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6 Fun Civic Jobs To Apply For This Summer

It’s said that the key to a good job is finding something you love to do. So if you’re looking for a fun, rewarding and decent paying job this summer here are some civic ones to check out:

Golf Course Ranger

Patrol golf courses on behalf of the City of Vancouver on foot and by motorized golf cart as a Ranger. Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation is hiring a seasonal Golf Course Ranger 1 in its Golf Operations department. As a liaison between players and management/staff, you would be responsible for tickets, inspections and communications.

Salary: $20.21 -$23.61 / hour
Employment: Auxiliary/Casual

Trail and Habitat Coordinator

Let your inner Leslie Knope shine and join the Parks Department at the District of North Vancouver. A professional Trail and Habitat Coordinator is sought to manage and develop natural parkland areas and preserve habitats. A BC Pesticide Applicator license is required.

Salary: $32.63 – $38.52 / hour
Employment: Regular Full Time

Special Events Officer

Do you like to throw a good party? Help the City of Burnaby with their community events and festivals as a Special Events Officer. You would be responsible for coordinating events from inception to clean-up by preparing proposals, budgets, sponsorships and staffing.

Salary: $4,398 – $5,176 / month
Employment: Temporary Full Time

Kennel Attendant

If you’re not allergic to dogs and have the desire to help take care of them, then this might be your calling. Kennel Attendants at Vancouver’s Animal Shelter are responsible for animal care work and overall animal welfare. In addition to feeding and handling impounded dogs you also help train and prepare them for adoption.

Salary: $23.61 – $27.75 / hour
Employment: Auxiliary/Casual

Airport Operations Specialist

Can’t afford a summer vacation? Live vicariously through the passengers passing through the Abbotsford International Airport each day as an Airport Operations Specialist. This is a technical job responsible for emergencies, maintenance and operations.

Salary: $27.70 – $32.58 / hour
Employment: Auxiliary

Library Services Coordinator

Calling all bookworms! Get out from under your latest read and go work at… a library. The West Vancouver Memorial Library is looking for Library Service Coordinators who can help develop overall library services for customer, community and digital experiences.

Salary: $35.44 – $41.84 / hour
Employment: Permanent Full Time



by Amar Mirchandani @amarmirch

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