District of West Vancouver Events and Film Liaison (Temporary Full-time) Full Time in Vancouver, BC

District of West Vancouver

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Events and Film Liaison (Temporary Full-time)
Vancouver, BC

Attend and monitor events and film shoots to ensure compliance with guidelines and permits; The District of West Vancouver is seeking a temporary full-time…

Position Overview
The District of West Vancouver is seeking a temporary full-time Events and Film Liaison for approximately 1 year, to join the Office of Cultural Affairs and Partnerships. This position will be responsible for facilitating special events and filming within the District.

This position requires the incumbent to:
• Review and evaluate special event proposals and filming applications; identify requirements; liaise with event/film organizers and communicate special requirements and standards of conduct
• Identify requirements, disruptions, and risks to the public and the environment
• Ensure insurance and approval requirements are met; determines if additional staffing is required
• Lead the District’s Integrated Special Events and Film Team in coordinating the processing and approval of event proposals and filming applications through various departments and outside agencies as necessary
• Liaise with a wide variety of internal and external contacts as required
• Respond to applicants and public in a timely manner
• Inspect site preparations to confirm adherence to District requirements and authorize adjustments within defined limits
• Attend and monitor events and film shoots to ensure compliance with guidelines and permits; may be required to direct traffic and provide emergency first aid.
• Prepare content to be displayed on the District website; maintains and prepare records, statistics, correspondence, and reports related to work
• Provide direction to one or more staff engaged in event and volunteer coordination and clerical work. Develop event plans for annual events such as Community Day and Canada Day
• Apply for grants and seek alternative sources of funding to support the District events
• Other related duties as required.
The preferred candidate will possess: the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts; the ability to exercise independence of judgment, initiative, tact, and diplomacy; considerable knowledge of the policies, programs, bylaws, activities, and rules governing the work
The successful candidate has a valid Emergency First Aid Certificate; Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia; diploma in a related discipline plus considerable related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
The successful candidate is required to supply a criminal record check and a copy of their credentials.
Posting Disclaimer
This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licences and certificates required of candidates.
Functional Area
Culture, Environment and Partnerships
Job Status
Temporary Full-Time
Date Added
Hours of Work
37.5 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)
Compensation – Hourly
$30.094 to $35.439 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits
Application Information
Please note that all candidates must apply through the Career Portal; we do not accept resumes via email, mail, fax, or in person.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-31
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