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Graduate - Junior Wetland and Vegetation Ecologist

Graduate - Junior Wetland and Vegetation Ecologist

Advisian, Worley Group

Calgary, Alberta

 Advisian – the consulting arm of Worley. Be part of the solution. 

The dual challenge of supplying energy to a growing population, while addressing the risks of climate change, is one of the greatest challenges the world is facing today. The energy transition isn’t just about alternative fuels, power generation, or use, or storage. It’s all the elements that contribute to the energy ecosystem. We view these challenges as opportunities to deliver a more sustainable world.

We’re developing strategies and business cases for emissions intensive clients to move to low carbon energy options, as efficiently and safely as possible. Our consultants are advising customers on circular and hydrogen economies, water stewardship, electrification, and climate change risk and adaptation. We work on projects around the globe.  The problems our global and so are we.

Who we are:

Challenging complexity. Shaping a sustainable future.

Economic viability. Resource availability. Digital reliability. Carbon neutrality. These are the components of the world’s pressing energy and resource problems. Sound complicated and tough to balance? It is.

Luckily we thrive in complex environments

Join a community of consultants, scientists, strategists, and engineers all dedicated to solving the world’s critical infrastructure, environmental, energy, and resource challenges. By seeing things from a different perspective, we enhance the Worley Group’s ability to serve our clients. We are together delivering a more sustainable world.

We put sustainability at the heart of everything we do

We work with business to develop the right strategy, log in to a digital future, secure and safeguard social license, enhance local communities, and power the energy transition.

We know we won’t solve today’s problems by using the same thinking that created them. So, from start to finish, we challenge ourselves to find the best way forward. We question every decision, assumption, and way of working to make sure we get it right. The first time.

Rising to the challenge, together

We are thousands of consultants across the globe.  Be part of the future – welcome to our growing team!

Overall Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Strong background and experience in upland and wetland vegetation;
  • Identification and classification of Alberta wetlands;
  • Knowledge of wetland soils;
  • Support or lead vegetation field work and assessments involving community characterization, ecosite classification, weed assessments, vegetation management plans, restoration/planting plants, and vegetation reclamation assessments;
  • Support or lead wetland field work and assessments involving desktop and field wetland identification and delineation, wetland classification, shallow groundwater monitoring, water quality monitoring, wetland impact assessments and mitigation plans including WAIFs and WAIRs, and wetland reclamation assessments;
  • Author vegetation and wetland technical reports, workplans, and proposals;
  • Possess the wetland and vegetation technical skills and regulatory knowledge for various projects;
  • Data entry and analysis;
  • Client management, including communication through verbal and written correspondence;
  • Responsible for personal safety and following safe working practices according to Worley occupational health and safety procedures
  • Work independently, or as part of multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Assist, guide, or mentor less experienced team members to develop their technical and project skills;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients; and
  • Travel as required for various field programs.

Qualifications - Internal


  • Bachelors or master’s degree in wetland or botanical science, environmental resource management, or equivalent experience;
  • Professional Biologist or ability to obtain P.Biol and/or R.P.Bio designation;
  • Authenticating Professional under the Alberta Wetland Policy, or ability to obtain;
  • Over ten years (Senior) or approximately 4-8 years (Intermediate) of experience working in vegetation and wetland ecology consulting;
  • Experience conducting vegetation and wetland surveys;
  • Excellent communication, organization and time management skills;
  • Professional experience in industries such as pipelines, upstream/downstream oil and gas facilities, mining, infrastructure, and renewable energies would be an asset;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Strong technical writing skills;
  • Self-starter and flexible team player;
  • Ability to work within a team environment;
  • Excellent computer skills; and
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Advisian (part of the Worley Group) offers an excellent remuneration & benefits package, a friendly, professional, dynamic and flexible work environment along with the opportunity to develop your career prospects within Canada and overseas.

We strive to be an industry leader in health, safety and environmental performance. Our vision is to achieve zero harm to people and assets, and zero environmental incidents. We select people who share our values, beliefs and commitment to this vision and who demonstrate the expected behaviours, competencies and performance associated with their prospective roles within the company.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Advisian (part of the Worley Group) is an equal opportunity employer.