Environmental Scientist
Sherwood Park, Alberta
6d ago


Vertex is currently accepting applications for a full-time, permanent Environmental Scientist to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for project coordination and reporting for predominantly upstream oil and gas projects in northeast British Columbia and northwest Alberta.

This role will have a focus on coordination of the various stages in closure of sites through well abandonment to reclamation certification and provide opportunity for reporting on the various lifecycle milestones.

This individual will play a critical role in the continued growth of the project execution team operating in the region.


  • Diploma or higher education related to environmental sciences, biology, hydrogeology, geology, or other related discipline
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of environmental work experience with experience in : Phase 1 Environmental Site AssessmentsPhase 2 Environmental Site AssessmentsRemediationGroundwater monitoringReclamationReclamation Assessments
  • Experience writing and reviewing reports for technical accuracy
  • Working knowledge of and ability to interpret environmental regulations, guidelines and standards
  • Excellent communication and technical reporting skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Professional designation applicable for conducting professional sign off in British Columbia is an asset
  • Project management experience is an asset (cost estimates, scheduling, budget tracking, client communication)

  • Responsible for project coordination, cost control and project scoping to ensure effectively versatile solutions are developed to meet client’s regulatory needs and budgets
  • Prepare various environmental reports for all scopes of work, including, but not limited to, Phase 1 and 2 Environmental Site Assessments, Detailed Site Assessments, Spill Assessments and Remediations
  • Active stewardship of Vertex and client safety programs is expected
  • Responsible to build relationships within Vertex, with regulators and clients to effectively develop and manage projects within the environmental business unit
  • Mentor and coach junior environmental staff

    This position will be based out of Fort St. John, British Columbia or Sherwood Park, Alberta


  • Compensation is commensurate with education and experience
  • A comprehensive benefit package is provided
  • RRSP Plan
  • With a track record of success, Vertex provides a fast-paced environment where people thrive. We recognize that each member brings a valuable skill set to the Vertex team and we make health, safety and community well-being a priority by supporting numerous endeavors at each of our locations across North America.

    At Vertex, we value teamwork through collaboration and provide support across the entire organization. If you think you have what it takes to play for the Vertex team, please apply.

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