Environmental Technologist



Castlegar, BC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024

Affiliation: MoveUP
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Salary: $2,531.00 Bi-weekly
Workplace Flexibility: No
Posting End Date: Open until filled

We’re a Canadian-owned and BC-based energy company taking steps toward a lower-carbon energy future by providing renewable energy, natural gas and electricity to more than 1.2 million customers.

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we transform BC’s energy future. Our diverse team of more than 2,600 employees is committed to a safe and inclusive culture where each of us can connect, belong and grow. Join us and let’s work together for a better BC.


  • Support (e.g. plant identification, bird sweeps, etc) in conducting environmental surveys/ assessment (examples: aquatic, air emissions, contaminated sites, wildlife, vegetation, waste management, hazardous materials).
  • Support the development and management of Risk Specific Guidance documents; Risk Specific Environmental Best Practices documents; and/or Environmental Management Plan documents through summary preparation and transcripts and filing of these documents.
  • Environmental Field Work preparation – review files, support in ensuring proper equipment available, equipment calibration support.
  • Data collection and management (field component and literature reviews) and reporting – collect data for uploading for collaboration.
  • Participate in Annual EMS Risk Registry meetings and review and provide support to ensure proper risk controls are in place.
  • Support quarterly reporting process by providing required inputs to Manager preparing submission.
  • Performs duties of a minor nature related to the above duties, which do not impact the rating of the job.


  • Successful completion of a Technical Diploma in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Planning, Biology, Forestry, Hydrogeology, or Chemical Engineering or a related field from an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • A minimum of one (1) year directly related and relevant experience
  • Understanding of environmental management principles and practices
  • Understanding of federal, provincial and governmental environmental regulatory requirements
  • Familiarity with statistics
  • Sound analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player, show initiative and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships
  • Intermediate keyboarding skills including the ability to format correspondence, reports and charts.
  • Proficiency with MSOffice (Outlook, Teams, Word, PowerPoint) applications.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License
  • Certification of any of the following would be an asset - RPTEch, TAg, AScT, Ctech, RTS

Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.

To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information.