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Stantec Community Resilience Specialist in LAUREL, Maryland

Community Resilience Specialist - ( 2200003G )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking a Community Resilience Specialist capable of providing resilience and climate change policy review, project management support, building science research, and technical writing for a diverse team of engineers, architects, building officials, scientists, and planners. The new hire should be capable of proactive project execution with guidance from senior staff. Assumed tasks include successful support of client meetings and stakeholder workshops by providing calendar coordination, draft and final agendas, detailed meeting minutes, and execution of action items. The Community Resilience Specialist will be responsible for support of final delivery of products that are on budget, on time, and meet or exceed client expectations. This role includes coordination with senior staff on deliverable timelines, facilitation of technical reviews with SMEs, and final confirmation of grammar and formatting. The Community Resilience Specialist will work with senior staff to respond to RFPs and evaluate business development opportunities. This hire should have a strong technical research background with the ability to summarize findings in a succinct and thorough manner which can be understood by other technically proficient individuals and, at times, laymen as well. Strong communications skills including PowerPoint presentations, report and curriculum preparations, and technical emails are required. A general interest in resilience policy, climate change, equity, inclusion, hazard mitigation, emergency management, urban planning, stormwater systems, and building science is preferred. Experience in GIS software, data visualization, mapping, planning, database management, and disaster grant funding is a plus.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Researching technical government and private sector documents

  • Facilitating stakeholder feedback through surveys and workshops

  • Providing interpretation of government requirements including resilience policies, building codes and floodplain ordinances

  • Summarizing technical documents/requirements into layman’s terms through written and verbal communication

  • Supporting the preparation of technical reports and presentations which summarize findings

  • Designating tasks and responsibilities to internal staff, as well as partners and subconsultants

  • Providing technical writing, curriculum development, and formatting reviews of key deliverables

  • Supporting project management requirements including project reporting and safety assessments

  • Contributing to RFPs and business development.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Willing to be a team player as part of a diverse team of professionals

  • Ability to work flexible hours to respond to immediate project needs

Education and Experience

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT), Professional Engineering (PE), Registered Architect (RA), American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM), equivalent certification, or ability to attain similar certification within 24 months.

  • Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Planning, or equivalent is required

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 : United States-Maryland-Laurel

Job : Environmental Planner

Organization : BC-2028 Environmental Services-US Maryland

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 14, 2022, 8:31:27 AM

Req ID: 2200003G

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.

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