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Inventory Forester

Job Title: Inventory Forester
Job Location: Western Canada
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd is a multi-disciplined engineering, environmental and forestry consulting company located in British Columbia’s Central Interior and the Okanagan. Our team of specialists is supported by a wide network of associates that enable Ecora to deliver a full suite of services. Ecora is built around its core values of commitment to our staff, our clients, our community and our environment.

Ecora is continuing to expand our Resource Inventory services in both Canadian and international markets, and is currently seeking experienced air photo interpreters who will report to the team lead in Prince George, BC. This is a permanent, full-time position with competitive remuneration and benefits package. This is an opportunity to grow with an established, dynamic company in a great team environment.

As an integral member of our Resource Inventory team, you will be responsible for assisting inventory staff complete all aspects of forest inventory projects throughout the province of British Columbia and other regions.

The position includes work in both field and office environments. The field activities involve field calibration sample planning, establishment and reporting. The office activities include project planning, and photo interpretation and delineation to appropriate provincial inventory and company standards. Both work environments require compliance with our comprehensive occupational health and safety program, producing quality work on budget and on time, communicating effectively, and working collaboratively with fellow staff and clients. The position will include periodic travel to Prince George if the position is filled elsewhere.

Additionally, the successful candidate will possess the following:

  • BC VRI air photo interpretation certificate in good standing
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license (or equivalent) and clean driving record
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada
  • The ability to view images in stereo / 3-dimensions and in colour is mandatory
  • Proficient in computer use, with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A minimum of 3 years’ work experience in forest inventory, using digital imagery

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Familiarity with British Columbia’s Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification (BEC)
  • Registration with a professional association (e.g. ABCFP) is preferred but not required
  • Experience with Python and SQL programming languages

HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply by e-mailing a cover letter, resume, and references to admin@ecora.ca no later than 2 PM Pacific on December 11, 2017. Resumes without references will not be considered. Thank you for your interest in Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd. Only qualified applicants short listed for the position will be contacted for an interview.

Senior Landscape Ecologist

Job Title: Senior Landscape Ecologist
Number of Positions Available: 1
Job Locations: Kelowna, BC

Looking to live and work in the sunny Okanagan Valley while doing what you love at an emerging and dynamic consulting firm? Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd. (Ecora) is seeking a Landscape Ecologist to join their expanding Environmental Sciences group in the BC Interior based in the Kelowna office. This is a permanent, full-time position with competitive remuneration and company-paid benefits, including participation in a profit sharing incentive plan. The option of part-time employment would also be considered for a suitably experienced individual.

Ecora is a British Columbia employee-owned civil, structural, geotechnical, natural resource, and environmental consulting company that is committed to creating and delivering quality products to our valued clients. Ecora’s team has extensive experience delivering a range of ecological inventories and assessments, preparing environmental and sustainable resource management plans, conducting third party reviews of development applications and developing comprehensive assessments of environmental effects. Ecora provides consulting services to provincial governments, municipalities, the resource industry, First Nation communities, architects, developers, and contracting firms throughout British Columbia.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Professional Designation
  • A minimum of ten years of landscape level planning experience
  • Experience facilitating/managing multi-stakeholder groups
  • Experience in sustainable resource management planning
  • Developing and implementing sustainable land use planning strategies

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with a diverse client base including government, industry, and First Nations
  • Experience leading environmental assessments/conducting baseline mapping and inventories
  • Providing expert advice in landscape ecology issues
  • Experience participating in and presenting at key technical working groups

Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple projects and work independently under minimal supervision
  • Conduct effective project management including managing teams with diverse backgrounds
  • Work as part of a team either as a team leader or under the direct supervision of a project manager
  • Represent Ecora in a mature and responsible manner
  • Available to travel regularly

Applications
Please apply via email with a cover letter and resume to admin@ecora.ca with subject “Landscape Ecologist Position”. Position will remain open until filled. Thank you for your interest in Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd. Only qualified candidates currently residing in Canada will be considered for this position and only those short listed will be contacted for an interview.

Aquatic/Fisheries Biologist

Job Title: Aquatic/Fisheries Biologist
Number of Positions Available: 1
Job Locations: Kelowna, BC

Looking to live and work in the sunny Okanagan Valley while doing what you love at an emerging and dynamic consulting firm? Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd. (Ecora) is seeking an Aquatic/Fisheries Biologist to join their expanding Environmental Sciences group in the BC Interior based in the Kelowna office. This is a permanent, full-time position with competitive remuneration and company-paid benefits, including participation in a profit sharing incentive plan. The option of part-time employment would also be considered for a suitably experienced individual.

Ecora is a British Columbia employee-owned civil, structural, geotechnical, natural resource, and environmental consulting company that is committed to creating and delivering quality products to our valued clients. Ecora’s team has extensive experience delivering a range of ecological inventories and assessments, preparing environmental and sustainable resource management plans, conducting third party reviews of development applications and developing comprehensive assessments of environmental effects. Ecora provides consulting services to provincial government, municipalities, First Nation communities, resource industry companies, architects, developers, and contracting firms throughout British Columbia.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Professional Designation in B.C.
  • A minimum of five years of aquatic science experience preferably including direct experience in the fields of limnology, hydrology, and fisheries biology
  • Experience in the design and implementation of water quality monitoring plans and watershed level assessments
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and work independently under minimal supervision
  • Possess a strong work ethic with the desire to excel and achieve
  • Have excellent written and communication skills
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Other Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with a diverse client base including government, industry, and First Nations
  • Experience with development and environment related municipal, provincial and federal legislation
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations/permitting and monitoring
  • Experience with environmental impact assessment and permit applications
  • Experience with the provincial environmental assessment certification process

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver exceptional products to clients on time and on budget
  • Conduct effective project management including managing teams with diverse backgrounds
  • Work as part of a team either as a team leader or under the direct supervision of a project manager
  • Represent Ecora in a mature and responsible manner
  • Work in both office and remote field settings

Applications
Please apply via email with a cover letter and resume to admin@ecora.ca with subject “Aquatic/Fisheries Biologist Position”. Position will remain open until filled. Thank you for your interest in Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd. Only qualified candidates currently residing in Canada will be considered for this position and only those short listed will be contacted for an interview.