Competition Closing Date: 6/5/2017
The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Communications Coordinator to join our team of professionals in the Corporate Administration Division, Corporate Communications and Events Department.
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Corporate Administration, you will be responsible in this unionized position for content advisory services to support the communications needs for our Engineering Division which primarily is responsible for infrastructure assets, services and programs. In this role, you will be responsible content development, information compilation, collateral / promotional material development – both digital and paper, civic engagement and dialogue coordination, community outreach and awareness program development; planning and writing content for website and social media; designing & developing event plans, as well as working with staff on material design & lay-out. You will be involved in departmental strategies, policies, and procedures review and development. You will work on a team with other Communication Coordinators as well as Graphics Design Technicians. If you thrive working in a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment that includes an array of communications related responsibilities, this may be the job for you! We pride ourselves on providing outstanding customer service and proudly foster the Township’s ‘Expect Excellence’ culture.
Your education will include university graduation in communications or a related discipline plus sound related experience or graduation from a diploma program in journalism, communications, or public relations and considerable related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You will have considerable practical experience in the communications and public engagement fields that reflects solid knowledge of principles, practices, methods, etc. You will have similar work experience in a communications capacity, preferably in a public sector / municipal setting. You must have the ability to work with minimal supervision; meet tight deadlines and changing priorities; and work on new initiatives. You must be proficient at communicating effectively orally and in writing to both internal and external stakeholders. You must be a confident self-starter and team player who is willing to jump in and help teammates, and have the interest and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts. Records are equally important, you must have ability to prepare and maintain various records, reports, and materials related to the work.
In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.
Please have these ready to upload when you apply:
BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.
The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $30.09 - $35.43 per hour (5 steps, 2015 rates) plus benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm.
All applications must be received by 4:30pm on the Competition Closing Date.
We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Only online applications will be reviewed by hiring managers. There is no need to send or bring in a hard copy