Biologist in Calgary, Alberta


Company Description

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Job Description

Job Description

AECOM is currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Intermediate Biologist to join our growing team in Alberta (Calgary or Edmonton) or Saskatechewan. Working alongside a team of professionals with varied backgrounds and skills, the ideal candidate is comfortable in fast paced environments. We are seeking a candidate who has a working knowledge of relevant Alberta and Federal regulations. The position will involve working to provide support on environmental investigations, including baseline studies, environmental impact assessments, environmental monitoring plans, permitting, and other related scopes of work. The successful candidate will work with an experienced team of scientists and technical specialist on environmental assessments, permits and provide environmental support on multi-disciplinary projects in Alberta and across Western Canada. This position is office and field based.

Job responsibilities include but aren’t limited to the following:

  • Leading field programs such as vegetation, wetlands, wildlife, fisheries and soils. Technical discipline specialty experience would be considered an asset.

  • Summarizing, evaluating, and reporting on field assessments.

  • Preparing regulatory applications, applicable to provincial and federal legislation.

  • Authoring regulatory and technical documents that support regulatory applications and permits.

  • Planning and coordinating logistics of environmental field studies.

  • Working with a large multi-disciplinary team to execute projects and meet client expectations.

  • Assisting Project Managers with tasks such as monthly project and budget update summaries, preparation of meeting minutes, scheduling and coordinating field programs.

  • Supporting preparation of proposals and workplans.

  • Adhering to and enforcing corporate Safety, Health and Environment protocols and AECOM’s quality control program.


Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Geological Sciences or related field and is a registered professional (or qualified to become a registered professional) in Alberta.

  • 4+ years of experience of demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education as an environmental consultant, industry representative, or related industry.

  • Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years experience in environmental consulting

  • Strong knowledge and field experience in wetlands, vegetation and/or wildlife.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, comfortable with liaising with clients, colleagues and sub-contractors alike

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Well organized, and strong quality and time management

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software applications

  • Highly motivated and willingness to learn new tasks

  • Experience in a technical discipline such as vegetation, wetlands, wildlife, fisheries or soils would be considered an asset

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $75,000.00 – $95,000.00.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10109864

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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