Halifax Regional Municipality Dartmouth, NS, Canada
Mar 19, 2019Seasonal
Civic Event Support Coordinator Job Posting Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is inviting applications for 3 casual positions of Civic Event Support Coordinator in Parks and Recreation. We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Aboriginal persons. HRM encourages applicants to self-identify. The Civic Events Support Coordinator will be required to assist with research, planning, and implementation of several HRM delivered civic events (such as the Canada Day Celebrations, Natal Day Festival, Bedford Days, Clam Harbour Beach Sandcastle Competition, Hopscotch Festival etc.). The Coordinator will be also be required to work with volunteer event committees leading up to the event, as well as on event day. The majority of the responsibilities for this position are considered to be office work focused on administrative tasks required to plan an event. Evening and weekend work will be required. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist in research, planning and implementation of HRM delivered civic summer events in the areas of programming, logistics and promotion Liaison with a volunteer event committee Administrative tasks Other Culture and Events tasks On-site event labour QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience: Currently enrolled in a post-secondary education bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Public Relations, Commerce/ Management, Event Management, Fine Arts or Tourism Event coordination experience with preference of outdoor event experience Experience with managing event/business pages via social media Current certification in Emergency First Aid and Level C CPR an asset Technical / Job Specific Knowledge and Abilities: Valid Class 5 NS driver's license and drive vehicles including cargo vans Ability to work independently and in a team environment Ability to organize, prioritize and react quickly to changing circumstances Must be able to perform physical labor, lift, carry, push and pull heavy objects, walk, stand, stoop and crouch for long periods of time Must be able to work in various weather conditions Security Clearance Requirements: Applicants may be required to complete an employment security screening check. Please note – Testing may be conducted as a component of the selection process to assess technical and job specific knowledge. Candidates, who are selected for testing, may be tested in a group setting, scheduled at the employer’s discretion. COMPETENCIES: Communication, Teamwork & Cooperation, Customer Service, Stress Management, Valuing Diversity WORK STATUS: Seasonal HOURS OF WORK: Regular hours of work are Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm, 35 hours/week. Some evening and weekend work will be required including mandatory work over the Canada Day weekend (June 29-July 1), Natal Day weekend (August 3-5), and Clam Harbour Sandcastle weekend (August 10-11). SALARY: Non-Union – $17.00 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay) WORK LOCATION: 88 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth Ferry Terminal, 2nd Floor, Dartmouth. CLOSING DATE: Applications will be received up to Midnight on April 4th, 2019. Please note: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only those selected for interview/testing will be contacted. During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request accommodation. Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with the Recruiter when invited to the assessment process. Qualified HRM retirees may also be considered for competitions if other qualified candidates are not available, and the retiree possesses specialized knowledge and/or a unique skill set not otherwise available. In these circumstances, a form of employment may be offered, including term and/or contract employment.