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Jacobs Intermediate Wetlands Specialist in Burnaby, British Columbia

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

When it comes to environmental consulting, we’re helping our clients protect our world’s natural resources. As a wetland specialist, you will too.  Pave the way for your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. You'll impact the world around you by helping us solve real-life challenges.

Based out of your home office in British Columbia, you’ll have the opportunity to work as part of our wetlands team to contribute to the environmental planning and permitting efforts of government and privately-owned infrastructure projects. You will have the opportunity to support projects through assisting with the development of technical reports, regulatory applications and field data collection. This is a full-time position with an anticipated 50% of travel and 50% office work. Bring your enthusiasm for learning and desire to conserve our natural resources, and we’ll help you grow!  

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• B.Sc. or M.Sc. in biology, related to ecology, hydrology, wetlands, botany, or equivalent demonstrated experience

• Hold R.P.Bio. or other professional designation for British Columbia

• At least 2-5 years of relevant field lead experience in environmental consulting

• Strong technical writing skills and experience preparing federal and provincial regulatory applications

• Proven field skills as a Crew Lead

• Proficiency in satellite imagery interpretation, classification and delineation of wetlands in British Columbia

• Strong skills in identification of vegetation in British Columbia

• Knowledge of regulatory requirements related to wetlands in British Columbia

• Eligibility to fly on domestic flights as per current Federal Regulations

• A driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract

Ideally, you’ll also have:

• Experience or interest to support other biophysical study areas such as reclamation, vegetation, wildlife, soils, and/or fisheries field assessments.

• Experience using ArcGIS software

• P.Biol. designation for British Columiba

• Experience classifying and delineating wetlands in British Columbia