Junior Environmental Planner/Community Outreach-May 2020 - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee


Canada - Manitoba, Winnipeg

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly-motivated Junior Environmental Planner/Community Outreach to join our Impact Assessment and Permitting team located in Winnipeg, Manitoba supporting projects across central, eastern and western Canada. There may be opportunities to collaborate with teams internally, dependent upon skills and interest. The successful candidate will support impact assessment and permitting projects in the mining, oil & gas, power and municipal infrastructure sectors.

Working with our clients, the AECOM Impact Assessment and Permitting team engages stakeholders with an intent to seek input and gain a social license to move large, complex and high-profile projects forward. We design engagement and communication strategies and materials that inform, educate and motivate. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary, collaborative nation-wide team focused on the delivery of superior services. This is a challenging position that offers an excellent opportunity for career growth.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but may not be limited to:

  • Support the development and implementation of social and natural environmental baseline studies and impact assessment to inform environmental assessment and permitting applications, environmental screenings and environmental baseline / monitoring programs

  • Support the design and implementation of public information sessions, open houses, advisory committee meetings and other live events

  • Design project related communications including display boards, fact sheets, newsletters, presentations and infographics

  • Develop and maintain databases tracking consultation data and natural environmental baseline data.

  • Prepare technical reports and presentations to summarize results of social and natural environmental baseline studies.

  • Support Indigenous consultation / engagement and public participation activities including meeting planning, coordination, facilitation and logistics

  • Liaise with stakeholders, clients and regulators, as required

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Technical degree in Human Geography, Resource Management, Environmental Sustainability, or related social or environmental sciences discipline; Master’s degree preferred

  • 0-2 years of relevant experience in engagement and/or social impact assessment and/or environmental resource management

  • Some experience in engagement, social and environmental sciences is preferred

  • Some knowledge of provincial and federal laws or policies related to social and natural environmental impact assessments

  • Experience with consultation / engagement and public participation

  • Willingness to travel to local and remote communities to attend meetings or make site visit

  • Strong research and data analysis skills

  • Strong technical writing skills, with the ability to analyze and interpret technical material and develop content for technical and non-technical audience

  • Work independently on multiple projects in a team environment

  • Experience with statistical and/or spatial analysis tools

  • Completion of IAP2, CIPR or equivalent training

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office 365 Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Adobe, ArcGIS, and In-design.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Planning

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 226948BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.