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Senior Biologist or Ecologist (23035)

GEMTEC Consulting Engineers and Scientists Limited - 26 Jobs
Mount Pearl, NL
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Posted 9 days ago

GEMTEC is a growing firm with offices throughout Atlantic Canada and in Ontario, and we are looking for a motivated and skilled Senior Biologist or Ecologist to join our Team. GEMTEC management understands that creative, talented employees are assets, and that investing in employee development is an investment in our firm. We strive to have employees that are multi-faceted and versatile with a variety of skills.

We currently have an opening for a fulltime Senior Biologist or Ecologist in our St. John's, NL office.

The successful candidate will have the following:

Educational & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science (Biology, Environmental Science, Forestry) or Environmental Technologist Diploma.
  • 8+ years of related work experience, preferably in the consulting industry.
  • Ideal candidate will have experience in the field and in the application of natural environment consulting provincial or federal Environmental Assessment and Environmental Impact Studies.
  • Experience conducting field work, and willingness to travel to undertake field work as required (field demands can include working long hours, working in inclement weather conditions, and working in remote areas).
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Wetland Delineation Training Wetland Ecosystem Services Protocol Training, or Backpack Electrofishing Certification, an asset.

Main Duties:

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience most of the following areas:

  • Conduct, plan, and assist aquatic field programs (i.e., fish rescues, fish habitat assessments, and stream surveys).
  • Conduct and assist terrestrial field programs (i.e., wetland delineation and functional assessments, baseline habitat assessments, vegetation surveys, nesting bird surveys).
  • Conduct fieldwork to collect data on species distribution, population density, and ecological processes,
  • Analyze data using statistical software and interpret findings.
  • Support the preparation of environmental approvals and permits for projects (federal, provincial and municipal levels).
  • Support the preparation of environment impact assessment reporting.
  • Develop and implement management plans to protect and restore ecosystems.
  • Collaborate with other professionals in related fields, such as environmental scientists and conservationists.
  • Maintenance of field equipment.
  • Travel throughout Atlantic Canada in support of the above activities, as required.
  • Other duties, as required.
  • Following all company Health, Safety and Environmental policies.


  • Full time salaried position.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.


As an employee-owned company, GEMTEC presents a unique opportunity for the prospective candidate to explore fresh and innovative approaches to consulting engineering. At GEMTEC, we believe in fostering a workplace that goes beyond just a job – it's a community where your career flourishes, and you grow both personally and professionally. Success in our organization is driven by individuals with diverse experience, strong leadership capabilities, and a proactive mindset. Join us and discover the benefits that set us apart.

  • Unique, collaborative team-based work environment.
  • The ability to tailor your role to align with your career goals and objectives.
  • Benefits package including health care package, RSP match plan, year-end profit sharing, lifestyle spending account, and more!
  • Potential for future ownership opportunities for technical performance and future leaders

Interested individuals, click here to apply:

Thank you for taking the time to consider GEMTEC. Only candidates proceeding to the next phase of the application process will be contacted at this time. We encourage you to connect with us on LinkedIn, even if this opportunity isn't for you, the next one might be!

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About GEMTEC Consulting Engineers and Scientists Limited

About GEMTEC Consulting Engineers and Scientists Limited

Whether you are building on it, or digging through it, GEMTEC knows the ground.

Since 1986, GEMTEC has grown from a small New Brunswick geotechnical engineering, materials testing, and environmental engineering firm into a leading multidisciplinary company with offices and CCIL-certified laboratories in Ontario, Quebec, and across Atlantic Canada. Employee-owned with more than 275 engineers, scientists, technical personnel, and support staff, GEMTEC is founded on the solid technical expertise and experience of our highly educated and skilled specialists. For over 30 years, we have served our clients and the public interest with honesty and respect, while providing cost-effective and innovative solutions.

GEMTEC is built on a solid foundation of experience, knowledge, and integrity. Build on GEMTEC.