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Community Liaison Coordinator
Business Line Buildings
ID # 16831
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ 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.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • 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

 


 

VICTORIA

 

 

At WSP, our multi-disciplinary Architectural and Engineering team is looking for an individual to be a Community Liaison Coordinator for a new Facility being built in North Saanich. This role is part-time with a few ‘small projects’ to be executed through-out the design process of the new facility. This role will be completing the planning, organization and execution of two workshops during the design phase of the project and a ground-breaking ceremony prior to construction. 

 

This is an exciting opportunity to build and develop the consultation and engagement skills and portfolio of an individual with support from the A49+WSP planning team. You'll also be collaborating across various stakeholders from the Construction Manager, Facility Owner, and Indigenous communities of Pauquachin, Tseycum, Tsartlip, Tsawout or Malahat First Nation ensuring engagement of these stakeholders throughout the planning process.

 

This ia a 12 month Part-Time Contract Position.

 

With your application, please include a declaration confirming you are a part of one of the qualified listed First Nations.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carry out community liaison tasks during design workshops involving community artist, band representatives during design phase and coordinate organising the ground-breaking ceremony and two other ceremonies as required. 
  • You'll be responsible for coordinating and communicating with those necessary stakeholders to facilitate a  successful completion of the two workshops and ground-breaking ceremony 
  • You will provide independent facilitation for two workshops and the ground-breaking ceremony 
  • Support the creation of communications material including key messages, presentations 
  • Coordinating with the project teams’ Indigenous Art Consultant 
 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MUST be part of Pauquachin, Tseycum, Tsartlip, Tsawout or Malahat First Nations, AND,  
  • Experience in communications, marketing, journalism, or related discipline an asset 
  • Ability to work remotely when provided the technology tools for doing so, or in person in the Victoria Office 
  • Enhanced presentation skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with different groups and across demographics; 
  • Significant interpersonal skills and stakeholder relations to build relationships throughout the project  
  • Previous experience in engaging indigenous communities in infrastructure projects and plans is an asset 
  • Highly motivated, organized, flexible, enthusiastic team player committed to upholding our reputation for delivering high quality service 
  • Excellent written and oral communication and time management skills 
  • Own transportation / ability to commute to the Victoria Office  and/or the construction site located in Central Saanich, BC

 

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.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

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WSP Canada Inc.

 

Victoria, BC