Intermediate Biologist/Environmental Monitor

Permanent, Full Time

Saskatoon, SK

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 grow their careers and make a difference by working with our senior leaders. Our culture focuses on quality, support, mentoring, teamwork, positive attitudes, and flexibility to “do it right” for our clients. We promote innovation at all levels. Our members are self-motivated, enthusiastic for continual improvement and strong communicators. Through relationships built among team members, we realize that EDI is not just a company, it is our company.

Our benefits include:

• A challenging, dynamic, engaging and rewarding career experience
• Competitive compensation, including health benefits, RRSP matching, profit-sharing and employee share ownership programs
• Working with a team of established market sector consultants who excel in their fields of science, environmental assessment and regulatory planning
• A corporate commitment to long-term career and personal development through opportunities and support for professional advancement (e.g., internal mentorship, annual professional development budget)

About this opportunity:

This is a permanent, full-time opportunity for the position of Intermediate Biologist/Environmental Monitor, supporting our EDI Saskatoon team on various projects throughout Saskatchewan, as well as western Canada.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

• Conduct/lead field surveys including aquatic or terrestrial components of baseline inventories
• Conduct environmental monitoring for construction projects across various ecoregions in Saskatchewan
• Conduct/assist with data entry, analysis and technical reporting including environmental screenings, permit applications, environmental assessments, environmental management plans, and as-built monitoring reports
• Communicate with existing and potential clients leveraging your technical knowledge as opportunities arise in collaboration with the EDI team
• Collaborate with the EDI team to execute proposals
• Support other staff/projects within EDI
• Maintain full COVID vaccination passport/documentation
• Participate proactively in EDI’s health and safety program

We are looking for someone with:

• The desire to grow their career in an established, employee-owned company
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, with exceptional time management skills
• Knowledge of regulatory processes/applications and industry/market sector requirements
• The capacity to work in a dynamic environment with senior support
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy, coupled with enthusiasm for continual improvement
• A desire to mentor junior staff
• The ability to conduct fieldwork in remote locations and/or travel between offices
• The aptitude to work collaboratively and effectively with junior, intermediate and senior staff of different disciplines, within teams on various projects of differing complexity, and with First Nations, sub-consultants and government agencies

Job requirements includes:

• A minimum of 5 years of related experience (or equivalent)
• B.Sc. degree in biology or related discipline(s); M.Sc. degree optional
• Registration or eligibility for registration as R.P.Bio., P.Biol. or P.Ag.
• Demonstrated experience in:
– Leading a field crew for aquatic or terrestrial components of baseline inventory, and/or monitoring surveys
– Environmental monitoring for construction projects
– Professional report writing and data analysis
• Class 5 driver’s licence
Application deadline: – This position is open until the successful candidates are found. The applications will be reviewed on a biweekly basis.

At EDI, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. EDI believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates 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: with EDI2024 – 111 in the subject line. Only candidates requested for personal interviews will be contacted.

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