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Junior Environmental Scientist (Toxicology) Job

Date: 14-Jun-2017

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Golder Associates

Junior Environmental Scientist (Toxicology)

Location: CA-BC-Vancouver
Job ID: 2017-12991
Area of Interest: EN - Toxicology and Risk Assessment
Job Type: Full Time
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): Bachelors Degree
Posted Date: 5/16/2017
Experience (Years): 0

Job Responsibilities:
The Vancouver office is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Junior Environmental Scientist (toxicology/risk assessment) to join our Environmental Sciences Group. The successful candidate will be expected to learn from and work cooperatively with various members of the group including junior, intermediate and senior team members, with the opportunity to assume increasing autonomy and responsibility. New graduates are encouraged to apply.

Your responsibilities will include:
* Assisting with human health and ecological risk assessments, environmental impact assessment and environmental monitoring;
* Conducting field work and collecting samples for chemical analysis;
* Data entry and screening, summarizing datasets, statistical analysis and preparing written and graphical material for incorporating into reports and presentations;
* Implementation of quality assurance/quality control measures applicable to the task;
* Conducting literature reviews on a range of topics ranging from human health toxicology and ecotoxicology;
* Providing report summaries and/or critical analysis of reports;
* Assisting with report and proposal preparation;
* Developing your technical skills and sharing these skills with other members of your team; and
* Participating in a team environment.

Job Requirements:
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
* Masters Degree in Toxicology, Public Health, Resource Management or related field;
* A Bachelors Degree with courses in toxicology, chemistry, resource management and/or relevant work experience would also be considered
* Background in terrestrial or aquatic toxicology, human health toxicology, risk assessment or related discipline;

Other relevant skills;
* Familiarity with environmental sampling methods;
* Knowledge of contaminated site risk assessment guidelines;
* Good attention to detail;
* Strong written and verbal communication skills;
* Ability to work in a team environment; and,
* Strong interpersonal, communication and innovative thinking skills are essential.

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