Lotic Environmental is always looking to expand our excellent team of environmental professionals. If you would like to join our team please email your expression of interest to mike.robinson@lotic.co

Employment Opportunities

Senior Aquatic Ecologist/ Biologist


Lotic Environmental Ltd is an environmental consulting firm based in Cranbrook BC, and is seeking a Senior Aquatic Biologist to join our team. Lotic Environmental provides quality environmental consulting and research services for clients from both private and public sectors. Our staff are well-experienced in many aspects of environmental consulting, from development and implementation of field sampling programs to data analysis and reporting. The team at Lotic Environmental provides a variety of specializations, including aquatic biology, aquatic habitat assessment, water quality and quantity monitoring, hydrological modelling and GIS analysis. Our team is proud to provide safe, practical, professional consulting services that meet the needs of our clients.

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements and will be expected to perform the following job duties:

Education and Experience Requirements:


  • Minimum Bachelor’s of Science (BSc) degree from a biology, environmental sciences or other applicable University program
  • Registered or Eligibility for registration as a Professional Biologist (RPBio) with the College of Applied Biology (BC)
  • Minimum three years experience in the field of aquatic biology and/or environmental sciences

Additional Skill (preferred):


  • Graduate degree from an applicable University program
  • Specialization in water quality and/or lower trophic level (benthic macroinvertebrates, periphyton) • CABIN certification
  • Experience with statistical analyses and R software
  • Experience with word processing, spreadsheets and other standard computer software
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1
  • Electrofishing Crew Supervisor Certificate
  • Swift Water Rescue training
  • Class Five drivers licence with a clean driving abstract



  • Prepare proposals, cost-estimates and study designs
  • Conduct and oversee field collection and management of various types of data
  • Statistical analysis
  • Prepare written reports to fulfill the specific requirements of an individual project including Technical Memorandums, formal reports, regulatory approval applications, and potentially peer-reviewed journal articles
  • Provide QA/QC of data collection and analysis, and review deliverables prepared by colleagues
  • Liaise with clients and Government Agencies on behalf of Lotic Environmental
  • Project management (e.g., cost-estimates, project tracking and invoicing)
  • Provide supervision, training and mentoring of junior and technical staff


All interested applicants are asked to submit resumes to Mike Robinson.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank you,

Mike Robinson M.Sc., R.P.Bio, P.Biol