Intermediate Aquatic Toxicologist

Intermediate Aquatic Toxicologist

Trinity Consultants - Minnow Aquatic Environmental Services | Victoria, BC, CA

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Intermediate Aquatic Toxicologist - Victoria BC

Minnow Aquatic Environmental Services (Minnow), a division of Trinity Consultants, is a leader in Aquatic Environmental Consulting Services, conducting environmental studies in freshwater and marine environments across Canada. We are a firm of scientists and engineers with multidisciplinary expertise (water quality / aquatic chemistry, geochemistry, aquatic biology, aquatic ecology, aquatic toxicology, hydrogeology, hydrodynamic mixing, and environmental statistics) serving the Canadian natural resource sector with offices in Georgetown ON, Guelph ON, Saskatoon SK, Sparwood BC, and Victoria BC. We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Intermediate Aquatic Scientist in beautiful Victoria BC.

The position of Intermediate Aquatic Scientist will involve management of small- to medium-sized projects (e.g., collection, organization, and interpretation of water quality, sediment quality, toxicity test, periphyton/plankton community, benthic invertebrate community, fish/fish habitat, and tissue quality data and assistance in the preparation of interpretive reports), assisting senior scientists with components of larger projects, providing subject matter expertise within one or more of the aquatic science sub-disciplines, and planning and implementing field studies across Canada. The position will be subject to mentoring and supervision by senior Minnow staff. The position provides the opportunity to mentor junior staff and to build Minnow’s reputation in the aquatic sciences through exemplary project execution, deliverable quality, and participation in industry association meetings and technical conferences.

The successful candidate will have consulting and project management skills, exceptional organizational skills, an eye for detail, strong communication skills, excellent technical writing skills, substantial experience in aquatic sampling, and knowledge of software applications including MS Word, MS Excel, and statistical packages. A graduate degree in environmental science (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) is preferred along with 3 to 10 years of relevant work experience. The candidate must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, must have a valid driver’s license, and must be willing to travel and work in remote locations. Registration as a Registered Professional Biologist (R.P.Bio.) is required.

Minnow offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and an excellent work environment