Hatfield is seeking an experienced, dynamic, and technically exceptional individual to provide leadership to our growing fisheries and aquatics group in North Vancouver. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of the environmental consulting market in Western Canada, gained from their technical and related business development experience in the disciplines of fisheries and aquatic resources monitoring and assessment.
A little bit about us
Hatfield Consultants is an independent, sustainably growing consultancy that offers a comprehensive and complementary range of environmental services throughout Western and Northern Canada. Established in 1974, Hatfield is comprised of a diverse and inclusive group of owners and employees who have a reputation as leading experts and practitioners in the fields of environmental monitoring and assessment.
We believe that goodness of fit is as important as technical ability. We have a strong corporate culture that is rooted in technical excellence, collaboration, and fun. Hatfield was awarded the Business of Good: Workplace Wellness Award in 2020, and we firmly believe that happy and motivated staff are our most valuable asset. Hatfield could be a great fit if you:
- Thrive in a fast-paced work environment.
- Deftly manage multiple clients and deadlines.
- Enjoy technical challenges and problem solving.
- Work collaboratively and takes pride in helping your peers succeed.
- Think strategically and act diplomatically.
- Always strive to be the best.
Collectively, the responsibilities of this position will provide our clients with thoughtfully planned and efficiently implemented projects. You will:
- Manage teams of environmental specialists and technicians responsible for conducting fisheries and baseline characterization and impact assessments, environmental effects monitoring, habitat assessment and quantification, and habitat compensation and restoration planning.
- Be responsible for primary client contact; preparation and submission of design/report documents; coordinating and facilitating meetings and presentations for clients, regulators, and interest groups; project scheduling and budgeting; and providing sound technical guidance to our clients.
- Collaborate with biologists, ecologists, hydrologists, geoscientists, social scientists, engineers and other project specialists to implement multi-disciplinary projects.
- Organize and at times lead field surveys in remote (and beautiful) locations.
- Participate in the planning and implementation of marketing and business development activities and lead the preparation of technical and financial proposals for current and prospective clients.
And your qualifications
- Minimum of an undergraduate degree in biological sciences.
- Professional biologist designation, or eligibility for immediate registration.
- Eight or more years of progressive work experience, managing environmental components of mining, pulp and paper, oil and gas, or infrastructure projects at a senior level.
- Sound working knowledge of Provincial and Federal environmental legislation and environmental impact assessment methodology.
- Experience operating in a dynamic consulting environment that requires leadership, flexibility, and teamwork.
- Appropriate qualifications for work in British Columbia and Alberta, and a valid Canadian driver’s license.
With bonus points for
- Aquatic habitat offsetting and compensation experience.
- Demonstrated experience implementing instream flow assessments
- Strong data analyst skills and experience synthesizing large datasets.
- And most importantly, a keen desire to join a group of talented environmental and social scientists working on challenging and thought-provoking projects across the globe.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV describing your experience and salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org (no phone calls please). Please indicate “Fisheries & Aquatics Manager” in your subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.