Careers at TULLOCH

Aquatic Ecologist/Biologist

TULLOCH Engineering is a progressive consulting firm that provides engineering, land surveying, environmental and mapping services.  We employ over 275 professionals working from twelve offices throughout Ontario.

The environmental team at TULLOCH provides practical ecological solutions to industry, government and private sectors.  Our biologists, engineers and technicians work together to provide a unique blend of expertise to our clients.  We specialize in environmental assessment, species at risk, aquatic and terrestrial studies, erosion and sediment control, regulatory approvals, environmental inspections during construction, fish habitat restoration, hydrology and hydraulics.

We are currently looking for a Junior or Intermediate Aquatic Ecologist / Biologist to join our team.  This is a permanent full-time position to begin as soon as a successful candidate is found.


  • A dedication to health, safety and the environment;
  • Design and perform effective aquatic habitat and aquatic biota surveys to meet applicable regulatory or project specific requirements;
  • Record and deliver clear and concise field data records and both verbal and written communications;
  • Efficient and effective use of time and resources to ensure adherence to project budgets and schedules;
  • Interpret field data and prepare quality, accurate, and technically sound reports and regulatory documents;
  • Conduct fish sampling using a variety of gear and sampling techniques in a range of aquatic environments;
  • Conduct benthic invertebrate sampling programs in a range of aquatic environments;
  • Conduct all aspects of business, including interactions with regulators, clients, and colleagues with the utmost respect, honesty and integrity; and
  • Support various environmental project work as required.


  • An M.Sc. in ecology / biology or a related discipline; or,
  • A B.Sc. with 3-6 years of related professional experience (consulting experience an asset);
  • Excellent problem-solving skills;
  • Sound proposal and technical report writing skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to design, perform and manage aquatic biota and habitat studies;
  • Experience supervising and directing junior staff;
  • Experience with a range of fish and aquatic sampling techniques;
  • Excellent working knowledge of provincial and federal environmental legislation;
  • Field survey design and coordination;
  • Experience conducting fish community and population assessments;
  • Excellent experience with Microsoft Office Word and Excel;
  • MTO/DFO/MNRF fisheries protocol training an asset;
  • RAQS certification for Fisheries Assessment or Fisheries Contracts Specialty an asset;
  • ROM fish identification course an asset;
  • Terrestrial ecology interest / experience an asset;
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License; and
  • Willing to travel for field work.

Resumes should be sent to the Human Resources Department; fill out the form below or email  Please reference Competition ID-Aquatic 2018  on your application.

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Thank you to all applicants for their interest.

Job Application

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