Intermediate Wildlife Biologist – Alberta, Canada

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 Feb 2022

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Agency
Tannas Conservation Services Ltd.
Location
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
negotiable
Start Date
03/01/2022
Last Date to Apply
02/28/2022
Website
https://www.tannasenvironmental.com/
Description
Tannas Conservation Services Ltd. (TCS) is looking for an intermediate wildlife biologist to conduct wildlife field work across Alberta on a variety of interesting projects. The position will be preferably based out of the Calgary area, but depending on the person, we are open to other locations within Alberta. Position duties: Wildlife field surveys, project management, technical writing, compiling technical reports, and proposal writing. As this is a wildlife position, ability to perform the following surveys is required: breeding bird, migratory bird, raptor, grouse, bat, mammal, amphibian, reptile, species at risk, nest sweeps, and winter tracking. Skills will be evaluated at the interview stage. Position start date: Once a suitable candidate is found Location: Calgary, Alberta (or alternative location in Alberta) Duration: Full Time Position Office: Cremona, Alberta (This is a work from home position) Salary: Negotiable depending on skill and experience Level For more information on TCS, please visit our web site - https://www.tannasenvironmental.com/ or social media pages (LinkedIn, Facebook, or Instagram) Please send a cover letter outlining your qualifications and available start dates, along with a resume and contact information for three professional references to Krissy Bird (k.bird@tannasenvironmental.com) with ‘Wildlife Biologist’ as the subject line Position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found (only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted)
Qualifications
Requirements: • Must have a post-secondary degree related to wildlife (a Masters would be an asset) • Must be eligible for status under ASPB (B.I.T. or P.Biol.) • Must have at least 5 years of applicable experience • Must have valid class 5 driver’s license and your own vehicle • Must have experience using maps and handheld GPS units • Must be comfortable and competent working independently and in teams • Must be organized and self-driven • Must be comfortable working alone on non-remote sites • Must be willing to work occasional weekends during the field season • Must have experience with Alberta wildlife identification and surveys • Must meet the Environment Canada requirements for conducting nest sweeps • Must have experience with technical writing (survey reports, BIAs, EIAs, etc.) • Experience with wildlife cameras and acoustic monitoring devices is an asset • Experience with GIS and statistics is an asset • Experience with vegetation ID, wetlands, soils, or regulatory approvals is an asset. • Experience as a birder is an asset
Contact Person
Krissy Bird - Senior Wildlife Biologist
Contact eMail
k.bird@tannasenvironmental.com

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