Fish or Aquatic Biologist

Permanent, Full Time

Whitehorse, YT

Since EDI started in 1994, our people have defined our culture and have been instrumental in our success. As we continue to grow, we look for team members who want to make a difference by helping people and the environment. Our culture focuses on teamwork, a positive attitude, and adaptability to dynamic situations. We promote innovation at all levels. Our members are self-motivated, enthusiastic for continual improvement and effective communicators. Through relationships built among team members, we realize that EDI is not just a company, it is their company.

Why is EDI right for you?
• EDI’s core focus is aquatic and terrestrial biology and we work on many exciting projects
• We believe that one of our greatest successes is our unique company culture, where individuals can make a difference by helping people and the environment
• EDI has a clearly defined succession plan to ensure to allow EDI to be sustainable in the long term

Our benefits include:

• Competitive compensation, including health benefits, RRSP matching, profit-sharing and employee share ownership programs
• A commitment to long-term development through opportunities and support for professional advancement (e.g., internal mentorship, annual professional development budget)
• Working with a team of established industry leaders who excel in the fields of aquatic and terrestrial biology
• A challenging, dynamic, engaging and rewarding work experience

About this opportunity:

This is a permanent full-time opportunity for Fish or Aquatic Biologist in our Whitehorse office.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

• Planning and leading fieldwork related to fish, fish and aquatic habitat
• Analyzing and interpreting data and preparing technical reports, memos and other project deliverables
• Assisting with the preparation of project budgets and proposals
• Preparing and supporting our clients with project assessment (YESAA) and permitting (Fisheries Act) of their projects
• Data analysis and reporting
• Working effectively in a team environment to meet goals of the project productively and safely
• Participating proactively in EDI’s health and safety program

We are looking for someone with:

• A thorough understanding of biological survey techniques
• Demonstrated experience in fish habitat offsetting
• A proven record in completing field work productively and safely
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and exceptional time management skills
• The ability to work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment with limited supervision

Job requirements includes:

• A passion for your career and a desire for life-long learning
• An undergrad degree with 5 years of experience or Master’s Degree with 3 years of experience in a related discipline
• Fish and/or aquatic biology expertise. Experience in consulting would be an asset
• A proven record of professional report writing and data analysis
• Registration or eligibility for registration as a R.P. Bio or as P. Biol. considered an asset
Application deadline – March 22, 2024

At EDI, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members. EDI believes that diversity and inclusion among our team members is critical to our success as a growing environmental company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

If you are ready for new challenges and a rewarding career experience, please email your resume and cover letter in confidence:[email protected] with EDI2024-106 in the subject line. Only candidates requested for personal interviews will be contacted.

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