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:

Intermediate Soils/ Environmental Professional, Fort St John, BC – Job ID:  2017-023

Ecofor is currently seeking Intermediate Soils/ Environmental Professional to join our team in our Fort St. John, BC office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Environmental monitoring on construction projects (including soil characterization, spill preparedness, erosion and sediment control, noxious weeds).Schedule A & B Assessments (BC Oil and Gas Commission)
  • Secondary role assisting Ecofor teams with water quality, fish, birds, plants, wetlands, etc
  • Contribute to environmental impact assessments, mitigation plans and proposals
  • Assist in preparing and obtaining regulatory approvals for a wide variety of projects
  • Schedule A & B Assessments (BC Oil and Gas Commission)
  • Phase 1 Contaminated Sites Assessments
  • Seek opportunities for business development
  • Approximate Work Distribution 70% Soils to 30% Other Environmental Work

The key to this position is capability and willingness to contribute to a variety of disciplines.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Eligibility to become a BC Contaminated Sites Approved Professional (CSAP) is not required for this position but would be an asset.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of the provincial and federal environmental assessment regulatory environment in Alberta and BC.
  • Excellent field note taking, report writing, communication, and computer skills.
  • Eligibility to become a Professional Agrologist (Pag).
  • Ability to work in a strong safety culture.
  • Strong soils classification experience.
  • Experience and ability to travel and work in remote settings under adverse conditions;
  • Able to work away from home for shift work from time to time.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Certification in ATV/UTV operations and other industrial safety tickets would be an asset

In your cover letter explain your eligibility in relation to each of the PAg / CSAP / RPBio pathways.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@ecofor.ca by July 5, 2017. Please include the Job ID number you are applying for 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, please click here 2017-023 Inter Soils Enviro Prof-FSJohn

 


Senior/ Intermediate Biologist, Calgary, Alberta – Job ID:  2017-025

Ecofor is currently seeking a Senior/ Intermediate Multi-Discipline Biologist to join our team in Alberta (Calgary or Edmonton) to address an increased number of projects in those areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct field surveys and other work for water quality, fish, birds, plants, wetlands, soils, and/or at-risk species throughout western Canada using appropriate sampling protocols – the more diverse your knowledge and skills, the better;
  • Contribute to environmental impact assessments, mitigation plans and proposals, including writing the discipline sections of Environmental and Socio-Economic Impact Assessments and other reports;
  • Assist in preparing and obtaining regulatory approvals for a wide variety of projects such as transportation, renewable energy, mining, oil and gas, etc.; and,
  • Environmental monitoring on a wide variety of construction projects;
  • Field Coordination.

The key to these positions is knowledge, skill and experience in a variety of disciplines.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum B.Sc. in Biology, Ecology or related discipline with a min five years’ experience, and must meet the requirements for RPBio (BC) and/or PBiol (AB) designation. Additional professional designations (such as P. Ag.) are an asset, but not required;
  • 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;
  • Electrofishing certification is an asset;
  • Experience and ability to travel and work in remote settings under adverse conditions; able to work away from home for several weeks at a time, possibly many times in a year;
  • Must be willing to travel for extended periods of time for work and be open to working rotational shifts in northern and remote camps.
  • Knowledge of the Provincial and Federal environmental assessment regulatory environment in Alberta and BC;
  • Certified Professional Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) certification is an asset;
  • Able to work in an environment of a strong safety culture;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license;
  • Wetland assessments under the new Alberta wetland policy is an asset;

Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@ecofor.ca by July 6, 2017.  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, please click here  2017-025 Senior Inter Bio-Calgary


Senior/ Intermediate Biologist, Edmonton, Alberta – Job ID:  2017-026

Ecofor is currently seeking a Senior/ Intermediate Multi-Discipline Biologist to join our team in Alberta (Calgary or Edmonton) to address an increased number of projects in those areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct field surveys and other work for water quality, fish, birds, plants, wetlands, soils, and/or at-risk species throughout western Canada using appropriate sampling protocols – the more diverse your knowledge and skills, the better;
  • Contribute to environmental impact assessments, mitigation plans and proposals, including writing the discipline sections of Environmental and Socio-Economic Impact Assessments and other reports;
  • Environmental monitoring on a wide variety of construction projects;
  • Assist in preparing and obtaining regulatory approvals for a wide variety of projects such as transportation, renewable energy, mining, oil and gas, etc.; and,
  • Field Coordination.

The key to these positions is knowledge, skill and experience in a variety of disciplines.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum B.Sc. in Biology, Ecology or related discipline with a min five years’ experience, and must meet the requirements for RPBio (BC) and/or PBiol (AB) designation. Additional professional designations (such as P. Ag.) are an asset, but not required;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license;
  • 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;
  • Must be willing to travel for extended periods of time for work and be open to working rotational shifts in northern and remote camps.
  • Experience and ability to travel and work in remote settings under adverse conditions; able to work away from home for several weeks at a time, possibly many times in a year;
  • Electrofishing certification is an asset;
  • Wetland assessments under the new Alberta wetland policy is an asset;
  • Knowledge of the Provincial and Federal environmental assessment regulatory environment in Alberta and BC;
  • Certified Professional Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) certification is an asset;
  • Able to work in an environment of a strong safety culture;

Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@ecofor.ca by July 6, 2017.  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, please click here   2017-026 Senior Inter Bio-Edmonton