• Ornithologists

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    On Call
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will work within the wildlife group under the supervision of the lead wildlife biologist. Primary responsibilities will be to provide support on a wide variety of projects as delegated by the lead wildlife biologist. This will involve the following:


    • Conducting bird nest surveys
    • Conducting songbird point count surveys
    • Conducting general and species-specific wildlife surveys, including for Species at Risk
    • Work in remote locations for 1 to 2-week periods
    • Data entry
    • Writing field reports

    Skills / Qualifications


    The position requires that the successful candidate has a solid technical and/or academic background. Key requirements include:


    • Strong bird identification skills (visual and auditory)
    • Be able to recognize bird behavior and habitat
    • Education: B.Sc. in appropriate discipline and/or advanced degree;
    • Good wildlife identification skills for non-bird species (visually, auditory, and signs)
    • A good understanding of the Migratory Bird Convention Act
    • Field experience with wildlife surveys
    • A good understanding of wildlife habitat requirements, particularly for Species at Risk
    • Willingness to travel outside of Calgary, work flexible hours including field work under a variety of conditions, and shift work


    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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