Wildlife Biologist/Ornithologist

Wood Group has an immediate, casual employment opportunity for a Wildlife Biologist/Ornithologist in Calgary, AB. The successful candidate will join our wildlife team working on a broad range of resource development projects in western and northern Canada.

The successful candidate will work within the wildlife group under the supervision of the lead wildlife biologist. Primary responsibilities will be to provide support on a wide variety of projects as delegated by the lead wildlife biologist. This will involve the following:
• Conducting bird nest surveys
• Conducting songbird point count surveys
• Conducting general and species-specific wildlife surveys, including for Species at Risk
• Work in remote locations for 1 to 2-week periods
• Data entry
• Writing field reports

The position requires that the successful candidate has a solid technical and/or academic background. Key requirements include:
• Strong bird identification skills (visual and auditory)
• Be able to recognize bird behavior and habitat
• Education: B.Sc. in appropriate discipline and/or advanced degree;
• Good wildlife identification skills for non-bird species (visually, auditory, and signs)
• A good understanding of the Migratory Bird Convention Act
• Field experience with wildlife surveys
• A good understanding of wildlife habitat requirements, particularly for Species at Risk
• Willingness to travel outside of Calgary, work flexible hours including field work under a variety of conditions, and shift work

Follow the link below and send a copy of resume & cover letter to the listed contact info:

Eric Hamelin B.Sc., P.Biol.
Terrestrial Lead / Senior Wildlife Biologist
Wood Environment & Infrastructure
#401, 1925 – 18th Ave NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 7T8
Tel: 403-387-1652