Standing Awards Advisory Group Member

Location:
Burnaby, BC
Date Posted:
June 22, 2022
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Status:
2 Year Term


Purpose

The Engineers and Geoscientists BC Standing Awards Advisory Group is responsible for overseeing the organization's awards program. The group reviews nominations for awards and recommends appropriate candidates to Council, as well as recommending nominees for national awards through Engineers Canada and Geoscientists Canada.

Reporting Structure

The group is advisory to Engineers and Geoscientists BC staff.

Duties and Expectations

  • To receive and review nominations for the Engineers and Geoscientists BC Awards, and to recommend appropriate award recipients to Council.
  • To review the terms of reference and assessment criteria for all organization awards, as required.
  • To recommend nominees for external awards for engineering or geoscience achievement such as the Engineers Canada awards and the Geoscientists Canada award.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Group members must be a P.Eng., P.Geo., P.L.Eng., or P.L.Geo. in good standing with Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
  • Membership in the Standing Awards Advisory Group is best suited to experienced professionals with strong business networks.
  • In order to ensure diverse group representation that reflects the registrant base, group members may be selected based on their industry or area of expertise.
  • Preference may be given to candidates who have previous experience adjudicating awards or have previously served on an awards panel or committee.

Term of Office

  • 2 year term of service.
  • Members are eligible for reappointment for an additional 2 terms, for a maximum of 6 years of service.

Average Time Commitment

  • 4–5 meetings per year; usually in April, May, September, and November.
  • Meetings are usually held virtually, with in-person meetings pending COVID restrictions. Meetings are approximately two hours in length.
  • The May meeting is three hours in length, and is dedicated to award nomination review and candidate selection.

Group members should expect a time commitment of approximately 1/2 hour preparation in advance of each meeting. Award nomination review and scoring requires a time commitment of approximately 10–15 hours per year, in advance of the May meeting.

Engineers and Geoscientists BC is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment that values and respects diversity, both within our organization and in our larger community.

To apply for this position please send your cover letter and resume in one PDF document to Human Resources at .