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AECOM Senior Community Engagement and Communication Specialist in Calgary, Alberta

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

AECOM is seeking an energetic, self-motivated Senior Community Engagement and Communication Specialist to join our team of community engagement, communication, graphic design, facilitation and web design specialists.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Key Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams and project managers to develop strategic community engagement, communication and outreach strategies for environmental assessments, community plans, and infrastructure development projects

  • Leading, planning and coordinating public and stakeholder engagement activities, including in—person and virtual workshops, advisory committees, community meetings, and public open houses

  • Managing communication materials including key messages, FAQs, presentations, digital media, notices, story boards, and discussion guides

  • Leading Indigenous consultations and engagement in Alberta following Aboriginal Consultation Office (ACO) regulatory application process level 1, 2 and 3 including but not limited to pre-consultation assessments, participant involvement program, records of consultation.

  • Evaluating the effectiveness of engagement programs and services

  • Assisting with the management of project budgets and schedules, internal and external document control, and project records

  • Leading and supporting the growth of the community engagement portfolio through the development of project proposals and other business development activities

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree and/or technical diploma; preferred fields are public relations, community engagement, communication, or environmental planning

  • 8 years+ experience in strategic community engagement and communication

  • Must possess a valid class 5 driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • 9+ years professional writing experience including: plain language, web-content, internal and external communications

  • Experience with government relations, media relations, public relations, stakeholder analysis and facilitation are an asset

  • Experience with Indigenous consultation and engagement in Alberta

  • Experience with socio-economic and land resource use studies

  • Experience with Adobe Suite, WordPress, Survey Monkey, Engagement HQ, Social Pinpoint, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, WebEx

  • IAP2, CPRS, IABC, IAF membership or certification

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and remotely if required

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Communications

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 263950BR

Virtual: Yes

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.