Vegetation/Wetlands Ecologist – Halifax, NS (Temporary Position)

Vegetation/Wetlands Ecologist – Halifax, NS (Temporary Position)

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Location - Halifax, NS
Deadline - Until FIlled
Are you looking for a new opportunity to build a meaningful career in the environmental field? Do you want to work with a dynamic team of professionals on Western Canada’s most exciting environmental projects? Do you want to do what you love in some of the most beautiful parts of the country? If so, look no further.


Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd. (“Triton”) is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Vegetation/Wetlands Ecologist to join a well-established team of environmental professionals based out of our Halifax, NS office location. This position will involve working out of town for periods of time, helping to support Triton’s western Canada projects.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Providing wetlands ecological expertise to field staff and project management teams
  • Conducting wetland surveys, assessments, and monitoring in Nova Scotia, British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan
  • Providing technical wetlands support to project teams.
  • Managing tasks and projects according to approved scopes of work and schedule
  • Liaising with on-site client representatives and contractors
  • Providing independent technical review for proposals and project deliverables
  • Providing a fulsome understanding of environmental best management practices and advising client and project teams accordingly
  • Working collaboratively across project and corporate-level teams


  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in biology, ecology, soil science, or a related field
  • Environmental Professional (EP), Professional Agrologist, Professional Biologist, or Registered Professional Biologist certification is considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with wetland regulatory regimes in Nova Scotia, British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan
  • Wetland Delineation and Wetland Ecosystem Services Protocol – Atlantic Canada (WESP-AC) training considered an asset.
  • An Authenticating Wetlands Professional designation is considered an asset to work in Alberta.
  • Specific to Alberta, experience preparing Wetlands Assessment and Impact Forms, Wetlands Assessment and Impact Reports, and the Wetland Rapid Evaluation Tool
  • 4 or more years of relevant experience
  • Experience conducting a broad variety of wetlands-specific scopes of work in both pre‑construction and construction settings
  • Multi-jurisdictional knowledge and/or willingness to learn the environmental regulations, policies, and permit application processes
  • Technical reporting, communication, and project management-related skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative working style
  • Superior problem-solving skills, with the ability to think outside the box
  • Valid driver's licence from a Canadian province or territory, acceptable for driving alone and with passengers in a work setting


This is a field-based position that will have a rotational fly in and fly out shift schedule. This position requires being able to work in remote physically demanding field settings, for extended durations, while staying in a mix of camp and/or hotel accommodations. Schedule details will be provided later.


This is a temporary contract role, targeted to start approximately June 30 and going until October 31, 2024. There is potential for a contract extension or full-time position based on the volume of work and performance.


If this opportunity sounds like you, and you are serious about joining a progressive team of environmental consultants, please apply with a resume and cover letter.

About Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd.:

Triton is growing and looking for talented professionals to support our continued growth. Triton is an environmental consulting firm with over 30 years of experience responding to the environmental needs of resource developers across all sectors, as well as all levels of government. We have deep roots in our communities, strong relationships with clients and regulators, and a track record of helping projects get built responsibly. Triton is known for being technically strong and pragmatic in its approach and having a safety-focused and people-first culture. Triton’s multi-disciplinary team comprises environmental professionals specializing in aquatic and terrestrial biology, soil science, vegetation ecology, environmental assessment, environmental auditing, environmental monitoring/inspection, and resource management. We apply this wide range of expertise in providing practical environmental solutions to our clients. Triton has offices in Vancouver, Vernon, Kamloops, Prince George, Terrace, Kitimat, Prince Rupert, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, and is now expanding to Guelph, Saskatoon, and Halifax.

Triton is growing and looking for talented professionals to support our continued growth. In addition to a challenging and supportive working environment and a management team dedicated to promoting your personal and professional development Triton offers:

  • Competitive total compensation package, including paid vacation and overtime pay;
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, pension matching, and a Health Spending Account; and
  • Financial support for continued education and/or professional growth opportunities.

Triton is committed to cultivating and promoting an environment that embraces respect, equity, and opportunity for employees, clients, and the communities we belong to.

  • Thank you for including Triton Environmental Consultants in your career search. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.
  • Applicants must have legal authorization to work in Canada with no restrictions.
  • Triton Environmental is committed to provide employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to race, religion, age, sex, colour, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or disability.
  • Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available on request during the recruitment process. Applicants with disabilities can request accessible formats or communication supports by contacting

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