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Public Participation Consultant - ( 220000L5 )


Strong communities don’t just happen—they’re built. They’re creatively imagined, collaboratively planned, and readied to face tomorrow with optimism. We’re driving the future of Community Development. Our experts lead their fields, collaborating on projects that are as technically challenging as they are impactful, creative, and fulfilling. We’re a place where you can apply your passion—and find endless opportunities to help make communities more equitable, resilient, and livable.

Your Opportunity

Our engagement team, based in Edmonton, works with a variety of clients to develop and implement strategic engagement and communication plans. The purpose of our work is to promote conversations that reveal different points of view, questions and concerns that inform clients and their projects. We have a successful track record of respectful and meaningful engagement with stakeholders, the public and Indigenous groups across Canada. We are trained facilitators who have spent dozens of years engaging and Consulting on various projects for industry, and the various levels of governments.

We strive to provide creative engagement that is meaningful and respectful through thoughtful planning, development, implementation and monitoring of engagement and Consultation programs. We excel when working on regulated, high profile and emotionally charged projects.

Our workload is growing and we are looking for an advisor with experience working with stakeholders, the public and Indigenous groups. This is a great opportunity for a team-oriented person with a creative mind who enjoys working with people, organizing events, listening, and writing. The person we choose will work closely with us to plan, develop, and implement opportunities to interact with stakeholders, Indigenous groups, and the public. The advisor will assist with generating ideas, organizing events, tracking activities and reporting on information exchanged between participants.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Working in a team environment to generate creative ideas for engagement opportunities
  • Organizing engagement events such as meetings, pop ups, open houses, and site visits
  • Writing engagement and communication plans, proposals, and reports
  • Drafting communication material such as presentations and fact sheets to explain projects
  • Taking detailed notes at engagement and Consultation meetings


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience with stakeholder and public engagement
  • Experience with Indigenous groups and/or culture
  • Team player
  • Strong skills in the following areas:

+ Writing

+ interpersonal

+ Listening

+ Organizational

+ Computers (InDesign, consultation databases, MailChimp, SurveyMonkey, Bang the Table)

  • Flexible and adaptable to changing situations

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (English, Indigenous studies, anthropology, sociology)
  • 5 years’ work experience
  • Experience submitting ACO Pre-Consultation assessments would be an asset
  • Experience working on regulated projects would be an asset

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Travel will likely be required once Covid restrictions are lifted.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : Canada-Alberta-Edmonton

Other Locations : Canada-Alberta

Job : Public Participation Consultant

Organization : BC-1161 Community Development-CA Alberta North

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 14, 2022, 2:18:29 PM

Req ID: 220000L5

Vaccine Policy: Beginning December 8, 2021, Stantec requires North America employees in many positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except those for whom a reasonable accommodation has been granted because a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, as required by law.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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Deadline: 30-03-2024

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