Jobs Jar
November 16, 2018

Jobs Jar: Manager, Central Waterfront Public Realm – City of North Vancouver

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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Communications Coordinator:   Full-time entry-level job — marketing, public relations, writing/editing.

DVBIA is seeking a collaborative, energetic communications professional to join our dedicated team. Reporting to the Manager, Events and Communication, this role will provide communications and event support to the MARCOM department, and digital/design support to all business units within the DVBIA.

Data Analyst and Visualization Specialist:    Full-time, entry-level job — analyst, design, writing/editing

DVBIA is seeking a creative, hands-on tech professional with expertise in data analysis and visualization. We believe in the power of evidence to influence policy, open minds, offer solutions and strengthen community and we’re looking for someone who is passionate about turning numbers into visuals that tell the story of the downtown community.

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SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue is hiring a Dialogue and Public Engagement Coordinator

With significant opportunities for learning and mentorship, this entry-level position will combine the hard work and pragmatism of a consulting practice with the satisfaction of helping to address critical public issues in ways and extend the democratic process. Parking you own political beliefs will be essential as you help to create space for others to express diverse viewpoints.
Also open to short term assignments such as co-op.
See the full job description here.
Deadline to apply is March 30, 2018 at 5:00 pm PT.
Submit a cover letter and resume with references via email to 

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