Community Relations Advisor - Graffiti Project
City of Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, Canadá
4d ago

Are you interested in making a difference in your community when it comes to graffiti and other nuisance related issues on private property?

Reporting to the Program Manager of Capital City Clean Up (CCCU), the Graffiti Project Manager is responsible for strategic planning and coordinating the key graffiti program components of eradication, education, enforcement and engagement in addition to providing community relations support to the Complaints and Investigations Section of the Community Standards and Neighbourhoods Branch.

This position will help to engage citizens through targeted campaigns, programs and strategies. You will be integral to ensuring that people are aware of community standards and that municipal enforcement officers have a positive influence in the community.

This position would be ideal for someone who likes working in a fast-paced environment, who is open to challenges and has a desire to make Edmonton a more livable and inviting community in which to live.

Here are some of what you will be responsible to do :

Develop, recommend and implement plans for the Graffiti Management Strategy, a Capital City Clean Up (CCCU) initiative that involves civic departments and operational areas, the business sector, residents and various graffiti removal community groups

Align project goals and assist the Complaints and Investigations Section to ensure work plans and strategies align to Council's directives, to Department and corporate business plans, to Branch strategic plans and to requirements of the various bylaw strategies

Provide input and counsel on the CCCU Operations Committee and chair graffiti-related committees as required

Implement marketing and promotions, community relations and public outreach, volunteer management, and public education plans in support of encouraging behaviour change as part of various bylaw strategies

Develop and deliver presentations to key stakeholders, both internal and external to the corporation on various bylaws as part of community relations outreach and engagement

Work in a collaborative manner to establish and maintain positive relationships with internal departments and key external stakeholders related to various municipal bylaw strategies including snow and nuisance properties

Develop and recommend annual graffiti project budgets and monitor expenditures

Supervise and manage contracts with external contractors, consultants, private sector sponsors and non-profit organizations as well as direct operational staff

Manage projects and events from concept to implementation that support the Complaints and Investigations Section, Community Outreach and citizen centric services strategies

Establish and lead corporate working teams to link and support Community Standards and Neighbourhoods

Support and facilitate cross-agency efforts and collaborations for community leaders and members to gain expertise and understandings on bylaw issues, i.

e. nuisance properties, weeds, parking, licensing, snow, graffiti, etc.

Facilitate community input and trending information that contributes to making informed and integrated decisions using business intelligence regarding bylaws and programs

Act as a catalyst for diverse Community Standards and Neighbourhoods Initiatives that support building a welcoming, inclusive and socially cohesive community

Provide expertise and leadership to the Branch on best practices, policies and principles associated with the implementation and development of community engagement and public relations strategies

Liaise with City Councillors and senior management on issues related to the assigned portfolio of issues, programs and bylaw strategies

Support Community Standards and Neighbourhoods Branch initiatives to build and maintain a positive, healthy and inclusive workplace culture

Qualifications

University graduation in Recreation Administration or a Degree that aligns to this field of work

Minimum 5 years experience in the field of community recreation which includes demonstrated competency in program development, organization development and provision of information / referrals

Fully developed organizational and project management skills

Proven ability in bringing together various stakeholders, consensus building and facilitation

Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills are required

Extensive knowledge and experience in community development and facilitation

Able to build and use marketing strategies, along with social media and digital campaigns

Able to effectively gather, synthesize, integrate and interpret multi-faceted information from a wide range of sources

Comfortable working with multiple stakeholders including community groups, citizens, senior leadership, etc

Significant abilities within Google applications and the Microsoft Office Suite

Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s licence (or provincial equivalent). Must obtain business auto insurance for personal vehicle use on City business

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Up to 1 temporary full-time position for up to 11 months

in accordance with Article 18.02 of the Collective Agreement

Hours of Work : 33.75 hours per week, Monday Friday

Evening and weekend availability may be required.

Salary : $40.517 - $50.871 (Hourly)

Recruitment Consultant : NB / CL

Classification Title : Recreation Officer II

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