June 14, 2017

Position Description:

Keystone Environmental is a rapidly expanding environmental consulting firm located in Burnaby, BC. We are currently looking for a Marine Biologist with consulting experience to join our ever growing team of dedicated professionals.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading and designing study programs that address the needs of the project including aquatic effects assessments and fish habitat offsetting for small and large marine and aquatic projects.
  • Overseeing environmental monitoring of projects with works in and around water.
  • Preparing and submitting permit applications for projects to federal, provincial and municipal levels of government.
  • Identifying in the field and designing offsetting habitat including riparian areas, tidal marshes, spawning beaches, rock reefs and green shorelines.
  • Mentoring junior staff in the field and support senior staff with project management.
  • Writing proposals and supporting business development with marine and aquatic projects.
  • Providing technical expertise to other business units as required.

Specific qualifications and experience desired:

  • A positive attitude and the ability to be flexible as part of a small group of multidisciplinary biologists.
  • A minimum of a B.Sc. and five years of consulting experience; however, a M.Sc. is preferred.
  • Certified as a WorkSafe BC or DCBC Occupational SCUBA Diver is preferred.
  • Experience in delivering reports that meet federal, provincial, and regional environmental regulatory requirements including environmental assessments with mitigation and offsetting.
  • Clear and concise proposal and report writing with an ability to provide detailed QA/QC.
  • Project management skills including project planning, preparing schedules and budgets, overseeing implementation and the ability to produce deliverables on time.
  • Experience in working with a diverse clientele including developers, resource companies and governmental agencies such as Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Public Works and BC Hydro.

Keystone Environmental offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package as well as a supportive and dynamic work environment designed to enhance employee experience and engagement.

All interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to email their resume and cover letter to rbertani@nullkeystoneenvironmental.ca referencing “Marine Biologist”, in the subject line. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.