job opportunity – Environmental Assessment Ecologist – Government of Manitoba

Reporting to the Senior Environmental Coordinator, the Environmental Assessment Ecologist has specialist professional experience in the fields of aquatic, environmental, and/or terrestrial sciences. The position is responsible for assisting the Manager of Environmental Services with the environmental assessment and monitoring of complex capital and maintenance projects.

The Environmental Assessment Ecologist will be responsible for undertaking environmental assessment of sites for the purpose of determining the impact of potential construction projects, providing best management practices that should be deployed, and preparing regulatory submissions.  The incumbent will provide advice and direction regarding environmental stewardship related to project specific activities, and will contribute to environmental monitoring pre, post and during construction.

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 6 months.

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Class 5 driver’s licence.
  • Must be able to travel to worksites within the Province by boat, air and/or ground transportation.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and periods of time as projects demand, including overnight stays.
  • Must be physically capable of performing all the duties associated with this position.
 

Qualifications:

 
Essential:
  • A Bachelors degree in biological science, environmental science, resources management, or environmental engineering or similar combination of advanced education and directly related experience.
  • Experience in the development or review and presentation of Environmental Impact Assessments such as defendable scientific analysis and conclusions).
  • Experience in the evaluation and implementation of aquatic and/or terrestrial habitat mitigation and restoration solutions.
  • Experience in determining the impacts of infrastructure projects in natural environments.
  • Experience with a variety of environmental field activities, monitoring and equipment including map reading, stream metering, fish and/or aquatic species collection.
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with ability to establish and maintain effective, positive and professional working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical, decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work independently.
 The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

BL2 Biologist 2

Term/full-time

One (1) Year Term

Manitoba Infrastructure

Water Management and Structures Division

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number:  32672

Salary(s):   BL2 $61,169.00 – $77,092.00 per year

Closing Date:   March 17, 2017

 

Apply to:

Advertisement # 32672
Civil Service Commission
Human Resource Services
300-305 Broadway
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3J7
Phone:  204-945-4394
Fax:  204-948-2193
 
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We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

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