New Job Junior Wildlife Biologist In Alberta

Junior Wildlife Biologist
Junior Wildlife Biologist

Junior Wildlife Biologist

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

When it comes to environmental consulting, we’re helping our clients protect our world’s natural resources. As a wildlife biologist, you will provide technical direction and support for the wildlife biology components of our challenging natural resource projects. Pave the way for your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. You'll impact the world around you by helping us solve real-life challenges.

Based throughout Western Canada, this position will begin as a 6 – 9 month contract with opportunity for extension or transfer into full-time. You’ll have the opportunity to work as part of multi-disciplinary project teams associated with our Western Canada Offices to contribute to the environmental planning, permitting, and construction support efforts of government and privately-owned infrastructure projects. As an Entry-Level Biologist with a focus on wildlife, you’ll have the opportunity to be mentored and support field work for wildlife surveys, but also field work for other biophysical disciplines as needed. Bring your enthusiasm for learning and desire to conserve our natural resources, and we’ll help you grow!

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Minimum degree or diploma in biology or other environmental discipline (or near completion), primarily related to wildlife, or equivalent demonstrated experience
  • Experience conducting biological or environmental work in an outdoor setting
  • Willingness to work in the field in remote locations for extended periods of time and overnight at hotels and project work camps
  • Relevant field experience, courses, and interest related to wildlife, preferably with an emphasis on bird identification and surveys, and amphibian identification and surveys in western Canada
  • Positive attitude and self-motivated to learn and develop as a valuable team member
  • Strong consideration for safety during your work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team-oriented, and suited to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • A driver’s license and ability to provide a clean, 3 year driving abstract

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Interest and knowledge of other biophysical study areas, baseline studies, and monitoring programs such as wetlands delineation and classification, soils, rare plants, weeds, and/or fisheries
  • Knowledge of provincial and federal environmental legislation and regulatory requirements, as relating to wildlife, primarily in western Canada
  • Demonstrated quality data collection skills
  • Experience traversing and/or working in remote areas in various terrain and weather conditions
  • Experience driving 4x4 trucks on remote and gravel roads

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.