Special Events Program Assistant
Town of Aurora
Aurora, ON
Posted November 1, 2019


Special Events Program Assistant
Part-Time (24 hours/week), Contract (approx. 20 months)

$28.03 to $34.40 per hour

The Town of Aurora’s Recreation Division is looking for a part-time Special Events Program
Assistant who is creative and passionate about what they do, along with excellent interpersonal
and organizational skills. This position assists the Special Events Supervisor in the
design/development, delivery, coordination, supervision, administration, implementation and
evaluation of Town community and corporate events and services; assists with all promotion
and marketing of community events and acts as a resource for community organizations and
event promoters; assists with developing partnerships to acquire funding for various projects
and special events. The Special Events Program Assistant is also responsible for advertising
sales and other requirements for departmental program publications.

To be considered for this role you will have obtained a High School Diploma coupled with at least
2 years of related experience in special event programming/coordination, volunteer management,
community development, in a Municipal environment would be considered an asset. You will have
thorough working knowledge of current special event industry trends and applicable legislation with
the ability to make decisions based on policy, procedures or standard operating instructions and
prepare solutions using creative problem solving and analytical skills. This role requires the
candidate to have excellent communication, interpersonal, persuasion, presentation, time
management and report writing skills, as is the ability to deal effectively with local
businesses/organization/prospective clients, Town staff, general public, external agencies and other
levels of government. Working knowledge of computers including MS Office: Word, Excel,
PowerPoint and Outlook is required. You must be available to work flexible hours and/or shifts; attend
evening and/or weekend meetings and special events and will work in multiple locations including
both indoor/outdoor environments. You must possess current Standard First Aid, CPR-C
certification, Smart Serve Training, AED and PROTON Food Handling and hold a valid class "G"
licence, in good standing with a reliable vehicle to use on corporate business.

Police Criminal Record Check
Successful applicants to this position will be required to provide a Police Criminal Record Check that
is satisfactory to the Town prior to their start date.

If you are interested in joining our dedicated team of municipal professionals, please forward your
resume to: Human Resources, Town of Aurora, 100 John West Way, Box 1000, Aurora, Ontario,
L4G 6J1 or email to: hr@aurora.ca by November 15, 2019 quoting reference number 19-83.

The Town of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to recognizing and celebrating the diversity of opinion, talent and
expertise that make each person unique. We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants requiring accommodation are asked to contact Human Resources. Applicant information is collected in accordance with the
Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine qualifications for employment with the
Town of Aurora. Questions about this collection of personal information should be directed to the Manager of Human Resources at 905-

100 John West Way
Box 1000
Aurora, Ontario
L4G 6J1
Phone: 905-727-3123


Division of Human Resources