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Intermediate to Senior Hydrogeologist / Environmental Engineer

Intermediate to Senior Terrestrial Ecologist

Intermediate to Senior Hydrogeologist / Environmental Engineer

Your Challenge

Azimuth is seeking an experienced intermediate to senior contaminant hydrogeologist or environmental engineer with strong technical, leadership, communication, and business development skills who is eager to champion this discipline in our organization. We are seeking a qualified person with strong technical knowledge in contaminant hydrogeology, and proven business development and communications capabilities. This individual should be a team focused practitioner with the maturity to successfully lead and develop the corporation's practice in this discipline.

Your Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

- preparation of technically accurate correspondence, project scope and cost proposals, technical reports, work plans, and project specifications as a Qualified Person;

- project management and execution of environmental site assessments and remediation programs, including the development and maintenance of project scopes, schedules and budgets, and coordination of staff;

- intimate understanding of environmental regulations to successfully meet the client's requirements;

- technical reviewer for discipline works;

- expert for contaminant hydrogeology on multi-disciplinary projects;

- aid in identifying markets and potential clients and attend industry events as a technical resource to further business development;

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor's or Master's degree, from an accredited institution, plus appropriate continuing education in contaminant hydrogeology or ground water engineering;

- registered professional practitioner in Ontario (e.g. P.Eng., P.Geo.);

- 5 to 10+ years of experience in contaminant hydrogeology work;

- established QP under MECP designation;

- solid understanding of the regulatory requirements in Ontario;

- ability to present technical information, both written and verbally, in a concise and professional manner;

- accomplished technical editor and critical reviewer;

- supervisory, project management, and client management experience required; and

- demonstrated capability to train, mentor and develop junior and intermediate staff.

Salary for this position is $75,000-120,000/year.

Azimuth offers an excellent remuneration & benefits package, a friendly, professional, dynamic and flexible work environment along with the opportunity to develop your career prospects.

For hydrogeological or engineering applications, please email your resume to Mike Jones.

Intermediate to Senior Terrestrial Ecologist

Your Challenge

Azimuth Environmental Consulting is seeking a biologist specializing in terrestrial ecology at the intermediate or senior level. Applicants must have a university degree in biology or related field, and a minimum 5 years of relevant experience. The successful candidate will be required to coordinate with clients, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders to manage projects and prepare reports in a timely and effective manner. The successful candidate will also undertake field surveys including plant inventories, vegetation community identification, and wildlife surveys for breeding birds, reptiles, amphibians, bats and other mammals. Applicants must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Strong data management and technical writing skills are a must.

Your Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

- Effectively managing proposals, budgets, and reporting deliverables in accordance with project timelines and requirements;

- Coordinating with clients, consultants, and regulatory agencies on a routine basis;

- Preparing technical reports associated with project, approval, or compliance requirements in concert with environmental planners, engineers and project managers;

- Planning and development of management practices for environmental mitigation zones and restoration areas;

- Conducting terrestrial biological studies to support a variety of public and private sector clients;

- Providing assistance and mentorship to junior staff in both field and office settings;

- Assessment of vegetation communities and wildlife habitat, including habitat for Species at Risk;

- Effectively managing large quantities of field data;

- Preparation of regulatory approval and permit applications; and,

- Maintaining positive working relationships with government and regulatory agencies.

Minimum Qualifications:

- University degree in ecology, plant/wildlife biology or related studies with a minimum of 5 years experience conducting and managing terrestrial studies;

- Knowledge of Ontario’s Endangered Species Act, federal Species at Risk Act, Provincial Policy Statement, Fisheries Act, Migratory Birds Convention Act, Greenbelt Plan, Niagara Escarpment Plan, Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan, Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe and other relevant provincial and federal environmental legislation;

- Proven ability to develop and conduct ecological field programs, efficiently manage large volumes of data and communicate findings clearly and efficiently in technical reports;

- Experience completing environmental site inspections on construction sites is an asset;

- Strong field inventory skills related to completion of surveys of vascular plants and plant communities, including rare species and Species at Risk;

- Ability to identify birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals using visual and auditory cues;

- Certifications in Ecological Land Classification, Ontario Wetland Evaluation System, Butternut Health Assessor, and Ontario Reptile & Amphibian Survey Course, or equivalent knowledge, considered strong assets;

- Recognized ability to work independently in both indoor (office), and outdoor (field) settings which may include moderate physical exertion; and,

- Valid Ontario driver’s license.

For this position, please email your resume to Dan Stuart.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Azimuth is an equal opportunity employer.

For all other hydrogeological or engineering applications, please email your resume to Mike Jones.

For all other biological applications , please email your resume to Matt Stuart.

Azimuth Environmental Consulting, Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Where possible, Azimuth strives to provide accommodations to staff members with disabilities throughout all facets of their employment life cycle. Upon request, Azimuth will make written information and other forms of communication accessible.