Technical skills


  • Statistical analysis, data quality, transformation and metadata
  • Basic database management and quality assurance
  • Experience with scientific, financial, client relations and survey data
  • Member Mensa Canada (IQ in top 2% of global population)


  • Research ethics requirements, animal care and biohazard safety regulations and compliance
  • Lab and field biology research protocols: terrestrial and aquatic surveys, vegetation plots
  • Geological and aquatic sampling
  • Scientific and technical reporting
  • Manuscript preparation for academic press; index and referencing styles


  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite®, IBM® SPSS® Statistics and Microsoft® Office, Project and Visio; Windows® and Mac
  • Expert Microsoft® Excel® and Word skills, basic support and instruction
  • Experience with Microsoft® Access® and Publisher; Oracle® PeopleSoft and E-Business Suite; Atlassian's® JIRA® and Confluence®; other multimedia, accounting, custom database and FTP software
  • Basic website development, html, css, imported scripts, basic templates and member account management
  • Oracle® database testing, incident reporting
  • Online document sharing and task coordination: users, permissions, workflows, version control and archiving; SharePoint®
  • Synchronization and updates for scientific field equipment and handheld devices