About the Opportunity
Our thriving Fort St. John office is looking to add a talented and enthusiastic engineer or planner with a background in working with indigenous communities to join our existing team.
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. We currently have the privilege of working within the Treaty 8 territory, 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 given to those candidates who are registered (or eligible for registration) as a professional engineer with EGBC or a professional planner with the PIBC who has 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 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 450 people, across multiple branch offices, is committed to helping build vibrant communities of all sizes.
About Fort St. John
The City of Fort St. John is known as the Energetic City for a reason! It is a small bustling community with a young and growing population. This is an opportunity to live and play in the North while joining a tight-knit office working on unique assignments creating resilient and vibrant communities across the BC Peace.
Our Fort St. John office, established in the North for over 25 years, has a team of 18 people who support communities across the Peace region including our neighbouring Indigenous communities and 15 local municipalities and regional districts.
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.
Deadline for applications: Monday, October 26th, 2020
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