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McIntosh Perry

Manager, Natural Sciences

Environmental · Oakville, Ontario
Department Environmental
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

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. For more information about McIntosh Perry, to see why it's such a great place to work and one of the fastest growing engineering firms in Canada visit our website at www.mcintoshperry.com 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

As a member of our Environmental department, you will be working with multi-disciplinary teams on various projects.  Our ideal candidate is driven, able to thrive in a fast paced environment, seeking professional growth within a positive team environment, committed to fostering a fun and dynamic team experience and providing amazing client experiences.We offer a work environment whereby you can get your boots muddy, work with incredible private and public clients, deliver the highest quality deliverables and provide solutions to complex environmental challenges. Your duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the Natural Sciences Team (coaching, mentoring, performance management);
  • Be responsible for the team's revenue and profit numbers;
  • Manage various sized projects, provide client relations and report to the Vice President, Environmental;
  • Lead a team to 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 the team to perform 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;
  • Have knowledge of and lead the team to acquire environmental permits/approvals and develop mitigation and protection measures in accordance with environmental legislation and policy;
  • Preparation, review and presentation of reports and proposals;
  • Actively grow the environmental business line by writing winning proposals, developing new client relationships and delivering excellent service to existing clients;
  • Lead, mentor and develop staff on field survey protocols, data collection and technical report writing, and;
  • Other duties as may be required;

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • A minimum of 5+ years experience in field biology, with emphasis on ecosystems of Ontario;
  • A Bachelor or Masters degree in Biology, Ecology, or related discipline;
  • Practical experience completing Environmental Assessments  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;
  • Proven experience providing project management, coordinating team members and ensuring top quality projects are delivered on schedule and budget;
  • Ability to identify and delineate habitat types for fish/birds/other wildlife/vascular plants ;
  • Experience in the collection, analysis and reporting of field data following established protocols;
  • Environmental inspection experience during construction, including erosion and sediment control;
  • Experience managing staff, including coaching/mentoring, performance management, career planning;
  • Experience with acquiring new clients and maintaining existing client relationships;
  • Experience with writing winning proposals;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc;
  • Valid Ontario driver's license and access to a vehicle and willingness to travel and work outdoors and remote locations.

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.

 (Referral Program Class B)

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  • Location
    Oakville, Ontario
  • Department
    Environmental
  • Employment Type
    Permanent
  • Minimum Experience
    Manager/Supervisor