CURRENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Hemmera is constantly growing. We seek and employ the best people who grow their careers with us. Take a look at our job openings and consider how working for Hemmera could lead to better opportunities for you. For more information, email opportunities@hemmera.com.

Administrative Assistant (Burnaby, BC)

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Administrative Assistant to join our team. This role will provide high quality administrative services to our business units. To be successful in this role you must be able to take initiative, multi-task, be a flexible/adaptable team player, coupled with strong organisational, time management skills, and a customer service-oriented approach to your work.

About the role

  • Organizing calendars, clarifying purpose, priorities and required materials for appointments, meetings, conferences and seminars.
  • Providing senior administrative and leadership support to multiple Lines of Business.
  • Coordinating travel arrangements, itineraries, and preparing expense submissions.
  • Providing administrative support for business and strategic planning.
  • Assisting in the research, compilation and composition of various reports; track to ensure reporting deadlines are met.
  • Coordinating various weekly, monthly and quarterly Line meetings, catering, equipment, materials, agendas, notes, follow-up on action items, decision logs and work in progress reports and other related requirements.
  • Coordination and set-up of webinars, lunch and learns, and other Line events.
  • Updating and publishing of weekly update email to Line staff.
  • Coordination and promotion of internal Line social activities.
  • Providing administrative support including but not limited to filing, copying, scanning, etc.
  • Providing vacation and back-up support to other Administrative Assistants as needed.
  • Assisting in the processing and maintenance of sub agreements and contract agreements.
  • Updating and maintaining intranet line pages.

About you

  • Minimum 5 years of experience providing administrative support in a professional services environment, including 2 years supporting senior level management.
  • Experience working within a professional services firm, or the environmental and/or engineering consulting industries will be an asset.
  • An ability to prioritize, pay close attention to details, accuracy and timeliness and to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • The judgment to effectively and efficiently prioritize workload; strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills; competence to make recommendations and resolve issues.
  • Proactive, with the ability to manage competing priorities under minimal direction or supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain discretion and strict confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all clients, staff and management both internally and externally and present a professional and positive image.
  • Demonstrated ability to take independent action and maintain sound judgment.
  • Advanced skills in office software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other software specific to role.

About us

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for sustainable growth and balanced development for our clients. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers progressive environmental services in Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, and Human Environment.

By providing quality services to our clients, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work. With primary office locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

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Aquatic Biologist (Burnaby, BC)

About You

You’re an experienced aquatic biologist who has led freshwater field studies, authored reports, undertaken statistical analyses and written environmental assessment chapters relating to aquatic species and ecosystems. You have strong leadership skills and experience working collaboratively on interdisciplinary teams. You’re committed to delivering high-quality work to Hemmera’s existing clients as well as pursuing new opportunities. You are looking for new opportunities to grow your career within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial.

Your Responsibilities

In your role, you will have the opportunity to take on a wide variety of tasks. Some examples are:

  • Leading aquatic studies and preparing technical reports.
  • Providing technical and regulatory expertise on projects that interact with aquatic environments.
  • Leading or coordinating components of environmental assessments relating to aquatic species and ecosystems.
  • Managing projects from proposals through to the delivery of quality reports.
  • Managing or contributing at a leadership level to the compilation and writing of regulatory submissions.
  • Undertaking habitat design and planning activities and then supervising construction of these projects as an Environmental Monitor or providing oversight to Environmental Monitor(s).
  • Marketing Hemmera’s full range of services to existing and potential clients through client meetings, participation in workshops, conferences and similar activities.
  • Liaising with regulatory agencies and Indigenous peoples.
  • Mentoring junior and intermediate staff.

The Essentials

You are solutions-oriented and have the following skills:

  • A university degree in biology or a related field.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio or P.Biol.) or eligibility for a designation.
  • 5 – 8 years of progressive experience.
  • Experience leading and conducting biological programs and teams.
  • Understanding of freshwater fish, and their habitats, in British Columbia.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience working with provincial regulators and municipal authorities on permits and authorizations related to the aquatic environment (e.g., Water Sustainability Act).
  • Experience working with federal regulators on permits and authorizations.
  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.
  • Experience undertaking and managing construction environmental monitoring.
  • Experience with offsetting and habitat compensation in aquatic environments.
  • Project management experience or a PMP certification.
  • Experience with client liaison and business development.

About Us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our recent acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals and the Hemmera Halloween costume contest, baking as well as putting on the best Hemmera Huddles.  We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

The role is based in our Burnaby office, but you may be required to travel throughout BC and across Canada and Internationally for short periods of time. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing you being located in our Victoria office or one of our satellite offices.

Department: Environmental Planning & Ecology
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Environmental Monitor (Construction) (Burnaby, BC)

Hemmera is seeking an enthusiastic and team-oriented individual, who is interested in a rewarding career. You will work with a wide variety of multidisciplinary professionals to achieve team goals and deliver high-quality work for our clients. You will be based in our Burnaby office but should expect to work at a variety of work sites across the lower mainland, often in remote locations.
Work hours may be outside of regular business hours and include weekends, depending on projects and construction schedules.

About the Role

Our business is built on our exceptional customer service and our team-based approach to project delivery You will support Project Managers and Technical Specialists with tasks like those listed below.

Environmental Construction monitoring and coordination:

  • Understanding the regulatory permits and approvals associated with the proposed Project, and Project environmental management documentation.
  • Field supervision of construction works.
  • Attendance at construction meetings (as required).
  • Technical input into environmental monitoring documents and plans (as required) with support from senior staff.
  • Timely and accurate reporting of construction activities (daily, monthly, and incidents).
  • Provision of environmental monitoring advice to Project Managers.

Auditing and quality control for environmental construction monitoring, including:

  • Liaison with Environmental Construction Monitoring Manager.
  • Adherence with the Standard Operating Protocols for Hemmera’s environmental monitors and Hemmera’s environmental monitoring reporting procedures.
  • Documenting construction activities by field notes and photographs.
  • Review of environmental construction monitoring reports from Technical/Field staff.

About You

To excel in this role, you will possess the following skills:

  • A degree or certificate/diploma in environmental science, or a closely related subject (e.g., engineering) and/or training through a recognized institution or program preferred.
  • 1 – 3 years experience conducting environmental monitoring in a professional capacity.
  • Knowledge of the BC Water Act, Fisheries Act and experience monitoring in-stream work, conducting underwater noise monitoring and/or  marine mammal observations is an asset.
  • Knowledge of standard water sampling techniques an asset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A valid BC Class 5 Drivers’ License

About Hemmera

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Recognized as leaders in our industry, we partner with clients to make a difference. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

Department: Environmental Planning & Ecology
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Environmental Project Director (Burnaby, BC)

To support Hemmera’s continued growth and expansion we are looking for an Environmental Project Director to join our Environmental Planning & Ecology (EPE) team in Burnaby, BC. If you are an environmental professional, with experience in project management, client relationship management, business development, environmental assessment and leadership of environmental project teams we want to hear from you. Your role will be to lead pursuit and delivery of projects, develop new opportunities in Hemmera’s BC and Yukon region, support discussions related to regional strategies and objectives and to support delivery of our national business.  You are a senior professional with experience in one or more fields of environmental assessment/management, construction and permitting and approvals. Experience in natural environment and permitting is a must.

Your responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership to the management of environmental projects in western Canada and nationally including building and directing multi-disciplinary project teams, developing and executing work-plans, and working directly with our clients and their partners, and with regulators.
  • Promoting the growth of Hemmera’s core service areas, fostering and maintaining a strong reputation in the marketplace as an industry expert to enhance relationships with existing clients and develop new clients.
  • Facilitating change planning and management initiatives across the EPE line of business.
  • Lead the client development process through marketing plans and strategies.
  • Pursue project opportunities and use your industry and client knowledge to develop winning project proposals.
  • Maintaining and growing your industry and professional knowledge and leadership skills to ensure Hemmera remains ahead of the marketplace.
  • Seeking out and acquiring new business opportunities and taking action to identify opportunities to expand the scope of existing projects.
  • Developing client relationships that facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future/ongoing opportunities.
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to clients and prospective clients.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.
  • Training, growing and building responsibility in less-experienced staff members.

Qualifications:

You are entrepreneurial in nature, have previous experience in leading complex projects, and are a client-focused professional who thrives in a fast-paced team-oriented environment. You have a strong understanding of environmental management considerations in the context of the construction and operation of energy, mining, oil and gas, railway and transportation infrastructure projects.

  • Related technical qualifications including relevant undergraduate degree. Holding a professional designation and a Master’s degree is an asset.
  • Minimum of 15 years of related progressive experience including at least 10 years in a Project Manager role or discipline lead role.
  • Extensive project / discipline management experience involving fully managing multiple projects from beginning to end.
  • Exposure to a variety of projects, sectors, clients, and various degrees of project complexity.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining a team of professionals to support projects and the business.
  • Demonstrated track record of successful and effective risk, financial and budget management.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Why Hemmera:

  • Highly collaborative work environment.
  • Exceptional team of technical, project management and administrative resources.
  • Strong and respected brand for delivering quality and strategic environmental services.
  • Exposure to a well diversified selection of client and opportunities, including international projects.
  • We value time together and regularly offer staff engagement initiatives, team building events and activities.
  • We value diversity and do our best to promote a culture of acknowledgement and support our staff in ways needed, including Personal Days, small team structure and flexible work arrangements.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and a supportive performance management process that provides regular feedback and insight related to growth and development.

About us:

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for our clients that include sustainable growth and balanced development of their infrastructure projects. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers progressive environmental services in Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, and Human Environment.

By providing quality services to our clients, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work. With primary office locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

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Environmental Project Director (Oakville, ON)

To support Hemmera’s continued growth and expansion we are looking for a Project Director / Technical Leader to join our Site Assessment and Remediation (SAR) team in Ontario. If you are an environmental professional, with experience in client relationship management, business development, contaminated site investigation and remediation and environmental engineering design we want to hear from you. Your role will be to lead project managers with the delivery of current projects and as well as the development of new opportunities in the Ontario region and to support delivery of our national business.

You are a senior professional with experience in one or more fields of environmental site investigations, both large- and small-scale ex-situ remedial excavations, operation of in-situ remedial treatment systems, compliance auditing, groundwater treatment design, implementation and optimization

Your responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership to the management of environmental projects in eastern Canada and nationally including building and directing multi-disciplinary project teams, developing and executing work-plans, and working directly with our clients and their partners, and with regulators.
  • Promoting the growth of Hemmera’s core service areas, fostering and maintaining a strong reputation in the marketplace as an industry expert to enhance relationships with existing clients and develop new clients.
  • Facilitating change planning and management initiatives across the SAR line of business
  • Developing project proposals and lead the client development process through marketing plans and strategies.
  • Maintaining and growing your industry and professional knowledge and leadership skills to ensure Hemmera remains ahead of the marketplace.
  • Seeking out and acquiring new business opportunities and taking action to identify opportunities to expand the scope of existing projects.
  • Developing client relationships that facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future/ongoing opportunities.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to clients and prospective clients.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.
  • Training, growing and building responsibility in less-experienced staff members.

Qualifications:

You are entrepreneurial in nature, have previous experience in leading complex projects, and are a client focused professional who thrives in a fast-paced team-approach environment. You have a strong understanding of environmental management considerations in the context of the construction and operation of energy, mining, oil and gas and transportation infrastructure Projects.

  • Related technical qualifications including relevant undergraduate degree. Holding a professional designation is an asset.
  • Minimum of 15 years of related progressive experience including at least 10 years in a Project Manager role or discipline lead role.
  • Extensive project / discipline management experience involving fully managing multiple projects from beginning to end.
  • Exposure to a variety of projects, sectors, multiple clients, and various degrees of project complexity.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining a team of professionals to support projects and the business.
  • Demonstrated track record of risk, financial and budget management.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Why Hemmera:

  • Highly collaborative work environment.
  • Exceptional team of technical, project management and administrative resources.
  • Strong and respected brand for delivering quality and strategic environmental services.
  • Exposure to a well diversified selection of client and opportunities, including international projects.
  • We value time together and regularly offer staff engagement initiatives, team building events and activities.
  • We value diversity and do our best to promote a culture of acknowledgement and support our staff in ways needed, including Personal Days, small team structure and flexible work arrangements.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and a supportive performance management process that provides regular feedback and insight related to growth and development.

About us:

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for sustainable growth and balanced development for our clients. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers progressive environmental services in Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, and Community Engagement and Social Sciences.

By providing quality services to our clients, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work. With primary office locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

Department: Site Assessment & Remediation
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Junior Environmental Scientist/Engineer (Victoria, BC)

We are looking for a highly-motivated individual with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients. Your primary focus will be to assist project managers and senior engineers with contaminated sites related projects. You will be a junior engineer, environmental scientist or environmental technologist with experience in one or more fields of environmental management, contaminated sites investigation, remediation and reclamation, or environmental liability assessment. Experience working on environmental construction monitoring projects is an asset as your job is expected to be 80 – 100% in the field.

This is a 4 – 5 month contract position, with the possibility of extension.

What’s involved:

  • Working closely with Project Managers and senior field technologists to perform activities such as: groundwater monitoring, soil sampling, air monitoring, test pitting, borehole drilling, groundwater monitoring well installation, surveying, construction environmental monitoring, data tabulation, environmental data interpretation, and coordination with field subcontractors.
  • Responsibility for adhering to health and safety plans and quality processes on all work, project and reports
  • Writing quick/clear/concise reports, clearly describe observations and work activities in writing, and provide regular and succinct phone or e-mail communications to senior staff, from the field.

About you:

  • Either, or working towards, a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (environmental, chemical, civil, mechanical, geotechnical), Geology or Environmental Science, or an Environmental Technologist Diploma.
  • Entry level -2 years’ industry experience preferably within environmental consulting
  • Ability to be registered as a Professional (EIT, GIT, AIT, BIT, CET) is preferable
  • Must be eligible for Government of Canada Reliability status. Preference may be given to candidates who already have their Reliability status.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities
  • Comfortable working with small tool or environmental equipment (e.g., water quality meters, air monitoring equipment, etc.)
  • Proficient with computers and various programs (Word, Excel, Winlog)
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work with intermediate and senior staff and within project teams on various projects of differing complexity
  • Ability to work effectively with environmental subcontractors
  • Willingness to work outside in adverse weather conditions for potentially long periods at a time
  • Willingness to travel and work in potentially remote locations
  • Ability and willingness to learn and hit the ground running on a wide variety of projects

This role will be located in our Victoria office, travelling to client and project locations as needed.

About Us

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for sustainable growth and balanced development for our clients. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers progressive environmental services in Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, and Human Environment.

By providing quality services to our clients, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work. With primary office locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

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Mining Lead (Environmental Consulting) - Western Canada (Burnaby, BC)

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for sustainable growth and balanced development for our clients. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers progressive environmental services in Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, and Community Engagement and Social Sciences.

By providing quality services to our clients, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work. With primary office locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

We are looking for a highly motivated leader with excellent technical, communication, management and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients. The successful candidate will create, maintain and grow relationships within the Mining sector of western and northern Canada, and ensure client satisfaction with the quality and delivery of our work.

About the role:

  • Providing leadership to the management of Hemmera’s mining sector environmental projects, and Ausenco projects in western and northern Canada.
  • Promoting the growth of Hemmera’s core service areas, identifying and leading growth of new services areas, fostering and maintaining a strong reputation in the marketplace as an industry expert to enhance relationships with existing clients and develop new clients.
  • Ensuring clients’ needs are met and delivered in a reasonable time.
  • Directing Project Managers and others in developing and meeting schedules and budgets for all projects.
  • Managing highly complex tasks related to major projects
  • Directing the multi-disciplinary activities of work groups assigned to complex projects.
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to clients and prospective clients.
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.

About you:

You are entrepreneurial in nature, have previous experience in leading complex projects within the mining lifecyle, and are a client focused professional who thrives in a fast-paced team-approach environment. You have a strong understanding of environmental management and consulting in the context of mining projects.

  • Related technical qualifications including relevant undergraduate degree. Holding a master’s degree and professional designation is an asset.
  • Minimum of 15 years of related progressive experience including at least 10 years in a Project Manager role or discipline lead role.
  • Extensive project / discipline management experience involving fully managing multiple projects from beginning to end.
  • Exposure to a variety of projects, multiple clients, and various degrees of project complexity within mineral exploration and mine development, operations and closure.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining a team of professionals to support projects and the business.
  • Demonstrated track record of risk, financial and budget management.
  • A skilled leader with excellent written and oral communication skills

 

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Project Manager (Burnaby, BC)

ou’re an aspiring or seasoned Project Manager with a reputation for providing high-quality service to clients. You want to deliver environmental impact assessments, regulatory support and studies to clients with the support of a highly competent and collaborative team as well as be mentored by the best in the business. You’re looking to grow your career within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial.

Your Responsibilities

In your role, you will have the opportunity to take on a wide variety of tasks. Some examples are:

  • Serve as primary point of contact for internal and external clients in the delivery of environmental planning and ecological services.
  • Developing client relationships that facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future and ongoing opportunities.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to existing and prospective clients.
  • Oversee projects involving multiple service areas and subcontracts.
  • Oversee project deliverables, including quality, technical content, and consistency with client expectations.
  • Review and prepare client invoices, including expenses, sub-contractor and supplier invoices, rate reviews and billing titles
  • Manage purchase orders and change orders
  • Track project budgets, and monitor accounts payable and receivables
  • Promote and maintain a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.

The Essentials

You are solutions-oriented and have the following skills:

  • A university degree.
  • Project administration or experience managing projects, including budgets and schedules.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio or P.Biol.) or eligibility for a designation.
  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.
  • Project management experience or a PMP certification.
  • Experience with business development.
  • Experience with environmental or engineering consulting.
  • Experience with ports, terminals and shipping in BC, Canada, USA or internationally.

About Us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our recent acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology (EPE) Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals and the Hemmera Halloween costume contest, baking as well as putting on the best Hemmera Huddles.  We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

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Senior Biologist / Project Manager (Nanaimo, BC)

You are a senior biologist and project manager who is looking to be a part of high-performing teams supporting both large and small projects. You have experience working in marine & aquatic environments and conducting biophysical assessments. You are familiar with BC environmental regulations and navigating environmental permitting. You are looking for ways to advance your career and to take on new challenges within a company that shares your values.

Your Responsibilities

In your role, you will have the opportunity to take on a wide variety of tasks. Some examples are:

  • Developing environmental assessment reports, including drafting and editing text.
  • Developing permitting strategies and writing permit applications
  • Conducting biophysical site assessments.
  • Supporting communication between proponents, environmental teams, and regulatory agencies.
  • Managing client relationships & performing project management duties
  • Directing and training junior staff.
  • Ensuring that schedule, cost and quality objectives for project deliverables are achieved.

The Essentials

You are solutions-oriented and have the following skills:

  • A university degree in biology.
  • Three to five years (or more) of relevant professional experience.
  • A professional designation such as R.P.Bio. or BIT (or the eligibility to obtain).
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, particularly technical writing.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of provincial and federal environmental legislation gained through formal studies or practical experience.
  • A willingness to learn and innovate.

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • A post graduate degree.
  • Experience with a wide range of environmental disciplines (e.g., air quality, noise, surface and groundwater quality, vegetation, wildlife, fish and fish habitat, socio-economics).
  • Familiarity with Vancouver Island marine environments.
  • Experience working directly with clients or developing proposals.

About Us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our recent acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology (EPE) Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

Department: Environmental Planning & Ecology
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A written service agreement must be established with Hemmera’s Human Resources department before any resumes will be accepted; all resumes must be sent directly to the Human Resources department for qualification and not directly to the hiring manager. Hemmera will not pay any fees for recruitment activities related to the hiring of a candidate if the recruitment process outlined above has not been followed.

If we don’t currently have an open position in your area, you may submit a resume or an Application for Employment.