- Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline such as planning, engineering, agriculture, parks, recreation, tourism, environmental sciences or resource management and a minimum six years of relevant experience in one or more listed programs.
- An equivalent combination of qualifications and experience will be considered.
- Must be comfortable working alone with limited oversight including working outdoors and travelling alone in remote settings.
- Ability to complete field work as needed including being physically capable of carrying equipment weighing up to 35lbs on uneven terrain.
- Must be competent in utilizing computers and computer software programs, including Google Earth and Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, Excel, OneNote and SharePoint. Must have ability to quickly understand and utilize new computer programs.
- Must be comfortable with multi-disciplinary program areas and have the ability to coordinate programs with diverse parameters and requirements simultaneously.
- Ability to interpret relevant regulations and general knowledge of relevant fields sufficient to provide review and technical coordination and leadership.
- Project management knowledge and skills.
- Demonstrated leadership ability.
- Good planning, attention to detail, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
- Exceptional interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills are essential.
- Project management experience and proven ability to facilitate complex and contentious discussions with multiple stakeholders.
- Advanced technical writing skills, preparation of technical reports, including reports for regulators and senior level management.
- The ability to manage, communicate and negotiate with contractors, regulators, local governments, stakeholders and Indigenous groups on matters related to the Community and Social mitigation team programs.
- Courses, training or relevant experience in Project management.
- Eligibility for relevant professional designation an asset (e.g. P. Ag, PMP, MCIP, RPF).
- The Site C Community and Social Mitigation team is responsible for implementing environmental assessment certificate conditions, community agreements and other permitting and water license requirements including agricultural compensation, agricultural monitoring, traffic and transportation, outdoor recreation, boat launches, health care services, local government sewer and water infrastructure mitigation, housing mitigation and monitoring, and community funds.
- The position will manage a number of projects of moderate size, diversity, complexity and risk and assumes responsibility for their successful completion on time and on-budget.
- Primary areas of responsibility for this position include the agricultural monitoring program, outdoor recreation, vessel portage program and traffic monitoring. Additional responsibilities from other programs may also be assigned.
- Develops project plans, including scope, budget, schedule, procurement, contract plans and project team responsibilities in order to accomplish project objectives for implementation of environmental assessment certificate conditions, community agreements, water licenses and Project permits which are the responsibility of the Community and Social Mitigation team.
- Procures and manages budget, safety and coordination for necessary contracts to implement assigned Community and Social Mitigation programs.
- Responsible for compliance with requirements of all assigned programs and internal and external reporting and communications.
- Establishes standards for the implementation of the project and monitors progress to ensure the work is carried out in the most cost effective manner using project management principles.
- Ensures that internal and external resources with appropriate skill sets are provided, assigns work and provides instructions, advice and technical leadership and guidance to project staff; reviews work in progress and assesses completed work for accuracy, required results and quality assurance.
- Consults and builds effective relationships with regulators, local governments, the public, unions and stakeholders on a variety of items of importance to the project and assigned programs.
- Investigates and analyses unusual problems, evaluates risks and applies innovative solutions.
- Seeks new technology, processes and products that will benefit or enhance the project.
- Develops, reviews and/or accepts a wide variety of technical documents and project reports and maintains technical standards for area of expertise.
- Develops and presents business cases, prepares project reports and, at completion, finalizes all financial transactions and completes final reports.
- Coordinates with other Project teams (e.g. properties, community relations, communications, engineering, construction management, legal), through pro-active communication, team meetings, work planning and information exchange.
- Strategically manages own time to prioritize and oversee important project requirements and risks across an array of projects and programs at various stages of implementation.
- May be assigned programs to support other conditions or permits for the Project.