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Environmental Technician - Seasonal

Bear Tracks Environmental Services (2015) Ltd. is seeking seasonal Environmental Technicians to join our fast growing team for contract positions in Lethbridge, AB for the 2024 field season.

Founded as a biological consulting firm in 2006, Bear Tracks’ experience portfolio has since grown to include an array of environmental consulting services, allowing us to meet the various needs of our industry and government clientele.  

The successful candidates will primarily be responsible for conducting field-level environmental assessments (e.g., wildlife, fisheries, water quality, soils, wetlands, etc.), assisting with data management and preparing reporting deliverables. The ability to identify prairie wildlife species  (by sight and sound) would be desirable for the position. Weekly schedules are typically 5 and 2; however, depending on the project, you may be expected to work remotely on a rotating shift. You will sometimes be asked to work alone, and this position may also require some early mornings and late nights. Proficiency in Word and Excel is a must. 

You should be familiar with survey/sampling protocols for various wildlife species, fisheries assessments,  vegetation assessments, and wetland evaluations. Familiarity with GIS would be considered an asset. 

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:  

  • Compile and organize data from various field programs. 
  • Support the writing of technical reports. 
  • Support breeding bird and avian migration surveys. 
  • Support species-specific surveys, including sharp-tailed grouse, burrowing owl, sensitive raptors, amphibian call surveys, snake hibernacula surveys, and short-horned lizard surveys.
  • Support other environmental assessment programs for soils, wetlands, and vegetation (as needed). 
  • Provide updates to senior staff as to the progress of various field programs. 

Candidates will have the following qualifications and experience:  

  • Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma or currently enrolled in a post-secondary program related to wildlife biology, zoology, environmental science, or similar discipline. 
  • Minimum 1 season of field experience, with some of that experience preferably gained from a  consulting background. 
  • Knowledge of provincial and federal regulations, approval processes, and guidelines.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. 
  • Currently registered as a P.Biol. or BIT, or eligible for registration as a Professional Biologist in  Alberta. 
  • Experience working in southern Alberta with a focus on prairie wildlife species.
  • Ability to detect wildlife species by sight and sound and identify sensitive habitat features associated with various wildlife species.  
  • Must work well with others and be organized. Organization is vital as you will be responsible for working on various projects concurrently.  
  • Ability to read a map and use a GPS. It seems simple, but some people lack this skill.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence, H2S Alive, TDG, ATV safe rider, and First Aid are required. If you don’t have any of these currently, we can work on getting them for you.

Assets for the positions include: 

  • ArcGIS or QGIS knowledge. 
  • Veg. identification skills.
  •  Experience with wetland assessments.

 


Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@beartracksenv.ca or the form below and indicate in the subject line that you are applying for one of the seasonal Environmental Technician positions. 

This position will run at minimum from May 1st to Aug 31st, 2024, with the possibility of an extension or earlier start date depending on workloads. Bear Tracks offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and flexible work hours. Preference will be given to candidates based in the Lethbridge area or willing to relocate to Lethbridge for the duration of this contract. 

The positions will remain open until suitable candidates are identified and the positions are filled. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)

    Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)
     

    Junior or Intermediate Environmental Scientist – Permanent

    Bear Tracks Environmental Services (2015) Ltd. is seeking a permanent Junior or Intermediate
    Environmental Scientist, with a specialization in agrology, to join our growing team.

    Founded as a biological consulting firm in 2006, Bear Tracks’ experience portfolio has since grown to include an array of environmental consulting services, allowing us to meet the various needs of our industry and government clientele.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field work and assisting with or leading the preparation of reporting deliverables. You will be asked to work alone at times and this position may also require some early mornings and late nights. Weekly schedules are typically 5 and 2, however depending on the project, you may be expected to work remotely on a rotating shift.

    Wanting to be part of a vibrant team is a must. We take our work seriously, but fully understand that people have lives outside of their job. We like to keep it light, while providing an amazing product for our clients. This may not work for all companies, but it’s worked well for us.

    You must be familiar with survey/sampling protocols for pre-disturbance soil assessments and environmental site assessments (ESA). Experience with GIS and wetland assessments is an asset, while proficiency with Word and Excel is a must.

    Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
    • Conducting pre-development soil assessments (PDSAs) for various developments.
    • Conducting reclamation assessments and detailed site assessments (DSAs).
    • Conducting Phase I ESAs and preparing associated reporting deliverables.
    • Planning, coordinating and conducting Phase II ESA field programs.
    • Management and interpretation of soil and groundwater chemistry data from Phase II ESA field
    programs and comparing to applicable criteria.
    • Environmental monitoring for seismic, pipeline and construction projects.
    • Technical report writing.
    • Proposal and cost estimate development.
    • Provide updates to senior staff as to the progress of various field programs.

    Candidates will have the following qualifications and experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma in ecology, soil science, environmental science, or related discipline.
    • Minimum 2 years of field experience with some of that experience preferably gained from a consulting background.
    • Knowledge of provincial and federal regulations, approval processes, and survey guidelines.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Currently registered as a Professional Agrologist or Agrologist in Training, or eligible for registration as a Professional Agrologist with the Alberta Institute of Agrologists.
    • Experience conducting pre-disturbance soil assessments in the forested and prairie regions of Alberta and Saskatchewan. The ability to describe and classify soils in accordance with the Canadian System of Soil Classification is a must.
    • Ability to conduct environmental site assessments (including Phase I and Phase II ESAs) in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements and protocols.
    • Previous experience preparing COPs, WAIFs and/or WAIRs in accordance with Government of Alberta requirements.
    • Must work well with others and be organized. Organization is key as you will be responsible for working on various projects concurrently.
    • Ability to read a map and use a GPS. It seems simple but some people lack this skill.
    • Valid Class 5 driver’s license, H2S Alive, Ground Disturbance, TDG, ATV safe rider, and First Aid are required. If you don’t have any of these currently, we can work on getting them for you.

    Assets for the position include:
    • ArcGIS or QGIS knowledge.
    • Vegetation identification skills.
    • Experience in completing COPs or CORPs for sand and gravel developments.
    • Ability to classify and delineate wetland habitats in the various ecological regions of Alberta (Alberta Wetland Classification System) and Saskatchewan (Stewart & Kantrud).

     


    Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@beartracksenv.ca or the form below and indicate in the subject line that you are applying for the permanent Junior or Intermediate Environmental Scientist position. 

    This position is full time with a tentative start date in early 2024. Bear Tracks offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and flexible work hours. Preference will be given to candidates based in the Lethbridge or Edmonton areas or who are willing to relocate to Lethbridge or Edmonton for this position.

    This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified and the position filled. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

      Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)

      Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)
       

      Junior Soil Scientist Position – Seasonal

      Bear Tracks Environmental Services (2015) Ltd. is seeking a seasonal Junior Soil Scientist to join our fast-growing team in Alberta.

      Founded as a biological consulting firm in 2006, Bear Tracks’ experience portfolio has since grown to include an array of environmental consulting services, allowing us to meet the various needs of our industry and government clientele.

      The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field assessments, with focus on pre-disturbance site assessments (PDSA). The ability to classify soils in prairie landscapes will be key to success in this position. You will be asked to work alone at times and this position may also require some early mornings and late nights. Weekly schedules are typically 5 and 2, however depending on the project, you may be expected to be away for multiple weeks at a time in the field.

      Wanting to be part of a vibrant team is a must. We take our work seriously, but fully understand that people have lives outside of their job. We like to keep it light, while providing an amazing product for our clients. This may not work for all companies, but it’s worked well for us.

      You must be familiar with survey protocols for pre-disturbance site assessments and be proficient with soil classification in accordance with the Canadian System of Soil Classification. Experience with GIS and wetland assessments is an asset, while proficiency with word and excel is a must.

      Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

      •  Navigation to worksites throughout southern and central Alberta.
      •  Conducting pre-disturbance site assessments. Specific tasks will include manual excavation of inspection pits, describing soil and landscape characteristics and classifying soils in accordance with the Canadian System of Soil Classification.
      •  Recording soils and landscape data using a digital platform.
      •  Assisting with additional field assessment work (water quality; fisheries; and wetland assessments), as required.
      •  Technical report writing.
      •  Provide updates to senior staff as to the progress of various field programs.

      Candidates will have the following qualifications and experience:

      •  Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma in environmental science, or related discipline.
      •  Minimum 1 years of field experience with some of that experience preferably gained from a consulting background.
      •  Knowledge of applicable soil survey protocols.
      •  Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
      •  Must work well with others and be organized. Organization is key as you will be responsible for working on various projects concurrently.
      •  Ability to read a map and use a GPS. It seems simple but some people lack this skill.
      •  Valid Class 5 driver’s license, H2S Alive, TDG, ATV safe rider, and First Aid are required. If you don’t have any of these currently, we can work on getting them for you.

       


      Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@beartracksenv.ca or the form below and indicate in the subject line that you are applying for the seasonal Junior Soil Scientist position.

      This position is seasonal with a tentative start date in early April, 2024 and will run until at least August 31, 2024. Bear Tracks offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and flexible work hours. Preference will be given to candidates based in the Lethbridge area or who are willing to relocate to Lethbridge for this position; however, candidates living at other locations within our service area will also be considered.

      This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified and the position filled. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

        Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)

        Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)
         

        Junior Wildlife Biologist – Permanent

        Bear Tracks Environmental Services (2015) Ltd. is seeking a permanent Junior Wildlife Biologist to join our fast-growing team in Alberta.

        Founded as a biological consulting firm in 2006, Bear Tracks’ experience portfolio has since grown to include an array of environmental consulting services, allowing us to meet the various needs of our industry and government clientele.

        The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field assessments, with focus on wildlife surveys. The ability to identify prairie and boreal wildlife species (by sight and sound) will be key to success in this position. You will be asked to work alone at times and this position may also require some early mornings and late nights. Weekly schedules are typically 5 and 2, however depending on the project, you may be expected to be away for multiple weeks at a time in the field.

        Wanting to be part of a vibrant team is a must. We take our work seriously, but fully understand that people have lives outside of their job. We like to keep it light, while providing an amazing product for our clients. This may not work for all companies, but it’s worked well for us.

        You must be familiar with survey/sampling protocols for various wildlife species, in addition to industry standard practices. Experience with GIS, vegetation assessments, wetland evaluations, soil assessment and environmental monitoring would also be an asset in this role. Proficiency with word and excel is a must.

        Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

        •  Conduct breeding bird and avian migration surveys.
        •  Set up and retrieval of ARU and bat detectors.
        •  Conduct species specific surveys which may include but is not limited to: sharp-tailed grouse, burrowing owl, ferruginous hawk, amphibians, snake hibernacula surveys, and short-horned lizard surveys.
        •  Complete wildlife and nest sweeps for various projects.
        •  Conduct environmental monitoring.
        •  Support other field staff with various projects (water quality; fisheries; and wetland assessments.)
        •  Technical report writing.
        •  Provide updates to senior staff as to the progress of various field programs.

        Candidates will have the following qualifications and experience:

        •  Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma in wildlife biology, zoology, environmental science, or related discipline.
        •  Minimum 2 years of field experience with some of that experience preferably gained from a consulting background.
        •  Knowledge of provincial and federal regulations, approval processes, and survey guidelines.
        •  Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
        •  Currently registered as a P.Biol. or BIT, or eligible for registration as a Professional Biologist in Alberta.
        •  Experience conducting wildlife surveys in Alberta, Saskatchewan and/or British Columbia.
        •  Ability to detect species by sight and sound; and the ability to identify habitat requirements of the species.
        •  Must work well with others and be organized. Organization is key as you will be responsible for working on various projects concurrently.
        •  Ability to read a map and use a GPS. It seems simple but some people lack this skill.
        •  Valid Class 5 driver’s license, H2S Alive, TDG, ATV safe rider, and First Aid are required. If you don’t have any of these currently, we can work on getting them for you.

        Assets for the position include:

        • ArcGIS or QGIS knowledge
        •  Veg. identification skills.
        •  Experience with wetland assessments.
        •  Experience conducting soil assessments.
        •  Experience conducting environmental monitoring for construction or exploration projects.

         


        Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@beartracksenv.ca or the form below and indicate in the subject line that you are applying for the permanent Junior Wildlife Biologist position.

        This position is full time with a tentative start date in early April, 2024. Bear Tracks offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and flexible work hours. Preference will be given to candidates based in the Lethbridge area or who are willing to relocate to Lethbridge for this position; however, candidates living at other locations within our service area will also be considered.

        This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified and the position filled. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

          Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)

          Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)
           

          Intermediate Wildlife Biologist – Permanent

          Bear Tracks Environmental Services (2015) Ltd. is seeking a permanent Intermediate Wildlife Biologist to join our fast-growing team in Alberta.

          Founded as a biological consulting firm in 2006, Bear Tracks’ experience portfolio has since grown to include an array of environmental consulting services, allowing us to meet the various needs of our industry and government clientele.

          The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field work and overseeing junior staff completing field level wildlife assessments. The ability to identify prairie and boreal wildlife species (by sight and sound) will be key to success in this position. You will be asked to work alone at times and this position may also require some early mornings and late nights. Weekly schedules are typically 5 and 2, however depending on the project, you may be expected to be away for multiple weeks at a time in the field.

          Wanting to be part of a vibrant team is a must. We take our work seriously, but fully understand that people have lives outside of their job. We like to keep it light, while providing an amazing product for our clients. This may not work for all companies, but it’s worked well for us.

          You must be familiar with survey/sampling protocols for various wildlife species, in addition to industry standard practices. Experience with GIS, vegetation assessments, wetland evaluations, soil assessment and environmental monitoring would also be an asset in this role. Proficiency with word and excel is a must.

          Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

          • Conduct breeding bird and avian migration surveys.
          • Conduct species specific surveys which may include sharp-tailed grouse, burrowing owl, ferruginous hawk, amphibian call surveys, snake hibernacula surveys, and short-horned lizard surveys.
          • Support and oversee other field staff with various projects.
          • Technical report writing.
          • Proposal development.
          • Provide updates to senior staff as to the progress of various field programs.

          Candidates will have the following qualifications and experience:

          • Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma in wildlife biology, zoology, environmental science, or related discipline.
          • Minimum 4 years of field experience with some of that experience preferably gained from a consulting background.
          • Knowledge of provincial and federal regulations, approval processes, and survey guidelines.
          • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
          • Currently registered as a P.Biol. or BIT, or eligible for registration as a Professional Biologist in Alberta.
          • Experience conducting wildlife surveys in Alberta, Saskatchewan and/or British Columbia.
          • Ability to detect species by sight and sound; and the ability to identify habitat requirements of the species.
          • Must work well with others and be organized. Organization is key as you will be responsible for working on various projects concurrently.
          • Ability to read a map and use a GPS. It seems simple but some people lack this skill.
          • Valid Class 5 driver’s license, H2S Alive, TDG, ATV safe rider, and First Aid are required. If you don’t have any of these currently, we can work on getting them for you.

          Assets for the position include:

          • ArcGIS or QGIS knowledge.
          • Veg. identification skills.
          • Experience with wetland assessments.
          • Experience conducting soil assessments.
          • Experience conducting environmental monitoring for construction or exploration projects.

           


          Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@beartracksenv.ca or the form below and indicate in the subject line that you are applying for the permanent Intermediate Biologist position.

          This position is full time with a tentative start date in early April. Bear Tracks offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and flexible work hours. Preference will be given to candidates based in the Lethbridge area or who are willing to relocate to Lethbridge for this position; however, candidates living at other locations within our service area will also be considered.

          This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified and the position filled. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

            Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)

            Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)
             

            Environmental Technician - Seasonal

            Bear Tracks Environmental Services (2015) Ltd. is seeking seasonal Environmental Technicians to join our fast growing team for contract positions in Lethbridge, AB for the 2024 field season.

            Founded as a biological consulting firm in 2006, Bear Tracks’ experience portfolio has since grown to include an array of environmental consulting services, allowing us to meet the various needs of our industry and government clientele.  

            The successful candidates will primarily be responsible for conducting field-level environmental assessments (e.g., wildlife, fisheries, water quality, soils, wetlands, etc.), assisting with data management and preparing reporting deliverables. The ability to identify prairie wildlife species  (by sight and sound) would be desirable for the position. Weekly schedules are typically 5 and 2; however, depending on the project, you may be expected to work remotely on a rotating shift. You will sometimes be asked to work alone, and this position may also require some early mornings and late nights. Proficiency in Word and Excel is a must. 

            You should be familiar with survey/sampling protocols for various wildlife species, fisheries assessments,  vegetation assessments, and wetland evaluations. Familiarity with GIS would be considered an asset. 

            Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:  

            • Compile and organize data from various field programs. 
            • Support the writing of technical reports. 
            • Support breeding bird and avian migration surveys. 
            • Support species-specific surveys, including sharp-tailed grouse, burrowing owl, sensitive raptors, amphibian call surveys, snake hibernacula surveys, and short-horned lizard surveys.
            • Support other environmental assessment programs for soils, wetlands, and vegetation (as needed). 
            • Provide updates to senior staff as to the progress of various field programs. 

            Candidates will have the following qualifications and experience:  

            • Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma or currently enrolled in a post-secondary program related to wildlife biology, zoology, environmental science, or similar discipline. 
            • Minimum 1 season of field experience, with some of that experience preferably gained from a  consulting background. 
            • Knowledge of provincial and federal regulations, approval processes, and guidelines.
            • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. 
            • Currently registered as a P.Biol. or BIT, or eligible for registration as a Professional Biologist in  Alberta. 
            • Experience working in southern Alberta with a focus on prairie wildlife species.
            • Ability to detect wildlife species by sight and sound and identify sensitive habitat features associated with various wildlife species.  
            • Must work well with others and be organized. Organization is vital as you will be responsible for working on various projects concurrently.  
            • Ability to read a map and use a GPS. It seems simple, but some people lack this skill.
            • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence, H2S Alive, TDG, ATV safe rider, and First Aid are required. If you don’t have any of these currently, we can work on getting them for you.

            Assets for the positions include: 

            • ArcGIS or QGIS knowledge. 
            • Veg. identification skills.
            •  Experience with wetland assessments.

             


            Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@beartracksenv.ca or the form below and indicate in the subject line that you are applying for the one of the seasonal Environmental Technician positions. 

            This position will run at minimum from May 1st to Aug 31st, 2024, with the possibility of an extension or earlier start date depending on workloads. Bear Tracks offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and flexible work hours. Preference will be given to candidates based in the Lethbridge area or willing to relocate to Lethbridge for the duration of this contract. 

            The positions will remain open until suitable candidates are identified and the positions are filled. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

              Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)

              Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)
               

              Wetland Specialist – Permanent

              Bear Tracks Environmental Services (2015) Ltd. seeks a permanent Wetland Specialist to join our growing team.

              Founded as a biological consulting firm in 2006, Bear Tracks’ experience portfolio has since grown to include an array of environmental consulting services, allowing us to meet the various needs of our industry and government clientele. 

              The successful candidate will conduct fieldwork and assist with or lead the preparation of reporting deliverables. Weekly schedules are typically 5 and 2; however, some remote work may be required depending on the project. You will be asked to work alone sometimes, and this position may also require some early mornings and late nights. 

              Wanting to be part of a vibrant team is a must. We take our work seriously but fully understand that people have lives outside of their job. We like to keep it light while providing a fantastic product for our clients. This may not work for all companies, but it’s worked well for us.  

              You must be familiar with wetland classifications at the field and desktop level and with the development and filing of regulatory applications. Experience with GIS is an asset, while proficiency with Word and Excel is a must.  

              Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to: 

              • Conducting field-level wetland assessments as per the Alberta Wetland Policy. 
              • Conduct desktop wetland delineations using ArcGIS.
              • Development, review, and filing of regulatory applications including Wetland Assessment Impact Forms (WAIF) and Wetland Assessment Impact Reports (WAIR).
              • Provide signoff of applications.
              • Environmental monitoring of construction projects.
              • Technical report writing.
              • Proposal and cost estimate development.
              • Provide updates to senior staff as to the progress of various field programs.

              Candidates will have the following qualifications and experience: 

              • Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma in ecology, environmental science, or related discipline.
              • Minimum three years of field experience, with some of that experience preferably gained from a consulting background.
              • Ability to classify and delineate wetland habitats in the various ecological regions of Alberta (Alberta Wetland Classification System) and Saskatchewan (Stewart & Kantrud). 
              • Considered an Authenticating Professional relative to Alberta’s wetland science, design and engineering work requirements.
              • Experience with filing and submission of wetland regulatory applications through DRAS or OneStop.
              • Knowledge of provincial and federal regulations, approval processes, and assessment guidelines.
              • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
              • Currently registered as a Professional Agrologist/Biologist, Agrologist/Biologist in Training, or eligible for registration as a Professional Agrologist with the Alberta Institute of Agrologists or as a Professional Biologist with the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists. 
              • Must work well with others and be organized. Organization is vital as you will be responsible for working on various projects concurrently. 
              • Ability to read a map and use a GPS. It seems simple, but some people lack this skill.
              • Valid Class 5 driver’s license, H2S Alive, Ground Disturbance, TDG, ATV safe rider, and First Aid is required. If you don’t have any of these, we can work on getting them for you.

              Assets for the position include:

              • ArcGIS or QGIS knowledge.
              • Vegetation identification skills.
              • Soils identification skills.
              • A basic understanding of hydrology.

               


              Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@beartracksenv.ca or the form below and indicate in the subject line that you are applying for the permanent Wetland Specialist position. 

              This position is full-time. Bear Tracks offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and flexible work hours. Preference will be given to candidates based in the Lethbridge, Calgary, or Edmonton areas; however, remote work placement will be considered.

              This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified and the position filled. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

                Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)

                Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)
                 

                Junior or Intermediate Environmental Scientist – Permanent

                Bear Tracks Environmental Services (2015) Ltd. is seeking a permanent Junior or Intermediate
                Environmental Scientist, with a specialization in agrology, to join our growing team.

                Founded as a biological consulting firm in 2006, Bear Tracks’ experience portfolio has since grown to include an array of environmental consulting services, allowing us to meet the various needs of our industry and government clientele.

                The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field work and assisting with or leading the preparation of reporting deliverables. You will be asked to work alone at times and this position may also require some early mornings and late nights. Weekly schedules are typically 5 and 2, however depending on the project, you may be expected to work remotely on a rotating shift.

                Wanting to be part of a vibrant team is a must. We take our work seriously, but fully understand that people have lives outside of their job. We like to keep it light, while providing an amazing product for our clients. This may not work for all companies, but it’s worked well for us.

                You must be familiar with survey/sampling protocols for pre-disturbance soil assessments and environmental site assessments (ESA). Experience with GIS and wetland assessments is an asset, while proficiency with Word and Excel is a must.

                Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
                • Conducting pre-development soil assessments (PDSAs) for various developments.
                • Conducting reclamation assessments and detailed site assessments (DSAs).
                • Conducting Phase I ESAs and preparing associated reporting deliverables.
                • Planning, coordinating and conducting Phase II ESA field programs.
                • Management and interpretation of soil and groundwater chemistry data from Phase II ESA field
                programs and comparing to applicable criteria.
                • Environmental monitoring for seismic, pipeline and construction projects.
                • Technical report writing.
                • Proposal and cost estimate development.
                • Provide updates to senior staff as to the progress of various field programs.

                Candidates will have the following qualifications and experience:
                • Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma in ecology, soil science, environmental science, or related discipline.
                • Minimum 2 years of field experience with some of that experience preferably gained from a consulting background.
                • Knowledge of provincial and federal regulations, approval processes, and survey guidelines.
                • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
                • Currently registered as a Professional Agrologist or Agrologist in Training, or eligible for registration as a Professional Agrologist with the Alberta Institute of Agrologists.
                • Experience conducting pre-disturbance soil assessments in the forested and prairie regions of Alberta and Saskatchewan. The ability to describe and classify soils in accordance with the Canadian System of Soil Classification is a must.
                • Ability to conduct environmental site assessments (including Phase I and Phase II ESAs) in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements and protocols.
                • Previous experience preparing COPs, WAIFs and/or WAIRs in accordance with Government of Alberta requirements.
                • Must work well with others and be organized. Organization is key as you will be responsible for working on various projects concurrently.
                • Ability to read a map and use a GPS. It seems simple but some people lack this skill.
                • Valid Class 5 driver’s license, H2S Alive, Ground Disturbance, TDG, ATV safe rider, and First Aid are required. If you don’t have any of these currently, we can work on getting them for you.

                Assets for the position include:
                • ArcGIS or QGIS knowledge.
                • Vegetation identification skills.
                • Experience in completing COPs or CORPs for sand and gravel developments.
                • Ability to classify and delineate wetland habitats in the various ecological regions of Alberta (Alberta Wetland Classification System) and Saskatchewan (Stewart & Kantrud).

                 


                Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@beartracksenv.ca or the form below and indicate in the subject line that you are applying for the Junior or Intermediate Environmental Scientist position.

                This position is full time with a tentative start date in early 2024. Bear Tracks offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and flexible work hours. Preference will be given to candidates based in the Lethbridge or Edmonton areas or who are willing to relocate to Lethbridge or Edmonton for this position.

                This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified and the position filled. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

                  Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)

                  Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)
                   

                  Junior Soil Scientist Position – Seasonal

                  Bear Tracks Environmental Services (2015) Ltd. is seeking a seasonal Junior Soil Scientist to join our fast-growing team in Alberta.

                  Founded as a biological consulting firm in 2006, Bear Tracks’ experience portfolio has since grown to include an array of environmental consulting services, allowing us to meet the various needs of our industry and government clientele.

                  The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field assessments, with focus on pre-disturbance site assessments (PDSA). The ability to classify soils in prairie landscapes will be key to success in this position. You will be asked to work alone at times and this position may also require some early mornings and late nights. Weekly schedules are typically 5 and 2, however depending on the project, you may be expected to be away for multiple weeks at a time in the field.

                  Wanting to be part of a vibrant team is a must. We take our work seriously, but fully understand that people have lives outside of their job. We like to keep it light, while providing an amazing product for our clients. This may not work for all companies, but it’s worked well for us.

                  You must be familiar with survey protocols for pre-disturbance site assessments and be proficient with soil classification in accordance with the Canadian System of Soil Classification. Experience with GIS and wetland assessments is an asset, while proficiency with word and excel is a must.

                  Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

                  •  Navigation to worksites throughout southern and central Alberta.
                  •  Conducting pre-disturbance site assessments. Specific tasks will include manual excavation of inspection pits, describing soil and landscape characteristics and classifying soils in accordance with the Canadian System of Soil Classification.
                  •  Recording soils and landscape data using a digital platform.
                  •  Assisting with additional field assessment work (water quality; fisheries; and wetland assessments), as required.
                  •  Technical report writing.
                  •  Provide updates to senior staff as to the progress of various field programs.

                  Candidates will have the following qualifications and experience:

                  •  Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma in environmental science, or related discipline.
                  •  Minimum 1 years of field experience with some of that experience preferably gained from a consulting background.
                  •  Knowledge of applicable soil survey protocols.
                  •  Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
                  •  Must work well with others and be organized. Organization is key as you will be responsible for working on various projects concurrently.
                  •  Ability to read a map and use a GPS. It seems simple but some people lack this skill.
                  •  Valid Class 5 driver’s license, H2S Alive, TDG, ATV safe rider, and First Aid are required. If you don’t have any of these currently, we can work on getting them for you.

                   


                  Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@beartracksenv.ca or the form below and indicate in the subject line that you are applying for the seasonal Junior Soil Scientist position.

                  This position is seasonal with a tentative start date in early April, 2024 and will run until at least August 31, 2024. Bear Tracks offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and flexible work hours. Preference will be given to candidates based in the Lethbridge area or who are willing to relocate to Lethbridge for this position; however, candidates living at other locations within our service area will also be considered.

                  This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified and the position filled. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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                    Junior Wildlife Biologist – Permanent

                    Bear Tracks Environmental Services (2015) Ltd. is seeking a permanent Junior Wildlife Biologist to join our fast-growing team in Alberta.

                    Founded as a biological consulting firm in 2006, Bear Tracks’ experience portfolio has since grown to include an array of environmental consulting services, allowing us to meet the various needs of our industry and government clientele.

                    The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field assessments, with focus on wildlife surveys. The ability to identify prairie and boreal wildlife species (by sight and sound) will be key to success in this position. You will be asked to work alone at times and this position may also require some early mornings and late nights. Weekly schedules are typically 5 and 2, however depending on the project, you may be expected to be away for multiple weeks at a time in the field.

                    Wanting to be part of a vibrant team is a must. We take our work seriously, but fully understand that people have lives outside of their job. We like to keep it light, while providing an amazing product for our clients. This may not work for all companies, but it’s worked well for us.

                    You must be familiar with survey/sampling protocols for various wildlife species, in addition to industry standard practices. Experience with GIS, vegetation assessments, wetland evaluations, soil assessment and environmental monitoring would also be an asset in this role. Proficiency with word and excel is a must.

                    Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

                    •  Conduct breeding bird and avian migration surveys.
                    •  Set up and retrieval of ARU and bat detectors.
                    •  Conduct species specific surveys which may include but is not limited to: sharp-tailed grouse, burrowing owl, ferruginous hawk, amphibians, snake hibernacula surveys, and short-horned lizard surveys.
                    •  Complete wildlife and nest sweeps for various projects.
                    •  Conduct environmental monitoring.
                    •  Support other field staff with various projects (water quality; fisheries; and wetland assessments.)
                    •  Technical report writing.
                    •  Provide updates to senior staff as to the progress of various field programs.

                    Candidates will have the following qualifications and experience:

                    •  Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma in wildlife biology, zoology, environmental science, or related discipline.
                    •  Minimum 2 years of field experience with some of that experience preferably gained from a consulting background.
                    •  Knowledge of provincial and federal regulations, approval processes, and survey guidelines.
                    •  Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
                    •  Currently registered as a P.Biol. or BIT, or eligible for registration as a Professional Biologist in Alberta.
                    •  Experience conducting wildlife surveys in Alberta, Saskatchewan and/or British Columbia.
                    •  Ability to detect species by sight and sound; and the ability to identify habitat requirements of the species.
                    •  Must work well with others and be organized. Organization is key as you will be responsible for working on various projects concurrently.
                    •  Ability to read a map and use a GPS. It seems simple but some people lack this skill.
                    •  Valid Class 5 driver’s license, H2S Alive, TDG, ATV safe rider, and First Aid are required. If you don’t have any of these currently, we can work on getting them for you.

                    Assets for the position include:

                    • ArcGIS or QGIS knowledge
                    •  Veg. identification skills.
                    •  Experience with wetland assessments.
                    •  Experience conducting soil assessments.
                    •  Experience conducting environmental monitoring for construction or exploration projects.

                     


                    Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@beartracksenv.ca or the form below and indicate in the subject line that you are applying for the permanent Junior Wildlife Biologist position.

                    This position is full time with a tentative start date in early April, 2024. Bear Tracks offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and flexible work hours. Preference will be given to candidates based in the Lethbridge area or who are willing to relocate to Lethbridge for this position; however, candidates living at other locations within our service area will also be considered.

                    This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified and the position filled. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

                      Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)

                      Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)
                       

                      Intermediate Wildlife Biologist – Permanent

                      Bear Tracks Environmental Services (2015) Ltd. is seeking a permanent Intermediate Wildlife Biologist to join our fast-growing team in Alberta.

                      Founded as a biological consulting firm in 2006, Bear Tracks’ experience portfolio has since grown to include an array of environmental consulting services, allowing us to meet the various needs of our industry and government clientele.

                      The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting field work and overseeing junior staff completing field level wildlife assessments. The ability to identify prairie and boreal wildlife species (by sight and sound) will be key to success in this position. You will be asked to work alone at times and this position may also require some early mornings and late nights. Weekly schedules are typically 5 and 2, however depending on the project, you may be expected to be away for multiple weeks at a time in the field.

                      Wanting to be part of a vibrant team is a must. We take our work seriously, but fully understand that people have lives outside of their job. We like to keep it light, while providing an amazing product for our clients. This may not work for all companies, but it’s worked well for us.

                      You must be familiar with survey/sampling protocols for various wildlife species, in addition to industry standard practices. Experience with GIS, vegetation assessments, wetland evaluations, soil assessment and environmental monitoring would also be an asset in this role. Proficiency with word and excel is a must.

                      Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

                      • Conduct breeding bird and avian migration surveys.
                      • Conduct species specific surveys which may include sharp-tailed grouse, burrowing owl, ferruginous hawk, amphibian call surveys, snake hibernacula surveys, and short-horned lizard surveys.
                      • Support and oversee other field staff with various projects.
                      • Technical report writing.
                      • Proposal development.
                      • Provide updates to senior staff as to the progress of various field programs.

                      Candidates will have the following qualifications and experience:

                      • Bachelor’s degree or technical diploma in wildlife biology, zoology, environmental science, or related discipline.
                      • Minimum 4 years of field experience with some of that experience preferably gained from a consulting background.
                      • Knowledge of provincial and federal regulations, approval processes, and survey guidelines.
                      • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
                      • Currently registered as a P.Biol. or BIT, or eligible for registration as a Professional Biologist in Alberta.
                      • Experience conducting wildlife surveys in Alberta, Saskatchewan and/or British Columbia.
                      • Ability to detect species by sight and sound; and the ability to identify habitat requirements of the species.
                      • Must work well with others and be organized. Organization is key as you will be responsible for working on various projects concurrently.
                      • Ability to read a map and use a GPS. It seems simple but some people lack this skill.
                      • Valid Class 5 driver’s license, H2S Alive, TDG, ATV safe rider, and First Aid are required. If you don’t have any of these currently, we can work on getting them for you.

                      Assets for the position include:

                      • ArcGIS or QGIS knowledge.
                      • Veg. identification skills.
                      • Experience with wetland assessments.
                      • Experience conducting soil assessments.
                      • Experience conducting environmental monitoring for construction or exploration projects.

                       


                      Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@beartracksenv.ca or the form below and indicate in the subject line that you are applying for the permanent Intermediate Wildlife Biologist position.

                      This position is full time with a tentative start date in early April. Bear Tracks offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and flexible work hours. Preference will be given to candidates based in the Lethbridge area or who are willing to relocate to Lethbridge for this position; however, candidates living at other locations within our service area will also be considered.

                      This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified and the position filled. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

                        Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)

                        Upload a Resume (doc/docx/pdf)