Crew Lead Wildlife Biologist

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical professional and construction services across multiple markets and geographies. We value professional excellence, integrity, diversity in the workplace and fostering an open and collaborative working environment. We have attracted and retained clients by providing superior customer value—in fact, over 90 percent of our work is repeat business from loyal clients. As a result of our sound business strategy, we are prospering in diverse markets worldwide. Our global network includes more than 200 offices in over 25 countries.

We are looking to recruit Entry-Level Biologists for a temporary assignment (flex contract, approximately 6 months), with a strong focus on wildlife, to join our Alberta team (location Calgary or Edmonton). The successful candidate will primarily support summer field work for wildlife studies, but also field work for other biophysical disciplines, as needed, and will be required to support office work between field shifts. If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.

Qualifications:
• B.Sc. or M.Sc. in biology or environmental science, primarily related to wildlife, or equivalent demonstrated experience
• Professional designation, or potential to obtain a designation, with an organization such as the BC College of Applied Biology and/or the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists
• Minimum 2+ years of relevant field experience related to wildlife, preferably with an emphasis on breeding bird nest surveys and amphibian surveys and salvages in western Canada
• Ability to lead wildlife-related field crews
• Willingness to work in the field in remote locations for extended periods of time • Accurate record keeping and strong time management skills
• Positive attitude and self-motivated, with strong consideration for safety in the field
• Excellent interpersonal skills, team-oriented, and suited to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
• Must have driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract

The ideal candidate will possess the additional following skills and experience:
• Demonstrated knowledge of provincial and federal environmental legislation and regulatory requirements, primarily in western Canada
• Experience with biophysical baseline studies and monitoring programs
• Experience with provincial field inventory standards
• Excellent technical writing skills and experience writing applications for activities that are provincially and/or federally regulated
• Demonstrated commitment and accountability to providing quality products
• Experience in support of other biophysical study areas such as wetlands, rare plants, invasive plants, and/or fisheries both during field assessments and with office tasks
• Ability to think strategically in developing novel approaches to wildlife management and mitigation

Preference will be given to candidates with valid First Aid and H2S certifications as well as additional safety tickets such as TDG, WHMIS, Pipeline Construction Safety Training (PCST)

To apply: https://jacobs.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=GES0000R8&lang=en