Career Links

Much of our information regarding environmental careers is gleaned from resources from the ECO Canada (formerly CCHREI). Below is a list of careers related to five general fields in the Environment Industry: Protection, Conservation, Promotion, Exploration and Management. These are just a sampling of different careers in the environment, so you can get an idea of how diverse this industry is. Profiles of each career can be found online at ECO Canada. The website is also useful for exploring trends in the environmental job market, as well as offering a wealth of resources linking you to career planning information, job banks, and industry and professional associations.

Careers in Environmental Protection:

  • Environmental Biologist
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Technician
  • Waste and Water Resource Specialist
  • Air Quality Technologist
  • Pollution Control Technologist
  • Geoscientist
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Air Quality Specialist
Careers in Environmental Conservation:
  • Agrologist (pedologist), Agronomist and Soil Conservationist
  • Forester
  • Forest Resource Officer
  • Agricultural Technologist
  • Conservation Officer
  • Habitat Biologist
Careers in Environmental Promotion:
  • Environmental Communicator
  • Environmental Analyst
  • Environmental Educator
  • Biostatistician and Biometrician
  • Outdoor Recreation Specialist
Careers in Environmental Exploration:
  • Environmental Chemist
  • Ecotoxicologist
  • Climate Scientist
  • Biochemist and Microbiologist
  • Environmental Health Professional
Careers in Environmental Management:
  • Environmental Lawyer
  • Environmental Economist
  • Environmental Manager
  • Environmental Sales and Marketing
  • Environment, Health and Safety Specialist
  • Remote Sensing Specialist
  • Environmental Planner
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Below is an alphabetical list of companies and organizations that hire graduates with backgrounds in environmental studies, environmental science, engineering, forestry, geography and geology.




Abitibi-Consolidated Ltd.Montreal, QC
A.G. Simpson Co.Scarborough, QC
ADI Group IncorporatedFredericton, NB
Air Products Canada Ltd. Brampton, ON
Alcan Aluminium Limited. Montreal, QC
Algoma Steel Inc. Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Alpine Oil Service CorporationCalgary, AB
AMEC Earth and EnvironmentalToronto, ON
Apex Land Corp. Calgary, AB
Astra Pharma Inc. Mississauga, ON
Aurizon Mines Ltd. Vancouver, BC
BASF Canada Inc. Etobicoke, ON
BC Hydro Burnaby, BC
BC Research Inc. Vancouver, BC
Bell Mobility Mississauga, ON
Biovail Corp. International Scarborough, ON
Bowater Mersey Paper Company Limited Liverpool, NS
Budd Canada Inc. Kitchener, ON
C B C L Limited Halifax, NS
Cabre Exploration Co. Calgary, AB
Cambior IncorporatedMontreal, QC
Cameco CorporationSaskatoon, SK
Canadian Occidental Petroleum Ltd. Calgary, AB
Cangene Corporation Winnipeg, MB
Cantox Environmental Inc. Mississauga, ON
Casa Loma Toronto, ON
CCL Industries Inc. Willowdale, ON
Central Park Lodges Ltd. Toronto, ON
CH2M Hill Inc. International
CKF Inc. Montreal, QC
Co-op AtlanticMoncton, NB
Connaught Laboratories Ltd. North York, ON
Crestar Energy Inc. Calgary, AB
D.A. Stuart Inc. Scarborough, ON
Dillon Consulting Ltd. International
Dorset Exploration Ltd. Calgary, AB
Ducks Unlimited Canada Stonewall, MB
Earth Tech Inc. International
Echo Bay Mines Ltd. Edmonton, AB
Emco Ltd. London, ON
Entreprises Premier Canadien Ltee. Riviere-du-Loup, QC
Environics Research Group Ltd. Toronto, ON
Extendicare (Canada) Inc. Markham, ON
Exide Canada Inc. Maple, ON
Fisher Scientific Ltd. Nepean, ON
Flakeboard Company Limited St Stephen, NB
Foyer Valade Inc. Winnipeg, MB
Geosyntec ConsultantsToronto, ON
General Chemical Canada Ltd. Amherstburg, ON
Giffels Associates Limited Rexdale, ON
Glaxo Canada Inc. Mississauga, ON
Golder Associates Ltd. Mississauga, ON
Groupe Savoie Inc. St. Quentin, NB
H A Simmons Ltd. Vancouver, BC
Haley Industries Limited Haley, ON
Haliburton Canada Inc. Calgary, AB
City of HalifaxHalifax, NS
Halifax Water CommissionHalifax, NS
Halliburton Energy Services Calgary, AB
Home Oil Co. Ltd. Calgary, AB
Homewood Corp. Guelph, ON
Horseshoe Resort Corporation Barrie, ON
Husky Oil Operations Ltd. Calgary, AB
Hydro Quebec Montreal, QC
I M P Group International Inc. Halifax, NS
Imperial Oil Limited Toronto, ON
INCO Limited Copper Cliff, ON
Industries Lassonde Inc. Rougemont, QC
Ivaco Inc. Montreal, QC
Interprovincial Co op Ltd. Saskatoon, SK
Island Telecom Inc. Charlottetown, PE
J.D. Irving Limited Saint John, NB
Jacques Whitford Consulting Engineers Dartmouth, NS
Jim Pattison Group Vancouver, BC
Kilborn Inc. Toronto, ON
La Compagnie des NomadesChelsea, QC
Leica Canada Inc. Willowdale, ON
MacMillan Bloedel Limited Vancouver, BC
Magna International Inc. Markham, ON
Marine Atlantic Inc. Sydney, NS
Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ltd. Thornhill, ON
McGraw Hill Ryerson Ltd. Whitby, ON
Metro Richelieu Inc. Montreal, QC
Ministry of Northern Development and Mines Sudbury, ON
Moosehead Breweries Ltd. Saint John, NB
National Manufacturing of Canada Inc. Swift Current, SK
Norbord Industries Toronto, ON
Norcen Energy Resources Ltd. Calgary, AB
North West Company Inc. Winnipeg, MB
Novartis Consumer Health Canada Inc.Mississauga, ON
Numac Energy Inc. Calgary, AB
O'Conner Associates Environmental Inc.Toronto, ON
Ocelot Energy Inc. Calgary, AB
ONEIAToronto, ON
Ontario Guard Services Inc. Toronto, ON
Ontario Hydro Toronto, ON
Ortech Corporation Mississauga, ON
Pacific Forest Products Limited Vancouver, BC
Pelmorex Inc. Mississauga, ON
Pembina Pipeline Corporation Calgary, AB
Phoenix International Montreal, QC
Pine Falls Paper Company Limited Pine Falls, MB
Placer Dome Inc. Vancouver, BC
Potacan Mining Company Sussex, NB
Premdor Inc. Mississauga, ON
Provincial Papers Inc. Thunder Bay, ON
PWA Corp. Richmond, BC
R E Winter & Associates Limited Mississauga, ON
Ryerson Polytechnic University Toronto, ON
Sandwell Inc. Vancouver, BC
The Saskatchewan Research Council Saskatoon, SK
Saskferco Products Inc. Belle Plain, SK
Science North Sudbury, ON
Signature Vacations Toronto, ON
Slocan Forest Products Ltd. Richmond, BC
Southam Inc. Don Mills, ON
St. Lawrence Parks Commission Morrisburg, ON
Stanley Associates Engineering Ltd. Edmonton, AB
State Farm Insurance Companies Scarborough, ON
Strait Crossing Infrastructure Inc. Calgary, AB
Sydney Steel Corporation Sydney, NS
T. Harris Environmental Management Inc.Toronto, ON
Talisman Energy Inc. Calgary, AB
Teck Corp. Vancouver, BC
Telemedia Inc. North York, ON
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Downsview, ON
Toronto Board of Education Toronto, ON
Toronto East General Hospital East York, ON
The Toronto French School Toronto, ON
The Toronto Hospital Toronto, ON
Toronto Hydro Toronto, ON
The Toronto Sun Publishing Corp. Toronto, ON
Toronto Zoo Scarborough, ON
City of Toronto Toronto, ON
Trow Consulting Engineers Ltd. Brampton, ON
University College of Cape Breton Sydney, NS
Vacances Air Transat Inc. Mississauga, ON
Vancouver Sun Vancouver, BC
Waterloo Inn Waterloo, ON
Westcoast Energy Inc. Vancouver, BC
Westshore Terminals Ltd. Delta, BC
Weyerhaeuser Canada Ltd. Kamloops, BC
White Rose Crafts and Nursery Sales Ltd. Unionville, ON
City of Windsor Windsor, ON