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Edmonton, AB
Edmonton, AB Call to Western Canadian Public Art Consultants / Curators :: Lewis Farms Facility & Park (EOI)
Edmonton Arts Council
August 30, 2019
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The Edmonton Arts Council (EAC), on behalf of the City of Edmonton, seeks a Western Canada-based public art consultant / curator / lead artist to define parameters, and create a plan for public art at the new Lewis Farms Facility and Park. The anticipated total art budget for this project is $1.5 million (subject to funding).

The Public Art Consultant will work with the Lewis Farms Facility and Park team to identify opportunities for public art integration. They will research local history and participate in meetings with the design team, public stakeholders and partners, and other advisory groups to develop parameters for public artworks. The consultant will also assist in writing public art calls and advise on artwork selection processes.

Consultant Fee:

Commensurate with experience. Please include a proposed fee with submission materials.


4:30 pm MDT on Friday, August 30, 2019


Project begins September 2019 to be completed by end of May 2020, with the option to extend services as needed by the EAC.

Click here to access the call.

For more information, please email , Director of Public Art & Conservation or call 780.424.2787 ext 222

British Columbia

Metro Vancouver, BC
Senior Planner, Facility Design


The South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) is one of Canada’s most innovative transportation authorities, founded in 1999 to plan and manage transportation within Metro Vancouver. We’ve achieved success not only in improving the transportation network of the region, but helping maintain the enviable lifestyle of residents and the viability of local businesses. TransLink and our family of companies (Coast Mountain Bus Company, B.C. Rapid Transit Company and Transit Police) are proud to be one of BC’s Top Employers.



Provides senior transportation planning expertise and leadership to projects of medium/higher scope in support of a designated program related to transportation policy, forecasting, or infrastructure / service development in an integrated, multi-modal environment.



  • Contributes senior transportation planning expertise to development of program/project strategies, plans and tactics.
  • Provides senior technical guidance, sharing the benefit of an advanced level of expertise with other planning professionals, while also providing leadership to designated projects.
  • Develops advanced transportation planning, methods, techniques and models in support of designated project deliverables, ensuring compliance with department standards, policies and procedures.
  • Contributes as a member of a program team, providing a senior level of transportation planning expertise, identifying and recommending action on planning and project risks and opportunities, based on analysis of transport data, trends, and issues.  Alerts Manager to critical issues.
  • Collaborates with leaders and professionals across the organization, with a view to optimizing planning services and project outcomes.
  • Develops and manages relationships with stakeholders to understand needs, keeping them informed and resolving issues.  Provides senior technical support and advice to municipal/provincial working teams and advisory committees.
  • Oversees contractors and consultants, providing work direction and monitoring contract compliance.
  • Provides technical guidance to other planning professionals, including involvement in development and performance management.


Education and Experience:

The competencies for this position are acquired through a Master’s degree in Planning, Engineering or a related discipline, plus four (4) years’ experience providing an advanced level of expertise and leading projects in an agency specializing in planning or transportation,

Other Requirements:
  • Advanced knowledge of the principles, theories, concepts and practices of transportation planning
  • Sound knowledge of plans, products, roles and responsibilities of government agencies, NGOs and associations.
  • Sound Leadership skills to provide a senior level of technical guidance and expertise to other transportation planning professionals and to lead projects.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills to identify and assess impact of transportation planning and project-related risks and opportunities in an integrated, multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to develop and deliver reports and presentations.
  • Strong Interpersonal skills to build trust by consulting with others and applying a team approach and negotiation skills as they pertain to contracts.
  • Sound decision making skills to make recommendations/resolve transportation planning and project-related issues, and conflict resolution skills to mitigate and minimize project risks and issues.

Work Schedule

37.5 hours per week


Grade: 05

Salary starting at $74,416 per annum

Other Information

This position is specifically related to Translink’s Public Art Program, within the Facility Design Group, and the successful candidate will be involved all aspects of planning, delivering and project close out of various public art initiatives on our transit system.

The ideal candidate for this position would have experience in project/program coordinator and be knowledgeable about contemporary art, familiar with the theory, principles, practices and procedures of art programs and is passionate about improving the customer experience on our transit network.

A background in public art, fine arts, arts project management / coordination or art conservation, through previous work experience, formal education or a combination of both, is an asset but not mandatory for the role.

Recruitment Process: An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process. A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioural descriptive interview questions.

How to Apply

INSTRUCTIONS:  Please save your (1) cover letter, and your (2) resume as one pdf document prior to uploading your application on-line.

Please note that only those short listed will be contacted.

Please go to to apply for this position and view instructions on the process.

Application Deadline: Until filled

TransLink is committed to employment equity.



Coquitlam, BC
Dance Instructors
Place des arts
August 31, 2019
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Place des Arts is seeking enthusiastic, qualified Dance Instructors who are passionate about teaching and interact well with children and teens.

Place des Arts provides quality arts education in visual arts, music, dance and drama for all ages and skill levels. We offer a friendly, non-competitive environment where students are encouraged to learn and to develop an appreciation of the arts.

We are seeking committed, qualified candidate(s) to teach jazz and lyrical dance classes to children and teens for our 2019-2020 season. Candidates must be available to teach on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays between 3-9pm from September 2019 to June 2020.



  • Completion of a post-secondary education in dance and/or equivalent training and experience
  • Previous experience choreographing pieces for competition and/or dance recitals
  • Minimum of 2-years teaching experience working with students of various ages and abilities
  • Must have experience teaching children and youth


  • Ability to communicate and interact positively with students
  • Highly responsible and punctual
  • Thoughtful, energetic and passionate about teaching
  • Eager to participate in, and contribute to, our vibrant centre

All submissions should include the following information

  1. Name, address, telephone number and e-mail address
  2. Cover letter and résumé including previous teaching experience and personal teaching philosophy
  3. Appropriate supporting materials: i.e., pictures, portfolio, videos, etc.
  4. Schedule of availability between September 2019 to June 2020

Starting at $40 per hour

Instructors are contracted to a self-employment agreement. Place des Arts coordinates studio space, scheduling, registration and program promotions. All Place des Arts instructors are required to obtain and provide a Police Information Check prior to teaching at Place des Arts.

Please visit our website for general information regarding the centre.

Send your application c/o Jessie Au, Sr. Fine and Performing Arts Programmer. Applications will be reviewed and considered as they are received.

Fax: 604.664.1658
Mail: 1120 Brunette Ave, Coquitlam, BC, V3K 1G2


Richmond, BC
Call for Submissions: Mentorship and Exhibition Opportunity for Musqueam Emerging Artists
City of Richmond
October 4, 2019
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The Richmond Public Art Program and Richmond Art Gallery are looking for Musqueam emerging artist or artist collective to participate in the Capture Photography Festival Canada Line Public Art Project. The selected artist or collective will work with Indigenous artist, Roxanne Charles, in the development of a large-scale photo installation at Lansdowne Canada Line Station in Richmond in April 2020. 

Roxanne Charles of Semiahmoo First Nation is a cultural historian and artist who works with visual art, oral history and ceremony. Her work documents a variety of issues that reflect her life experiences such as spirituality, identity, urbanization, food security and resource extraction.

Artist Fee:           1,500.00 CAD
Deadline:            October 4, 2019, 5:00pm PDT
Duration:             April, 2020 - April, 2021
Installation:       March, 2020

For more information and how to apply please visit and download the Capture 2020 Call or contact the Public Art Program at .


Mississauga, ON
Coordinator, Exhibition and Outreach
City of Mississauga
August 28, 2019
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Job Summary

Exhibitions provide an important link between the Mississauga community and its heritage. Under the direction of the Supervisor, Museums, you will be required to develop an annual plan for exhibitions and outreach that has relevance to the community, opportunities for learning and engagement, effectively communicates in an inclusive and authentic manner and strives for accuracy of information and the safe display of artifacts. The Exhibition and Outreach Coordinator will be the primary lead for the development, planning and execution of exhibitions/exhibits in the historic houses, exhibition spaces and off-site community satellite locations ensuring compliance with city policies and Ministry standards for community museums. They will also lead the development of a robust program of outreach events that will provide opportunities for residents to connect with Museums in spaces across the City.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of an annual exhibition and outreach program in collaboration with Supervisors of Museums, Education/Events and Collections that engages the community in stories of Mississauga’s past, present and future.
  • Animate and interpret the history of Mississauga through an inclusive exhibition program, ensuring the representation of many voices and critical thinking.
  • Lead the outreach program for the Museums introducing initiatives that will bring stories, artifacts and learning opportunities into communities across the city. Participate in community events and festivals including booth setups and take downs, monitor and coordinate scheduling of outreach events, and supervise volunteers. Maintain records of engagements and interactions.
  • Liaise with key internal (Recreation, Risk Management, Parks and Forestry, Communications, Culture Programs, Library Services) and external (Museum institutions, art, culture and heritage organizations) stakeholders to support the successful execution of exhibitions.
  • Coordinate and execute logistics for the installation and de-installation of exhibits across the city.
  • Contribute to the implementation of an annual work plan aimed at engaging new and diverse audiences for Museums of Mississauga through a dynamic mix of exhibitions, public programs, interpretation strategies, visitor support and outreach.
  • Prepare, monitor and report on exhibition budgets and expenses and ensure 'on budget' financial performance.
  • Conduct original research, liaise with lending institutions and supervise installations.
  • Support the objectives and mission of the Museums of Mississauga and the Culture Division
  • Provide back-up support for the delivery of Museums programming as needed, including tours, customer service and event support.
  • Provide front line customer service ensuring a positive and constructive interaction with the public and visitors.
  • Lead, motivate and collaborate with the Museums interpretive team on all aspects of program development and implementation of exhibition concepts.
  • Prepare monthly reports, schedules, annual work plans, budget reports, and contribute to the development of 4 year business plans.
  • Follow procedures with City Compliance and Internal Audit.

Skills and Qualifications

  • A degree or diploma in Museum, Heritage, or History studies.
  • Minimum of five years working as an exhibition coordinator.
  • Experience developing public outreach initiatives with excellent customer service skills.
  • Highly motivated, creative, articulate and enthusiastic individual with excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Subject matter expert on historic houses, community museums, museum exhibitions, education techniques and resources and able to present histories in an authentic, sensitive and innovative way.
  • Experience developing community-based projects and participatory experiences that contribute to the understanding of the social fabric of Mississauga and Living Heritage.
  • Must be able to demonstrate leadership skills and work in a team environment.
  • Excellent research and communications skills, independent initiative and organizational ability.
  • Highly collaborative and flexible multi-tasker who thrives in a team environment.
  • Physically able to move artefacts; can design, create and install exhibitions materials.
  • Able to lead guided tours, work in an open office environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Proven leadership skills for success.
  • Valid Ontario driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle on a daily basis.
  • Computer expertise in corporate standard software (Microsoft Office) and department specific software.
  • Must be aware of safe work practices as they relate to job responsibilities and work environment, and have the basic understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Demonstrated excellence in customer service.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and shift work (including evening, weekends and holidays) as required.


Hourly Rate/Salary: $61,192 - $81,193
Hours of Work: 35
Work Location: Bradley Museum
Department/Division/Section: CMS/Community Services Dept , CMS/Culture Division , Museums
Non-Union/Union: Non Union


A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.


We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.     
Mississauga, ON
Planner, Culture
City of Mississauga
September 10, 2019
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Want to join a dynamic team that is working together to stimulate cultural development that will enable the City of Mississauga to grow and thrive?  As a Cultural Planner you will play a key role in setting the direction and focus of the Culture Division and delivering on the Culture Master Plan.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Manager, Culture & Heritage Planning, the Cultural Planner will undertake the following:
  • Participate in or lead special studies and projects that advance the implementation of Council priorities, establish cultural policy, influence legislation and set strategic direction for the Culture Division through implementation of the 2019 Culture Master Plan
  • Conduct research, interpret planning legislation, and identify planning tools, partnerships and solutions to eliminate barriers and stimulate cultural growth in the city
  • Represent Culture Division on inter-department and inter-agency strategies and land use projects to ensure a cultural lens is applied
  • Serve as the division’s cultural infrastructure specialist. Coordinate with City planning staff to ensure cultural infrastructure investments are integrated within private developments, lead feasibility studies and stakeholder engagement, and work with the development and arts communities to plan and implement new cultural spaces and places
  • Participate in or lead the planning and implementation of Cultural Districts in Mississauga
  • Research, prepare and present reports, summaries, fact sheets, briefing notes, memoranda, web and other media content to communicate information
  • Lead the development of strategic intelligence gathering, analyzing data, trends, monitoring and reporting on planning metrics, stakeholder positions and activities as well as government and non government initiatives
  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • University degree in urban planning, urban geography, cultural policy, arts management, or a directly related field, with three (3) to five (5) years' experience in municipal cultural planning, policy development and cultural infrastructure development
  • Highly developed creative thinking, problem solving, research, report writing, communication, facilitation, presentation and project management skills are required
  • Familiarity with government and the political environment, and relevant Federal and Provincial policy and legislation, notably the Ontario Planning Act
  • Knowledge of planning, place making, culture and infrastructure trends, market conditions and forecasting
  • Demonstrated ability to influence stakeholders and achieve project objectives in a timely manner
  • Membership or eligibility for membership with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and/or Canadian Institute of Planners is considered an asset
  • Ability to occasionally travel, perform site visits, and attend evening and weekend stakeholder and community meetings pertaining to development applications and City projects as required

Apply Here:

Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 79,251.00 - $ 105,669.00
Hours of Work: 35 hours
Work Location: 201 City Centre Drive
Department/Division/Section: CMS/Community Services Dept , CMS/Culture Division , Culture & Heritage Planning
Non-Union/Union: Non Union

A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.     

Toronton, ON
Manager, Permitting Film & Entertainment
City of Toronto
September 12, 2019
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The Film & Entertainment Industries Unit within the City of Toronto’s Economic Development and Culture Division supports all aspects of the city’s film, music, tourism and entertainment industries – from providing one-stop service for film, television and digital media projects produced in Toronto, to supporting external producers of large festivals, events and conventions.

Toronto already welcomes over 7,000 location shoots each year and, in the position of Manager, Permitting Film & Entertainment, you’ll play a pivotal role in strengthening Toronto’s reputation and demand as a film location destination by ensuring that staff are delivering best-in-class concierge and coordination services to production clients.

Reporting to the Film Commissioner and Director of Entertainment Industries, you’ll work actively and passionately to enhance the City of Toronto's competitive offering as a global production hub, by leading the operation of the Permitting Film & Entertainment Office as a one-stop service for location filming, and by providing strategic insight and initiative to advance infrastructure and film-friendly features in Toronto.

This senior mandate calls for a post-secondary education in a discipline pertinent to the job functions, or an equivalent educational and relevant work background, complemented by considerable experience leading and motivating a diverse front-line team in a rapidly changing, complex environment, while ensuring high standards of work quality and organizational performance; working with various levels of government, forging effective relationships at all levels and engaging appropriate stakeholders; and related to the production of large-scale entertainment, including film and television.

With such credentials, you’re well equipped to manage the diverse team that handles the issuance of, and compliance with, permits for location filming in Toronto, oversee facility and street usage coordination with other departments, Police and Agencies, Boards and Commissions, and work with other divisions and external stakeholders to manage and resolve both ongoing and immediate issues and conflicts related to the production industry. Demonstrating vision and innovation, and using data collection and analysis, you’ll develop, recommend and implement plans and policies for client-responsive improvements to services offered by the Office.

Assuming all typical managerial responsibilities, you’ll supervise the day-to-day operations of all assigned staff, ensuring effective teamwork, monitoring staff performance, and promoting continuous learning and innovation, as well as develop the Unit’s annual budget and ensure that expenditures are controlled within approved budget limitations. You’ll also be expected to oversee the collection, verification and management of fees for the Office and their timely reporting to Council.

You’ll solidify your reputation as a diplomatic, resourceful and solution-driven negotiator as you balance interests to attain the best outcome in challenging situations. You will be a valued resource to the Toronto Film, Television and Digital Media Board, and will expertly advise on sector growth and development with respect to the continuous improvement of infrastructure and capacity. A savvy communicator, adept at managing complex, contentious issues in a service-oriented, politically sensitive environment, you’ll act as a spokesperson or contact for film and television regarding issues with members of Council, the press, business, and the public, and represent the City and the Toronto Film Industry at meetings, trade shows and conferences. We’ll also count on you to lead and maintain relationships and partnerships with Ontario Creates, the provincial government agency responsible for film, television and interactive digital media, and work with the L.A. Marketing Agent to continually increase production volumes.

Success in this high-profile role will also benefit from your knowledge of applicable bylaws, regulations and/or policies, and relevant employment legislation, e.g. Employment Standards Act, Ontario Human Rights Code, Occupational Health & Safety Act, and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). You have the ability to manage competing demands and team workflow, can exercise flexibility in an environment of shifting priorities, firm deadlines and high performance expectations, and are prepared to work nights and weekends, as required, to meet operational needs.

Salary Range: $110,965.40 - $130,366.60 per year

Work for the City you love

Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as Manager, Permitting Film & Entertainment Office within our Economic Development & Culture Division.

How to Apply:

For more information on this and other opportunities with the City of Toronto, visit us online at To apply online, submit your resume, quoting File # 2330754 X, by September 12, 2019.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion:

The City of Toronto is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment where all employees and members of the public feel valued respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the public and the communities in which we live and serve.


If you are an individual who requires accommodation to apply to this position, due to disability under the Ontario Human Rights Code, please email us at quoting job ID # 2330754 X and the job title. The City is committed to providing Code-protected accommodation throughout its hiring process. Please visit Hiring Policies and Statements for further details.