Environmental Planner/Regulatory Specialist

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Opportunity ID 241-20171222 Location Edmonton, Alberta
Type Full Time Experience (Years) 10+
Date Posted March 8, 2018 Expertise(s) Environmental Assessment & Planning, Regulatory Authorizations
Deadline Open Third-Party Recruiter No

why you should be interested

Associated Environmental Consultants is part of the Associated Engineering Group of companies; employee-owned, Canadian and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. We provide a wide range of environmental consulting services to a client base that is well diversified between public and private sectors. Our environmental science and management services are well integrated with those of our engineering colleagues, providing opportunities to work with talented people across disciplines and throughout western and northern Canada.

We offer a culture that promotes entrepreneurial spirit within the stability of a well-established company. Our growing Edmonton office provides many professional development and advancement opportunities for those with an aptitude for consulting.


As part of a team of professionals this role includes technical and project/proposal leadership, regulatory liaison, mentoring, strategic planning, and business development. Critical attributes for this role are a high level of scientific skill, solid project management skills, a desire to pursue new and interesting projects, and a desire to support the development of other staff. Some travel is required for this position.

how you'll contribute to our company

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Leading regulatory processes and directing environmental assessments
  • Preparing high quality reports, including permits and regulatory documents
  • Managing projects, including budget and schedule management, client liaison, technical leadership, and coordinating project teams
  • Performing business development activities, including proposal writing; and developing and managing client relationships
  • Leading projects through a range of federal, provincial, and municipal regulatory processes
  • Mentoring other staff

what you will bring to the table

You should have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, or preferably, a Graduate degree in an Environmental discipline (e.g. biology, environmental science, geography, earth science, or soil/reclamation science)
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in consulting (with an Alberta focus)
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with Alberta’s regulatory framework and who hold a professional designation (P. Ag, P. Biol., P. Geol., RPF)
  • Familiarity with applicable municipal, provincial and federal bylaws, regulations, and Acts
  • History of integrating environmental requirements into engineering projects at the proposal, business development, pre-design, design, and construction phases
  • Project management experience
  • A demonstrable track record in successful business development in both the private and public sectors
  • Effective leadership and collaboration skills

how you'll showcase your fit to the position

If you have the right background and would like to join a Platinum Club Member of Canada's Best Managed Companies Program, please forward your resume in confidence to:

Human Resources
Associated Engineering
500-9888 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 5C6 

Fax: 250-545-3654
E-Mail: hr-env@ae.ca

Please include position title and location in the subject line if you are e-mailing your application. We thank all applicants, but will only contact those candidates selected for interviews.

AE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBT community to apply. For applicants with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We are also committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information and as such, it will be used for recruitment and employment purposes only.