Public Spaces and Events Assistant

City of North Vancouver

September 19, 2019
Job description:

The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore and has a long-term vision to be “The Healthiest Small City in the World”, with five key priorities to be a City for People, a Liveable City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.

The City of North Vancouver’s Community and Partner Engagement Department is looking for a Public Space and Events Assistant to work on an auxiliary basis.

You will be responsible for assisting in policy and program development, planning, coordinating and producing activities to animate public spaces in the City.  You will liaise with internal departments and a wide variety of community organizations, public, business, special interest groups, agencies, contractors, partners and staff to coordinate support for and involvement in the activation of public spaces in the City.  Additionally, you will establish and maintain relationships with community groups and sponsors, seeking new sponsors as required.

You will possess a post-secondary diploma in public relations, planning, event planning or a related field, plus related work experience or an equivalent of training and experience.  You have a dynamic personality with excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as a thorough knowledge of event planning and coordination.  You are a people-person who enjoys recruiting, engaging, motivating and directing the work of volunteers.  You are familiar with the City of North Vancouver and have a passion for connecting people with public spaces.  A valid Class 5 Driver’s License is also required.


$29.74 to $34.98 per hour

(Pay Grade 19 – January 2019 rates)

Hours of Work:

Auxiliary.  Hours will vary and will include evening and weekend work.

If you are passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, work and play, apply on-line through the Career Portal at by Thursday, September 19, 2019.

Thank you for your interest in the City of North Vancouver.