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Monday, November 22, 2010

Job Posting - Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal Affairs â€" Traditional Studies Specialist
Golder Associates Ltd., Calgary

Job Responsibilities
Golder Associates Ltd. is currently recruiting for an Aboriginal Affairs
â€" Traditional Studies Specialist to join our Cultural Sciences Group.
The successful candidate will participate in conducting Traditional
Studies (Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Land Use) and advising on
Aboriginal consultation within a variety of projects. The
responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Advise clients on aboriginal consultation requirements and strategies
Coordinate and direct the work through project teams
Manage and monitor project timelines
Assist with proposal requests
Prepare Traditional Knowledge sections for Environmental Impact Assessment
Prepare field programs according to project objectives and timelines
Conduct interviews in Aboriginal communities
Liaise with internal Project Managers and external Clients

Job Requirements:
The successful candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

Masters degree in relevant discipline: sociology, anthropology, native
studies etc.
5 plus years recent experience contributing to an Environmental Impact
Demonstrated experience with proposal and report writing
Experience working with Aboriginal communities
Awareness of culturally sensitive issues
Ability to manage multiple projects
Proven ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external
Exceptional organizational skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills

In addition, the preferred candidate will have the following attributes:

Strong team player; able to work with multi disciplines to achieve a
common goal
Adaptable; able to quickly adapt to project scope changes
Delivers; always remain client focused

Additional Information:
At Golder Associates, we strive to be the most respected global group
specializing in ground engineering and environmental services.
Employee-owned since our formation in 1960, we have created a unique
culture with pride in ownership, resulting in long-term organizational
stability. Our professionals take the time to build an understanding of
our clients’ needs and of the specific environments in which they
operate. Golder has experienced steady growth in the number of people we
employ and our technical capabilities. We now employ over 7,000 people
who operate from more than 160 offices across Africa, Asia, Australia,
Europe, North America and South America. In Canada, Golder Associates Ltd.
has been consistently named as both one of Canada’s 50 Best Employers
and as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Private Companies.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply on-line at in
the Career/Canada section. No phone calls please, only those candidates
whose background closely matches the opportunity will be contacted for an

Competition will close when a suitable candidate is found.
Thank you for your interest in Golder Associates Ltd.

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