Our thriving Vancouver office is looking to add a talented and enthusiastic Community Consultant to join our existing team of professional engineers, planners, and other professionals serving Indigenous Communities.
We provide a broad range of services to Indigenous Communities spanning all of their portfolios, including governance, policy, finance, lands, infrastructure, and housing. Our clients are seeking innovative ideas and customized solutions that integrate multiple perspectives. As such, we find ourselves in search of another talented and enthusiastic professional who can work with us in continuing to build our practice with a particular emphasis on client relations, community and regional planning, policy development, economic development, infrastructure planning and design, and public engagement services.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Given the variety of project needs and a desire to find the right candidate, we will consider a wide range of experience, education and backgrounds. However, preference will be give to those candidates who are registered (or eligible for registration) as a professional engineer with EGBC or a professional planner with the CIP and who have 5 years of related experience or more working alongside clients in a consulting environment. Experienced professionals who have a proven history of excellent client advocacy skills and working alongside communities both large and small will be given priority.
In addition, the following attributes would be considered a great benefit to this role:
As this position requires travel to remote communities a valid Class 5 Drivers Licence is required.
Recognized as one of Canada’s top employers, Urban Systems is an employee-owned inter-disciplinary consulting firm based in Western Canada. In business since 1975, we have four decades of experience working with a variety of clients including all levels of government, Indigenous groups, commercial and residential land developers, and the natural resource sector. Our team of 400 people, across multiple branch offices, is committed to helping build vibrant communities of all sizes.
Our Commitment to You
At Urban Systems, we make significant investments in our people, which is why we take great care to hire those who we believe will thrive in Urban Systems over the long term. We’ve become recognized as a workplace of choice by nurturing a unique corporate culture that sets us apart and provides:
How to Apply
If this describes your background, your skills and your natural talents, please check out our website for more information and submit your resume and covering letter along with a completed Candidate Questionnaire (available for download on our site).
Deadline for applications: Friday, December 1, 2017