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Stantec Built Heritage, Cultural Heritage Consultant in Markham, Ontario

Built Heritage, Cultural Heritage Consultant - ( 2100009X )


Designing with community in mind, we are grounded in safety, quality, sustainability, 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 are 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 looking for an Intermediate to Senior level Cultural Heritage Specialist to join our growing team in Ontario. Working alongside a team of heritage professionals, the position offers opportunities to work on a wide range of heritage projects ranging from municipal heritage planning and conservation to federal environmental assessments and complex infrastructure development. The Cultural Heritage team at Stantec works across disciplines leveraging the diverse skillset of a wide range of professionals including Landscape Architects, Planners, Engineers, and a wide range of specialists.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Leading heritage pursuits and project delivery;

  • Managing heritage projects of various types, sizes and complexities;

  • Providing advice and guidance for heritage related matters for a variety of stakeholders, internal and external including municipal, provincial, and federal;

  • Managing compliance with relevant industry or sector requirements;

  • Conducting site visits to determine the presence of potential heritage resources;

  • Analyzing and reporting on research findings on a broad range of historical research topics throughout Ontario;

  • Conducting primary and secondary research through online resources and in-person data gathering at libraries, archives, and museums;

  • Identifying and coordinating other technical areas required to deliver projects, as needed;

  • Identifying business development opportunities; meeting with existing and prospective clients; and participating in multi-disciplinary proposals;

  • Assisting with marketing of technical expertise, as required.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential;

  • Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team;

  • Excellent research and organizational skills, including experience with archival, primary, and secondary source research;

  • Knowledge of relevant policies and legislation related to heritage practices and environmental assessment in Ontario;

  • Familiarity in land use planning, including policy review;

  • Proven writing skills and authorship of heritage reports ( writing samples may be requested prior to interview);

  • Recognized as a specialist within Ontario in the Heritage Resources area;

  • Applicants must be willing to travel within Ontario, have flexible availability, and have a valid Ontario driver’s license.

Education and Experience

  • Experience at conducting cultural heritage resource studies for a variety of development sectors;

  • Master’s degree in public history, urban planning, heritage conservation, architecture, or in a related discipline with 5 – 10 years of relevant experience (working in the heritage profession or related field) or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education;

  • Member of CAHP is preferred;

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-Ontario-Waterloo

Other Locations : Canada-Ontario-London, Canada-Ontario-Stoney Creek, Canada-Ontario-Markham, Canada-Ontario-Ottawa

Job : Archaeologist

Organization : BC-1609 Environmental Services-CA Ontario West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 8, 2021, 10:09:41 AM

Req ID: 2100009X

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