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Communications and Engagement Coordinator

Position Details

Position Information

Title Communications and Engagement Coordinator
Job Status Temporary Full Time
Position Overview
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 Resilient City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.
The Office of the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer is looking for a temporary full time Communications and Engagement Coordinator to join its team for approximately two (2) years.
This is an excellent opportunity for a public participation professional looking to join a small and collaborative team, and excel in a position that requires skills in relationship-building, strategic thinking, creativity, and the ability to balance multiple priorities. In this role, you will develop and implement engagement and communications plans that support the City’s strategic and annual plans.
Your demonstrated experience in public engagement will support the City in involving interested parties in decision-making processes that impact them. You will work with City departments as a member of project teams to scope, design, and plan public engagement, support project teams to reach interested and impacted parties, report on engagement processes, and deliver all supporting communications work.
Your qualifications include a post-secondary degree and greater than five years’ experience in engagement and strategic communications, ideally focused on high profile or large capital projects. You also have IAP2 Foundations training and strong knowledge of engagement principles. Your strategic communication skills include excellent written and spoken communication, issues management and understanding of community and partner relationships. A demonstrated interest and experience supporting equity-deserving communities and municipal or public service experience is an asset.
$44.22 – $52.21 per hour
(Pay Grade 25, January 2023 rates)
This position is currently under review
Hours of Work
The City of North Vancouver currently works on a compressed work schedule of 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, with one scheduled day off (Monday or Friday) approximately every three-week scheduling cycle.
Additional Information
For temporary full-time positions of eight (8) months or longer, a City employee who is successful on the posting will have the right to revert to their former position.
How to Apply
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 Wednesday, February 21, 2024.

We respectfully acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional and unceded territories of the Sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. The City of North Vancouver is committed to Reconciliation with these Nations, who have lived on these lands since time immemorial.
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 2024-0022
Job Open Date 01/31/2024
Job Close Date 02/28/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • Graduate degree
    • Undergraduate degree
    • Post-secondary certificate or diploma
    • Some post-secondary training (courses only)
    • High School/GED
    • Did not complete High School
  2. * Please indicate the highest level of education/qualifications you have completed related to this position:
    • Degree or Diploma in Communications or Media Relations
    • Some courses in Communications or Media Relations
    • No education in Communications or Media Relations
  3. * Please indicate the number of years of experience you have working in a position with similar requirements and responsibilities:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to less than 3 years
    • 3 to less than 5 years
    • 5 or more years
    • I have no experience working in a position with similar requirements and responsibilities
  4. * How many years of experience do you have developing and implementing communications and/or strategic plans?
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to less than 3 years
    • 3 to less than 5 years
    • 5 or more years
    • I have no experience with communications or strategic plans.
  5. * Do you have experience in updating and managing social media platforms?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * How many years of experience do you have in a municipal government environment?
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to less than 3 years
    • 3 to less than 5 year
    • 5 or more years
    • I do not have any experience working in a municipal government environment

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter