Senior Biologist

  • Company Name: Ridgeline Canada Inc.
  • Company Website: https://www.ridgelinecanada.com/
  • Opening Date: 2021-11-12
  • Closing Date: 2021-12-10
  • Location: Calgary or Edmonton

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Ridgeline Response, a Division of Ridgeline Canada Inc. is looking for a Senior Biologist to support our emergency spill response team. The opportunity is open to candidates that meet the mandatory requirements and are located in Calgary or Edmonton, AB.
The ideal candidate must have experience coordinating and participating in field-based projects, for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, reporting on biophysical data, as well as possess post spill wildlife management experience. Additional experience in other environmental fields is considered an asset (e.g., contaminated sites, soil assessments, and environmental site assessment).

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Environmental Science, or equivalent.
• 10 years of relevant technical project experience in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan;
• Professional designation with the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists is required, and the Association of Professional Biology in British Columbia is considered an asset; and
• Qualified Aquatic Environmental Specialist (QAES) and/or Qualified Wetland Science Practitioner (QWSP) is considered an asset.

RESPONSBILITES
• Research and implement technical practices and advancements pertaining to Biological service offerings including but not limited to, regulatory permitting and liaison, habitat classification, terrestrial biology, aquatic biology, wetland assessment, vegetation assessment and monitoring, wildlife management and mitigation planning, wildlife capture and recovery, and wildlife deterrents and hazing;
• Research and implement technical practices and advancements pertaining to Spill Response service offerings including but not limited to, regulatory permitting and liaison, initial assessment, receptor identification, sampling and monitoring, conceptual site modeling, ecological risk assessment, post spill remediation and surface restoration, low impact spill response tactics, shoreline cleanup assessment techniques, and emergency preparedness planning;
• Client and regulator interface on a technical capacity;
• Senior review and development of technical products and deliverables, such as technical report templates, spill response plans and scopes of work, field documents and company standard operating procedures as they pertain to increasing technical capacity;
• Assisting with the implementation, training, and maintenance of procedures (field and reporting) and project deliverables specific to Biological services;
• Provide technical guidance to project leaders in multidisciplinary projects and assist in scope of work creation and review.
• As required complete project related field work and in field training; and
• Participate and contribute to the Ridgeline Response Technical Committee as a subject mater expert in the field of Biology;

CONTACT INFORMATION
For further information, check out our website at www.ridgelinecanada.com

This posting will remain open until suitable candidates have been selected. We thank all applicants for applying and advise that only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to the Human Resource Department careers@ridgelinecanada.com; Provided by the link below, or through our Careers section at www.ridgelinecanada.com.