|Job Type:||Permanent - Full Time|
WSP is one of the world's leading professional engineering services firms. Every day our more than 34,000 experts work to restore the natural environment and transform the built environment.
In Canada, our 8000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.
The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re a Forbes Top Employer in Canada, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada’s Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.
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WSP is currently seeking a Senior Ecologist / Project Manager with a background / specialization in wildlife / terrestrial ecology to join the Environment team, located at our Ottawa office and reporting to the Environment Manager, Ottawa. We are seeking a senior-level ecologist / project manager who can provide oversight of technical staff and information on projects, and provide critical thinking and analysis across disciplines to provide effective management of ecological tasks and projects.
The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of and experience applying ecological principles and practices across all ecological disciplines and will have a foundation in Wildlife / Terrestrial ecology. They will have a proven track record of and understanding of disciplines outside ecology (e.g. hydrology, planning), and how they are integrated with ecology for effective project delivery (e.g. for EIS, MTO, municipal EAs, etc.). Experience in managing all aspects of project development and delivery (i.e. proposal through to deliverables, including time and budget management) is required.
Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).
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WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.
WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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