Careers

Woodfibre LNG is committed to ensuring that individuals and businesses from Squamish and surrounding communities are aware of potential job and business opportunities. It is our intention to fill positions and contracts locally where possible.

Current open positions are listed below.

For additional information or questions, please email careers@woodfibrelng.ca.

Indigenous Relations Specialist

Date Posted: July 27, 2018

Deadline:

Our Indigenous Relations Specialist primarily supports our VP, Corporate Affairs in matters pertaining to Indigenous & Government Relations. The successful applicant will support Woodfibre LNG’s interests and obligations through facilitating development and maintenance of productive working relationships with Indigenous entities who have demonstrated interest in the Woodfibre LNG project. This position provides advice and assistance, such as are required, to promote Woodfibre LNG and in ways intended to secure and safeguard the aims, aspirations and rights of all parties including conducting consultation, negotiation and implementation processes to foster project specific agreements between Indigenous Governments and people and the company.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support working with Squamish Nation, the Tsleil-Waututh Nation and other relevant indigenous governments;
  • Ensure we fulfill the conditions of “Squamish Nation Environmental Agreement” and the Squamish Nation “Impact Benefits Agreement”;
  • Interface with EPC contractor to ensure contractor is fulfilling the company’s obligations;
  • Maintain relationship with Indigenous leadership and employees;
  • Provide information materials as they arise;
  • Manage participation to the “Squamish Nation-Woodfibre LNG Working Group”;
  • Manage and maintain the jobs & contracting database;
  • Interface with Government and its agencies on matters related to indigenous peoples;
  • Interface with BC Hydro & Fortis BC as part of their indigenous consultation;
  • Interface and work with other Indigenous groups or entities, as directed;
  • Maintain consultation and meeting logs;
  • Maintain meeting calendars and track action items;
  • Ensure management is kept current with pending and/or evolving issues affecting Indigenous partners, including, but not limited to, court rulings, government policy, agreements reached by other parties;
  • Possible direction and managing of third party consultants;
  • Other duties, as assigned by Supervisor. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline;
  • 5 years in external relations including experience working with Indigenous communities, organizations and/or governments;
  • Past experience within government would be considered an asset;
  • Some exposure in corporate communications;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and interest in Indigenous issues in BC and Canada, including Indigenous governance and community development;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action;
  • Strong written communication ability: specifically, a succinct and professional writing style;
  • Experience facilitating small to medium sized meetings, or an interest in developing those skills
  • High degree of professionalism in representing the organization at meetings with government officials, affiliated organizations, and the public;
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills;
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and with a team;
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple assignments, meeting deadlines and budgets, while ensuring high quality work;
  • Ability and experience with a range of software applications such as MS Office, particularly an intermediate working knowledge of Excel, Word. PowerPoint;
  • May have to travel within Canada. Regular travel to Squamish and other points in the Lower Mainland.

Application guidelines:

Please email your resume to careers@wlng.ca – with subject header Indigenous Relations Specialist.

Thank you in advance for your interest! Please note only qualified candidates with work authorization in Canada will be contacted.

 

About the Company:

At Woodfibre LNG, we are always on the lookout for talent who is as passionate as us in what we do!

We are establishing a new business venture within the Canadian natural gas and LNG export industry. With offices in Vancouver and Squamish, we are currently focusing on the development of a small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing and export facility, located approximately seven kilometres southwest of Squamish, British Columbia – The Woodfibre LNG Project. It is currently anticipated that the Project could export approximately two million tonnes of LNG per year, which is about one-tenth of the anticipated volume of some of the large LNG projects proposed for northern B.C. More details of the project can be found at www.woodfibrelng.ca

Woodfibre LNG Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Senior Communications Specialist

Date Posted: July 6, 2018

Deadline:

The Senior Communications Specialist plays a key role in the creation and implementation of a broad range of communications materials and tactics for Woodfibre LNG – a high profile liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, located in the District of Squamish in British Columbia’s Howe Sound. This role is part of our Corporate Affairs team.

Key Accountabilities:

The successful candidate will work to promote, protect and enhance the reputation of Woodfibre LNG Limited through media relations, issues management and public affairs activities.

  • Works with Corporate Affairs team to develop innovative communications programs to engage the community and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with departments and stakeholders to develop communications plans and activities.
  • Attends progress meetings, identifies customer messaging opportunities, anticipates communication needs and then develops the media to use, well in advance of deployment.
  • Tracks stakeholder comments and concerns and integrates the feedback into the project’s communication strategy
  • Assists with issues management, and identifies, monitors and executes response strategies.
  • Assists with community engagement and stakeholder relations plans and activities i.e., community events.
  • Produces print, digital and video materials for external audiences including online communications channels i.e., Woodfibrelng.ca, askwoodfibrelng.ca, Facebook page and LinkedIn account.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years of experience in corporate communications.
  • Degree in Communications or related field or combination of diploma in Journalism or Public Relations and experience in public relations and/or customer service.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Ability to absorb technical information and present it in non-complex, easily understood written and graphic formats.
  • Experience managing media and crisis communications while working closely with senior executives and stakeholders.
  • Proven experience managing corporate social media channels.
  • Strong organizational skills and keen sense of priorities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet very tight deadlines in an environment with conflicting priorities.
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills.
  • A valid BC driver’s license – this role will be based in our Vancouver office but will involve travel to and from Squamish, BC.

 

Application guidelines:

Please email your resume to careers@wlng.ca – with subject header Senior Communications Specialist.

Thank you in advance for your interest! Please note only qualified candidates with work authorization in Canada will be contacted.

Woodfibre LNG Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.

Legal Counsel

Date Posted: June 6, 2018

Deadline:

Reporting to our VP, Legal, the ideal candidate should possess strong drafting skills, sound judgment, and a pragmatic, effective and creative approach to the in-house legal role. He or She will have substantial experience in natural resource law, with an ability to address a broad range of issues and prepare a variety of agreements, including but not limited to, those relating to following:

  • Natural resource projects in British Columbia
  • Working closely with regulatory authorities and permitting processes
  • Procurement
  • Environmental and regulatory compliance
  • Crown tenures (land and water lots)
  • Tariffs & Trade issues

The candidate will also be assisting human resources and office administration on various in-house legal matters including, but not limited to, employment matters, investigations, policies and office leases.

Experience with a development project is considered an asset. The candidate should be nimble, willing to work outside their comfort zone and creative in finding solutions to new legal and regulatory challenges. As part of a small project team, the candidate can expect to be called upon to provide legal and regulatory support across a range of issues.

The candidate should possess the ability to work closely with other professionals within the organization across a range of backgrounds including engineering, accounting, human resources, communications and regulatory. The candidate will be called upon regularly to quickly absorb and interpret complex issues for these same internal audiences.

Requirements:

  • At least 10 years’ experience in commercial and natural resource related law in British Columbia, and 3 years’ experience supporting human resources and office administration
  • Law degree and current membership in the British Columbia provincial law society
  • Excellent communication, drafting, organizational and planning skills
  • Experience dealing with federal and provincial regulators, First Nations, development of large scale natural resource projects and project insurances in British Columbia is advantageous
  • Experience in providing legal support in the oil & gas, mining, energy or forestry sectors for major projects is highly preferred
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and with a team
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple assignments, meeting deadlines and budgets, while ensuring high quality work
  • Ability and experience with a range of software applications such as MS Office

Application guidelines:

Please email your resume and expected remuneration to careers@wlng.ca – with subject header Legal Counsel.

Thank you in advance for your interest! Please note only qualified candidates with work authorization in Canada will be contacted.

About the Company:

At Woodfibre LNG, we are always on the lookout for talent who is as passionate as us in what we do!

We are establishing a new business venture within the Canadian natural gas and LNG export industry. With offices in Vancouver and Squamish, we are currently focusing on the development of a small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing and export facility, located approximately seven kilometres southwest of Squamish, British Columbia – The Woodfibre LNG Project. It is currently anticipated that the Project could export approximately two million tonnes of LNG per year, which is about one-tenth of the anticipated volume of some of the large LNG projects proposed for northern B.C. More details of the project can be found at www.woodfibrelng.ca

Woodfibre LNG Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.