Senior Fish Biologist

  • Company Name: EDI Environmental Dynamics Inc.
  • Company Website:
  • Opening Date: 2020-06-25
  • Closing Date: 2020-07-17
  • Location: Burnaby, BC

Senior Fish Biologist (Burnaby)

EDI is an employee owned company that has been in business for 26 years with offices across western and northern Canada. EDI provides science-based environmental consulting services and products to all major industrial sectors, First Nations, and government. Why is EDI right for you?

• EDI’s core focus is Aquatic and Terrestrial biology.
• We believe that one of our greatest successes is our unique company structure, one which has fostered a terrific team environment and a very high level of employee retention.
• We operate on the core principles of quality and innovation, open communication, mutual respect, and safe work environment.
• EDI is committed to the long-term development of our people, we provide a professional development budget and an annual field gear allowance.

Our biologists are responsible for a diverse array of projects, working with their science-based team and developing client targeted business opportunities. If you have a Fish Biology or Aquatic background, with a proven track record of delivering effective results, you could be the person we are looking for.
As a member of our team, you will be responsible for project design/coordination, field data collection, report writing and communication with clients. Our ideal candidate has in-depth experience in fisheries science in western Canada, with strengths in environmental assessment, the construction industry and the regulatory environment.

Our ideal candidate has:

• B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in fisheries management, biology or related science program.
• Registration as a P.Biol. or R.P.Bio.
• A minimum of 8 years’ experience related to fish biology, including crew lead experience.
• Experience in environmental assessments, environmental monitoring, and development and implementation of mitigation measures.
• Experience in various sectors, including construction, transportation, mining, renewable energy and/ or urban development.
• A proven record of professional report writing and proposal preparation.
• Project management and client liaison experience.
• A working knowledge of municipal, provincial and federal regulatory requirements and processes.
• Strong organizational, interpersonal skills and time management skills.
• Work well independently and in a team-oriented environment.
• Willingness to support other discipline field programs, as needed.
• Interest in providing mentorship and junior staff support/ supervision.
• Be comfortable with field work in remote locations and/or travel between offices.
• Class 5 driver’s licence

If you are ready for new challenges and a rewarding career experience, please email your resume in confidence by July 17 to: with BNFH17 in the subject line.

Applicants will be considered as their resumes are received and may be requested for an interview prior to the closing date. Only candidates requested for personal interviews will be contacted. Should an individual with the required qualifications not be available, applicants with closely related qualifications may be considered. As a result, the position may be reclassified and offered without reposting.