Senior Wildlife Biologist

CanNorth is growing! Canada North Environmental Services (CanNorth) is an established First Nation-owned environmental services firm with an impeccable track record and a highly respected reputation. At CanNorth you can expect challenging field work, interesting projects, and colleagues who have a strong foundation and proven expertise in environmental assessments and biological surveys.

CanNorth is seeking a highly motivated wildlife biologist specializing birds and/or mammals (ungulates, bats) to work with our talented and innovative team in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Responsibilities in this position will include:

* Plan, design, and implement wildlife field surveys in a variety of ecosystems
* Coordinate studies for environmental impact assessments, environmental monitoring, and other study types
* Complete environmental assessment documents such as Technical Proposals and sections for environmental assessments
* Prepare environmental protection and mitigation plans to facilitate regulatory approvals
* Project management, including preparing proposals and cost estimates, coordinating project teams, and managing budgets
* Ensure high technical quality of work, including field methodology, data analyses, and reporting
* Supervision and mentorship of field staff
* Develop and foster relationships with clients
* Work with First Nations, government, and regulatory agencies

Qualified applicants will have, at minimum, a university degree in biology / ecology or related studies with at least 5 to 7 years of experience in completing and managing wildlife studies. Candidates must have knowledge of inventory methods focused on management of mammal (ungulate and bat species) populations/habitats and/or specialization in avian ecology. Ideal candidates should have a good knowledge of terrestrial ecology in western Canada, techniques used to sample terrestrial wildlife and habitat, and provincial and federal regulations, processes, and guidelines. The successful applicant must be a team player, highly motivated and organized, able to work with a range of personalities, and have a positive attitude. The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be dedicated to high-quality results, and use their creative thinking to find solutions to complex problems. Ideally applicants have status as a biology professional (P. Biol.) and/or eligibility for accreditation through a professional biology organization such as the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists.

CanNorth offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, and a modern office with employee-oriented facilities. Interested candidates are requested to e-mail resumes to HR. Qualified Indigenous professionals are encouraged to apply.