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WSP Canada

Senior Human Health Risk Assessor Vancouver, BC 2022-10-23

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
5 days ago
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 55,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 9,800+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects .

At WSP :

•We value our people and our reputation
•We are locally dedicated with international scale
•We are future focused and challenge the status quo
•We foster collaboration in everything we do
•We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable


We are a global leader in the Earth and Environment sector, made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder. Globally headquartered in Montreal, where it all began, we proudly serve communities from coast to coast and beyond. With Golder now part of our WSP team, we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources, expertise, and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from marine biologists to geophysicists to geotechnical engineers and more.

Tackle some of the worlds biggest problems on its largest projects by being a member of the human health risk assessment team at WSP. As a member of this team, you are also automatically part of something much bigger and influential. Identify risks to people, the environment very early in the project development and then be part of the team that addresses those risks by adjusting the project to future ready by formulating solutions that are climate neutral, risk neutral and provide social and economic benefits to the communities where they are situated.
Why WSP?

• We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
• Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
• Our Hybrid Work Policy - a combination of in-person and remote working, enables us to purposefully think of how we work, who we need to work with, and where the work should be done.
• A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
• A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAre WSP

A day in the life:

• Bringing your talents, training, enthusiasm, and solution-oriented focus to work as a valued and respected member of our multi-disciplinary team of professionals as we tackle some of the world's most challenging environmental problems and deliver some of the world's most innovative and relevant solutions
• You'll be Contributing to the business and technical mission of a multi-disciplinary team environment within Mine Environment and related technical discipline groups
• Conducting literature reviews on toxicology, environmental chemistry, public health and related topics; preparing report summaries and/or critical analysis
• Summarizing and interpreting datasets, statistical analysis, and preparing written and graphical material for incorporating into reports and presentations
• Implementation of quality assurance/quality control measures applicable to the task
• Assisting with environmental assessments, risk assessments and environmental monitoring

What you'll bring to WSP:

• Master's degree in biological sciences, toxicology, public health or related field
• Eligibility for professional registration as a Registered Professional Biologist or other applicable professional regulatory body
• 10+ years of experience
• Background in human health toxicology, risk assessment, public health, or related discipline
• Sound working understanding of environmental chemistry to support biological/ecological studies relating to contaminants
• Strong quantitative skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Passion for working in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team environment
• Strong interpersonal, communication and innovative thinking skills are essential
• Valid BC Driver's licence
• A positive demeanour towards carrying out your work safely and supporting the safe work of those you work with

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY .

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