Employment Opportunities

INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR ORNITHOLOGIST
LGL Limited – St. John's, NL

LGL is accepting applications for a career-oriented, intermediate- or senior-level ornithologist in our St. John’s office. We conduct research and environmental assessments for a wide variety of clients in Canada, the U.S.A., and beyond. The successful candidate will work as a member of our existing office-based team. This is a full-time position with travel and fieldwork requirements.

Qualifications & Experience: The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate abilities and experience consistent with the following minimum qualifications:

  • MSc or PhD in a field related to avian ecology
  • a strong background in marine bird ecology
  • familiarity with the identification and general distribution and ecology of birds of Atlantic Canada
  • familiarity with provincial, regional, and federal regulations concerning impact assessment
  • solid working knowledge of statistical software such as R, and an ability to apply univariate and multivariate statistical methods to ecological data
  • competent writer with strong word-processing skills
  • willing and able to travel for work

The ideal candidate has relevant experience:

  • working outdoors in the marine and land environments of Atlantic Canada
  • completing avifauna inventory, ecological and behavioural projects
  • working on projects involving impact assessment and monitoring
  • working with a variety of field and office equipment
  • using a variety of software packages
  • analyzing and interpreting data
  • writing reports and/or publications
  • writing research proposals

Salary & Benefits: LGL Limited provides competitive salaries and benefits.

Contact: Send via email a cover letter with career goals and objectives, citizenship/residency status, and a full CV with at least two recent professional references to:

Ms. Ruby Martin 
LGL Limited
PO Box 13248 Station A
388 Kenmount Road
St. John's, NL A1B 4A5
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Email any enquiries. No phone calls please.


LGL is an employee-owned, international environmental research and consulting firm with 48 years of experience conducting fish and wildlife research and monitoring projects in North America and around the globe (www.lgl.com).

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