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Community Liaison, Fischells Salt Dome Project

Department: TPR Regulatory Affairs & HSE Group

Reports to: Head of Regulatory Affairs & HSE

Position Description:

Triple Point Resources is seeking a dynamic and community-oriented individual to serve as a Community Liaison for its Fischells Salt Dome Clean Energy Storage Project in western Newfoundland and Labrador. This position plays a vital role in bridging communication between the project team and local communities, ensuring transparency, understanding, and collaboration throughout the project development process. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills, a passion for clean energy initiatives, and a commitment to fostering positive relationships with local communities and their residents.

Responsibilities:

  • Indigenous Relations: Foster relationships with indigenous communities to understand their traditional knowledge and land use in the Fischells Salt Dome project area.
  • Research and Documentation: Conduct thorough research on traditional indigenous knowledge and land use in the Fischells Salt Dome project area.
  • Community Engagement: Proactively engage with community members, local leaders, and other stakeholders to build relationships and facilitate dialogue regarding the project’s environmental assessment.
  • Information Dissemination: Communicate project objectives, methodologies, and potential impacts to the community through various channels, including meetings, presentations, newsletters, and digital platforms.
  • Stakeholder Meetings: Organize and facilitate meetings, workshops, and public forums to gather input, address concerns, and incorporate community feedback into the environmental assessment and project development processes.
  • Education and Outreach: Develop educational materials and resources to help community members understand the importance of salt domes and clean energy storage and its potential benefits and challenges.
  • Cultural Sensitivity: Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and respect for diverse perspectives, traditions, and values within the community, ensuring that all voices are heard and considered in the decision-making process.
  • Aligning on Interests: Serve as a mediator and advocate for community interests, helping to identify common ground and mitigate any adverse impacts of the project on local residents and the environment.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain detailed records of community interactions, feedback, and concerns, and provide regular reports to the project team and stakeholders to ensure transparency and accountability.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate closely with project managers, environmental specialists, regulatory agencies, and community leaders to ensure alignment between project goals, community needs, and environmental standards.

Capability Requirements – Specific Functional/Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, environmental science, sustainability, community development, or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Previous experience in community engagement, public relations, or community organizing, particularly in the context of energy projects or clean energy initiatives.
  • Knowledge of clean energy technologies, energy storage systems, and environmental regulations in Newfoundland and Labrador, with a commitment to advancing sustainable and renewable energy solutions.
  • Excellent research and analytical abilities, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, project management software, and digital communication tools.

General Skills/Knowledge/Attributes:

  • Local Knowledge: Familiarity with the local community, its demographics, and the social and economic challenges it faces.
  • Cultural Awareness: Sensitivity to cultural diversity and an understanding of how cultural factors may impact community dynamics and interactions.
  • Networking: Strong networking abilities to connect with community leaders, organizations, and resources.
  • Empathy: A genuine empathy for community needs and a compassionate approach to addressing concerns and building trust.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to engage with diverse community members and present information effectively.
  • Interpersonal skills: The ability to build trust, rapport, and consensus among diverse groups of stakeholders.
  • Problem-Solving: Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to find creative solutions to community challenges.
  • Organizational Skills: Effective organizational and time management skills to plan and execute community events and initiatives.
  • Computer Skills: Proficiency in basic computer applications and the ability to use digital tools for communication and data collection.
  • Passion: A deep commitment to community development and a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of community members.

Submit your Application

Send your resume and cover letter to info@triplepoint.ca.

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