Canadian Wildlife Job Board

Albert W. Franzmann and Distinguished Colleagues Memorial Award, 2019: 

Inspired by the passing of our beloved colleague, mentor and friend Al Franzmann in February, 2009, and to honour all of those who have passed on and have contributed to our knowledge and understanding of moose biology and management, Alces has established the “Albert W. Franzmann and Distinguished Colleagues Memorial Award”. The one-time award, valued at CDN $1,500, will be given annually to a graduate student entering or continuing1 in a Master’s or Doctoral program at a recognized university in Canada or the United States. The applicant’s research should be directed toward studies of the biology and management of moose within their circumpolar distribution or other ungulates or mammalian carnivores overlapping their range.

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TWS/Leaders for Tomorrow Program - Student Scholarships:

TWS has partnered with the highly successful Conservation Leaders for Tomorrow program to offer 18 exclusive student scholarships — including associated travel expenses — to attend a highly interactive five-day workshop at the Welder Wildlife Foundation in Sinton, Texas, March 15-19, 2019.

The deadline for applications, which usually take less than 30 minutes to complete — is Feb. 10, 2019.

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Postdoctoral Scientist: Integrated Population Model for Maine Black Bears New York Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Cornell University and Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Washington

POSITION: Postdoctoral Scientist
SALARY: $55,000/year or more, plus benefits; salary commensurate with experience
EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: One year (with possibility of extension pending funding)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 28, 2019 or until filled
LOCATION: Cornell University, Ithaca, New York or University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; location to be negotiated
TRAVEL: Occasional travel in the continental US

TO APPLY:
Applicants should email (in a single pdf document): (1) a letter describing background and interests – the letter should address specifically how the applicant meets both the minimum requirements and the desired abilities, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a technical writing sample, and (4) the names and contact information (phone, email, address) for 3 references to Drs. Angela Fuller (angela.fuller@cornell.edu) and Sarah Converse (sconver@uw.edu). For further information, contact:
Angela Fuller (angela.fuller@cornell.edu, https://blogs.cornell.edu/fullerlab/); (607) 255-2841 or
Sarah Converse (sconver@uw.edu), http://depts.washington.edu/qcons/); (206) 221-5791

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Entry Level Ecologist, AECOM - Winnipeg, Manitoba

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Ecologist for employment in Western Canada– namely in the Winnipeg, MB Office.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Utilize basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope
  • Collect and enter data, and apply technical principles and theories
  • Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance

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Entry Level Planner, AECOM - Winnipeg, Manitoba

ob Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Planner for employment in Western Canada– Winnipeg, MB

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Support planning studies and reports for new and updated plans, programs and regulations.
  • Prepares and present detailed reports on development proposals to government bodies.
  • Collect a variety of statistical data and prepares reports and maps on topics, such as census information, land use, transportation tax base data and occupancy rates.
  • Coordinates community review of public and private development projects.
  • Assists in resolving citizen and customer issues.

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Forestry Field Technician - Canadian Kraft Paper Industries - The Pas, MB

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the coordination and supervision of silviculture projects, including scarification, planting, and vegetation management.
  • Training, supervising and manage performance of term and summer staff.
  • Assisting in preparing operating plans, annual reports, work permit submissions, and any other duties as assigned.
  • Maintaining good relations with others and with contractors and for proper care and maintenance of all equipment under his/her care.
  • Ensuring personal, company and contractor safety in all areas of the workplace.

Qualifications

  • University Degree or Technical Diploma in Forestry or Forestry-related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years related industry experience.
  • A combination of experience and education may be considered.
  • Valid driver’s license with no restrictions.
  • A proven commitment to safety.
  • Must possess a good understanding of technical forest management including planning, harvesting systems, silviculture practices, GIS and other technology based applications.
  • Thorough understanding of forest policy, guidelines, and regulations.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Closing Date: Feb 16th, 2019

For more information please follow the link:  https://canadiankraftpaper.com/career/forestry-field-technician/

PhD position at the University of Montana, Wildlife Biology Program

The Eby lab at the University of Montana in Missoula is recruiting a quantitatively oriented PhD student in the Wildlife Biology Program for a collaborative project with Dr. Blake Hossack (U.S. Geological Survey).

Please visit the Wildlife Biology graduate page to learn more about the program and the application process.  https://www.cfc.umt.edu/wbio/graduate/phd-wbio/default.php

This student will enter the program as a UM-BRIDGES PhD Fellow. The UM-BRIDGES program is an NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program for training interdisciplinary scientists. This fellowship will provide two years of support. Please check out the Bridges website to learn more about the program and the admissions procedures. http://www.umt.edu/bridges/default.php  and admissions: http://www.umt.edu/bridges/admissions/default.php

Closing Date: 01/15/2019

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Ecologist - Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc.

Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and supportive team player for the role of Ecologist. This is a full-time permanent position working Monday-Thursday, 7:00a.m. – 5:00p.m at our millsite near Boyle, AB. The successful candidate will receive a competitive annual salary including paid pension and matching RRSP program, 4-weeks annual vacation, company paid dental and extended health benefits, with many additional employee incentives. For candidates requiring relocation, Alberta-Pacific offers an attractive relocation assistance package

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Project Environmental Specialist - Forbes Bros Construction

To support operational growth Forbes Bros is looking for a Project Environmental Specialist to join their HS&E Project Team in Manitoba! Reporting to Corporate Environmental, and working daily with Operations and Project Management - the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that project operational activities, undertaken or proposed by Forbes Bros, are aligned with project construction environmental management/protection plans, regulations and all other relevant environmental documents and commitments

For more information please see  here:  http://forbesbrosltd.ca/career/project-environmental-specialist/

Post-doctoral position in Quantitative Ecology/Statistics and Disease Ecology at NCSU

North Carolina State University is seeking a post-doctoral position focused on statistical ecology primarily working on a large collaborative NSF EEID project “Unearthing the environmental, host, and nontuberculous mycobacterial factors that interact to cause lung disease in the Hawaiian Islands”.  The candidate will also have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects in addition to the NSF study including species distribution modeling, data integration, movement ecology, spatiotemporal modeling and environmental statistics.  The candidate will be required to spend 50% of their time on the NSF EEID project and the rest of their time can be spent exploring other projects with collaborators at NCSU (Forestry and Environmental Resources, Statistics, Applied Ecology), Duke, UNC, the NC Museum of Natural Sciences or elsewhere.

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Biology - Assistant Professor (Ecology of the Land-Sea-Interface)

The Department of Biology at Memorial University of Newfoundland is seeking a tenure-track faculty appointment at the level of assistant professor, subject to budgetary approval.  Applicants must possess a PhD, and have a strong academic and research background. The successful applicants will be expected to develop an internationally recognized research program, and teach in both undergraduate and graduate programs. A letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of proposed research or draft NSERC proposal and list of equipment/facilities needed should be sent to the Head, Department of Biology, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL A1B 3X9. E-mail applications should be sent to chussey@MUN.CA.  The names and addresses of three referees, including email addresses should be sent separately to Head of Biology to chussey@mun.ca. Closing date for receipt of applications is 5:00 p.m. on January 28, 2019.

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Executive Director with the Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society

The Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society (ACTWS) is pleased to announce that we are seeking an Executive Director (ED) to lead our organization. In this exciting position, the successful candidate will interact with a multi-disciplinary team of wildlife professionals to advocate for, and advance the conservation of, wildlife and other natural resources in the province.

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references as a single .pdf to Dr. Everett Hanna, President of the Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society, at the following email address: president AT actws dot ca.

Application Deadline: Until suitable candidate found

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