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WSP Canada

Senior Wildlife Biologist

Posted 7 days ago

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The Opportunity:

WSP has an immediate, permanent employment opportunity for a Senior Wildlife Biologist in Alberta or Saskatchewan. The successful candidate will join our wildlife team working on a broad range of resource development projects in western and northern Canada. This position will have limited field work responsibilities and the candidate will be one of WSP's primary wildlife writers.

Why choose WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAreWSP

What you can expect to do here:
  • Manage wildlife component of projects within a variety of sectors (i.e., oil and gas, transportation, municipal infrastructure, renewable energy, and oil and gas sector);
  • Design field programs following approved survey protocols;
  • Analyze, evaluate and interpret data while providing results within the scope and objective(s) of a specific project;
  • Prepare wildlife baseline and assessment reports and develop strategies to mitigate impacts to wildlife;
  • Prepare the wildlife component of proposals;
  • Mentor junior staff; and
  • Client liaison and business development.
What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Key requirements include:
  • Education: B.Sc. in appropriate discipline and/or advanced degree;
  • Strong technical writing skills;
  • Strong data analysis skills;
  • Multi-year experience managing the wildlife component of projects and reporting;
  • Strong understanding of the regulatory requirements for wildlife assessments at both the provincial and federal level
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the following:
    • A person with 10+ years of experience;
    • Experience in consulting sector;
    • A Registered Professional Biologist/Ecologist or eligibility with the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists;
    • Experienced wildlife component lead; and
    • Field experience with wildlife surveys.

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

At WSP:

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.

Industry

Engineering

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-10

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