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Communications Official

The Town of Golden needs a successor to our Communications Official to continue creating and managing our growing positive, pro-active and identity driven messaging for the municipality which lies just a 3 hour drive west of Calgary central to six of the most highly acclaimed Canadian mountain parks, at the junction of the spectacular Kicking Horse and Columbia Rivers, and between the peaks of the Purcell and Rocky Mountain ranges.

Reporting to our CAO and working with Council and the Senior Management team, the position defines objectives and plans, develops, and tactically implements communications policies, strategies, and operational messaging on behalf of the Town. It is responsible for the development of communication materials including media releases, stories, briefing notes, web copy, ad copy and design, and (when required) speaking notes. The position measures effectiveness of campaigns and plans against key metrics and uses learnings to improve future campaigns.

We need someone with a strong understanding of all digital and social media, including Facebook and Instagram, monitors, with the ability to analyze and compile reports on analytics across all digital platforms, ensuring digital and social content aligns with the Town’s social media strategy and brand.  The position undertakes an ambassadorial role with all departments and externally with the public, appropriate stakeholders, and clients of the corporation, and acts as Relief Council Clerk as and when required.

Applicants must have a post-secondary education in Communications, Journalism, or Public Relations or other related discipline and a minimum of 5 years’ related work experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience as well as a thorough knowledge of the principles, objectives, methods and techniques of communications work relevant to municipal operations.  We are looking for strong skill sets in written and verbal communications including graphic design; familiarity with a variety of content styles and genres; a problem solving approach; and the ability to function in a multi-tasking and deadline driven environment.

Duties qualifications are described in more detail and can be viewed HERE.

You’re going to love it here.  Check out our website at www.golden.ca  and find us on Facebook and Instagram.  Discover a place where community still matters, and a town you’ll never want to leave.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit and relocation package.

Please forward your résumé by hand, post, or email in confidence by 2:00 p.m. (Mountain Time), Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 to the attention of:

Jon Wilsgard, CAO/Corporate Officer
810 9th Avenue South, Box 350
Golden, BC  V0A 1H0
Phone 250-344-2271; Fax 250-344-6577
E-mail cao@golden.ca

All applications and enquiries will be treated in strict confidence. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



Aquatic Worker 1


Under daily leadership and supervision, the position is responsible for the safe, effective instruction and life guarding of the public at the Golden Municipal Swimming Pool as well as routine facility maintenance, public relations, and program registration.

The position reports directly to the assigned Lead Hand on site and is supervised by the Recreation Services Coordinator.

Minimal Qualifications:

• Red Cross Water Safety Instructor accreditation.
• National Lifeguard accreditation.
• Standard First Aid, Aquatic Emergency Care or equivalent accreditation.
• CPR “C” accreditation.

For the full job description, please click HERE. All applications should include copies of applicable certifications.

Applications may be delivered by post, fax, hand, or electronically, and will be received until 4:00 pm (Mountain Time) Friday, April 5th, 2019 to:
Jordan Petrovics, Manager of Recreation Services
Town Hall - 810 9th Avenue South,
P.O. Box 350, Golden, BC V0A 1H0, Fax: (250) 344-6577, E-mail: Jordan.Petrovics@golden.ca

Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 

Aquatic Worker 2


Under daily leadership and supervision, the position is responsible for the safe, effective instruction and life guarding of the public at the Golden Municipal Swimming Pool as well as routine facility maintenance, public relations, and program registration.

The position reports directly to the assigned Lead Hand on site and is supervised by the Recreation Services Coordinator.

Minimal Qualifications

• Lifesaving Instructor accreditation.
• Red Cross Water Safety Instructor accreditation.
• National Lifeguard accreditation.
• Standard First Aid, Aquatic Emergency Care or equivalent accreditation.
• CPR “C” accreditation.
• One full season as an Aquatic Worker 1 or equivalent experience.

For a full job description, please click HERE. All applications should include copies of applicable certifications.

Applications may be delivered by post, fax, hand, or electronically, and will be received until 4:00 pm (Mountain Time) Friday, April 5th, 2015 to:
Jordan Petrovics, Manager of Recreation Services
Town Hall - 810 9th Avenue South,
P.O. Box 350, Golden, BC V0A 1H0, Fax: (250) 344-6577, E-mail: Jordan.Petrovics@golden.ca

Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 

Aquatic Worker 3


Providing daily leadership for the staff at the Golden Municipal Swimming Pool, the position is responsible for the safe, effective instruction and life guarding of the public at the Golden Municipal Swimming Pool as well as routine facility maintenance, public relations, and program registration.

The position reports directly to and is supervised by the Recreation Services Coordinator with departmental oversight by the Manager of Recreation Services.

Minimal Qualifications

• Lifesaving Instructor accreditation.
• Red Cross Water Safety Instructor accreditation.
• National Lifeguard accreditation.
• Standard First Aid, Aquatic Emergency Care or equivalent accreditation.
• CPR “C” accreditation.
• One full season as an Aquatic Worker 2 or equivalent experience.

For a full job description, please click HERE. All applications should include copies of applicable certifications.

Applications may be delivered by post, fax, hand, or electronically, and will be received until 4:00 pm (Mountain Time) Friday, April 5th , 2019 to:
Jordan Petrovics, Manager of Recreation Services
Town Hall - 810 9th Avenue South,
P.O. Box 350, Golden, BC V0A 1H0, Fax: (250) 344-6577, E-mail: Jordan.Petrovics@golden.ca

Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


Recreation Clerk


Under general supervision, the position is a front line role at the Golden Municipal Swimming Pool providing customer service, reception, and cashier duties, program registrations, and other administrative support. The position works closely with Aquatic Workers, maintenance staff, and the Manager and Coordinator of Recreation Services.

The position reports directly to and is supervised by the Recreation Services Coordinator with departmental oversight by the Manager of Recreation Services.

Minimal Qualifications

• Standard First Aid, Aquatic Emergency Care or equivalent accreditation.
• CPR “C” accreditation.
Specific Skills
• Ability to deal effectively with emergency situations involving injuries;
• Thorough knowledge of the Red Cross Swim Lesson program;
• General knowledge of standard pool operations and regulations;
• Knowledge of Golden Municipal Swimming Pool programs, policies, and procedures
• Experience performing cash outs and reconciliations
• Ability to use Microsoft outlook, word, excel
• Ability to demonstrate exceptional customer service skills;
• Ability to work well in a team setting; and,
• Strong organization and communication skills.

For a full job description, please cleck HERE. All applications should include copies of applicable certifications.

Applications may be delivered by post, fax, hand, or electronically, and will be received until 4:00 pm (Mountain Time) Friday, April 5th, 2019 to:
Jordan Petrovics, Manager of Recreation Services
Town Hall - 810 9th Avenue South,
P.O. Box 350, Golden, BC V0A 1H0, Fax: (250) 344-6577, E-mail: Jordan.Petrovics@golden.ca

Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.