Senior Wildlife Biologist – Shuswap Band

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Job Type: Full-time

Permanent Salary: $85,000.00 – $95,000.00

Location: Hybrid with the ability to travel to Office and Columbia Valley based on frequent project needs

Application Deadline: Until filled

Shuswap Band is looking for a Senior Wildlife Biologist to join our growing Territorial Stewardship department and provide technical leadership and strong advocacy for Shuswap Band’s wildlife priorities throughout the Caretaker Area. Reporting to the Territorial Stewardship Director, the successful applicant will be responsible for leading the Shuswap Wildlife team in the development and implementation of projects related to habitat conservation, species at risk protections, and other strategic priorities as identified by Shuswap Band’s Chief & Council. They will collaborate with internal and external partners to coordinate, implement, and lead wildlife projects, participate in regional and provincial working groups, and represent Shuswap Band’s priorities and values relating to caribou, elk, big horn sheep, and other mammals and ungulates. The ideal candidate will be able to work effectively and comfortably in a team setting, with strong communication, time, and project management skills.

Responsibilities:

• Project management, including preparing proposals and cost estimates, coordinating project teams, and managing budgets and timelines.

• Provide expert advice and recommendations to senior decision makers.

• Participate in internal and external meetings, committees, and working groups with a variety of government agencies, industry proponents, non-profit organizations, and other First Nations.

• Design and implement field studies and monitoring programs.

• Develop and advance study design, data analysis, and research.

• Technical writing and preparation of work plans, study reports.

• Supervise and mentor junior/intermediate wildlife biologists.

• Ensure high technical quality of work, including field methodology, data analyses, and reporting

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