Intermediate Traditional Knowledge Facilitator

Stantec Consulting

200-325 25 Street SECalgary, AlbertaT2A7H8

3,000 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for, and we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science. 

Your Opportunity 

Our Indigenous Services team specializes in Indigenous engagement support, Indigenous traditional knowledge and land use studies, and the integration of traditional knowledge into environmental impact assessments across Canada. We have provided cultural resources planning, management, assessment and mitigation services to private sector resource developers, all levels of government, non-governmental groups, and Indigenous communities. We practice respectful collection and interpretation of information in collaboration with Indigenous groups.

This role can be located in Edmonton or Calgary.

Full Time

Professional occupations in business management consulting


Dependent on experience


Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri



Your Key Responsibilities


  • Liaising with project managers and other departments as well as internal and external clients to ensure the delivery of objectives
  • Leading Indigenous Services project teams
  • Undertaking and coordinating proposal writing activities
  • Project management including the creation and management of project budgets and schedules
  • Conducting traditional knowledge and traditional land use studies, including interviews and field studies
  • Reporting, documentation and quality review
  • Completing assessments for regulatory applications
  • Completion of projects efficiently within allocated budgets and timelines
  • Providing guidance and mentorship to junior staff

Your Capabilities and Credentials


  • Experience in team leadership and managing project management
  • Experience in presenting to a variety of audiences including Indigenous and industry clients, regulatory authorities and technical teams
  • Experience in environmental impact assessments
  • Knowledge of Indigenous cultural, historical and political context in Canada
  • Must have a valid driver’s license as travel may be required in this position as project needs dictate
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications

Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (Indigenous studies, anthropology, sociology, geography, archaeology and/or environmental sciences)
  • Relevant consulting experience is an asset, particularly in community-based research
  • Industry-specific safety training certificates is an asset
  • Socio-economics or public health assessment experience is an asset

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

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.