Junior Agrologist/Biologist

Term, Full Time

Grande Prairie, AB

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 our company.

Our benefits include:

• Opportunity to be exposed to a wide variety of field work
• Working with a team of experienced consultants who excel in their fields of science, environmental assessment and regulatory planning
• Competitive wages with the potential for overtime
• A dynamic, engaging and rewarding career experience

About this opportunity:

We are looking for two driven individuals who are ready to take their career to the next level and grow with us. Although, this is a full-time, 8-month term position (beginning in April 2024) there may be potential for a fulltime position to become available.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

• Combination of office and field work with the majority of the work being field work
• Leading, or being a part of a field crew for assessment and/or monitoring surveys of:
– aquatic (fish and watercourses),
– terrestrial (vegetation, soils, wildlife), or
– water resources (ground and surface water)
• Data analysis and reporting
• Site access via truck, UTV, ATV or snowmobile or on foot
• Participating proactively in EDI’s health and safety program

We are looking for someone with:

• A love for the outdoor environment and a passion for continuous learning
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy, coupled with enthusiasm for continual improvement
• The capacity to work in a dynamic environment with senior support
• The ability to conduct fieldwork in remote locations (requiring overnight stays in camps or hotels)
• The ability to conduct fieldwork in all weather conditions
• The ability to demonstrate strong problem-solving skills in a field environment
• The ability to lift and/or carry objects that could weigh up to 50 lbs.
• The aptitude to work collaboratively and effectively with staff of different disciplines, within teams on various projects of differing complexity
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, with exceptional time management skills
• The desire to grow their career in an established, employee-owned company

Job requirements includes:

• A Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline
• Registration or eligibility for registration for a professional designation
– (e.g., R.P.Bio., P.Biol., P.Ag. or P.Geo.) recognized in Alberta and/or BC
• Class 5 driver’s license
• Bonus points for
– Related experience
– Valid First Aid Certificate and other applicable certificates
Application deadline – March 28, 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 EDI2024-107 in the subject line. Only candidates requested for personal interviews will be contacted.

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