Are you a hydrogeologist looking to work on exciting projects for municipal and industrial clients? Do you want the ability to grow your career in a strong and supportive team environment, through a wide range of hydrogeological projects across Western Canada?  If so, we want to hear from you!

A Little About Us
At ISL, we share an enthusiasm for community infrastructure. From planning through to design and construction management, we create nimble teams to tackle the unique requirements of every project. Our technical expertise encompasses transportation, land use planning, civil engineering, municipal, landscape architecture, environmental management, water, structural, community engagement, geomatics, construction services and 3D visualization. Just the right size, ISL delivers on complex projects while being small enough to maintain strong, cohesive project teams and personal client attention and service.

Part of the Water and Environment Teamthe Hydrogeology group at ISL provides groundwater expertise for a wide variety of municipal, transportation, and land development projects within our local communities. Committed to finding, mentoring, and growing the right individual, our team approach is integral to our success:
  • We offer our team members a diverse range of projects on which to hone their skills
  • We are committed to team member career progression
  • Together we enjoy a challenge and variety in our work
  • We pride ourselves on delivering quality service to our clients on each of our projects

A Little About You
Your cover letter must demonstrate:
  • How you prioritize work – we are a flexible work environment that changes direction at full speed
  • How you remain organized and can work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Your experience working independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Your resume should show us:
  • At least 2 years experience working as a hydrogeologist
  • Field experience related to groundwater source well installation, pumping tests, groundwater monitoring, etc.
  • Reporting experience, particularly with well installation reports, groundwater licensing or monitoring reports, etc.
  • Registered as or eligible for registration as a G.I.T. with APEGA, APEGS or EGBC
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bonus points for:
  • Contaminated sites hydrogeological experience
  • Experience in a consulting environment

A Little More About the Role
The ideal candidate would be in the Calgary region, but we are open to candidates working remotely from one of our offices in Alberta or British Columbia.  While no two days will look the same, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Conducting hydrogeological field work, such as: water source and monitoring well drilling and installation, hydraulic conductivity and pumping tests and groundwater monitoring and sampling for a wide variety of municipal and industrial clients
  • Preparing high quality field documentation and conducting detailed data analysis using AQTESOLV and Strater software
  • Assisting with the preparation of and authoring technical reports such as hydrogeological assessments, regulatory applications, and proposals
  • Liaise with internal and external clients, answering a wide range of hydrogeological questions
  • Travel as required for field programs (Alberta, BC, Saskatchewan) and working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions


We are engineers, technologists, planners, landscape architects, scientists, and their support teams that work together to deliver infrastructure, minimizing environmental impact and maximizing benefit to the community. 

  • We work on fascinating projects right in our community.
  • We are nimble. We integrate the right team to solve our clients' biggest challenges.
  • We are social. Follow our hashtag #isllife on Twitter and Instagram or check out our YouTube Channel.
  • We get together. Every year, Staff Development Seminar brings together ISLers from all over western Canada to learn, share and connect.
  • We are independent problem solvers. Employee owned and operated, we like to work hard with minimum bureaucracy.
  • We encourage and reward high performance. Employer paid benefits plan, Group RRSP, and competitive salaries with opportunities for annual bonus.

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