Jobs Jar
June 25, 2020

Job Jar! Greenways Planner with Trails BC

Via Dr. David Sadoway at Kwantlen Polytechnic University:

Greenways for All – Engagement and Communication Lead

Trails Society of BC is a provincial organization operating on ancestral, traditional and unceded territories.  We have been in operation since the mid 1990s working with the Trans Canada Trail to establish and develop The Great Trail (formally known as the Trans Canada Trail) in British Columbia.

Trails Society of BC (Trails BC) seeks a person to assist us with building partnerships; identify and address structural challenges; develop project opportunities; develop trails and active transportation policies; and increase our organization capacity. 

This position will involve engaging with and building relationships with people living in Indigenous and rural communities and related organizations in BC to determine the need and opportunities for greenway trails for active travel and recreation throughout British Columbia. The contractor will initially focus on identifying barriers and solutions for provincial active travel, including both  responding to the immediate needs related to COVID 19 and longer term projects and policies.

The successful candidate will have a mix of community engagement, organizational development, facilitation, communications and project management experience.  They will work with the Board of Directors, Development contractor, consultants, the project Advisory Committee and engaged volunteers.  

The mission of Trails Society of BC (TrailsBC) is to support public policy that makes quality trail experiences for active travel on trails in British Columbia.  Our goal is to strengthen the Trails Society of BC advocacy role in the Province by increasing public awareness and building support for active recreation and transportation at the provincial level.

Engagement and other activities will occur via phone, conference call and email while COVID 19 restrictions are in place. 

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OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION: Special Projects Research Assistant – Student Summer Job

Vancouver Heritage Foundation (VHF) is seeking a student intern to join our staff team as a Special Projects Research Assistant for 10 weeks starting June or sooner. The role is 30 hours per week $15/hr, based in our office in downtown Vancouver.

VHF is seeking a current post-secondary student in history, heritage conservation, geography, planning, architecture or a related field. You will contribute to two key resources for people to learn about Vancouver’s heritage places – the Places That Matter Community History Resource and the Heritage Site Finder. In addition, you will have opportunity to assist with other VHF events and projects.

We are keen to hear from candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent research and writing skills for the purpose of conveying information to the general public, and fluency in written and oral English
  • A genuine interest in history and built heritage
  • Computer fluency with at a minimum Microsoft Office and familiarity with website editing (WordPress an asset).
  • Organizational skills that include adhering to timelines and budgets, and record keeping
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Desire to work in a collegial and collaborative office environment

As this position is partly funded by the Young Canada Works program, the Research Assistant must meet the following criteria:

  • Full-time student during the 2018/2019 academic year
  • Aged 16 – 30 years old at the start of employment
  • Continuing his/her studies in the 2019/2020 academic year
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or has refugee protection status
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada.

You can view this position on our website here: https://www.vancouverheritagefoundation.org/get-involved/careers-at-vhf/

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Judith Mosley, Executive Director, at mail@vancouverheritagefoundation.org. Applications close May 13, 2019 at midnight. Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

 

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This week, the City of North Vancouver posted an opening for a new management position — Manager, Central Waterfront Public Realm.

The successful applicant would be responsible for the planning, programming and operations of the city’s Central Waterfront Area, which has quickly become one of the go-to family-friendly public spaces in the Lower Mainland.

A specialized degree and 10 years of related experience are being sought, as well as passion for placemaking and shared values. And a whole bunch of other stuff – check out the posting here.

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Wanna work for PostMedia in Vancouver?  HERE’S a chance.

The Vancouver Sun and The Province are seeking an experienced digital reporter with a strong background in data-driven reporting and visual journalism to join our talented newsroom team.

This reporter will be required to multi-task in a deadline-driven environment, collaborate with colleagues on rich multimedia content across departments, and assist with newsroom training. An ability to generate and pitch creative ideas aligned with our news brands is essential.

 

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You may have use the job search function to find the nitty-gritty on:   Senior Policy Planner“.

But you’ll find this:

Job Summary

The Senior Policy Planner is responsible for managing community development policy and implementation that supports UBC Land Use Plan commitments around the creation of a complete, sustainable, and thriving community and in support of the academic mission.

  • Department:  C+CP Community Development
  • Salary: $80,880.00 – $126,376.00 (Annual)
  • Full/Part Time:  Full-Time
  • Closing date August 24, 2018
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A great place to work, plus some serious plans for spending serious money on big new stuff. Maybe there’s a place for you. And there’s Canada Line.

Vancouver International Airport is looking for 26 (at the moment of writing) new people in openings ranging from entry-level (or nearly so) up to senior level (Directors).

Plus, there’s this: 75 projects, worth $9.1 B.

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The Vancouver Heritage Foundation has a job opening for a student intern to work with their staff this summer. There may be other positions available as well and you are encouraged to visit their website for future postings.
Special Projects Research Assistant – Student Summer Job
Vancouver Heritage Foundation (VHF) is seeking a student intern to join our Staff team as a Special Projects Research Assistant for 10 weeks starting mid-June or sooner. The role is 30 hours per week $14/hr, based in our downtown Vancouver office.
VHF is seeking a current post-secondary student in history, heritage conservation, geography, planning, architecture or a related field to join our team. You will contribute to two key resources for people to learn about Vancouver’s heritage places – the Places That Matter Community History Resource and the Heritage Site Finder.
You can find out more details here.

Major Matthews, Vancouver Foundation Photos

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A full-time salaried position at the Vancouver Point Grey Campus, in support of the rollout of a bike-share system there.  It may be dockless, so new technology and new issues.

The Bike Share and Active Transportation Coordinator will work under the direction of the Transportation Planner and Transportation Engineer in managing, designing, implementing and coordinating Campus and Community Planning’s (C+CP) activities in the administration and oversight of a Public Bike Share (PBS) pilot program at UBC’s Point Grey Campus. The Coordinator will also coordinate and support active transportation initiatives related to bike share.

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As the busy season ramps up, Mobi is looking for people to staff up their Balancing Crew.  Details HERE.

The Balancing Crew is responsible for checking bikes in the field, carrying out field repairs, and re-balancing bikes between the stations. Support Crew carry out a variety of tasks, some of which include station and helmet cleaning, station removals and installations, and station troubleshooting and repair.

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