Senior Facilitator, Indigenous Services

    • Calgary, Canada

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigour, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Our Indigenous Services team specializes in Indigenous engagement support, Indigenous traditional knowledge and land use studies, and the integration of traditional knowledge into environmental impact assessments across Canada. We have provided planning, management, assessment, and mitigation services to private sector resource developers, all levels of government, non-governmental groups, and Indigenous communities. We practice respectful collection and interpretation of information in collaboration with Indigenous groups.

The Senior Indigenous Services Facilitator will be responsible for delivering Indigenous Services, which include environmental assessment and permitting processes, traditional knowledge studies, report writing, and assisting with Indigenous consultation and engagement activities.

This is a full-time, permanent position.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Providing senior technical leadership for the Indigenous Services team and staff across Canada who assist with Indigenous Services work
  • Designing and defending study and consultation programs to meet the requirements of both clients and regulators
  • Liaising with project managers and other departments as well as internal and external clients to ensure the delivery of objectives
  • Providing regulatory expertise related to Indigenous aspects of environmental assessment at provincial, territorial and federal levels
  • Contributing to Environmental services technical initiatives in Indigenous Services
  • Project management including the creation and management of project budgets and schedules
  • Conducting traditional knowledge and traditional land use studies, including interviews and field studies
  • Reporting, documentation and quality review
  • Completing assessments for regulatory applications
  • Completion of projects efficiently within allocated budgets and timelines
  • Building internal Indigenous Services capacity within Stantec, including providing guidance, support and mentoring to junior staff

Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Strong Indigenous-focused regulatory and environmental assessment skills
  • Knowledge of Indigenous cultural, historical, and political context in Canada
  • Outstanding interpersonal ability with diverse cultural groups
  • Excellent oral and demonstrated written communication skills
  • Must have a valid driver's license as travel may be required in this position as project needs dictate
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree or higher (Indigenous studies, anthropology, sociology, geography, archaeology and/or environmental sciences)
10 years' experience in environmental services 5 years' experience with Indigenous Services
Completion of industry-specific safety training certificates is an asset

Relevant consulting experience is an asset

socio-economics or public health assessment experience is an asset

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Social Scientist

Primary Location: Canada-Alberta-Calgary

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 200001BI

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