AECOM Senior Cultural Heritage Specialist in Richmond Hill, Ontario

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Position Title Senior Cultural Heritage Specialist

Canada - Ontario

Richmond Hill

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Cultural Heritage Specialist. This role will be based in our Richmond Hill, ON office. Reporting to the Technical Practice Manager in the CRM department this individual will be the lead for heritage studies conducted in Ontario for a wide array of federal, provincial and municipal governments and agencies as well as private sector clients.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Over-seeing the completion of Heritage Screening, Evaluation, and Impact Assessment Reports, Heritage Conservation Plans, HCD and related studies

  • Work with and mentor less experienced cultural heritage staff within the department

  • In addition to technical responsibilities, will participate in business development activities to aid in the expansion of AECOM’s service delivery client range

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the fields of Heritage Planning, Architectural History, Cultural Heritage Studies, Canadian History or related discipline

  • 8+ years experience in Cultural Heritage with at least five year’s experience in a consulting context

  • Eligibility for membership with the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP)

  • Must have a detailed working knowledge of and demonstrable experience in working with relevant provincial and federal legislation and heritage policy including but not limited to the Ontario Heritage Act, Planning Act, Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Provincial Heritage Properties, Ontario Heritage Bridge Guidelines, Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada and federal, provincial and municipal EA Acts)

  • Demonstrable experience in business development in heritage field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree

  • Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence

  • Experience with Ontario Archaeology

  • Professional Membership in good standing with the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP)

  • Eligible to obtain federal security clearance

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Planning

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187222BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.