Junior Historical Researcher/Cultural Heritage Specialist
City : Markham
Industry : Materials & Construction
Employer : Stantec
Junior Historical Researcher/Cultural Heritage Specialist - ( 23000209 )
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.
Our Environmental Services group is seeking a Junior Historical Researcher/Cultural Heritage Specialist to work at one of our Ontario office locations. As the successful candidate, you will assist in the production of Cultural Heritage Evaluation Reports, Cultural Heritage Existing Conditions and Preliminary Impact Assessments, Heritage Impact Assessments, Heritage Conservation District Studies and Plans, and other reporting as necessary. This is a one-year maternity leave, contract role in a hybrid work environment.
Your Key Responsibilities
The position requires you to:
- Conduct primary and secondary research online and in-person at libraries, archives, and museums
- Conduct site visits to determine the presence of potential heritage resources
- Analyze and report on research findings on a broad range of historical research topics across Ontario
Your Capabilities and Credentials
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential
- Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently remotely, if necessary
- Applicants must be willing to travel within Ontario, have a flexible availability, and have a valid Ontario driver’s license
- Experience at conducting cultural heritage resource studies for a variety of development sectors is an asset, but not mandatory
- Knowledge of relevant policies and legislation related to heritage practices and environmental assessment in Ontario is an asset, but not required
- Writing samples may be requested prior to interviews
Education and Experience
Undergraduate or graduate degree in history, heritage conservation, or a similar field from a recognized post-secondary institution
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.
Benefits Summary: Full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.
Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.
Primary Location : Canada-Ontario-London
Other Locations : Canada-Ontario-Markham, Canada-Ontario-Ottawa, Canada-Ontario, Canada-Ontario-Waterloo
Organization : BC-1609 EnvSvcs-CA Ontario West
Employee Status : Temporary
Job Level : Entry Level
Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : May 5, 2023, 12:33:14 PM
Req ID: 23000209
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