Website Urban Systems

Opportunity Type:
Job

We are looking for candidates with their own unique talents. If you don’t meet 100% of the preferred skills outlined in this job posting, tell us why you’d be a great fit for Urban Systems in your cover letter!
About The Opportunity

Come join our Kamloops practice as an enthusiastic and motivated Climate Change Consultant. Do you want to play a role in integrating climate change components on a wide range of projects and finding balanced solutions to further the importance of proactive resilience, sustainability, conservation, biodiversity, and natural processes in our work? Come talk to us!

Our team of strategic climate change professionals provides advice and works alongside clients to develop climate change adaptation plans and incorporate climate resilience principles into community initiatives. You will be contributing your skills to be in service of our clients throughout BC and beyond, as well as helping us grow our practice in these regions. You will contribute to:

Learn about funding programs that support communities with strategic climate services and prepare applications and work programs
Demonstrate an aptitude for consulting and entrepreneurship
Facilitate engagement and workshops with community members and leadership teams
Provide technical support for vulnerability and risk assessments and the development of resilience plans
Communicate effectively with clients, community members and internal project teams
Keep up to date on emerging climate change assessment frameworks, tools and data sources
Demonstrate a commitment to learning through the ongoing achievement of personal and professional goals
Be a champion for the environment and our team, within and outside of Urban Systems
About You

Our preferred candidate will be a graduate with a B.Sc degree focusing on Environmental Engineering, Natural Resource Science, Environmental Science, or a graduate from an accredited Planning program. We will also consider a graduate from other degree programs with equivalent experience. We are looking for a recent graduate and/or up-to 3 years of experience. The following skills and abilities will also be a benefit:

An appreciation for consulting and a drive for establishing a self-directed and collaborative practice
Strong technical skills which continually demonstrate capabilities as a consultant
Desire to grow knowledge in approaches to climate change resilience
Capable and enthusiastic about playing an integral role in vulnerability and risk assessments and community engagement
Ability to develop and nurture positive interpersonal relationships with people from varying backgrounds including team members, clients, and partners
Willing to travel to various communities in BC and other geographies of the company both to meet with clients as well as internal project teams
About Us

At Urban Systems:

We are community consultants, brought together by our shared values, and a deep commitment to building vibrant communities.
We’re local, connected and invested in our communities.
We’re built on relationships.
Curiosity and the pursuit of vibrancy inspires us.
We care, and it’s reflected in the work we do and in our culture.
Our Commitment to You

Are you just getting started in your career? You’re in the right place! Join our purpose-driven team today to build your career and be part of our mission to build vibrant communities across Canada. Here’s what you can expect as a part of the Urban Systems team:

Learn and Grow. Grow your career with Urban Systems! You are encouraged to take initiative and shape your career through coaching, in-house learning, technical courses, and more.
Competitive Compensation. Your skills and contributions are valued. You’ll receive competitive compensation, extended health, dental, vision care coverage and more.
Paid Time Off – We encourage all team members to take time off to recharge and spend time with loved ones. Enjoy 3 weeks of paid vacation to start, in addition to statutory days off throughout the year.
Flexible Hours & Work Environment. You have a life outside of work! We offer flexibility in your work schedule and work environment to help you do your best work and meet your commitments.
Work with Inter-Disciplinary Teams. Amazing things happen when you mix creativity, curiosity, teamwork, and a strong desire to collaborate and innovate. You will be part of diverse, inter-disciplinary teams to deliver important work for our clients and their communities.
You’re in Good Company. Build relationships with a dynamic, accountable, and engaged team fueled by our shared purpose. Every branch facilitates connection with a series of events. Did someone say donut days, lunch & learns, team competitions, and more?!
Beautiful Office. Do your best work in office spaces designed with your needs in mind. Each of our 15 offices has its own unique personality and design.
Create Lasting Community Impact. 98% of Urban Systems employees believe that the work we do is important. Join a team of like-minded leaders and work together to bring to life impactful community projects.
How to Apply

If this describes your background, skills and attributes please visit our website for more information and submit your resume and cover letter. If it doesn’t describe you exactly but you feel you are well suited to this opportunity, we encourage you to apply.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday, May 24th 2022 at 9:00 am PDT

Urban Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create an inclusive culture for all employees. Our clients come from all walks of life and so do you. We believe that diversity and unity amongst our teams leads to building vibrant communities

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