Fine and Performing Arts Programmer

From CivicInfo BC - September 13, 2016

Fine and Performing Arts Programmer

Job Code: 2016-FAP
Duration: Auxiliary / On Call / Seasonal
Salary: $28.90 per hour with 12% paid in lieu of benefits (Pay Grade 20; 2015 rate).
Last Updated: 9/9/16 4:37 PM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

This exciting opportunity is responsible for the planning, implementation, scheduling, coordination and promotion of the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts Community programs, pro-D and seasonal camp programs and Cultural Services event support. Located in picturesque Deer Lake Park, this role includes supervising the work of two auxiliary employees; engaging in program development; hiring, training, scheduling and evaluating the work of a moderate- sized group of talented part-time instructors. The ideal candidate is excellent at relationship building; they are good at establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts and assisting a supervisor in the preparation and control of a budget for their specific program area. The Fine and Performing Arts Programmer also performs related work as required, including the preparation of reports.

The ideal candidate is passionate about the Arts and has College or University graduation in a Fine and Performing Arts discipline with sound knowledge of the methods, practices, policies and procedures involved in program coordination, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. This person has great teamwork skills and can also take the lead; supervisory experience and the ability to plan, assign, and review the work of subordinates is required. In addition to their teamwork and leadership skills, this person is detail oriented and computer savvy, having sound knowledge of Microsoft Office to prepare and maintain a wide variety of records, charts and reports related to the position. Strong interpersonal skills are also needed. An interdisciplinary and creative approach regarding the development and implementation of other special or seasonal programs is an asset. A Valid Class 5 BC Drivers licence is required.

This Auxiliary position will go from approximately October 2016 to February 2017. The work schedule may typically be Tuesday to Friday with an average of 30 hrs per week.

Status: Auxiliary

Hourly Wage: $28.90 per hour with 12% paid in lieu of benefits (Pay Grade 20; 2015 rate).

Please submit you application online by September 19th, 2016.

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Criminal Record Search.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.


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