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Labourer 2 - Temporary Full Time (Summer Students) Engineering & Public Works Shortlisted
Engineering and Public Works

Under minimal supervision, you will assist with the maintenance and repair of City Public Works including Roads, Water, Sewer and Drainage infrastructure. Some duties may include but are not limited to: litter collection; weed removals; vegetation control; traffic markings; assisting in utility service repairs; assisting in ditch cleaning; assisting in fire hydrant painting; assisting in pump station landscaping.

Posted: Feb 06, 2014   Closing Date: Feb 19, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101089
Technical Assistant - Infrastructure Management - Temorary Full Time 4 Months Shortlisted
Engineering and Public Works
You must have working knowledge of Municipal surveying and engineering principles and practices ● Working knowledge of City programs related to the work ● Working knowledge of data collection methods and practices ● Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions ● Ability to maintain non complex records related to the work manually or using a computer database ● Ability to make elementary arithmetic calculations and prepare non complex sketches and maps manually or using basic GIS applications
Posted: Mar 11, 2014   Closing Date: Mar 25, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101101
Survey Assistant 1 Closed
Engineering and Public Works
As a member of our Survey team, you will conduct a variety of survey projects including clearing foliage and other obstacles for survey lines; taking linear and angular measurements with Total Stations; assisting a superior in establishing lines and grades; making elementary notes, sketches, and computations; completing cut sheets; and maintaining survey equipment.
Posted: Apr 01, 2014   Closing Date: Apr 15, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101114
Front Counter Supervisor Closed
Planning & Development
As a member of the Building Permits Division Team, combining technical and supervisory work, the incumbent will: ● oversee day-to-day front counter operations for Building Permits, which includes administrative supervision and technical assistance to a group of technical staff and ● ensure the timeliness and appropriateness of customer service is provided.  You will: ● perform special assignments entailing research and make recommendations on proposed by-laws or operational changes ● participate on task forces and committees, and perform the work of a Plans Examiner.  Considerable independent judgement and action is exercised in the work, while recommendations and unusual or controversial matters are discussed with a superior.
Posted: Apr 04, 2014   Closing Date: Apr 22, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101118
Forensic Video Technician Shortlisted
Coquitlam RCMP
The City of Coquitlam is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Forensic Video Technician to join the Civilian Police Services team.   This job will perform technical work in the utilization of video technology and techniques to identify suspects.  The position reviews, performs technical analyses and processes a variety of video evidence for investigation and court purposes.  As well provide a variety of clerical support to staff in the Section.  The video analysis work requires considerable concentration and attention to detail.  Some independent judgement and action is exercised in the technical aspects of the work, while problems and unfamiliar situations are discussed with a functional expert or a supervisor and/or manager who also assign work priorities. 
Posted: Apr 04, 2014   Closing Date: Apr 15, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101117
Trades 2 Carpenter - Parks Shortlisted
Parks, Recreation and Culture Services
Working with a high degree of independence you will perform skilled carpentry work in the construction, renovation, repair and maintenance of Parks infrastructure, furnishings and playground equipment. You’ll also do some minor formwork, concrete finishing, light framing and timber work.
Posted: Mar 19, 2014   Closing Date: Apr 09, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101107
Traffic Assistant - Temporary Full Time Filled
Engineering and Public Works
We are seeking 2 summer Traffic Assistants from May to August to assist in collecting, analyzing and organizing field data required for various Roads, transportation and traffic studies.  You will on a daily basis, regardless of weather conditions, perform inventory checks of roadway street lights, sidewalks, intersection letdown ramps, manual/automatic intersection vehicle counts using notebook PCs, GPS, and/or traffic counters.
Posted: Feb 07, 2014   Closing Date: Feb 21, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101092
Plumbing Inspector Closed
Planning & Development
The City of Coquitlam is seeking a Plumbing Inspector to inspect new and existing residential, commercial and industrial plumbing, sewer installations and related plans ensuring compliance with applicable municipal standards, codes, by-laws, regulations and acts. This interesting and challenging position is responsible for enforcement of ordinances and providing technical information to property owners, contractors, engineers, architects and other municipal staff on matters related to plumbing installations.
Posted: Mar 27, 2014   Closing Date: Apr 14, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101111
Manager Corporate Planning Filled
Corporate Services
Reporting to the Deputy City Manager, the Manager of Corporate Planning works with all City departments to prioritize and align corporate goals and objectives, establish performance measures with respect to service and activity, lead customer service initiatives, facilitate management reporting and business process engineering and coordinate associated messaging for staff and the public.
Posted: Jan 27, 2014   Closing Date: Feb 11, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101083
Aquatics Services Manager On Hold
Parks, Recreation and Culture Services
The Aquatics Manager ensures the safe and efficient operation of Aquatic Services while building and maintaining strong teams that take pride in providing excellent service to the community. This leadership role is responsible for developing aquatic standards, safety plans and policies, aquatic staff training procedures, as well as taking an active role in the Occupational Health and Safety Committee. The Aquatic Services Manager’s responsibilities include: full range of operations of our City Centre Aquatic Complex which houses a 50-metre pool, wave pool, fitness centre, leased physiotherapy clinic and contracted food services; two outdoor pools, one wading pool and seven spray parks.
Posted: Feb 17, 2014   Closing Date: Mar 09, 2014 03:48 PM   Competition #: 2014-101096
Labourer 2 - Temporary Full Time, Auxiliary (Seasonal) Parks, Recreation & Culture Filled
Parks, Recreation and Culture Services
You must enjoy working outdoors performing regular physical activity that is often repetitive in nature and in all types of weather. Preferred candidates will have relevant work experience involving general labour or other related work.
Posted: Jan 22, 2014   Closing Date: Feb 09, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101079
Elections Assistant Shortlisted
Parks, Recreation and Culture Services

A temporary full-time Election Assistant is required from May 2014 to approximately January 2015 to work on all aspects of the 2014 General Local Election for the City of Coquitlam. You will be involved in the successful planning and implementation of the election and will work closely with senior staff, elected officials and candidates. You must ensure that the Election meets all statutory requirements of the Local Government Act and Community Charter and that the community, candidates and Election day staff receive excellent customer service in the provision of your duties which will include:


Posted: Mar 19, 2014   Closing Date: Apr 07, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101108
Telecom Services Manager Open
Deputy City Manager's Office
Reporting to the Manager, Information & Communications Technology (ICT), the Telecom Services Manager is responsible for the provision of telecommunications infrastructure services for both QNet and the City, including over sixty kilometers of metro area fibre, sixty connected buildings, two state-of-the-art data centre facilities and a 90 metre radio tower facility.
Posted: Apr 11, 2014   Closing Date: May 06, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101120
Subdivision & Development Technologist Closed
Planning & Development
This position is located within the Development Servicing Section of the City’s Planning and Development Department.  While working with many internal and external professionals and regulatory requirements, you are exposed and involved with all facets of the land development processes.
Posted: Mar 20, 2014   Closing Date: Apr 07, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-1011084
Parks Partner Program Leader Closed
Parks, Recreation and Culture Services
Are you passionate about Parks and excited about working with volunteers to bring Parks alive? Your experience in park operations, landscape gardening and volunteer management makes you a great candidate for this role. It’s a new hands on position responsible for planning and  implementing an expanded volunteer engagement initiative working with businesses, schools and service groups to enhance Coquitlam’s parks - and have fun doing it! Your job will be to recruit volunteer Park Partners to enrich and beautify Coquitlam parks, train and supervise volunteer Park Hosts and plan and organize activities to connect residents with their parks. You will also oversee the existing Adopt-a-Trail and Inspiration Garden programs.
Posted: Mar 25, 2014   Closing Date: Apr 07, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101105
Committee Clerk - Regular Part Time Shortlisted
Manager's Office
You have a working understanding of municipal government procedures coupled with the ability to interpret senior government legislation, establish and maintain effective working relationships, work effectively as a team member, work calmly under pressure, and manage multiple activities to completion under tight deadlines. Excellent written and verbal skills with a strong knowledge of business English – including sentence structure, grammar and punctuation is required, as is an understanding of the functions/objectives of committees and boards and of the procedures used in meetings.
Posted: Mar 13, 2014   Closing Date: Apr 02, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101102
Aquatic Leaders - Lifeguards & Instructors (Summer Auxiliary, On-Call) Shortlisted
Parks, Recreation and Culture Services
Minimum Qualifications: * Please indicate date of issue or provide photocopies
• Red Cross Water Safety Instructor issued after March 31, 2012 (2 years)
• Standard First Aid or Equivalent issued after March 31, 2012 (2 years)
• C.P.R. – Level C issued after March 31, 2013 (1 year)
• National Lifeguard Award Pool & Waterpark Option issued after March 31, 2012
(2 years)
Posted: Mar 11, 2014   Closing Date: Mar 31, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101100
Waste Reduction & Recycling Technical Assistant - Environmental Services Closed
Engineering and Public Works
Working on a team and under minimal supervision, these positions will be responsible for participating in the City of Coquitlam’s outreach program to promote the City’s new automated Curbside Collection program being introduced July 1, 2014. This may include attending outreach events, setting up, maintaining, or taking down garbage and Green Can cart displays at public facilities, and/or participating in door to door education initiatives. This position will also attend City-wide community events to promote waste reduction programs. Other duties include responding to resident inquiries by email and telephone, obtaining feedback from residents regarding waste reduction programs, assisting in the preparation of educational/informational material as directed, and preparing and maintaining database records. Performs related work as required.
Posted: Mar 21, 2014   Closing Date: Apr 02, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101106
Seniors Centre Assistants and Booking Clerks - Auxiliary Shortlisted
Parks, Recreation and Culture Services
The Seniors Centre Assistant position performs reception, recreation and general office work. Other duties involve answering enquiries, providing assistance to members and the general public and performing registration and clerical tasks. You may also instructor lead recreation programs at the elementary level and take responsibility for the security of the premises.
Posted: Feb 13, 2014   Closing Date: Feb 28, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 20147-101093
Summer Program Leaders and Recreation Leaders (Auxiliary, On-Call) Closed
Parks, Recreation and Culture Services

The Program Leader position works with school-aged children; provides leadership within summer camps and other programs and activities as assigned by a supervisor.

The Recreation Leader position assists a superior in the development and implementation of specified social, cultural and recreational programs and activities in an assigned recreational facility or area.

Posted: Feb 26, 2014   Closing Date: Mar 09, 2014 05:00 PM   Competition #: 2014-101099