With close to 50 years of environmental consulting experience, Hatfield’s work culture focuses on scientific excellence, professional development, a fun and inclusive environment, and providing flexible work arrangements including hybrid work options and a biweekly earned days off program. In addition, we have a flat organizational structure, and a friendly, accessible, and down-to-earth management team that truly cares about employee career progression.
Do you want to join a dynamic, science-driven consulting company that prides itself in applying collective expertise to advance environmental stewardship and responsible development? Be part of a team that values technical excellence, creativity, integrity, collaboration, as well as good humour and a supportive work atmosphere. We offer a competitive compensation package, extended health coverage, personal gear allowances, an employee and family assistance program, and an RRSP matching plan. This full-time, permanent position based out of our North Vancouver or New Westminster office is an exciting opportunity for an energetic individual to advance their career at a progressive, reputable, and growing company. The successful candidate will provide technical support and assistance on environmental permitting, assessment, and monitoring of projects in British Columbia, Alberta, and northern Canada.
- Implementing aquatic baseline assessments, operational and compliance monitoring programs, aquatic impact assessments, and habitat offsetting and restoration initiatives.
- Working with interdisciplinary teams of environmental specialists and technicians to effectively deliver environmental assessment programs in conformance with local, provincial, and federal regulations.
- Participating in field programs focused on environmental monitoring and assessment of aquatic habitats across Western Canada.
- Compiling, managing, and interpreting environmental data, and composing technical reports.
- Providing directed support on proposal development, project scheduling, and budget management activities.
- Ensuring compliance with Hatfield’s Health and Safety Management Plan, the law, and client health and safety protocols, as well as compliance with Hatfield’s Quality Management Plan and external requirements and regulations.
Education and Experience:
- Minimum of an undergraduate degree in a relevant environmental discipline, such as fisheries, aquatic ecology, environmental science, or ecotoxicology.
- A minimum of one year of progressive work experience, preferably in a professional consulting context.
- Appropriate qualifications for work in British Columbia and Alberta, and a valid Canadian driver’s license.
- General knowledge of federal and provincial environmental legislation and environmental impact assessment processes.
- Ability and interest to work in a dynamic consulting environment that requires flexibility, teamwork, and work in the field, occasionally in remote locations.
- Exceptional verbal and written communication.
- Excellent research and analytical skills (data collection, compilation, and analysis) with a demonstrated ability to consistently apply high standards of scientific rigour to projects and deliverables.
- Motivated self-starter with a positive attitude and a desire to take on greater responsibility and authority with increasing experience.
Hatfield is committed to employment equity and workplace diversity. We strive for equity, inclusiveness and diversity, irrespective of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or disability.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and CV describing your experience and salary expectations in confidence through the online form or email: firstname.lastname@example.org (no phone calls please). Please indicate “Junior Aquatic Specialist – Vancouver” in your subject line. Due to the volume of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be notified but we will retain your resume for any future openings.