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Are you someone with strong leadership and technical capabilities? Do you enjoy working collaboratively in a team environment and building both internal and external relationships? Are you a thoughtful leader, a trusted advisor and a problem solver? If you enjoy entrepreneurship and innovation in a flexible work environment, this opportunity is for you! As someone with excellent communication skills and business acumen, you will thrive in our fast-paced and agile environment.
Are you interested in working on high-profile, major infrastructure projects? Are you interested in community engagement, community development and/or community outreach? Do you want to help design conversations with the public, agencies and businesses about how planning, urban design and engineering projects can support communities? Are you committed to designing and facilitating better ways to engage people in real conversations about the future? If these questions describe the kind of work that you love doing, this job is for you!
Dillon’s Community Planning (Central and Eastern Ontario) operating team is looking for a Senior Engagement Specialist to join our multidisciplinary team of planning and stakeholder engagement professionals in our Toronto, Oakville, or Hamilton offices.
We are looking for someone who wants to help lead community-based consultation programs for high-profile, major transit and transportation infrastructure projects that will shape the future of our cities and neighbourhoods.
The ideal candidate has the interest, technical background, and skills needed to be able to help design, facilitate and lead a wide range of meetings and consultation activities with organizations, agencies and the public. With a desire to take a leading role in project delivery, they enjoy team work and want to support junior staff in their technical growth. As someone with excellent communication skills, a genuine passion for community engagement and a solid sense of business acumen, the ideal candidate will thrive in our fast-paced business environment.
We work in a collaborative team environment where a diversity of opinions and thoughts are welcome. As a consulting firm, we are always looking for new opportunities to connect with clients and communities. We welcome applicants who also enjoy entrepreneurship and innovation in a flexible work environment.
What your day will look like
Community Planning and Stakeholder Engagement
Please note that the this role will require in-person attendance at meetings or events held at various locations in the GTA, therefore the candidate needs to be located within commuting distance of our Toronto, Oakville or Hamilton offices.
Learning and Development
What you will need to succeed****
Dillon offers competitive salaries, health benefits, flexible work arrangements and a generous retirement savings plan. Our work week is 37.5 hours.
Why choose Dillon
Dillon is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results. We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation, and are empowered to continually grow and develop.
We live our core values:
In addition, we offer:
Employee share purchase plan
Dillon is 100% employee owned and share ownership is open to all full-time regular employees
A competitive compensation package
Comprehensive health benefits
Generous retirement savings plan
Student loan repayment assistance with matching employer contributions
Flexible work hours
Dillon values its staff and the contributions that are made each day and understands that work arrangements can differ based on personal needs and business needs. We are taking a trust-based approach to oﬀer a variety of ﬂexible work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.
Learning and Development opportunities
As a knowledge-based business, the organic growth of our knowledge and skills occur through our work performance and roles. The creation and sharing of knowledge allows us to take local knowledge to scale, capture lessons learned through experience, and continuously improve service delivery. The development of self and others is an evident and measured core behaviour within our organization
We use a composite approach to development including coaching to build the how, mentoring to share lessons, advising to round out perspectives, and co-creation of knowledge through internal learning opportunities
Focus on Innovation
The ability to anticipate, examine, and adopt new and innovative solutions is a crucial driver for the continual and progressive advancement of our business performance. In our culture, people are empowered to reflect and question current practices and seek forward looking solutions to today’s problems and tomorrow’s opportunities
Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
A variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employees
Our employees can take advantage of wellness subsidy that can be put towards expenses for a variety of health and/or wellness related activities such as gym membership, purchase of home fitness equipment, yoga classes and dance classes
Dillon is a proudly Canadian, employee-owned, professional consulting firm specializing in planning, engineering, environmental science and management. We partner with clients to provide committed, collaborative, and inventive solutions to complex, multi-faceted projects. With over 20 offices and more than 1000 employees across Canada, Dillon offers a wide range of services related to building and improving facilities and infrastructure, protecting the environment, and developing communities.
Now operating for over 75 years, we continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. Dillon has been listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 17 years and has the distinction of having achieved Platinum Club member status in this program.
Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Dillon**:**
Dillon is committed to the principles of employment equity, inclusiveness, and diversity within our organization. We strive to achieve a workplace where opportunities are based on skills and abilities and that respects and values differences.
Inclusion is more than a word to us, it is the way we choose to run our business.
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