Careers

ECOFOR is an environmental and cultural heritage resource management company with offices in Yukon (Whitehorse), BC (Fort St James, Fort St John, Terrace, and Prince George), Alberta (Calgary) and Nova Scotia (Annapolis Valley). We provide multidisciplinary environmental consultation, specializing in fisheries, wildlife, cultural heritage, land use planning, forestry, and environmental risk management. Our company was founded in 1996 and has steadily grown to meet the demands of our clients, who include private industry, government agencies, aboriginal organizations and communities across Canada.

We are always accepting resumes for diligent and motivated individuals to join our team of over 60 professional and technical employees. Ecofor offers competitive wages, benefits, training and professional development opportunities. Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@ecofor.ca for consideration.

CURRENT POSTINGS:

NATURAL RESOURCES PROJECT MANAGER, BC – JOB ID:  2018-001

Ecofor is currently seeking a Multi Discipline Project Manager to join our team in British Columbia (location flexible).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and direct projects and people including determining and allocating resources, managing project risks and project budget. Apply effective project management methodologies and control techniques. Review and evaluate project plans and objectives. Track project progress with respect to time, budget and demonstrated results. Communicate progress to senior management and modify schedules as required;
  • Contribute to environmental impact assessments, mitigation plans and proposals, including writing discipline sections of Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessments and other reports;
  • Assist in field away from home as circumstances require; conducting field surveys and other work for water quality, fish, birds, plants, wetlands, soils, and/or at-risk species throughout western Canada; and,
  • Potential to develop business in oil and gas soils management and reclamation in both BC and Alberta.
  • Assist in preparing and obtaining regulatory approvals for a wide variety of projects such as transportation, renewable energy, mining, oil and gas, etc.;
  • Field coordination of crews and equipment;
  • Create and develop potential growth opportunities, including the support and monitoring of existing client base;

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills, desire to grow business, and work closely (both in a field lead and support role) with other environmental professionals/ environmental discipline leads and First Nations;
  • Minimum B.Sc. in Biology, Ecology, Agrology or related discipline with a minimum 10 years’ experience;
  • Must be a Registered Professional: RPBio (BC) and/or PBiol (AB) or a P.Ag;
  • Knowledge of the Provincial and Federal environmental assessment regulatory environment in Alberta and/ or BC;
  • Experience with managing a wide range of field and office environmental projects;
  • Experience with managing CEAA and/or BCEAA environmental and socio-economic assessments;
  • Ability and desire to work in a strong safety culture; and,
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with managing National Energy Board environmental and socio-economic assessments;
  • Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) certification;
  • Knowledge of pre- and post-construction soil assessments in BC and/ or Alberta; and
  • Knowledge of construction environmental monitoring to mentor environmental monitors.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@ecofor.ca by January 21, 2018.  Please include the Job ID number in your cover letter/ resume. We wish to thank everyone for their interest in Ecofor; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To download the full ad for Job-ID 2018-001, please click here 2018-001 Nat Res Project Manager-BC


NATURAL RESOURCES PROJECT MANAGER, AB – JOB ID:  2018-002

Ecofor is currently seeking a Multi Discipline Project Manager to join our team in Alberta (location flexible).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and direct projects and people including determining and allocating resources, managing project risks and project budget. Apply effective project management methodologies and control techniques. Review and evaluate project plans and objectives. Track project progress with respect to time, budget and demonstrated results. Communicate progress to senior management and modify schedules as required;
  • Contribute to environmental impact assessments, mitigation plans and proposals, including writing discipline sections of Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessments and other reports;
  • Assist in field away from home as circumstances require; conducting field surveys and other work for water quality, fish, birds, plants, wetlands, soils, and/or at-risk species throughout western Canada; and,
  • Potential to develop business in oil and gas soils management and reclamation in both BC and Alberta.
  • Assist in preparing and obtaining regulatory approvals for a wide variety of projects such as transportation, renewable energy, mining, oil and gas, etc.;
  • Field coordination of crews and equipment;
  • Create and develop potential growth opportunities, including the support and monitoring of existing client base;

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills, desire to grow business, and work closely (both in a field lead and support role) with other environmental professionals/ environmental discipline leads and First Nations;
  • Minimum B.Sc. in Biology, Ecology, Agrology or related discipline with a minimum 10 years’ experience;
  • Must be a Registered Professional: RPBio (BC) and/or PBiol (AB) or a P.Ag;
  • Knowledge of the Provincial and Federal environmental assessment regulatory environment in Alberta and/ or BC;
  • Experience with managing a wide range of field and office environmental projects;
  • Experience with managing CEAA and/or BCEAA environmental and socio-economic assessments;
  • Ability and desire to work in a strong safety culture; and,
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with managing National Energy Board environmental and socio-economic assessments;
  • Knowledge and competence in Wetland Assessments under the new Alberta Wetland Policy.
  • Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) certification;
  • Knowledge of pre- and post-construction soil assessments in BC and/ or Alberta; and
  • Knowledge of construction environmental monitoring to mentor environmental monitors.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@ecofor.ca by January 21, 2018.  Please include the Job ID number in your cover letter/ resume. We wish to thank everyone for their interest in Ecofor; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To download the full ad for Job-ID 2018-001, please click here 2018-002 Nat Res Project Manager-Alb