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Intermediate or Senior Aquatic Specialist in Aski Reclamation

  • Aski Reclamation LP
  • Full time
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Intermediate or Senior Aquatic

Specialist  

 

Job title:

Intermediate or Senior Aquatic Specialist

Location:

Chetwynd, BC

Terms:

Permanent Full Time

Salary/rate:

TBD with review of demonstrated experience  

Requirements:

Must be able to accommodate project hours and deliverables

 

About us:

Do you want to be part of a progressive indigenous-owned environmental company involved in exciting projects? Aski Reclamation (Aski) is a rapidly growing business spearheaded by a team of enthusiastic professionals. As part of this growth, we are seeking a dynamic, committed individual to fill the position of Intermediate or Senior Aquatic Specialist.

 

Aski is owned by the Saulteau First Nation. Having community roots means Aski is meaningfully invested in environmental protection and ecological restoration. By combining business with heart, history, and experience, we deliver solutions to our clients and integrate science and First Nation knowledge with industry demands and best practices. We believe this approach to be the future of environmental consulting in Canada and are paving the way forward.

 

Aski has a large portfolio of projects, which range from species at risk habitat reclamation to water quality monitoring and fisheries programs. Some of the benefits of working with us include, but are not limited to:

  • highly competitive wages
  • comprehensive benefit packages
  • premium overtime, and unlimited banked time
  • flexible local and remote work opportunities for a balanced lifestyle
  • paid professional association fees
  • paid professional development opportunities
  • ample prospects for growth and to express your full potential as a valued team member

 

About the role:

 

Working under the direction of the environmental division manager the successful candidate will help deliver Aski’s existing projects and help implement its vision for a water management group. The in-house specialist will provide technical expertise, act as team lead on project, and co-lead the development of processes, standards, and tools.

 

Responsibilities or Duties:

·         Design and implement water quality monitoring and sampling programs

·         Assess aquatic ecosystems and aquatic species

·         Utilize specialized gear to perform flow and quality measurements

·         Design and develop plans, technical reports, and aquatic mitigation strategies

·         Interpret and provide advice on relevant environmental management legislation

·         Foster an internal team of technicians and mentor junior staff

·         Work with the environmental manager and the general manager on business development initiatives

Candidate Qualifications

 

·         A technical diploma, B.Sc., or graduate degree in a relevant field

·         A minimum of five years of applied experience

·         Relevant professional designation is an asset

·         Experience in leading aquatic programs

·         Knowledge of field sampling protocols

·         Knowledge of environmental regulations, policies, and permitting required at all levels of government

·         The capacity to work independently and with minimal supervision

·         Excellent problem-solving skills

·         A positive, collaborative, team-based attitude

·         Advanced technical reporting skills; good verbal and written communications skills

·         Valid Class 5 driver’s license

·         Experience operating boats is considered an asset

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact us to apply

Aski Reclamation LP is committed to fair, equitable and transparent hiring practices to employ qualified, high performing persons who reflect the core values of Aski.

 

If this opportunity resonates with you, please apply with a resume and cover letter

digitally in PDF format to jobs@askilp.ca

 

For more information on Aski Reclamation please see www.askilp.ca or jobs@askilp.ca

Aski Reclamation LP

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