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Communications Coordinator - Regular Full-time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

June 5, 2017
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 17-U078 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Corporate Communications and Events Department
Job Description:
Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 120,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Communications Coordinator to join our team of professionals in the Corporate Administration Division, Corporate Communications and Events Department.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Corporate Administration, you will be responsible in this unionized position for content advisory services to support the communications needs for our Engineering Division which primarily is responsible for infrastructure assets, services and programs. In this role, you will be responsible content development, information compilation, collateral / promotional material development – both digital and paper, civic engagement and dialogue coordination, community outreach and awareness program development; planning and writing content for website and social media; designing & developing event plans, as well as working with staff on material design & lay-out. You will be involved in departmental strategies, policies, and procedures review and development. You will work on a team with other Communication Coordinators as well as Graphics Design Technicians. If you thrive working in a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment that includes an array of communications related responsibilities, this may be the job for you! We pride ourselves on providing outstanding customer service and proudly foster the Township’s ‘Expect Excellence’ culture.

Your education will include university graduation in communications or a related discipline plus sound related experience or graduation from a diploma program in journalism, communications, or public relations and considerable related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You will have considerable practical experience in the communications and public engagement fields that reflects solid knowledge of principles, practices, methods, etc. You will have similar work experience in a communications capacity, preferably in a public sector / municipal setting. You must have the ability to work with minimal supervision; meet tight deadlines and changing priorities; and work on new initiatives. You must be proficient at communicating effectively orally and in writing to both internal and external stakeholders. You must be a confident self-starter and team player who is willing to jump in and help teammates, and have the interest and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts. Records are equally important, you must have ability to prepare and maintain various records, reports, and materials related to the work.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

Please have these ready to upload when you apply:
• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $30.09 - $35.43 per hour (5 steps, 2015 rates) plus benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Monday, June 5, 2017.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: May 29, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: June 5, 2017 04:30 PM