Fish Protection Hydrologist


Fish Protection Hydrologist
Location: Surrey
Salary: Salary $61,805.03 – $ 77,194.06 annually
Start Date:
Application Deadline: 03/09/2018
Job Information:

BC Public Service
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development

Fish Protection Hydrologist

Join a professional resource management team dedicated to building and transforming BC’s vital water program

Salary $61,805.03 – $ 77,194.06 annually
This position is also posted as a Scientific Technical Officer under REQ47163.

The provincial water program is a diverse group of highly collaborative professionals who help support and make robust and durable decisions with evidence-based policy and sound science. Program staff work with internal and external partners to help ensure provincial water management is effective and sustainable as per the Water Sustainability Act.

As a Fish Protection Hydrologist, you will be part of a regional team that contributes to surface and groundwater management to conserve fish, wildlife and aquatic ecosystems. The Fish Protection Hydrologist is a provincial expert providing sound, science-based advice and direction to ministry staff, decision makers, consultants, and the public regarding consideration and determination of environmental flow needs and aquatic ecosystem assessment and management.

This position is based out of the Surrey office which fully supports a healthy work-life balance, including the potential for a flexible (compressed) work schedule and many opportunities for locally-based field work. This region also offers a unique opportunity to be exposed to BC’s natural resources while having full access to an urban lifestyle.

Qualifications for this role include:

• Registration or immediately eligible for registration as a full professional with a British Columbia professional association (e.g., Institute of Agrologists, Association of Forest Professionals or Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists).
• Master’s degree in environmental, hydrological or biological sciences with 3 years of related experience OR
• A Bachelor’s Degree in the environmental, hydrological or biological sciences or related field with a minimum 5 years of related experience.

For more information and to apply by March 9, 2018, please go to:

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.