Wetland & Vegetation Specialist

If you love what you do, yearn for an awesome company culture, know botany/wetlands, and are fanatical about customer experience, this role is for you!

AJM Environmental specializes in wetland, wildlife and aquatic services including wetland monitoring programs, pre-development assessments and regulatory applications. Our purpose is to enable responsible, sustainable development by working with clients to understand and manage impacts to the environment. AJM offers a fast-paced working environment with a high degree of flexibility and autonomy. We are based in Calgary, the heart of the Canadian energy sector.

This posting is for a Wetland & Vegetation Specialist, who will be an integral part of the growing AJM team. The following characteristics appeal to the ideal candidate:

  • Fast-paced and dynamic environment;

  • A growing company where efforts are recognized;

  • Ability to influence and learn about a variety of aspects of the environmental industry;

  • Great team and culture;

  • A comprehensive benefits package; and

  • Cool office in a great location (we’re dog friendly with a golf simulator!).

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • Design, plan and implement field vegetation and wetland programs;

  • Conduct field assessments including rare plant surveys and wetland assessments in a safe, technically defensible, and efficient manner;

  • Analyze field data to develop management and mitigation recommendations;

  • Write clearly and succinctly to convey environmental considerations and results to clients;

  • Develop regulatory applications and liaise between regulators and clients when necessary;

  • Foster client relationships and grow the business through formal (e.g., proposal writing) and/or informal (e.g., networking) methods; and

  • Work independently, often outside of office hours, to meet challenging deadlines and client requests.

Specific skills and requirements we are looking for include:

  • A willingness to go the extra mile;

  • A self-starter who thrives in a demanding environment working as part of a team;

  • Ability to work independently with great communication skills;

  • Ability to learn new technology (and have fun while doing so!);

  • Minimum of B.Sc. in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, or related discipline;

  • Registered, or eligible to register as a Professional Biologist or Professional Agrologist in Alberta;

  • A Qualified Wetland Science Practitioner (QWSP), or eligible to meet the requirements;

  • Minimum of 3 years of related, professional experience;

  • Previous field experience and a desire to get hands dirty in the field;

  • Ability to work remotely for extended periods;

  • Able to prioritize competing initiatives and deal with ambiguity; and

  • Self-motivated, organized and entrepreneurial.

If this sounds like you, we would love to chat. Send your resume and cover letter to careers@ajmenv.com and let us know why you are a great fit!

Posting closes January 25, 2019, or when position is filled.

Thanks for your interest!