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The Beacon Impact

Employee owned and operated for over 15 years, Beacon Environmental Limited is a steadily growing teamĀ of over 40 dedicated and proactive environmental professionals with a collective mission to stand as the guiding light toward solutions to complex environmental challenges. We set the standards high, and our team delivers.

Joining our team is a journey into company ownership and with that comes the dynamic ability to carve your own career path within our community. We know our team is what makes Beacon Environmental Limited truly shine, and we provide the conditions for you to truly discover, uncover and pursue new passions within our industry. We believe that a passion driven environment provides the highest quality project outcomes for our clients and the best possible opportunities for our growing team.


Our Next Hire

Aquatic Ecologist – Regulatory Specialist (Full Time, Permanent)

Our Ecologists are experts in their field, bringing their combined technical and project management support to every project to help guide their teams and clients to success.

We are seeking an Aquatic Ecologist with depth of experience in regulatory frameworks and permitting: a technical professional who thrives on bringing the pieces together and being a go-to project coordinator. An emerging leader, keen on transferring their knowledge and experience within their team.

Our team is known for our proactive approach, integrity, and quality product: we proudly stand by our high standards. We are a collective of self-motivated individuals with high accountability to ourselves, our clients, and our teams, and our Ecologists are fundamental to this dynamic.

If you are looking for a chance to bring your energy and passion to a dynamic environment that will give your skills and potential the chance to truly shine – apply today and let’s talk about how Beacon fits your life.



  • Minimum of five years of experience consulting in Aquatic Ecology, or equivalent industry experience;
  • Skilled at scoping and developing aquatic field programs;
  • Comprehensive understanding of the Ontario Endangered Species Act and federal Species at Risk Act as they apply to aquatic species at risk;
  • Demonstrated proficiency preparing Information Gathering Forms, Avoidance Alternative Forms and Overall Benefit Permits;
  • Experience with provincial and federal environmental regulatory procedures (environmental impact assessments/studies, due diligence studies, habitat restoration) and natural heritage policies in Ontario;
  • Experience with DFO Requests for Review and Authorizations under the federal Fisheries Act;
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; and,
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


Additional Bonus Variables (Not required, but good to have):

  • Established aquatic field skills including field investigations/inventories, monitoring assessment techniques, and/or habitat assessments;
  • Headwater Drainage Feature Assessment training;
  • Ontario Benthos Biomonitoring Network (OBBN) training;
  • Ontario Wetland Evaluation (OWES) certification;
  • Class I Electrofishing/Class II Backpack Electrofishing;
  • MTO/DFO/MNR Fisheries Specialist Certification Course;
  • Ontario Stream Assessment Protocol Training (OSAP);
  • MTO RAQS Qualifications;
  • Ecological Land Classification training; and
  • Public, rightsholder and stakeholder consultation.


How We Nurture:

  • Flexibility – hybrid work and flex hours options
  • Ownership opportunities- employee ownership is at the heart of our culture
  • Professional development opportunities- we are committed to developing industry leaders;
  • Profit sharing
  • Choice of location- Markham, Guelph, Peterborough, Barrie, Bracebridge
  • Highly competitive compensation including annual performance-based bonus
  • Company paid benefits including extended health care, dental, life insurance, EAP
  • RRSP matching
  • Flexible disciplines and career paths- work in the area that fuels your passion!


Ready to Light the Way? How to Apply:

Apply directly through LinkedIn: We will respond to your application within three business days to advise you of the status of your application. Please take a moment to review our website or follow us on Linkedin

Beacon Environmental Limited welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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