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McIntosh Perry

Senior Biologist

Environmental – Oakville, Ontario
Department Environmental
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Experienced

McIntosh Perry is growing to meet demand – and we need you! As a growing multi-disciplinary engineering and related professional services firm, we are building on our strong National reputation by maintaining our commitment to ethical work practices, a quality product and exceptional service. With more than 600 employees in offices across Canada, McIntosh Perry is expanding its scope and looking for new talent to join our supportive, dynamic team. Our core values validate everything we have believed in since our company started:

Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes - Treat others as they would like to be treated

Make Momma proud - Do the right thing

Every McIntosh has a core - Be a leader

Pass. Shoot. Score. - Becoming excellent together

Did you dot the i's and cross the t's? - Personal responsibility

Don’t forget to cut the ribbon - Making a difference

If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a collaborative, hard-working and dedicated team of professionals and have fun, then this could be the right opportunity for you.


As a Senior Biologist, you will be working with multidisciplinary teams on various types of projects. Your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage small to medium sized projects, provide client relations and report to senior staff;
  • Design and carry out biological field investigations including breeding bird surveys, botanical inventories, Ecological Land Classification, wildlife surveys (reptiles, amphibians, mammals, etc.), targeted species at risk surveys, fisheries assessments and wetland delineation following established protocols;
  • Lead field studies, collect/enter/manage/analyze data, and write technical reports;
  • Perform a variety of field and office tasks requiring the application of standard scientific principles and fundamental theories;
  • Conduct background information searches including literature reviews, database review, and agency consultation to obtain environmental data;
  • Acquire environmental permits/approvals and develop mitigation and protection measures in accordance with environmental legislation and policy;
  • Prepare, review, and presentation of reports and proposals;
  • Provide environmental site inspections and Contract Administration at active construction sites;
  • Willingness to travel and work outdoors in accessible and remote locations;
  • Actively grow the environmental business line by writing winning proposals, developing new client relationships, and delivering excellent service to existing clients;
  • Mentor and develop junior staff on field survey protocols, data collection, and technical report writing;
  • Other duties as may be assigned.



  • A minimum of 5-10 years experience in field biology, with emphasis on ecosystems of Ontario;
  • Completion of a Bachelor or Masters degree in Biology, Ecology, or related discipline;
  • Demonstrated experience completing Environmental Assessments and applying provincial and federal environmental legislation for private, municipal, provincial, and federal projects;
  • Familiar with field survey protocols for birds, reptiles and amphibians, vascular plants and/or fish;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated experience writing amazing technical reports;
  • Proven experience providing project management, coordinating team members and ensuring top quality projects are delivered on schedule and budget;
  • Applied experience in biology, ecology, botany and natural sciences including identification skills for fish/birds/other wildlife/vascular plants, wildlife identification skills and ability to delineate habitat types;
  • Experience in the collection, analysis and reporting of field data following established protocols;
  • Demonstrated experience with environmental inspection during construction, including erosion and sediment control;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc;
  • Valid Ontario driver's license and access to a vehicle.


McIntosh Perry is an equal opportunities employer offering a competitive salary and benefits to those with the skills suited to the needs of our clients.

McIntosh Perry welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

(Internal Referral Class A)

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