Intermediate Biologist (CGY/SP/GP)

North Shore Environmental Consultants Inc. is an employee-owned, progressive environmental company that specializes in providing environmental management and consulting services. Since our inception in 2002, North Shore has grown and succeeded throughout western and northern Canada by providing cost efficient and effective solutions to the complex environmental challenges faced by today’s industries. By keeping in line with our core values as well as maintaining focus on both our employee and industry relationships, North Shore will continue to be a leader amongst its peers.

We offer our employees a team-based working environment with flexible working arrangements, attractive compensation and field work incentives, performance-based bonus programs, a comprehensive health benefit package, and numerous paid perks. North Shore promotes and encourages its employees to continue their career advancement through continuous education, competency development, and memberships within recognized professional organizations. Therefore, North Shore provides generous support to its employees through paid training and educational programs, reimbursement of annual professional fees, and ensuring regular attendance opportunities at various conferences and industry events.

North Shore has an immediate opportunity for an Intermediate Biologist who is a qualified aquatic environmental specialist (QAES) to work from either our Calgary, Sherwood Park, or Grande Prairie offices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct fish habitat assessments
  • Determine habitat suitability and provide mitigative measures for use during construction
  • Classify watercourses in accordance with the Water Act COPs and Public Lands Act
  • Prepare federal and provincial regulatory notifications and approval applications
  • Conduct fish salvage / rescue and water quality monitoring
  • Manage project budgets, timelines and deliverables
  • Implement corporate and client safety programs
  • Ensure that project requirements are met in a timely and effective manner
  • Provide assistance to senior staff and train junior staff, as required


  • Must possesses a post-secondary degree in biological sciences, a technical diploma in biological sciences, or educational equivalencies
  • Must have or be eligible for a designation of professional biologist and QAES
  • Possess 5-8 years of related experience
  • Advanced working knowledge of provincial and federal water, wildlife and fisheries acts
  • Must have knowledge of aquatic environments, experience in fisheries and aquatic environment assessment methods, and experience determining mitigation measures required to maintain aquatic habitats
  • Willingness to travel and be in the field for extended periods of time
  • Excellent communication, writing, and problem solving skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and database entry
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Good physical health and ability to work outdoors in varying conditions
  • Willingness to work within a team environment
  • Highly organized and have the ability to prioritize multiple tasks

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in construction monitoring, inspection and/or wetland assessments. Experience with electrofishing and conducting hydrological assessments including flow rate measurements and scour assessments would be considered an asset. Compensation will be based upon the candidate’s experience.

North Shore Environmental Consultants Inc. supports a shared commitment to a Representative Workforce that is respectful and reflective of all staff and clients. North Shore strives to build diversity among our staff to increase our ability to provide high quality service to our diverse client base.

Please submit your resume at We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. For more information about North Shore, please visit our website at

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

At North Shore Environmental Consultants, we are proud to offer a variety of Environmental Jobs in a dynamic and progressive setting. As part of our team, you’ll contribute to a more sustainable future while developing your career. 

For over 20 years, North Shore has been a trusted provider of environmental consulting services, executing numerous environmental projects across western Canada.

Our success is largely due to our diverse team of professionals working in various environmental jobs, dedicated to driving sustainability forward

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