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Beacon Environmental is always looking for highly motivated individuals with strong technical backgrounds and proficiency in our service areas. We encourage potential candidates to submit applications expressing their interests and expertise.

Applications of qualified and interested individuals should be sent via email to info@beaconenviro.com or fax (to 905) 201-0639. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Beacon offers an excellent compensation package including RRSP matching, transparent annual merit bonus, profit sharing, flexible work week and opportunities for professional development. The firm also offers a comprehensive benefit package, a dynamic work environment and ownership opportunities.

CURRENT OPENINGS 2017

Intermediate / Senior Terrestrial Ecologist 

Beacon is currently seeking an Intermediate/Senior Terrestrial Ecologist to work full-time out of our Markham office. The successful candidate will have a minimum of seven years of professional experience with demonstrated field skills in ecology and environmental consulting. This individual must be self-motivated, be able to coordinate his/her involvement in multiple concurrent projects, and enjoy working independently but also as part of a team.
 
Core qualifications required for this position include:
 
EDUCATION:
  • A background in science specializing in ecology, biology and/or fish and wildlife management.
FIELD ASSESSMENT:
  • Ability to recognize and identify in the field most trees, shrubs, and ground flora common to southern and eastern Ontario and demonstrate proficiency using floral keys for difficult taxonomic groups;
  • Experience applying the Ecological Land Classification System and the Ontario Wetland Evaluation System (minimum two vegetation seasons); and
  • Demonstrated experience in aerial photograph interpretation.
REPORTING AND ANALYSIS:
  • Experience with natural heritage impact assessment including the capability to locate, synthesize and assess technical background information related to natural heritage;
  • Familiarity with provincial and federal environmental regulatory procedures and natural heritage policies in Ontario;
  • Possess knowledge to assist in the successful negotiation of Conservation Authorities Act permits, and Endangered Species Act permits;
  • Ability to incorporate technical information into accurate and concise reports;
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, study design, field work, data analysis and reporting; and
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.

Additional skills that would be an asset, but are not required, include:

  • Experience with habitat management and/or habitat monitoring and/or habitat restoration; and
  • Wildlife survey experience.

Intermediate / Senior Aquatic Ecologist 

Beacon is currently seeking an Intermediate/Senior Aquatic Ecologist to work out of our Markham office. The successful candidate will have a minimum of seven years of professional experience with demonstrated field skills in aquatic ecology and environmental consulting. This individual must be self-motivated, be able to coordinate his/her involvement in multiple concurrent projects, and enjoy working independently but also as part of a team.
 
Core qualifications required for this position include:
 
EDUCATION:
  • A background in science specializing in ecology, biology and/or fish and wildlife management.

FIELD ASSESSMENT:

  • Experience conducting fish population evaluations, aquatic habitat assessments, benthic macro-invertebrate sampling, and water quality monitoring;
  • Skilled in a variety of assessment and monitoring techniques for both small and large aquatic systems; and
  • Familiarity with provincial and federal environmental regulatory procedures possessing knowledge to assist in the successful negotiation of Conservation Authorities Act permits, Fisheries Act Authorizations and Endangered Species Act permits.
REPORTING AND ANALYSIS:
  • Capability to locate, synthesize and assess technical background information related to natural heritage;
  • Ability to incorporate technical information into accurate and concise reports;
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, study design, field work, data analysis and reporting; and
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
Additional skills and/or certifications that would be an asset include:
  • Ontario Benthos Biomonitoring Network (OBBN) training
  • Class I Electrofishing/ Class II Backpack Electrofishing
  • MTO/DFO/MNR Fisheries Specialist Certification Course
  • Ontario Stream Assessment Protocol Training
  • Headwater Drainage Feature Assessment Training
  • Wildlife survey experience
  • Experience developing mapping using GIS skills
  • Experience with natural heritage impact assessment
  • Experience with habitat management and/or habitat monitoring and/or habitat restoration