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Senior Environmental Manager Vancouver


Arcadis Vancouver Canada

1 month ago

Arcadis Canada is seeking an Environmental Professional to join our team in a leadership role at our Vancouver location in BC.

At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is 'people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are... given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description:
Arcadis Canada is seeking a Senior Environmental Manager (Aquatic Biologist) to join our team in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with ability to travel as required.

Role accountabilities:

This will be a leadership role to help us with environmental management and biological services. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Supporting pursuit and project management teams during all phases with freshwater and marine aquatic biological services in various sectors including infrastructure development, contaminated sites, power, mining, industrial and government.
• Overseeing the identification, selection and management of sub-consultants and contractors as needed for individual pursuits and projects.
• Client development and client relationship management.
• Leading, mentoring and management of inhouse intermediate and junior professionals for environmental management and environmental monitoring of projects including field programs that may consist of habitat assessment; bio-inventories; aquatic effects assessments; sediment and pore-water sampling; species at risk surveys and salvage.
• Completing Environmental Impact Assessments and obtaining federal and/or provincial certificates/permits from agencies such as CEAA, BCEAA, NEB, DFO, TC, BC MOECCS.
• Design and overseeing implementation of project requirements consisting of elements such as offsetting habitats including riparian areas, tidal marshes, spawning beaches, and shorelines.
• Leading the preparation and submission of environmental assessment and compliance reports to clients and regulators to meet the requirements of projects, environmental certificates and permits.

Qualifications & Experience:

Required Qualifications:
• A minimum of a B.Sc. with 10 years of relevant experience. An M.Sc. or Ph.D. is an advantage.
• Registration as a Professional Biologist (R.P. Bio) in BC.

Key Experience:
• Experience in the interior BC freshwater habitats and coastal British Columbia marine aquatic habitats with inventory and baseline studies, underwater noise and hydroacoustics, marine mammals, species at risk.
• Experience in working for a diverse clientele including government, crown corporations such as BC Hydro, mining, rail, large infrastructure development companies.
• Experience on major pursuits and projects that are comparable in scope, complexity and nature in the development, management and implementation of plans and practices to address environmental requirements.
• Experience in completing Environmental Impact Assessments and a strong track record in federal and provincial permitting such as CEAA, BCEAA, NEB, DFO, TC, BC MOECCS.
• Experience in environmental representation for working group meetings and stakeholder consultations, open houses and public meetings.
• Experience working in large multidisciplinary teams for pursuits and projects in all phases with identification of environmental constraints, regulatory pathways, permitting requirements and mitigation strategies; developing terms of reference; developing and implementing environmental management plans and environmental monitoring plans, reports to meet the requirements of EAO certificates and permits.
• Experience in client development and client relationship management.
• Training in program / project management including project planning, health and safety, and overseeing project implementation would be an added advantage.
• Good communication, interpersonal and writing skills.

Why Become an Arcadian?
Our work with clients has a direct impact on people's lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.
We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients' most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it's not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:
We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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