Environmental Consultant Trainee

3300 Gun Ck Rd, Gold Bridge, BC, V0K 1P0 [map]
Working towards being an environmental consultant? We invite you to grow your experience with us. Don't miss out on a diverse opportunity.

Job description:

Coordinate and execute environmental planning projects, from successful initiation to completion of projects
Project management and collaboration with clients including defining project scope, objectives, and budgets.   
Direct multi-disciplinary project teams and manage client and regulator communications. 
Research and apply for funding opportunities
Conduct technical fieldwork in your area of expertise. 
Prepare comprehensive reports detailing site conditions, impact assessments, and recommendations. 
Drive business development by expanding your professional network and retaining clients. 
Provide technical direction and mentorship to junior staff and volunteers
Developing and maintaining environmental protection program procedures and related documentation associated with monitoring programs. 


Possess a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences, biology, ecology or related discipline
Strong research and analytical skills
Strong interpersonal and communications skills
Strong networking skills
Very organized; able to organize self and others
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs or similar (e.g. Word, Excel, Access etc)
Fluent in spoken and written English

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in non-profit organization, land planning, grant writing, ecology or project management 
Experience in relevant provincial legislation
Knowledge of local flora and fauna


The requirement for staying with us is your commitment to your Personal Development and to contribute to the self-sustainable lifestyle of our community. You are ready to view challenges as opportunities to grow and learn and take initiative to leave your comfort zone. You are willing to work long hours of physical work when doing conservation projects and daily tasks which contribute to our self-sustainable lifestyle such as cooking shared meals, housekeeping and other ranch chores e.g. cutting wood, animal care and repair maintenance. These communal living requirements are in addition to the job applied for. They offset any housing, food costs and other opportunities.


Opportunities match responsibility taken and include attending external workshops and learning new skills and gaining knowledge.

Hands-on experience and insights into Nature Conservation, contributing to something bigger and a positive change in the world.

Live by our Six Principles of Nature Connection, Nature Conservation, Personal Development, Self-Sufficiency, Empowerment, and Conscious & Aware.

Your Personal Development is the priority of your experience, so we facilitate the environment for you to grow and evolve towards your best self.

You become part of our self-sustainable community where we support each other in our goals and mission and share our personal experiences on a daily basis. 

You will live and work in a remote wilderness environment and experience a self-sustainable lifestyle, where you reconnect with nature and yourself.

You create your own work schedule that meets your interests and moves you towards your goals. 

Free room and board included.

Offer for internship and volunteer positions (https://www.trails-to-empowerment.org/hands-on-opportunities/wilderness-internships/)
We are also offering a great opportunity to gain practical work experience as an intern or volunteer. The successful candidate will be involved in all parts of our Stewardship work, including research work in the field, wildlife surveys, marketing, public relations and fund-raising. Room and full board is provided on site. We expect you to be self-motivated and comfortable with living on a wilderness ranch-based research centre in the wilderness and working in a remote environment