WSP's Social Science and Engagement team in Ontario is seeking an Indigenous Community Relations Specialist to join our group on a full-time basis!
As part of WSP's commitment to working with Indigenous communities, this position is accountable for planning and carrying out Indigenous engagement, working collaboratively with Indigenous nations and organizations on studies, and contributing to the development of our Indigenous engagement practice.
As part of the broader Environmental Planning business, you will work alongside a diverse group of environmental planners and social researchers from across Canada on interesting and diverse projects. Together, in an interdisciplinary environment, we study the interactions between human populations and the natural and physical environments in project-specific contexts. This involves working with a wide range of industrial, government and Indigenous partners, on a diverse range of projects in many sectors, from municipal infrastructure to natural resource development.
Our team's services include communication and engagement with Indigenous nations and peoples, social and economic baseline research, impact assessments (including GBA+ analysis, land and resource use, visual aesthetics and impacts on Indigenous Rights), socio-economic effects monitoring and management, as well as Indigenous Knowledge studies. WSP
is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.
We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.
- We value our people and our reputation
- We are locally dedicated with international scale
- We are future focused and challenge the status quo
- We foster collaboration in everything we do
- We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable
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Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).
WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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