CURRENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Hemmera is constantly growing. We seek and employ the best people who grow their careers with us. Take a look at our job openings and consider how working for Hemmera could lead to better opportunities for you. For more information, email opportunities@hemmera.com.

Aquatic Biologist (Burnaby, BC)

You’re an experienced Aquatic Biologist who has led freshwater field studies, authored reports, and written environmental assessments relating to aquatic species and ecosystems. You have strong leadership skills and experience working collaboratively on interdisciplinary teams. You’re committed to delivering high-quality work to Hemmera’s existing clients as well as pursuing new opportunities. You are looking for new opportunities to grow your career within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial.

Your Responsibilities

In your role, you will have the opportunity to take on a wide variety of tasks. Some examples are:

  • Planning and executing aquatic studies and preparing technical reports.
  • Providing technical and regulatory expertise on projects that interact with aquatic environments.
  • Supporting the development of components for environmental assessments relating to aquatic species and ecosystems.
  • Managing or coordinating projects from proposals through to the delivery of quality reports.
  • Leading or contributing to the development of regulatory submissions, including Water Sustainability Act notifications and approvals, DFO requests for review and authorizations, Riparian Area Protection Regulation, and municipal permitting.
  • Marketing Hemmera’s full range of services to existing and potential clients through client meetings, participation in workshops, conferences and similar activities.
  • Liaising with regulatory agencies, stakeholders and Indigenous peoples.
  • Mentoring junior staff.

 

About you

You are a passionate and solutions-oriented with the following skills:

  • A university degree in biology or a related field.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio or P.Biol.) or eligibility for a designation.
  • 3 – 8 years of progressive experience.
  • Experience planning and executing biological programs and teams.
  • Understanding of freshwater fish, and their habitats, in British Columbia.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience working with provincial regulators and municipal authorities on permits and authorizations related to the aquatic environment
  • Experience working with federal regulators on permits and authorizations.
  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.
  • Experience undertaking and managing construction environmental monitoring.
  • Experience with offsetting and habitat compensation in aquatic environments.
  • Project management experience or a PMP certification.
  • Experience with client liaison and business development.
  • Statistical analysis experience.

About us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our recent acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals and the Hemmera Halloween costume contest, baking as well as putting on the best Hemmera Huddles.  We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

The role is based in our Burnaby office, but you may be required to travel throughout BC and across Canada and Internationally for short periods of time. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing you being located in our Victoria office or one of our satellite offices. Learn more about our hiring practices during covid.

This is a full time position

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Hydrotechnical or Water Resources Engineer (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for a Hydrotechnical or Water Resources Engineer to join our BC team. You’ll work across a variety of interesting and challenging projects. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients. This is a part-time opportunity with the potential to grow into a full-time role.

In your role, you will have the opportunity to take on a wide variety of tasks and support our technical experts with some of the following:

  • Mine surface water management projects
  • Flood Risk Assessment and Inundation Mapping
  • Storm Water management projects
  • Field work as required
  • Assisting with proposals and other business development opportunities
About you

You are a passionate and solutions-oriented with the following skills:

  • Ideally 2 – 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Masters or PhD degree in Water Resources or Hydrotechnical Engineering
  • Registered as an EIT or P.Eng with EGBC
  • Experience with 2D hydraulic modeling, such as HEC-RAS 2D and running hydrology models such as, HEC-HMS and PCSWMM
  • Experience using analysis and mapping with Arc-GIS and AutoCAD
  • Knowledgeable in Water Balance Analysis using GoldSIM
  • Experience running statistical analysis software such as Hyfran Plus or HydroFreq
  • Strong people skills with an ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including report and proposal writing.

About us

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for sustainable growth and balanced development for our clients. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers progressive environmental services in Geosciences, Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, and Human Environment.

With primary office locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

Learn more about our hiring practices during covid.

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Junior Environmental Scientist/Engineer/Technologist (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients. Your primary focus will be to assist project managers and senior scientists and engineers with contaminated sites related projects. You will be a junior engineer, environmental scientist, or environmental technologist with an educational background in contaminated sites investigation and remediation. Experience working outdoors is an asset as your job is expected to be 80 – 100% in the field.

About the role:

  • Working closely with Project Managers and senior field technologists to perform activities such as: groundwater monitoring, soil sampling, air monitoring, test pitting, borehole drilling, groundwater monitoring well installation, surveying, construction environmental monitoring, data tabulation, environmental data interpretation, and coordination with field subcontractors. 
  • Responsibility for adhering to health and safety plans and quality processes on all work, project and reports
  • Writing quick/clear/concise reports, clearly describe observations and work activities in writing, and provide regular and succinct phone or e-mail communications to senior staff, from the field. 
About you: 
  • Bachelor of Science in environmental science or engineering or a Technical Diploma in environmental technology.
  • Entry level <1 year industry experience preferably within contaminated sites
  • Ability to be registered as a Professional (EIT, GIT, A.Ag., BIT) is preferable
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities and detailed oriented
  • Comfortable working with small tools or environmental equipment (e.g., water quality meters, air monitoring equipment, etc.)
  • Proficient with computers and various programs (Word, Excel, ESdat)
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work with intermediate and senior staff and within project teams on various projects of differing complexity
  • Ability to work effectively with environmental subcontractors
  • Willingness to work outside in adverse weather conditions for potentially long periods at a time
  • Willingness to travel and work in potentially remote locations
  • Ability and willingness to learn and hit the ground running on a wide variety of projects

This role will be in our Burnaby office, travelling to client and project locations as needed.

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for sustainable growth and balanced development for our clients. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers progressive environmental services in Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, and Human Environment.

By providing quality services to our clients, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work. With primary office locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

Learn more about our hiring practices during covid.

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Marine Biologist (Burnaby, BC)

You’re an experienced Marine Biologist who has led field studies, undertaken statistical analyses and assisted in writing baseline reports and/or environmental assessment chapters relating to marine species and ecosystems. You have strong leadership skills and experience working collaboratively on interdisciplinary teams. You’re committed to delivering high-quality work to Hemmera’s existing clients as well as pursuing new projects. You are looking for new opportunities to grow your career within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial.

In your role, you will have the opportunity to take on a wide variety of tasks from the project proposal stage through to the delivery of quality reports. Some examples are:

  • Planning and executing marine baseline studies
  • Preparing technical reports or Aquatic Effects Assessments (including mitigation measures to offset marine construction).
  • Providing technical and regulatory expertise on projects that interact with marine environments.
  • Supporting the development of components for environmental assessments.
  • Leading or contributing to the development of regulatory applications (e.g. DFO Fisheries Act Authorization, Disposal at Sea Permit).
  • Marketing Hemmera’s full range of services to existing and potential clients through client meetings, participation in workshops, conferences and similar activities (either virtually, or as appropriate based on COVID considerations).
  • Liaising with regulatory agencies and Indigenous peoples.
  • Mentoring junior staff.

About you

You are a passionate and solutions-oriented with the following skills:

  • A university degree in biology or a related field.
  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio or P.Biol.) or eligibility for a designation.
  • A minimum of 3 to 6 years of progressive experience.
  • Experience planning/cordinating and excecuting marine biology field programs.
  • Understanding of marine fish and fish habitats in the Pacific northwest.
  • Experience working on regulatory permits and authorizations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

Bonus Points

The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience with ports, terminals, marine infrastructure, and shipping in BC or elsewhere in Canada.
  • Knowledge and experience identifying marine species in the Pacific northwest.
  • Experience with offsetting and habitat compensation in the marine environment.
  • Experience with client liaison and business development.

About us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our recent acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re extremely competitive when it comes to winning proposals and the Hemmera Halloween costume contest, baking as well as putting on the best Hemmera Huddles.  We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together.

The role is based in our Burnaby office, but you may be required to travel throughout BC and across Canada and Internationally for short periods of time. If you’re the right person for the job, we are open to discussing you being located in our Victoria office or one of our satellite offices. Learn more about our hiring practices during covid.

This is a full time position

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Practice Leader, Geochemistry / Water Quality (Burnaby, Whitehorse, Calgary or Oakville)

We are looking for a Senior Geochemist / Water Quality Expert to join our team as Practice Leader. You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As an expert in geochemistry, water quality assessment and management, you bring scientific/technical mastery, sophisticated regulatory understanding, leadership skills, business acumen, and an entrepreneurial spirit along with a keen interest in growing and evolving the business, leading teams, and mentoring staff.

About the role:

  • Provide leadership to our strategic initiative to grow water services across Canada.
  • Develop and maintain key client relationships and support growth of the team and business.
  • Support project design, permitting and environmental assessment of diverse projects by contributing your expertise in geochemistry and water quality assessment and management, ideally within the mining sector.
  • Work seamlessly with multi-disciplinary teams, including hydrogeologists, hydrologists, biologists, and engineers.
  • Provide expert support and advice within and outside of the organization.
  • Mentor and develop staff.

About us:

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers comprehensive environmental services to a broad range of clients across Canada.

About you: 
  • Recognized as an expert in geochemistry / water quality with a dedication to and passion for your discipline.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience providing waste and water quality management services within the mining sector.
  • P.Geo. or equivalent professional designation in BC or ON and preferrable other Canadian provinces and territories.
  • Consulting acumen, including an entrepreneurial spirit, strong self-direction, and overarching belief in client satisfaction.
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in leading, mentoring, and training staff.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills, with proficiency in a second language including French or Spanish an advantage.

This is a full time position

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Practice Leader, Hydrology / Hydrotechnical Engineering (Vancouver, Calgary, Whitehorse or Oakville)

We are looking for a Senior Hydrologist or Hydrotechnical Engineer to join our team as Practice Leader. You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As an expert in hydrology and water resource management, you bring scientific/technical mastery, sophisticated regulatory understanding, leadership skills, business acumen, and an entrepreneurial spirit along with a keen interest in growing and evolving the business, leading teams, and mentoring staff. This role may be based from either of our locations in Vancouver, Whitehorse, Calgary or Oakville.

About the role:

  • Provide leadership to our strategic initiative to grow water services across Canada.
  • Develop and maintain key client relationships and support growth of the team and business.
  • Support project design, permitting and environmental assessment of diverse projects by contributing your expertise in hydrology, water resource planning and management, ideally within the mining sector.
  • Work seamlessly with multi-disciplinary teams, including hydrogeologists, hydrologists, biologists, and engineers.
  • Provide expert support and advice within and outside of the organization.
  • Mentor and develop staff

 

About you

 

  • Recognized as an expert in hydrology / hydrotechnical engineering with a dedication to and passion for your discipline.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience providing hydrology, water balance and water management within the mining sector.
  • Experience with flood planning and management for large infrastructure and municipal projects are an asset.
  • P.Eng., P.Geo. or equivalent professional designation in BC or ON and preferrable other Canadian provinces and territories.
  • Consulting acumen, including an entrepreneurial spirit, strong self-direction, and overarching belief in client satisfaction.
  • Strong people skills and an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in leading, mentoring, and training staff.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills, with proficiency in a second language including French or Spanish an advantage.

About us

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our recent acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

This is a full time position

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Project Manager (Burnaby, BC)

You’re an experienced Project Manager with a reputation for providing high-quality service to clients. You want to deliver environmental impact assessments, regulatory and permitting support and studies to clients with the support of a highly competent and collaborative team as well as be mentored by the best in the business. You’re looking to grow your career within a company that shares your values and is strongly entrepreneurial.

About the role:

In your role, you will have the opportunity to take on a wide variety of tasks. Some examples are:

  • Serving as a primary point of contact for internal and external clients in the delivery of environmental planning and ecological services.
  • Developing client relationships that facilitate successful delivery of projects and the maintenance of future and ongoing opportunities.
  • Overseeing projects involving multiple service areas and subcontractors.
  • Overseeing project deliverables, including quality, technical content, and consistency with client expectations.
  • Reviewing and preparing client invoices, including expenses, sub-contractor and supplier invoices, rate reviews and billing titles
  • Managing purchase orders and change orders
  • Leading Project Controls including tracking project budgets, monitoring accounts payable and receivables, schedule management, cost forecasting and accruals preparation
  • Promoting a positive work environment through a culture of teamwork and cooperation within the office, region, and between other areas of the organization.

 

About you 
  • A university degree in Environmental Sciences or related field.

  • 3-5 years’ experience managing projects, including budgets and schedules, in an environmental consulting setting.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to think independently and strategically, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated and employ a strong work initiative.

  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

Bonus Points
The following attributes may give you a competitive edge:

  • Ability to support report preparation and experience with technical writing.

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.

  • A professional designation (e.g., R.P.Bio or P.Biol.) or eligibility for a designation.

  • Experience collaborating with Indigenous peoples.

  • Experience with business development.

  • Experience with ports, terminals and/or transportation in BC, Canada, USA or internationally.

We are a Canadian environmental consultancy, entrepreneurial in its essence. Our recent acquisition by Ausenco has poised us for growth, and we’re looking for talented environmental professionals to support that growth. Hemmera recognizes that every individual’s contribution is essential to The Hemmera Way. Diversity is integral to who we are, and how we work together. At Hemmera we support and promote a welcoming, inclusive workplace in which our individual differences are valued. We offer a flexible work environment, competitive rewards, and the opportunity for innovation, collaboration, and ownership of projects. Hemmera is a values-driven business committed to sustainability.

You will be part of Hemmera’s Environmental Planning and Ecology (EPE) Line of Business. We are a collaborative and team-oriented group. We work hard to provide exceptional customer service and high-quality deliverables to our clients, and we also have a lot of fun. We’re a supportive and collaborative bunch who help each other excel and succeed together. Click to learn more about our hiring practices during covid

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Proposals Coordinator (Burnaby, BC)

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent time management, communication, and people skills to join the Hemmera team.  As a Proposal Coordinator you will work closely with proposal teams across Hemmera’s business lines, to prepare and produce proposals.

 About the role:

  • Coordinate and perform tasks throughout the proposal development process including daily bid site scanning, coordinating, and leading proposal evaluation meetings and win theme discussions; ensuring all content is in place, edited and formatted to create concise and innovative proposals.
  • Work with proposal teams to develop and articulate win-themes and key messages, and ensure they are consistently integrated into relevant sections of proposals.
  • Prepare and coordinate input for covers, layouts and proposal sections.
  • Translate key concepts into clear and powerful graphics for proposals.
  • Provide or coordinate (as appropriate) the compliance review and quality assurance/final proof reading of proposals for required criteria, content, consistency, and branding.
  • Coordinate or perform the formatting and production of proposals, to ensure quality end-products that are consistently produced and follow company practices/standards; working with the Reception team to ensure proposals are submitted to the client on time and follow the required client specifications.
  • Complete proposal close-out tasks following proposal submittal, confirming opportunity record detail is accurate, new project descriptions are added to CRM and new boilerplate is identified for future use.
  • Work with technical teams to gather and include client debrief information in the customer relationship management (CRM) system.
  • Coordinate internal proposal debriefs where recommended by Hemmera’s Proposal Manager; collate and distribute lessons learned, for review and consideration for continual improvement.
  • Generate weekly and monthly reports from the customer relationship management (CRM) system.
  • Provide various proposal training support as requested by Hemmera’s Proposal Manager (e.g., CRM, onboarding) 
About you
  • Minimum three – five years of experience coordinating technical proposals with proven success.

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or Communications from an accredited institution.

  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office software and Adobe Acrobat Professional.

  • Proven success in creating winning proposals.

 Your other important attributes:

  • Excellent team player and can work collaboratively with others

  • Effective communicator (written and verbal) and makes best use of interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to perform under solid pressure and tight deadlines.

  • Effective project management skills for several proposals at one time.

  • Keen eye for detail with solid copy-editing, grammar, style, spelling and punctuation skills; should be able to rework technical content for a wider audience.

  • Has a creative flair, using expert knowledge of office productivity applications and graphics software to produce high-caliber proposals.

  • Must be self-motivated, confident, energetic, and creative

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for sustainable growth and balanced development for our clients. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers progressive environmental services in Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, Human Environment and Geomatics.

By providing quality services to our clients, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work. With primary office locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada.

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Senior Hydrogeologist (Calgary, AB or Yellowknife, NWT)

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to join our team!

You will work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects across Canada and internationally. As a proven leader in water resource management, you bring business development experience, senior technical expertise and regulatory advice to advance environmental projects. You have demonstrated skills in client and regulatory liaison at the local, provincial, and federal levels, and have an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in growing the business, leading teams, and mentoring and developing junior and intermediate staff.  You are well versed in solving the hydrogeological and water management challenges faced by several market sectors, including, but not limited to, Mining and Energy.

About the role:

Providing senior leadership and technical expertise in the areas of:

  • Water resource planning and management;
  • Physical and contaminant hydrogeology;
  • Geologic interpretation;
  • Design and implementation of water well and dewatering programs;
  • Investigation of contaminated sites and remedial design;
  • Modeling groundwater flow and contaminant migration;
  • Geochemical evaluation including Acid Rock Drainage; and
  • Preparation of technical and scientific reports.
  • Developing large project proposals, cost budgets, performance forecasts and monitor financial drivers to ensure the delivery of expected net revenues.
  • Leading the client development process for water resources and hydrogeology.
  • As an industry expert, contributing to the growth of the team and increasing market share within our core service areas.
  • Mentoring and overseeing the performance of staff.

About us:

Hemmera, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausenco, is a leading Canadian environmental consultancy valued for our expertise and boutique approach. Our highly respected professionals have created opportunities for sustainable growth and balanced development for our clients. With a reputation for integrity and technical excellence, Hemmera offers progressive environmental services in Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, Human Environment, and Geomatics.

By providing quality services to our clients, Hemmera has earned the opportunity to take on challenging projects, which allows us to continue to add to our roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to scientific and regulatory dialogue, and give back to the communities where we live and work. With primary office locations in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Whitehorse, Yellowknife and Toronto, we have established a strong project presence across Canada

About you 
  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Hydrogeology or related discipline and 15+ years of experience
  • Registered with APEGA, or eligible for registration
  • Sound knowledge of the consulting business including experience leading clients and internal teams, field teams, and managing projects
  • Strong experience and knowledge of hydrogeology as it relates to resource industries, and the ability to leverage your network to develop business
  • Self-motivating, results oriented, with excellent organizational and leadership abilities
  • Ability to clearly express complex and challenging information in a well-organized, efficient and engaging manner
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