Requisition ID: 14216
The City of Vancouver is striving to become the greenest city in the world, and a city powered entirely by renewable energy before 2050. We are proud to be one of BC's Top Employers, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada's Greenest Employers. With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world's most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve.
Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
Main Purpose & Function
The City-wide Plan coordinated and managed by Planning, Urban Design and Sustainability (PDS) is a major cross-departmental program to develop, implement, monitor and steward a long-range strategic plan to guide Vancouver to a bright, sustainable future looking out to 2050 and beyond. This transformative initiative advances and integrates policy areas across all disciplines of the City encompassing social, economic, environmental and cultural objectives through an over-arching lens of equity, reconciliation and resiliency. It will guide strategic planning and policy at the City in the future in alignment with Council, corporate and departmental policies, priorities, investments and actions.
The Administrative Assistant III works closely with Senior Managers on the City-Wide Plan. The position provides an extensive range of confidential and sensitive administrative support services at the executive level, such as managing calendars of Senior Managers on the City-Wide Integrated Project Team, liaising with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring that matters requiring immediate action are brought to the attention of the Senior Managers, preparing and/or locating background information on issues and sensitive topics; and using discretion and judgement to resolve issues
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Business Unit/Department: Planning, Urban Design & Sustainability (1275)
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Position Start Date: October, 2019
Application Close: September 29, 2019
At the City of Vancouver, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Indigenous applicants, all genders, nationalities and persons with disabilities.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.