Senior Environmental Professional
Silvacom LTD
Edmonton, Canada
3d ago

The Role

The selected individual will be presented with exciting growth opportunities by playing a critical role in providing solutions to Western Canada’s complex environmental challenges.

You will work on mission critical work assisting our clients from multiple resource sectors such as forestry, oil, gas, and utility, as well as government agencies and other stakeholders.

Duties may include implementation and project management of restoration and other environmental projects, documenting and analyzing information and data, assisting clients with regulatory applications, developing project plans, monitoring status and progress against planned objectives and various other analytical tasks with an environmental and resource focus.

This role will have both office and field work components.

The duties of the position will require you to be in a technical or leadership role managing projects depending upon your specific experience.

Project types may include :

  • Oil and gas footprint reclamation planning, implementation and monitoring
  • Environmental management planning
  • Solving a variety of forestry and environmental management related challenges
  • Wildlife habitat assessment and planning
  • Analysis supporting the green economy (biomass, bioenergy, carbon management, ecosystem services)
  • Leading edge landscape modeling
  • Required Skills and Experience :

  • 5+ years’ experience working in the environmental / natural resources sector
  • Experience working in remote outdoor locations and adverse weather conditions
  • Physically fit enough to meet the demands of field work
  • Experience analyzing, summarizing and reporting on complex datasets
  • Project management experience in both field and office environment (PMP designation would be considered an asset)
  • Initiative and creativity when approaching challenges
  • Customer focused, high attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Strong interpersonal, oral / written communication and organizational skills
  • Function as a team player with a desire to be part of a world-class team solving real-world problems
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently without constant supervision
  • Desire to take an active interest in the company
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver within tight deadlines
  • Desire to learn and become proficient with various software packages including Remsoft’s Woodstock and Spatial Planning Systems, Patchworks, SPSS, SAS, and MS Office
  • Academic Qualifications :

  • An undergraduate degree or technical diploma in forestry, agriculture, environmental science, ecology, environmental planning or related field
  • A graduate degree in forestry, agriculture, environmental science, ecology, environmental planning or related would be considered an asset
  • Eligible for a professional designation in Alberta would be considered an asset
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