Intermediate Wildlife Biologist (Full-Time)

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 full-time wildlife biologist to work with our talented team in Saskatoon, SK. Responsibilities in this position will include:

* Conducting field surveys in a diversity of environments with an emphasis on breeding birds (point count surveys), targeted wildlife surveys, and avian risk assessments/nest searches;
* Environmental monitoring for a variety of projects including power, pipelines, and construction projects (highways and mine sites);
* Data collection and management;
* Liaising with clients and contractors in a professional manner;
* Technical writing (to include composing smaller screening memos to larger reports) and research skills;
* Working with First Nations and regulatory agencies.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in science specializing in wildlife biology. Previous experience in a consulting environment is an asset. 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. This position entails a substantial amount of field work from walking, to boating, flying in helicopters, and snowmobiling. Field work will regularly require working in rugged terrain; and experience operating trucks with loaded trailers, ATV’s, boats, snowmobiles, trail cameras, and autonomous recording units is an asset. 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 and a modern office with employee-oriented facilities. Benefits will include, medical, dental, vision, paramedical, RRSP matching, health spending’s, field, field gear allowance, and much more! Interested candidates are requested to e-mail resumes to HR. Qualified Indigenous professionals are encouraged to apply.

Thank you to all who apply; only applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted.