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Victoria, (Canada)

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Ecosystem Biologist


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Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
There are 2 positions available in Fort St John. However, in negotiations with the successful applicant, the locations of Dawson Creek and/or Fort Nelson may be considered.

Ecosystem Biologist
Salary $60,531.87 - $69,104.56 annually

Apply your resource management skills to make a meaningful difference to caribou recovery in B.C.

The Resource Management Division of the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (MFLNRO&RD) works to maintain and restore the natural diversity of ecosystems, fish and wildlife species and their habitats. 
Reporting to the Senior Ecosystems Biologist, this position will provide a key professional role in supporting strategic initiatives, which may include implementation of commitments related to First Nations reconciliation, woodland caribou recovery, cumulative effects, and regional moose management planning. The successful incumbent may also assess proposed project effects related to transactional authorizations or major projects (including assessment of proposed data collection methods of key environmental values, assessment of impacts to values and proposed mitigation, restoration and offsetting measures) and support the implementation of legislative habitat conservation tools, development and implementation of best management practices, compliance and effectiveness monitoring, and other species recovery actions or land planning processes, as required.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications for this role include:
-  Degree in biological sciences or related field and four years of *related experience; OR
-  Masters in biological sciences or related field and two years of *related experience;
-  Registered as a Registered Professional Biologist (RP Bio) in B.C. with the College of Applied Biology or immediately eligible for registration within six months of employment.
-  Must possess and maintain a valid BC Class 5 Driver's License.

How to Apply:

For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online by October 26, 2017, please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=44869

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