Contaminated Sites Environmental Scientist – Intermediate

LOCATION:  Fort St. John, BC; Full Time Position


  • Graduate of a recognized Post Secondary institution or college in the field of Chemistry or Environmental Sciences
  • 5+ years of relevant contaminated sites and environmental consulting experience
  • Professional designation (i.e., PGeo, PChem, or PAg) or eligible to apply
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office
  • Current Safety Tickets (i.e., First Aid, H2S) preferred
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residency



  • Excellence in project management; consistently manages projects/tasks well; able to communicate with teams
  • Strong desire to mentor/develop team members and to work closely with teammates for technical support
  • Practices good judgement; able to prioritize challenges and competing interests (time vs. costs vs. quality)
  • Good problem solver; able to frame and communicate complex issues into simple tasks and/or concepts
  • Ability to coordinate project planning, logistics, and preparation for field work
  • Well-versed in applicable environmental regulations, guidelines, and associated industry practices within BC
  • Working knowledge of the behavior of different contaminants in the environment
  • Strong commitment to client satisfaction, a solutions provider to clients
  • Comfortable with being the client point of contact for work programs; ability to develop business and cross-sell
  • Superior attention to detail and ability to produce professional deliverables on time
  • Ability to manage time and priorities effectively
  • Strong commitment to health and safety leadership
  • Well organized and ability to maintain accurate and up to date field and project information
  • Strong communication and technical report writing skills



  • Maintain an understanding of applicable environmental regulations, guidelines, and associated industry practices within BC and AB
  • Interface with clients and staff to bid on, setup, manage, and report on environmental services related to contaminated sites and emergency spill response
  • Build and maintain positive client relationship focused on providing top-quality service in regulatory expertise
  • Main point of contact for team members during work programs to provide technical advice and support
  • Coach and mentor team members on their career growth and professional development
  • Secure new client acquisition, follow through on new business opportunities, and ensure client satisfaction
  • Contribute to and lead multi-disciplinary complex projects
  • Consult with environmental regulatory bodies, and interact with regulators on behalf of clients, as required
  • Prepare, and provide review of, deliverables and proposals, including scopes of work and cost estimates
  • Arrange for all necessary permits and permissions to complete site remediation work
  • Sample environmental media (soil, groundwater, vapour) for contaminants
  • Data analysis and interpretation, technical report writing, and client/project coordination
  • Respond to environmental emergencies any time of day in a timely and urgent manner with appropriate equipment
  • Undertake assignments that may involve travel and periods of time away from home office (e.g. camp stints)
  • Work well with a dynamic team of other environmental professionals



  • Full Time Position
  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid Vacation and Personal Time
  • Group Life and Health Benefits
  • Wellness Program and Professional Development Support
  • RRSP and Employer Contributions
  • Compensation packages will be determined based on candidate’s experience, education, and overall suitability for position.


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