Water Resources Scientist

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 grow, we look for team members who want to grow their careers and make a difference by working with our team on a range of projects. 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 and widespread employee ownership, 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, profit-sharing and employee share ownership programs;
• Working with a team of established consultants who excel in their fields of science, environmental assessment and regulatory planning; and
• 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:

We have an immediate, full-time permanent position for a Water Resources Scientist with 3-5 years experience, including field experience. As a Water Resources Scientist, you will join our interdisciplinary team of water resources scientists and environmental professionals. You have a passion for water resources, are technically skilled in implementing and managing field programs, and apply your expertise to practical solutions.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

• Fieldwork associated with surface water quality and hydrology, and groundwater data collection;
• Data review and management;
• Data analysis including, but not limitied to, time series and trend analyses; and
• Reporting tasks including data presentation and interpretation.

We are looking for someone with:

• Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities and ability to make timely decisions;
• Demonstrated experience in fieldwork in Water Resources, which may include any of – hydrology, surface water quality, hydrogeology, and meteorology;
• Proven record of crew lead experience related to water resources or environmental science;
• Experience with surface water and /or groundwater quality monitoring and sampling;
• Ability to manage field documentation, analyze data and reporting experience;
• Strong organizational, interpersonal skills and exceptional time management skills;
• Willingness to foster a professional, productive, and growth-minded work environment;
• Able to simultaneously organize and manage tight timelines and multiple priorities; and
• Able to travel for fieldwork in remote locations and/or between our offices.

Job requirements includes:

• A passion for your career, and willingness to be part of a dynamic team;
• Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, geography, water engineering or related discipline(s). A technical diploma with equivalent experience will also be considered;
• Registration or eligibility for professional registration (e.g. RPBio, PGeo, PEng or other relevant professional designation to act as a Qualified Professional);
• 3-5 years water resources or applicable environmental science experience, including field experience;
• Experience with stream flow measurements, datalogger and meteorology station maintenance and installation of hydrometric stations are considered an asset;
• Experience with R/R-studio is considered an asset;
• Participating proactively in EDI’s health and safety program; and
• Class 5 driver’s license.
Application deadline – July 31, 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: employment@edynamics.com with EDI2024-122 in the subject line. Only candidates requested for personal interviews will be contacted.

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