Sr. Specialist, Community Engagement Job (Vancouver)

Job Overview

Vancouver, British Columbia
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Extensive Exp. Required (9+ Years)

Job Description

Our Environmental Services Group (ESG) provides our clients with expertise in climate change, environmental assessment & management, noise & vibration, social impact management, sustainable development design, and water resources. With your help, we can build extraordinary things that co-exist, and benefit local communities and habitats.


A successful project needs to do more than deliver on its intended purpose. It needs to address the needs of its residents and provide real, tangible benefits for the surrounding community. It must wholeheartedly embrace the mantra of leaving it better than we found it, ensuring a brighter future for the lives it affects.


Inclusion and collaboration with local communities is the key to successful project delivery. In a practice that’s growing, you will be part of Hatch’s Community Engagement Practice that collaborates with clients, communities, stakeholders, and Hatch’s engineering teams to create mutually beneficial and sustainable metals, energy and infrastructure projects. The opportunity is unique: Hatch’s wealth of technical engineering experience combined with community insights creates an inclusive vision for clients’ projects – and we are helping to make this a reality.

Hatch is currently seeking a Sr. Specialist, Community Engagement that will be an integral part of a growing practice in Vancouver. 

As the successful candidate, you will: 

  • Support the delivery of innovative solutions for our clients on engagement for a variety of stakeholders, including but not limited to: Indigenous groups, communities, academia, non-governmental organizations, government, media
  • Record, research, identify and anticipate any social risks to project development, including solutions to meet these challenges
  • Assist resource or infrastructure companies as they deliver upon their socioeconomic commitments and develop plans to meet industry best practices
  • Support community and stakeholder engagement activities by facilitating and attending meetings, developing records of consultation, and coordinating community needs
  • Assist clients through consultation required for environmental assessments in collaboration with our Environmental Services Group (ESG)
  • Identify client opportunities with project managers across the Hatch organization and externally
  • Share your experiences with colleagues and clients at speaking events, networking events, conferences, webinars and through online blog posts

You bring to the role: 

  • Post-secondary education in communications, conflict management, or sustainability
  • Minimum of 7-10 years’ experience in community and stakeholder engagement or communications 
  • Creative and approachable with a willingness recommend innovative solutions to clients
  • Experience working on major projects
  • Willingness for both domestic and international travel as work requires
  • Effective, open communication and presentation style with the ability to plan and deliver best in class, high quality deliverables
  • A willingness to proactively meet clients needs whether big or small

Preferred: “Go-getter” attitude, optimistic and resilient, ability to be flexible, learn and perform challenging tasks outside area of skills and experience

Core Competencies:  Leadership, Consultative, entrepreneurial, relationship builder, implementer, networker, collaborator.


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