March 24, 2018

Jobs Jar — Mobi Bike Balancing Crew

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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Seriously. This is their advertisement.

If you do graphics design, the City of Los Angeles needs your help. They are looking for someone who  “designs, coordinates and prepares ads, posters, pamphlets, brochures, covers, displays, signs and exhibits for informational, educational, publicity, sales and promotional purposes, and technical and administrative reports and presentations using computer graphics software or by hand; translates statistical and other data into maps, charts, graphs, illustrations, project slides, and other presentation media; or may act as a lead person to employees engaged in these duties.”
And hopefully that new hire can  rework this advertisement. You can find out more here.

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A reminder that some 20 job openings are available HERE.   This has been and continues to be a terrific place to work.

Come and work at the Best Airport in North America! There are currently 20 job openings at Vancouver Airport Authority in areas such as Emergency Planning, Airside Safety, Baggage and Graphic Design. Join the team.

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The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada is recruiting to fill a full time, three-year contract position of Manager, Co-operative Housing Development. The position will be based in Toronto, with a target starting date in mid-March/April 2018.
Reporting to the Director, Sector Development, the Manager, Co-operative Housing Development is responsible for creating a co-op housing development capacity within CHF Canada. They will explore options and opportunities for the creation of new co-op housing across the country including co op expansions, redevelopment and new options for the growth of the co-op housing sector and support the realization of these opportunities. They will work to develop and support a network of development parties, including community land trusts, for the purposes of information sharing and promoting sector growth.

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RFP: Urban Design Consultant

The DVBIA is seeking proposals from design consultants for the Alberni Street Public Realm Plan. The DVBIA is engaging a design consultant so that they can complete work surrounding design principals that can be presented to the City of Vancouver to assist and guide an overall design plan. The DVBIA’s design consultant needs to understand the wants and needs of key stakeholders and reflect this in their work.
If you are interested in submitting a proposal please contact Tara Gloster via phone 604.685.7811 or via email to obtain a copy of the request for proposals document.
The proposal submission deadline is Friday January 12th.

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Just in case you’ve been asleep for a few months, look what’s available:
Executive Director, Cannabis Operations
The Executive Director is the senior contact between the LDB and the cannabis industry on policy matters related to distribution, merchandise planning and supply chain, sales, oversees province-wide service initiatives.
Director Merchandising, Cannabis Operations
The Director leads and directs all aspects of the BC Liquor Distribution Branch’s merchandising operations to drive profitable growth and achieve business objectives.  This position is responsible for developing and maintaining the strategic plan, policies, objectives, and overall product assortment for cannabis for the business.

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Jan Gehl is one of the founding voices about designing cities around people, and creating safe comfortable cities from the perspective of walkers and bikers. The people who work with Jan are pretty interesting too, and I count the time I spent in New York City with  Gehl’s architectural partner Camilla van Deurs as one of the most creative and productive on how to create walkable places. Now you can too can work with the Gehl office in New York City.
Wanted! Interns in New York
Gehl is a global leader in people centered urban design. We have offices in Copenhagen, New York City and San Francisco. Our US offices are focused on design and implementation of high quality, ‘people first’ urban environments throughout North and South America. We are a dynamic and talented team that includes architects, landscape architects, urban designers, sociologists, planners, researchers and practitioners. We welcome interns who are recent graduates or completing their final year in programs in Design, Social Science, or other relevant fields to ‘Making Cities for People.’ Our New York team is seeking an intern for this winter term.
And here’s the good news~the Gehl Institute will work with you to get the requisite work visas for the United States if needed.
You can find out more about this opportunity here.

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Reporting to the Digital Senior Producer, you copy edit, vet, package, write and publish for presentation online, on social media platforms, or for radio and/or television programs. You demonstrate and maintain exceptional skill in writing, you build multimedia-rich story packages and manage lineup and priority of stories. Work can involve the coordination of the activities of others and close co-operation with the program unit is essential.

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